Technical Project Manager

Erich has extensive experience around discovery issues for complex construction and commercial litigation matters. He has a B.A. from Washington State University and J.D. from American University in Washington, DC. He also holds a certificate in ediscovery from the University of Washington.

Litigation Holds - Tips to Remember

Published Mon, December 05, 2016 by Erich Potter

When a lawsuit is filed or you receive a subpoena or notice of government investigation, one of the first things on your “to do” list should be the preservation of potentially relevant documents and evidence. In terms of litigation, this duty arises when a lawsuit is reasonably anticipated. Waiting to preserve evidence until after a lawsuit is filed can have serious negative consequences, especially if information is lost. Failure to preserve evidence when you have a duty to do so is called spoliation, and can result in additional...

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