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Dumpster Diving: Fenwick & West IT Group on the Cutting Edge of Electronic Data Discovery

August 01, 2005

By Marcy Burstiner
Law Technology News

In the '80s and '90s, fear of corporate espionage dumpster diving spurred many corporations to adopt paper shredding practices. But that protocol is almost useless now, because most written material is stored somewhere electronically – on PCs, network services, BlackBerrys, cell phones, laptops and Zip drives.

"Our client base is so high-tech, that a vast amount of their information is only in electronic form," says Robert Brownstone, practice technology manager for the litigation group at Fenwick & West, which has 225 attorneys and offices in Silicon Valley and San Francisco…

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