Why were the rules amended?
The changes to Rule 26(b)(1) received the most attention in the legal press and journals. While the rules took place a few years ago, these changes are still timely and it’s interesting to see how the changes have been interpreted in practice. This video reviews how and why the rules were amended; and provides takeaways from recent court decisions and practice tips for presenting proportionality arguments.
- Senior Corporate Counsel, Litigation, MSA – The Safety Company
- Involved in managing litigation portfolio for publicly traded global safety equipment manufacturer
- Former Jones Day litigator with practice emphasizing all aspects of business and tort litigation, including complex commercial disputes and matters involving eDiscovery
- Has conducted multiple seminars on the recent amendments to the Federal Rules, and has co-authored publications addressing the amendments and noteworthy post-amendment trends in federal courts
- Graduate of New York University School of Law and former law clerk to the Hon. Morton I. Greenberg of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit and the Hon. William J. Martini of the U.S. District Court for the District of New Jersey
- Partner in the Pittsburgh office of Jones Day
- Broad litigation practice that includes prosecuting and defending complex commercial matters in state and federal courts and in U.S. and international arbitrations
- Co-Chair and member of the federal court Local Rules Advisory Committee for the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Pennsylvania
- Practice includes managing and litigating complex discovery and eDiscovery matters
- Graduate of Yale Law School and former law clerk to the Hon. Joy Flowers Conti, Chief Judge of the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Pennsylvania
- Associate in the Atlanta office of Jones Day
- Litigation practice includes defending officers, directors, and corporations in high-stakes securities litigation and shareholder disputes and other commercial litigation
- Has conducted seminars and trainings on the recent amendments to the Federal Rules, and has co-written publications addressing the amendments
- Graduate of The University of Georgia School of Law and former law clerk to the Hon Clay D. Land, of the U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Georgia
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