Proper planning is the best way to avoid eDiscovery disputes, Toronto eDiscovery lawyer Crystal O’Donnell tells


O’Donnell, founder and CEO of Heuristica Discovery Counsel, says arguments over the scope and speed of eDiscovery are a sure-fire way to drain the resources and increase disputes in litigation or arbitration.  Many of the disputes she sees between parties are typically avoidable with proper planning and cooperation.


“The most expensive aspect of eDiscovery is when you have to go back and redo something, and the odds of that happening are significantly increased when there is no clear agreement in place,” O’Donnell explains.  “Before you embark on any eDiscovery matter, you need to put the appropriate amount of time into planning.”


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