eDiscovery Preparedness – Data Mapping

eDiscovery Preparedness – Data Mapping

T. James Cass

Manager, Review Services and Senior Counsel


June 17, 2021


Once a dispute has arisen your enterprise will be required to preserve and produce records relevant to the issues in the dispute.  This is referred to as the “Identification” phase of an eDiscovery project.  As part of this phase, you need to identify the location of potentially relevant data.  The identification phase involves understanding the location and nature of the data, and the people involved.  This article will address the location and nature of the data, also referred to as a “Data Map”.


A Data Map is required to maintain appropriate records of the project and will assist in creating a defensible and most efficient preservation and collection plan.… Read More