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Legal Alert - Recoverability of e-Discovery Costs in Federal Court: An Update

04/17/2012

Recoverability of e-Discovery Costs in Federal Court: An Update

By Patrick X. Fowler and Andrea C. Dieterle

Last summer, we discussed the split of authority regarding the recoverability of e-discovery costs by a prevailing party in federal court under 28 U.S.C. § 1920. Generally, a court may award “[f]ees for exemplification and the costs of making copies of any materials where the copies are necessarily obtained for use in the case.” 28 U.S.C. § 1920(4)....

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