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