E-Discovery on Bloomberg Law

As the technology that facilitates Electronically Stored Information (ESI) continually evolves, so do the rules, precedents, and best practices that dictate how to handle this information – both day to day and during litigation.  Turn to the E-Discovery Practice Center on Bloomberg Law® to get the trusted guidance you need to navigate this complex area.

Organized intuitively by topic and order of discovery phase, The E-Discovery Practice Center is the only resource of its kind available on a full-service legal research and business intelligence platform.

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Keep up with the latest developments and insights on the intersection of law and electronic data with the DigitalDiscovery and e-Evidence® Law Report. This publication features timely and comprehensive reporting on new cases in the e-discovery space, emerging trends, such as Technology-Assisted Review, information governance, and new forms of discoverable data – written by Bloomberg BNA’s expert editors and including contributions from leading e-discovery practitioners. The articles link directly to the court opinions so you can easily research topics in greater detail.

In addition, the E-Discovery Practice Center provides the added value of critical related coverage such as the Privacy & Security Law Report and the White Collar Crime Law Report.


Gain a deeper understanding with Bloomberg BNA’s E-Discovery Portfolio Series. Portfolios provide expert analysis and guidance across a spectrum of topics, including e-discoverypractice, electronic preservation, and spoliation.

In addition, you’ll have access to our comprehensive collection of books and treatises, including titles from American Bar Association (ABA) and Practising Law Institute (PLI), among others.


These topically organized pages help you understand all angles of e-discovery, including related and overlapping disciplines.

• The E-Discovery Stages Practice Page is task-based and organized by the order of discovery phases. Model documents, forms, and practice tools will guide you through the stages of preservation, search and retrieval, production, privilege, and sanction.

• The Cross-Border Data Transfers Practice Page contains important international rules and regulations, practical guidance, and secondary sources. As the reach of companies and law firms expands beyond national borders, it has become critically important for legal professionals to understand foreign data privacy laws and regulations.

• The Government & Internal Investigations Practice Page contains legal analysis, news, practice tools, and agency materials to help you manage the massive amounts of electronically stored information that are typically present in these types of investigations.

• The Data Privacy & Security Practice Page includes expert legal analysis on cybersecurity and data privacy along with access to privacy-focused Bloomberg BNA Law Reports. As law firms and corporations have increasingly fallen victim to data breaches, the importance of knowing how to protect sensitive information – electronic or otherwise – is paramount.

Get the easy-to-understand, plain-language analysis you need for your work. Practice tools in the E-Discovery Practice Center include checklists, questionnaires, forms, model documents, and sample pleadings.


The E-Discovery Practice Center features a curated collection of the most important opinions – organized topically on the Opinions & Dockets tile by E-Discovery and Evidence and jurisdictionally by state and federal. Rely on BCite for immediate analysis of your case to determine whether it is still good law.

Quickly reference federal statutes specific to e-discovery, including selected sections of the Federal Rules of Evidence, Federal Rules of Civil Procedure, Federal Rules of Criminal Procedure, as well as key sections of the U.S. Code bearing on e-discovery practice. Use Smart CodeSM to understand how courts have interpreted these specific rules and laws.

Access state-specific discovery guidance and avoid manually conducting 50-state surveys by using our streamlined collection of state rules.