This article suggests that the practical impact of treating electronic searching as an expert function is to permit attorneys to focus and strategize on the process of electronic searching rather than on the completeness of document production. In effect, electronic searching permits attorneys to quit focusing on finding documents and begin focusing on identifying electronic sources of information on which reside relevant documents that can be extracted by means of electronic searching protocols.
"Electronic Data, Electronic Searching, Inadvertent Production of Privileged Data: A Perfect Storm,"
Akron Law Review: Vol. 43
, Article 10.
Available at: http://ideaexchange.uakron.edu/akronlawreview/vol43/iss3/10