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Civil Procedure Keyed to Glannon
Zubulake v. UBS Warburg LLC (Zubulake I)
Citation:217 F.R.D. 309 (S.D.N.Y. 2003)
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Plaintiff brought an action against Defendant, her former employer, for gender discrimination and illegal retaliation. Plaintiff sought discovery of certain emails exchanged among UBS employees that existed only on backup tapes and perhaps other archived media. Defendant objected to the discovery, claiming that the cost of restoring the emails, not including the cost of attorney review of the emails, would be approximately $175,000. Plaintiff moved for an order compelling the requested discovery of the emails.
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