1 Satisfying Obligations Will Help Client and Lawyer Alike Ethics and E-Data Destruction Reprinted from For the Defense, December 2006, Page 77 © 2006 DRI. All rights reserved. Reprinted with permission. By Michael P. Downey “Electronic data often alters the outcome of modern litigation.” A lawyer reading this sentence likely presumes that it refers to an email or electronic document that preserves information damaging to a party’s position. In a growing number of cases, however, not preserving...