Tools and Tips For Defensible Legal Holds

Learn how to preserve data for litigation and avoid spoliation sanctions through defensible preservation.


Legal holds represent the primary way that most organizations initiate data preservation, the first step in the overall ediscovery process.

In this guide we'll cover:

  • Preserving Data for Litigation
  • When and How to Initiate a Legal Hold
  • Monitoring and Releasing Legal Holds
  • How Legal Holds Fit Into Broader Ediscovery
  • Best Practices for Effective Legal Holds
  • The Legal Hold Checklist