Analysis of Important New Case on Predictive Coding by a Rising New Judicial Star: “Winfield v. City of New York”

e-Discovery Team ®

There is an important new predictive coding opinion in the SDNY by a new judge in town. Winfield, Stewart, Noel v. City of New York, Case no. 15-CV-05236, 2017 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 194413 (S.D.N.Y., Nov. 27, 2017). The opinion is by United States Magistrate Judge Katharine H. Parker. I have carefully studied this opinion and it looks like we have a new sTar in the making in our world of e-discovery and predictive coding. With all of the recent and forthcoming retirements on the bench, this is very welcome news.

Katharine H. Parker became a judge in November 2016 and before that was a partner in Proskauer’s Labor and Employment Law practice. See her interesting, humorous farewell message to her firm in Above The Law that took the form of a mock order that, among other things, said: Don’t let me take myself too seriously after I become a…

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