Anthony J. Marchetta


Articles:

  • Monday, April 5, 2010
    Mr. Marchetta practices exclusively in the area of civil trial law. He was a lead trial counsel for W.R. Grace and GAF Corporation in their asbestos litigation and served as national coordinating counsel for a number of major corporations. He has tried numerous cases in state and federal courts around the country, as well as handled all appellate work...
  • Saturday, July 1, 2006
    Editor: Would each of you tell our readers something about your professional experience? How has your practice evolved over time? LaFiura: I have been an attorney since 1977, and I have been at Pitney Hardin since 1979, following a clerkship with Judge George H. Barlow, who was a U.S. District Court Judge in New Jersey. My practice is focused...
  • Wednesday, December 1, 2004
    The Southern District of New York has been setting standards for electronic discovery since the first Zubulake decision in 2003. In its most recent decision, the court has tackled one of the most difficult issues in electronic discovery: the duty to preserve backup tapes.
  • Sunday, February 1, 2004
    Burden v. Probative Value Federal Rule of Civil Procedure 26 grants courts the discretionary authority to balance the burden that a discovery request will have on the producing party against the likely probative value of the material sought. Courts recognize that judicial authority to limit discovery to protect the producing party from undue burden or...
  • Thursday, January 1, 2004
    Part II of this Article, appearing in the February 2004 issue of The Metropolitan Corporate Counsel, will examine cost shifting, burden vs. probative value, and file preservation.Today, almost every corporation conducts a majority of its business in some form of electronic medium. Technology has become integral to the inner workings of every large...