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Stacey P. Eilbaum

Stacey P. Eilbaum

Associate

Stacey Eilbaum is an associate in the Litigation Department. Her practice involves a variety of complex commercial litigation matters, including contract disputes, securities litigation, cross-border commercial disputes and domestic and international arbitration. Stacey has appeared in state and federal court and in proceedings before JAMS and the International Chamber of Commerce.

Stacey’s recent representations include an international arbitration based in London under the ICC Rules concerning indemnity provisions in a personnel supply agreement and securities litigation in New York related to the multibillion-dollar Petrobras scandal in Brazil.

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First Department Finds Work-Product Protection Not Waived by Storage of Documents on Company Laptop

On June 6, 2017, the First Department had an opportunity to apply—and reaffirm—last month’s decision in Peerenboom v. Marvel Entm’t, LLC, where the Court held that use of a company email system for personal purposes “does not, standing alone, constitute a waiver of attorney work product protections” even if the user lacked reasonable assurance of … Continue Reading

Amended Rule 34: No Boilerplate Objections, but Specificity Remains a Question

Amended in December alongside many other rules in the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure, Rule 34(b)(2)(B) now requires that objections to document requests be stated with “specificity.” The early applications of the amended rule demonstrate that boilerplate objections will not stand, but courts have yet to answer more nuanced questions regarding the level of specificity … Continue Reading
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