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Author Archives: Heather R. Pruger

I am an attorney with Saul Ewing LLP, where I practice labor and employment law.

Tips for navigating discovery

I had the pleasure of moderating a Maryland State Bar Association Young Lawyers Section Education Committee panel presentation Thursday night. Our topic: “Navigating Discovery as a Young Lawyer.” It was a great panel, if I do say so myself. The ...

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Are document reviewers about to be replaced?

The electronic discovery community is all abuzz about U.S. Magistrate Judge Andrew J. Peck’s Feb. 24 opinion in which he recognized that “computer-assisted review is an acceptable way to search for relevant [Electronically Stored Information] in appropriate cases.” Peck, of ...

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Building stress resilience

I ran across a thought-provoking article a few weeks ago: “High-achieving women need more than a bubble bath.” By “high-achieving” women, the article means women who are accomplishment-focused and achievement-oriented— yes, that includes you, my fellow attorneys! Actually, I found ...

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Planning your career one goal at a time

It’s that time of year again. You’ve made your personal New Year’s resolutions. But now, it is time to set some professional resolutions. I’m talking about career development goals. You may be required to develop or update a career development ...

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The art of holiday cards

Have you sent your holiday cards out yet? About a year ago, I remember sitting in a Starbucks with a friend, debating whether handwritten cards or e-cards were better. There are pros and cons to each, of course. Hand-written cards ...

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Let the holiday parties begin

I lost count of the number of various holiday-related events that I have been invited to so far this month. You’ve got office holiday parties, holiday parties thrown by organizations that you are involved with, bar association holiday parties, local ...

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