Protecting against “Apex” Depositions
James M. Campbell, Member and President of Campbell Campbell Edwards & Conroy, P.C. and Jacob J. Lantry, Associate at Campbell Campbell Edwards & Conroy, P.C. published an article titled, Protecting against Apex Depositions in Expert Guides Best of the Best USA.
When representing a corporation in civil litigation, it is important to understand the apex doctrine and how to prevent another party from obtaining a deposition that would substantially disrupt and impede your client’s business. Courts that have adopted the apex doctrine will preclude the deposition of a high-level executive, typically through the issuance of a protective order, upon a showing of one of…