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Client Alert: After Thirty Years of Uncertainty, New York State’s Highest Court Clarifies the Standard for Obtaining Discovery from a Nonparty

Addressing an issue that has divided the courts of the New York Appellate Division for multiple decades, New York’s highest court has clarified the standard for enforcing subpoenas to nonparties in civil litigation. Partner Brian Fischer and Associate Alison Stein explain the ruling’s various implications for nonparties.