“Mediation. Discovery. District court denies motion to compel, holding that party seeking documents relating to a private confidential mediation must satisfy a heightened standard of need.”

David Zaslowsky and Grant Hanessian of Baker McKenzie have this article in Lexology, discussing the Southern District’s decision in Accent Delight Int’l Ltd. v. Sotheby’s, precluding litigating parties from obtaining in discovery documents utilized in a related private mediation.

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