Why would BigLaw lawyers alter documents and risk – and receive – sanctions from the Court, especially when there is no discernible benefit to them?

Signs, Right, Wrong, Good, Bad, Positive

Who knows?

Is it fear of losing a client which may perhaps be paying upwards of $800 or more per hour?  Or is it simply a burning desire to win at all costs?

Who knows when it comes to BigLaw – you try and figure it out: http://www.abajournal.com/news/article/fox_rothschild_is_sanctioned_25k_for_altering_discovery_documents/