News Items

June, 2017

Washington, DC  - June 19, 2017:  On May 26, 2017, the Texas Supreme Court issued an extensive opinion addressing the proper interpretation of the Texas Rules of Civil Procedure governing discovery of electronically stored information (“ESI”) and illuminating the central role of proportionality in discovery.  Redgrave LLP attorneys Jonathan Redgrave, Mathea Bulander, and Ambre McLaughlin were involved in briefing the matter to the Court and Jonathan Redgrave argued the case on behalf of State Farm Lloyd’s.  Click here for a summary of the case and its importance regarding the practical application of proportionality in Texas and beyond. 

Dan Nichols will be a panelist on the topic “Authentication of Evidence 2.0” at Legalweek West Coast in San Francisco, California.  For more information, follow this link. (EVENT | June 12, 2017)

May, 2017

Washington, DC - May 16, 2017:  Redgrave LLP, the premier law firm focused on Information Law, announced the addition of Scott J. Borrowman, Senior Attorney in San Francisco, California; Ted Hiser Senior Counsel and Tamara L. Karel, Counsel in Cleveland, Ohio; and Margo Eckstein, Senior Advisor in Minneapolis, Minnesota.  Redgrave also recently announced the addition of former United States Magistrate Judge Nan R. Nolan (ret.) of the Northern District of Illinois.  Judge Nolan, who served 14 years as a Magistrate Judge, is a nationally recognized trailblazer in eDiscovery and co-founder of the Seventh Circuit’s E-Discovery Pilot Program, joined the firm as Of Counsel.  Read Press Release >

Washington, DC - May 9, 2017:  Redgrave LLP, the premier law firm focused on Information Law, announced former United States Magistrate Judge Nan R. Nolan (ret.) of the Northern District of Illinois has joined the firm as Of Counsel.  A nationally recognized trailblazer in eDiscovery and co-founder of the Seventh Circuit’s E-Discovery Pilot Program, Judge Nolan spent 14 years as a U.S. Magistrate Judge.  While on the federal bench, Judge Nolan presided over numerous complex and federal cases at every phase of civil litigation.

Redgrave LLP Managing Partner Victoria Redgrave noted, “We are honored to be associated with Judge Nolan.  In addition to her impeccable reputation and extensive experience regarding criminal and civil litigation, Judge Nolan has been a true leader of the bench and bar in the eDiscovery world.”   Judge Nolan added, “I am excited to have the opportunity to work with the Redgrave Firm and its diverse team of lawyers and other professionals who are committed to excellence in their representation of clients as well as moving the law forward.”  Read Press Release >

Jonathan Redgrave will co-present with Randolph Kahn, President, Kahn Consulting, Inc. “Who Am I? Understanding That Success Tomorrow as a RIM/IG Professional Involves Reinventing Yourself Today”at the 2017 MER Conference at the Chicago Marriott Downtown Magnificent Mile. Chicago, Illinois.  For more information, follow this link. (EVENT | May 8-10, 2017) 

Tamara Karel will present “Understanding Contracts with Vendors in the IG Space” at the 2017 MER Conference at the Chicago Marriott Downtown Magnificent Mile. Chicago, Illinois.  For more information, follow this link. (EVENT | May 8-10, 2017)

April, 2017

Kevin F. Brady will participate in the Thomson Reuters webinar entitled “ESI Evidence: What Every Lawyer Must Know” together with panelists St Barbara Reeves, a Neutral with JAMS, and Stacy Harrison, Partner at Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe LLP.  For more information click here. (EVENT |Monday April 17 at 2:00 PM EDT) 

March, 2017

Chuck Ragan and Ted Hiser co-authored an article “Sedona Conference Requests Comment on the Third Edition of its Marque Principles” published in Bloomberg Law: Digital Discovery and e-Evidence. To view the article, click here (ARTICLE | March 30, 2017)

February, 2017

Daniel Nichols will present and moderate a panel “Proportionality, Early Preservation, Production and Sanctions under the new Rules.  Developing New Techniques Early in the Matter to Avoid Costly Missteps” at the Innovation in E-Discovery Conference presented by Sandpiper LLC in San Francisco, California.  (EVENT | February 15, 2017) 

Honorable Nan R. Nolan (ret.) will serve on the Faculty of The Sedona Conference Institute: “eDiscovery Negotiation Training:  Practical Cooperative Strategies” in Miami, Florida.  (EVENT | February 8-9, 2017)

Jonathan Redgrave will present “Proportionality – Reaching The Right Balance Of Discovery For A Perfect Proportionality Recipe Under The New FRCP” at the 2017 AIPLA Mid-Winter Institute in Ft. Lauderdale, Florida. (EVENT | February 1-4 2017)

January, 2017

Honorable Nan R. Nolan (ret.) will moderatea webinar with the Honorable Andrew Peck, United States District Court for the Southern District of New York, John Barkett, Partner, Shook, Hardy & Bacon, Christopher King, Partner, Dentons, and Jennifer Sprengel, Managing Partner, Cafferty Clobes Meriwether & Sprengel on “ADR and eDiscovery: Special Masters and eMediation” sponsored by the Seventh Circuit Pilot Program on Electronic Discovery.  For more information about the Pilot Program, please visit our website at www.discoverypilot.com.  (EVENT | January 27, 2017)

Daniel Nichols will participate in the Thompson Reuters Webinar on “New Rules of E-Discovery: Everything You Need to Know.”  (EVENT | January 23, 2017)

December, 2016

Lisa Lukaszewski and Diana Fasching will facilitate with Keith M. Angle, Executive Director and Group Head of Information Governance, UBS, and Cheryl Strom, Sr. manager, McDonalds Corporation on “Add and Subtract Technology in Legal and RIM-Friendly Ways” at ARMA Virtual Conference.  For more information, follow this link.  (EVENT | December 6, 2016)

Kevin F. Brady was quoted in two of three articles in Bloomberg BNA’s three-part series  about the use of court-appointed eDiscovery neutrals published in Product Safety & Liability Reporter, Class Action Litigation Report, Expert Evidence Report, Toxics Law Reporter and U.S. Law Week.  Read articles: (1), (2), and (3) > (ARTICLES | December 2016)

Monica McCarroll and Michael C.  Kearney will present “A Better Federal Court System?” Assessing Case Law One Year After the Rule Changes for the DC Litigation Section eDiscovery & Information Governance Committee Bar meeting at Morgan Lewis in Washington, DC.  (EVENT | December 15, 2016)

Kevin F. Brady, one of the Sedona Conference Commentary’s Editors-in-Chief and Steering Committee Liaisons, together with Philip Favro, a Drafting Team Leader provide perspective on the conference’s third iteration of its commentary on Proportionality in Electronic Discovery for public comment which was released on November 30.  “Leading the Culture Change on Discovery Practice” appeared in Bloomberg/BNA Digital Discovery & eEvidence publication December 8th, 2016. Read commentary > (ARTICLE | December 8, 2016)

Kevin F. Brady, Of Counsel at Redgrave LLP was quoted about the use of court-appointed eDiscovery neutrals to help parties “maneuver through discovery, manage privileged information and adjudicate disputes at the ‘‘interface of law and technology’’ while at the same time helping to ensure that parties “don’t inadvertently engage in sanctionable conduct through an eDiscovery misstep” in an article entitled “Do ‘Neutral’ Expert Witnesses Exist?” published by Bloomberg BNA’s Product Safety & Liability Reporter. Read article > (ARTICLE | December 5, 2016)

November, 2016

Former United States Magistrate Judge Nan R. Nolan (ret.) of the Northern District of Illinois and now Of Counsel at Redgrave LLP was joined by Kevin Brady also Of Counsel at Redgrave LLP on the “Technology 2017 including a Case Study on “Possession, Custody or Control” panel at the Third Annual Innovation in E-Discovery Conference in Chicago on November 29, 2016.  The panel discussed how the proliferation of technologies, such as social media sites and apps, mobile devices and the Internet of Things, which are generating tremendous amounts of digital information, will impact litigation in the coming years.  The panel also discussed the evolving role of technology assisted review and machine learning as well as practical and ethical approached for handling problems with privilege review and privilege logs going forward.  Judge Nolan also  participated in a discussion about how the explosion of data from these different technologies has created complex legal issues as to who actually has possession, custody or control of the data and how that issue can increase the complexity and cost of eDiscovery. (EVENT | November 29, 2016)

Washington, DC, November 30, 2016 - Redgrave LLP, the premiere law firm focused on Information Law announced that former United States Magistrate Judge Nan R. Nolan (ret.) of the Northern District of Illinois has joined the firm as Of Counsel.  Managing Partner Victoria Redgrave noted: “We are honored to be associated with Judge Nolan.  In addition to her impeccable reputation and extensive experience regarding criminal and civil litigation, Judge Nolan has been a true leader of the bench and bar in the eDiscovery world.”   Judge Nolan added: “I am excited to have the opportunity to work with the Redgrave Firm and its diverse team of lawyers and other professionals who are committed to excellence in their representation of clients as well as moving the law forward.” Read Press Release >

Monica McCarroll will be the opening plenary speaker presenting “Keeping Your Electronic House in Order: Tips to Prepare for and Protect Against Cyber Threats” at the 46th Annual Virginia Accounting and Auditing Conference in Virginia Beach, Virginia (EVENT | November 17, 2016)

Kevin Brady will participate in a panel entitled “Strategic Advantage: Strong Advocacy for Cost Recovery” at the Georgetown Law CLE Thirteenth Annual Advanced eDiscovery Institute in Washington, DC (EVENT | November 11, 2016)

Jonathan Redgrave will be the moderator of a panel entitled “New Rules x 1 Year: Proportionality” at the Georgetown Law CLE Thirteenth Annual Advanced eDiscovery Institute in Washington, DC (EVENT | November 10, 2016)

October, 2016

Lisa Lukaszewski will moderate a panel discussion with Honorable Kristen L. Mix, United States District Court for the District of Colorado, Keith Angle, Executive Director and Group Head of Information Governance, UBS, and Philip Cohen, shareholder in the Litigation Practice and is Co-Chair of the national eDiscovery & eRetention Practice, Greenberg Traurig, LLP on “BYOD: Who Has Possession, Custody, or Control?” at the National eDiscovery Leadership Institute, Kansas City, Missouri.  For more information, follow this link.  (EVENT | October 21, 2016)

Jonathan Redgrave will be the moderator of a panel entitled “Preparing and Presenting the ESI Expert Witness” at the 2016 Electronic Discovery Institute Leadership Summit in Ft. Lauderdale, Florida (EVENT | October 13, 2016)

September, 2016

Lisa Lukaszewski and Diana Fasching will present with Keith Angle, Executive Director and Group Head of Information Governance at UBS and Cheryl Strom, Records Information Sr. Manager at McDonald's Corporation, on a panel titled “Add and Subtract Technology in Legal and RIM-Friendly Ways” at the 2016 ARMA International Conference in San Antonio, TX. To view a sneak peak video about the panel presentation, follow this link (EVENT | September 25-27, 2016)

Jonathan Redgrave and Kevin Brady have been recognized by Who’s Who Legal as two of the country’s leading attorneys for their experience in the “e-Discovery Market.” For additional information, follow this link.  (ARTICLE | September 2016)

Monica McCarroll will be the opening plenary speaker presenting “Keeping Your Electronic House in Order: Tips to Prepare for and Protect Against Cyber Threats” at the 46th Annual Virginia Accounting and Auditing Conference in Falls Church, Virginia (EVENT | September 29, 2016)

Monica McCarroll will be the opening plenary speaker presenting “Keeping Your Electronic House in Order: Tips to Prepare for and Protect Against Cyber Threats” at the 46th Annual Virginia Accounting and Auditing Conference in Roanoke, Virginia (EVENT | September 26, 2016)

August, 2016

Kevin Brady, Michael Kearney and Thomas Seymour co-authored the article “Legal Malpractice and eDiscovery: Understanding the Unique Challenges and Managing the Increasing Risk” published in the ABA/BNA Lawyers Manual on Professional Conduct. To view the article, click here. (ARTICLE|August 10, 2016)

Thomas Seymour is presenting on the topic of “Reusing Collections and Review Work Product across Matters,” in a webinar hosted by Bloomberg BNA and Catalyst with Gregory Buckles, Founding & Principal Consultant, eDJ Group, Inc., and Mark Noel, Managing Director for Professional Services, Catalyst Repository Systems. For additional information about this webinar, click here. (EVENT | August 23, 2016)

July, 2016

Thomas Seymour is a co-presenter on the topic of “Litigation Technology: Meeting the Changing Landscape,” at Bloomberg BNA Big Law Business event titled “Taking Control of Corporate Discovery: What It Means for Outside Counsel” in New York, NY with Thomas C. Gricks III, Managing Director at Catalyst, Maura Grossman, Research Professor at the University of Waterloo, and Scott Reents, Senior Attorney at Clearly Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton. For additional information, follow this link. (EVENT | July 21, 2016)

Monica McCarroll will be a panelist presenting “The Internet of Everything, Part 2: Exploring the Opportunities (and Risks) Associated with this Brave New World” at the 126th Summer Meeting of the Virginia Bar Association in Hot Springs, Virginia (EVENT | July 22, 2016)

Monica McCarroll will be presenting a CLE entitled “New Tools, New Rules: How to Stay Ahead of the Changing eDiscovery Landscape” with Joseph H. Carpenter, Norfolk Southern Corporation, at Nationals Park in Washington, DC (EVENT | July 6, 2016)

June, 2016

Kevin Brady and Michael Kearney are training leaders at the 2016 Georgetown eDiscovery Training Academy, a unique learning experience providing attendees with a total immersion in the subject of eDiscovery featuring a highly personalized and interactive instructional approached designed to foster an intense connection between all student and a renowned faculty (EVENT| June 5-10, 2016)

Jonathan Redgrave is a co-presenter with Daniel Garrie, Executive Managing Partner at Law & Forensics, and Yoav Griver, Partner at Zeichner Ellman & Krause on “Survey of the use of eDiscovery in JAMS AAA (Arbitration)” on a Thomson Reuter’s West LegalEdcenter webinar (EVENT| June 27, 2016)

Washington, DC – June 6, 2016 – Redgrave LLP is honored to announce that both Jonathan Redgrave and Kevin Brady are recognized as leading lawyers for nationwide e-Discovery litigation in the Chambers USA 2016 guide. Redgrave LLP is the only firm to have more than one individual ranked in the first two bands for the nationwide e-Discovery litigation category. Read Press Release >

Lisa Lukaszewski is a co-presenter with Laurie Fischer, Consilio, LLC, Managing Director, and Denise Talbert, Shook Hardy & Bacon, Partner, on “Drafting Records Retention Policies: Best Practices to Maximize and Enhance Legal Compliance and Efficiency” for  American Law Institute’s CLE webcast > (EVENT | June 1, 2016)

Mathea Bulander is a panelist speaking on the subjects of “Proportionality in Discovery: Change to 26(b)(1): Sea Change or Minor Tweak,”  “Preservation in the Wake of New FRCP Amendments,” and “Strategic use of Objections and Responses Under New Rule 34” at Today’s General Counsel,  The Exchange: eDiscovery for the Corporate Market, at the Park Hyatt Chicago, 800 North Michigan Avenue, Chicago, IL (EVENT | June 13-14, 2016)

May, 2016

Karen Hourigan was recently selected by Lawyer Monthly magazine as the sole recipient of the “E-Discovery Lawyer of the Year” honor in their Women in Law Awards 2016. Lawyer Monthly’s Women in Law Awards celebrates the achievements of women in the legal profession across the globe and highlights female lawyers who have influenced the wider legal profession. (ARTICLE | May 3, 2016) Read Article >

Mathea Bulander is presenting a webinar titled  “eDiscovery in Divorce” for the National Business Institute Virginia (EVENT | May 17, 2016)

Jonathan Redgrave is a co-presenter, with Julie Richer, American Electric Power, Legal Technology Program Manager, on the topic “Technology Options for Internal Operations” at Edison Electric Institute’s 2016 Spring Leadership Conference in Palm Beach, FL (EVENT | May 20, 2016)

Jonathan Redgrave is joining Hon. John M. Facciola (Ret.) (U.S. District Court, District of Columbia), Hon. James C. Francis (U.S. District Court, Southern District of New York), Robert D. Owen, Sutherland, Asbill & Brennan LLP, Patrick L. Oot, Shook, Hardy & Bacon LLP and Martin Tully, Akerman LLP for a webinar to discuss Chapters 1 & 2 of “The EDI Federal Judge’s Guide To Discovery.” (EVENT | May 4, 2016)

Karen Hourigan and Staci Kaliner are speaking at EnFuse 2016 in the session "A Modest Proposal: Changing the Dialogue about Preservation and Spoliation from "Perfection is Not Required" to a "Risk Based Approach is Encouraged and Defensible," Caesars Palace, Las Vegas, NV (EVENT | May 24-25, 2016)

April, 2016

Washington, DC, April 4, 2016 - Redgrave LLP, the premiere law firm specializing in Information Law, which includes Information Governance and eDiscovery law, today announced that it has added to its professional team to support the firm’s continued growth as its client base expands.  All appointments are effective immediately.  Read Press Release >

Jonathan Redgrave, a National E-Discovery Counsel and Co-Author of the Recent Article "A Practical Guide to Achieving Proportionality under New Federal Rule of Civil Procedure 26,” is a panelist with The Honorable Joy Flowers Conti, Chief Judge for the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Pennsylvania and The Honorable Nora Barry Fischer, U.S. District Court Judge for the Western District of Pennsylvania at a 1-hour CLE program on Thursday, April 21, 2016, titled "Achieving Proportionality: 10 Best Practices to Better Understand and Apply ESI Proportionality under the Revised Federal Rules." The program, discussing the new, revised rules regarding proportionality and how "best practices" can be employed to enhance the speedy and economical pursuit of justice will be moderated by Richard N. Lettieri, Esq., of Lettieri Law Firm, LLC. To register for this CLE sponsored by The Western District of Pennsylvania Chapter of the Federal Bar Association please follow this link. (EVENT | April 21, 2016)

March, 2016

Monica McCarroll is a guest lecturer on “Electronic Discovery and Evidence” at The George Washington University National Law Center (EVENT | March 23, 2016)

Monica McCarroll will be a guest lecturer presenting on best practices in eDiscovery for a class entitled “Pre-trial, Depositions and Advanced Trial Strategy” at William & Mary Law School in Williamsburg, Virginia (EVENT | March 15, 2016)

Kevin Brady participates in a mock hearing addressing the “New Rules in Action” with the Hon. Shira A. Scheindlin, U.S. District Judge, Southern District of New York, Maura Grossman and Lea Bays at the 5th Annual ASU-Arkfeld eDiscovery and Digital Evidence Conference, Tempe, AZ (EVENT | March 9-11, 2016)

Kevin Brady is moderating the panel “The Scope of Discovery: What, If Anything, Has Changed?” and is a panelist regarding “The New Jumpstart Outline” at The 10th Annual Sedona Conference Institute Program on eDiscovery Staying Ahead of the eDiscovery Curve: Retooling Your Practice Under the New Federal Rules, at the Rancho Bernardo Inn, Rancho Bernardo, CA (EVENT March 17-18, 2016)

Ann Marie Gibbs and Ambre McLaughlin are presenting “Data without Borders: The Impact of Cloud Computing on Data Privacy” to the ACC Information Governance Committee, via webinar, (EVENT | March 17, 2016)

Ann Marie Gibbs is a panelist regarding “The Practical Implications of the New FRCP Amendments” and “Cross-Border Issues – Proactive and Reactive Tips” at Today’s General Counsel, The Exchange: eDiscovery for the Corporate Market, at The Bar Association of San Francisco, 301 Battery St., 3rd Floor, San Francisco, CA (EVENT | March 9-10, 2016)

February, 2016

Washington, DC, February 1, 2016 - Redgrave LLP today announced that it was adding two more attorneys to its already strong bench of talented lawyers. Ambre N. McLaughlin, Counsel, is based in the firm’s Washington, D.C. office and Lisa A. Lukaszewski, Counsel, is based in the firm’s Minneapolis office.  The additions of Ambre and Lisa also mark a continuation of the firm’s commitment to the professional advancement of women in the law – a commitment evidenced by the fact that the majority of professionals at the firm across all ranks are women.  Read Press Release >

Karen Hourigan is attending the IAPP GDPR Comprehensive 2016: Preparing for and Implementing the EU General Data Protection Regulation in Brussels, Belgium (EVENT | February 22-23, 2016)

Mathea Bulander is attending the 2nd Annual Corporate Counsel Institute at the University of St. Thomas, Minneapolis, MN (EVENT | February 25, 2016)

Monica McCarroll is presenting “Success at the Workplace: Advise for Diverse Attorneys and Law Students” with Elaina Blanks-Green, General Tax Attorney for Norfolk Southern Corporation and Abra Azamuddin with the Virginia Office of Attorney General on a webinar sponsored by the Young Lawyer Division of the Virginia Bar Association (EVENT | February 17, 2016)

Jonathan Redgrave, Chair Emeritus of The Sedona Conference® Working Group on Electronic Document Retention and Production (WG-1), joined Jason Baron and Karin Scholz Jenson to discuss the continued impact of the Sedona Principles on the ever evolving discovery process following a screening of the documentary The Decade of Discovery, February 1, 2016, New York, NY

Jonathan Redgrave is a faculty member at the Institute for the Advancement of the American Legal System’s Fourth Civil Justice Reform Summit. He is moderating Friday’s panel, “Implementation and Culture Change: Perspectives from the Users of the System.” R. Stanton Dodge, Daniel C. Girard, Hannah Lieberman, and Kevin Traskos are the panelists. Denver, CO (EVENT |February 25-26, 2016)

Kevin F. Brady’s co-authored article Inspecting Corporate ‘Books and Records’ in a Digital World: The Role of Electronically Stored Information, 37 Del. J. Corp. L. 163, 165 (2012), was cited by The Court of Chancery of the State of Delaware, C.A. No. 10774-VCI, AMALGAMATED BANK v YAHOO! Inc., February 2, 2016 decision. Read the Article >

Staci Kaliner is speaking at the New York Legal Tech session on “25 Ediscovery Warnings in 75 Minutes: Common Blunders that Befall Litigation Teams” in New York, NY (EVENT |February 2-4, 2016)

January, 2016

Monica McCarroll is presenting “Getting the Most Out of Technology in Your Law Practice” with Joseph H. Carpenter, IV, General Attorney & Information Governance Counsel for Norfolk Southern Corporation at the Norfolk & Portsmouth Bar Association meeting at Hits at the Park, Harbor Park in Norfolk, VA (EVENT | January 21, 2016)

Ann Marie Gibbs is a speaker on a panel addressing “The Current Landscape of Electronic Discovery:  Practical and Ethical Issues for In-House and Outside Counsel” at The 5th Annual Kaiser Permanente CLE Marathon in Oakland, CA (EVENT |January 14, 2016)