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Nuts & Bolts of Electronic Discovery 2015

 
Author(s): Gary A. Adler, Steven C. Bennett
Practice Area: Litigation
Published: Sep 2015
PLI Item #: 58864
CHB Spine #: H994

Gary Adler co-chairs Bingham’s eDiscovery practice group.  He provides guidance to firm clients on a variety of issues relating to electronic discovery, and he speaks and writes regularly on electronic discovery topics.

Gary’s practice also focuses on commercial litigation, and he represents both domestic and foreign companies in complex commercial law suits involving intellectual property, antitrust, commercial tort, product liability, product warranty, franchise and environmental claims in proceedings before state and federal courts throughout the United States, and before both domestic and international commercial arbitration panels and regulatory agencies.

Gary also acts as outside general counsel to numerous companies, providing guidance on a broad range of commercial matters, and as regulatory counsel, providing guidance on compliance with both federal and state food and drug, environmental, and product safety laws and regulations.

PUBLICATIONS

  • Co-author, “Preservation Obligations Post Rimkus and Pension Committee,” PLI Electronic Discovery Guidance 2011
  • Co-author, “Complying with Preservation Duties in the Face of Uncertainty and Rising Litigation Costs,” PLI Electronic Discovery Guidance 2010
  • Co-author, “The Evolving State of EU/U.S. Discovery Conflicts,” PLI Electronic Discovery Guidance 2009
  • Co-author, “Electronic Discovery and the Global Workplace,” PLI Electronic Discovery Guidance 2008
  • Co-author, “All the World's a Stage: International Implications of the New Rules on Electronic Discovery,” DRI Defense Library Series (December 2006)

SPEAKING ENGAGEMENTS

  • Conference chair, Electronic Discovery Guidance 2012: What Corporate and Outside Counsel Need to Know, Practising Law Institute, New York, N.Y. (September 2013)
  • Conference chair, Electronic Discovery Guidance 2012: What Corporate and Outside Counsel Need to Know, Practising Law Institute, New York, N.Y. (September 2012)
  • Conference chair, Electronic Discovery Guidance 2011: What Corporate and Outside Counsel Need to Know, Practising Law Institute, New York, N.Y. (September 2011)
  • Conference chair, Electronic Discovery Guidance 2010: What Corporate and Outside Counsel Need to Know, Practising Law Institute, New York, N.Y. (September 2010)
  • Conference chair, Electronic Discovery Guidance 2009: What Corporate and Outside Counsel Need to Know, Practising Law Institute, New York, N.Y. (October 2009)
  • Conference chair, Electronic Discovery Guidance 2008: What Corporate and Outside Counsel Need to Know, Practising Law Institute, New York, N.Y. (November 2008)
  • Speaker, Discovery Disputes: Addressing the Complex Obligations of E-Discovery, Practising Law Institute, New York, N.Y. (November 2008)
  • Conference chair, Electronic Discovery and Retention Guidance for Corporate Counsel, Practising Law Institute, New York, N.Y. (October 2007)
  • Speaker, Navigating the E-Discovery and Document Retention Landscape: A Briefing on Proposed Changes to the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure, Bingham E-Discovery seminar, New York, N.Y. (June 2006)

AWARDS AND HONORS

  • Case and notes editor, senior editor, Law and Policy in International Business

 MEMBERSHIPS

  • American Bar Association
  • Association of the Bar of the City of New York
  • New York State Bar Association

 ADMISSIONS

  • Admitted to practice in New York
  • U.S. District Court, Western District of Columbia
  • U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Michigan
  • U.S. District Court, Northern District of New York
  • U.S. District Court, Southern District of New York
  • U.S. District Court, Eastern District of New York
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Second Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Fifth Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Sixth Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit
  • U.S. Supreme Court

  EDUCATION

  • Georgetown University Law Center, Juris Doctor (1980)
  • Franklin & Marshall College, Bachelor of Arts (1977)


Steven C. Bennett's practice at Park Jensen Bennett LLP (New York City) focuses on complex domestic and international commercial litigation and arbitration, including bankruptcy, construction, corporate governance, data security, energy, privacy, real estate and other matters. Mr. Bennett gained extensive trial experience during six years at the Office of the United States Attorney for the Southern District of New York, where he served as Chief of the Tax and Bankruptcy Unit, and nearly twenty years as a partner in a major international law firm.