Patricia Alberts practices in the New York office and is a member of the eDiscovery and Information Management Practice Group.
Ms. Alberts consults on electronic discovery and data privacy issues in both criminal and civil matters, foreign and domestic. She advises clients in all stages of active discovery, negotiates international discovery protocols, participates in Rule 26 Meet and Confers and assists in proactive ediscovery planning, such as legal hold procedures, litigation response plans and document retention polices.
Ms. Alberts works with outside counsel and information technology professionals to implement effective, efficient and repeatable strategies to get the best results during the discovery phase of a litigation, while minimizing risk and reducing cost.
Prior to joining Orrick, Ms. Alberts was an electronic discovery consultant for LexisNexis and spent eight years as a litigation associate at an international law firm in New York. She serves as the New York Chair of Orrick's Parents' Forum.