Wendy is the chair of Orrick’s eDiscovery & Information Governance group and Orrick Analytics.
Wendy consults with Orrick attorneys and clients on eDiscovery strategy
in litigation matters. She has been engaged by Fortune 100 companies and major financial
institutions to create and deploy eDiscovery and records management programs. In
this role, she advises clients on the deployment of policy, process and
technology to reduce eDiscovery cost and risk. She works with in-house lawyers,
information technology professionals and risk managers to develop information
management practices in the face of mergers, acquisitions, data transfers,
down-sizing and out-sourcing. Wendy is a frequent speaker and author on
preservation, eDiscovery and records management topics.
Wendy has substantial experience in pharmaceutical, product liability
and class action litigation. Her litigation experience includes multiple trials,
supervision of regional and local counsel, management of complex discovery and
As head of practice analytics and service innovations, she assists practice groups across the firm with project management, process mapping, strategic staffing, deployment of technology and other innovations in the delivery of legal services.
Wendy also devotes a portion of her practice to pro bono matters
including immigration, veteran and adoption cases.
Before joining Orrick, Wendy served as a Special Assistant Attorney General with the
District of Columbia office of the Attorney General.