Obtaining Discovery From EU After GDPR's Passage
Senior eDiscovery and Privacy AttorneySan Francisco
Jeffrey works with outside counsel and information technology professionals to advise clients in all stages of discovery and to assist in proactive E-Discovery and data privacy planning using effective, efficient and repeatable strategies to get the best results, while minimizing risk and reducing cost. His litigation experience includes all aspects of civil litigation in state and federal courts, including post-trial motions and appeals.
Jeffrey has extensive experience retaining and supervising outside vendors on behalf of clients who will handle sensitive data, including reviewing the terms of their service agreements to ensure compliance with appropriate privacy and security requirements. He also has experience in false advertising, unfair business practices, insurance coverage and bad faith, securities, contract disputes, intellectual property, class action litigation, leading foreign language review teams and assisting with internal investigations into potential violations of the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA). He has been engaged in these capacities by Fortune 100 companies, major financial institutions and technology companies. In 2013, Jeffrey was selected as a Northern California "Rising Star" by Super Lawyers Magazine.
Jeffrey also devotes a portion of his practice to pro bono matters.
Prior to joining Orrick, Jeffrey was a senior associate at Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom, LLP. His practice focused on complex commercial disputes, class action defense, and related eDiscovery and data privacy issues.
Appointed E-Discovery and Data Security Liaison for multi-national Fortune 500 client.
Led effort by Fortune 500 pharmaceutical client involved in MDL proceeding to comply with data privacy laws in seven international jurisdictions, including the EU, while extracting sensitive data from each country needed for the litigation.
Led effort by multi-national biotech client to comply with data privacy laws in 6 jurisdictions while transferring and processing information needed for a monitorship.
Led effort by a group of Chinese state owned companies (SOEs) involved in MDL proceedings to meet US discovery obligations, while balancing concerns regarding trade secrets and Chinese State Secrecy laws.