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Electronic Discovery Nuts & Bolts 2020

Speaker(s): Jennifer L. Del Medico, Marla S.K. Crawford
Recorded on: Sep. 3, 2020
PLI Program #: 276254

Jennifer Del Medico defends clients in mass tort and class action litigations focusing on alleged violations of consumer protection laws, property damage, and environmental torts. She has defended alleged violations of the New Jersey Consumer Fraud Act for clients in a wide range of industries, including automotive parts, personal care products, baby products, and credit reporting. She also has litigated cases involving complex financial products, collateralized debt obligations, and securities claims. She was part of the team representing Lehman Brothers Holdings and its affiliated debtors at trial in the first derivatives cases in the Lehman bankruptcy.

Jennifer's practice also includes defending pharmaceutical and health care companies in False Claims Act matters, as well as in government investigations of allegations related to kickbacks and off-label marketing. She defended Celgene Corporation in connection with an FCA lawsuit alleging that Celgene promoted two of its cancer treatments for off-label uses and that Celgene paid kickbacks to physicians to get them to promote or prescribe the treatments.

Jennifer has extensive experience planning, implementing, and managing electronic discovery projects in the U.S. and abroad relating to potential and active litigations. She has been responsible for managing large teams of lawyers in executing major discovery projects on time and within budget.

Jennifer maintains an active pro bono practice representing clients in immigration court and in conjunction with applications to the United States Citizenship and Immigration Services.

Marla S. K. Crawford is the General Counsel of Compliance, a leading integrated legal services provider that leverages technology and expertise to simplify the experience of Ediscovery and contract analytics for corporate legal departments and law firms. Marla brings over 30 years’ expertise to her role as general counsel. She is a respected attorney, strategic advisor, and thought leader who speaks regularly on legal technology, electronic discovery, and information governance issues.  Marla spent 22 years practicing law at the international firm, Jones Day, specializing in the discovery phase of litigation.   She also served as associate general counsel for Goldman Sachs for 11 years where she led the firm’s global eDiscovery practice and focused on complex commercial and securities litigation and regulatory investigations. Marla’s expertise also includes advising on issues relating to information governance as well as the deployment of new technologies. Marla earned a bachelor’s degree in public policy from Duke University and graduated magna cum laude from Boston University, where she earned her Juris Doctor.