Scott A. Carlson

Scott A. Carlson founded and chairs Seyfarth’s eDiscovery and Information Governance (eDIG) group and is nationally known in these areas. His practice is entirely devoted to eDiscovery and information governance issues from both the consulting and litigation perspective. Mr. Carlson represents and provides eDiscovery advice to a broad range of clients from small and mid-sized companies up to the nation’s largest companies. He has represented clients in all aspects of eDiscovery both in terms of preparedness and managing eDiscovery issues in individual matters throughout the country in both state and federal court. Mr. Carlson also advises clients in other information governance issues including, among others, computer forensics issues, records information management, information security / cyber security and IT-related policies and practices.

Jay Carle

Jay Carle is a partner in Seyfarth’s eDiscovery and Information Governance (eDIG) practice group. His practice focuses on navigating complex eDiscovery litigation issues and counseling clients in the areas of eDiscovery preparedness and other information governance issues. In eDiscovery litigation, Mr. Carle leverages technical expertise and litigation experience to craft creative, defensible, and efficient strategies for the preservation, collection, review, and production of electronically stored information, and employs litigation tactics to control the scope of discovery and implement cost-shifting and cost-reduction strategies. In addition to litigation response, Mr. Carle counsels clients on information governance issues including eDiscovery policy and process development, data remediation initiatives, data security and privacy, records and information management, as well as other information governance issues.

Matthew Christoff

Matthew Christoff is a partner in the eDiscovery and Information Governance (eDIG) practice group of Seyfarth, located in Chicago. He focuses his practice on issues involving eDiscovery, including electronic document preservation, production, review, and spoliation. Mr. Christoff has a technical background that has included computer support, network administration, and programming.

Kathleen McConnell, CIPP/US

Kathleen McConnell is a partner in the San Francisco office of Seyfarth. Her practice focuses on issues associated with electronic discovery, information governance, and data privacy. She regularly assists clients by developing cost-effective strategies for the preservation, collection, review, and production of electronically stored information, including for cross-border matters. She has also advised clients on record retention and information management.

Jason Priebe

Jason Priebe is a partner in Seyfarth’s eDiscovery and Information Governance (eDIG) group. His practice focuses on issues involved in electronic discovery preparedness, planning and execution, as well as information privacy, information governance and data security. He routinely provides legal consultation and advice to several large and diverse corporations and organizations regarding the design and implementation of electronic discovery programs, including the development of policies and procedures for efficiently and defensibly preserving, collecting and producing electronically stored information (ESI). His experience includes serving as an in-house counsel for the nation’s largest publicly traded property and casualty insurer, where he advised on issues involving litigation hold administration, information management, and electronic data discovery process and policy.

Jaime Raba

Jaime Raba is senior counsel in the eDiscovery and Information Governance (eDIG) practice group of Seyfarth’s Chicago office. His legal practice is dedicated to information governance including eDiscovery litigation response, information security and information technology issues. He draws on his technical background in advising clients on matters involving data analysis, privacy, forensics, legacy systems and technology risk management.  He counsels clients on cost-effective eDiscovery in complex litigation proceedings on topics including preservation, litigation holds, collection, review, production and complex privilege issues.

Daniel (“Danny”) Riley

Danny Riley is a law clerk in the eDiscovery and Information Governance (eDIG) practice group of Seyfarth’s Chicago office. Danny’s work primarily focuses on privacy, cybersecurity, information governance and eDiscovery matters. His experience includes researching and drafting internal and client-facing legal memoranda, as well as privacy policies, website terms and conditions, “BYOD” policies, data processing agreements, and other privacy-compliance related processes to comply with domestic and international data privacy requirements. Danny also assists in eDiscovery processes, as well as in the creation and maintenance of record retention schedules for clients across a variety of industries. He has worked with partners to manage data breach incident responses, including individual and governmental notification and documentation.