Obermayer Launches E-Discovery and Information Management Group

Philadelphia, PA (PressExposure) October 25, 2011 -- The law firm of Obermayer Rebmann Maxwell & Hippel LLP announced today the creation of its E-Discovery and Information Management Practice Group. The new group is in response to the growing need of businesses to meet the ever-changing obligations of e-discovery.

The E-Discovery and Information Practice Group consists of 13 attorneys, from various disciplines of law, and IT professionals. The interdisciplinary group has been addressing e-discovery issues in their fields of law and guiding clients through all phases of information management and e-discovery.

"For years, we've been working with clients on e-discovery and information management and retention. Our work in this area continues to grow," stated Obermayer managing partner Robert Whitelaw. "It simply made sense for us to formalize the group so we can leverage our collective experiences and provide a higher level of support to our clients."

The practice group is led by Obermayer partner Mathieu J. Shapiro. Shapiro is also a member of the firm's Management Committee. "The vast amount of commercial litigation we do dictated the need for us to be involved in all facets of e-discovery from the get go," stated Shapiro. "Today, it is more important than ever that companies' outside counsel have practical experience in handling e-discovery. Failure to be adequately prepared for or respond properly to e-discovery requests could result in disastrous consequences."

The members of the E-Discovery and Information Practice Group include attorneys: Joseph Dougher, Jackie Gallagher, Richard Limburg, Joe McGovern, Nick Poduslenko, Jason Reisman, Gary Samms, Mathieu Shapiro, Hugh Sutherland, Alex Basilevsky, Kevin Kotch, Max McCauley and Aaron Peskin. Members are resident in Obermayer offices throughout the region.

About Obermayer Rebmann Maxwell & Hippel LLP

Founded in 1904, Obermayer is a full service law firm headquartered in Philadelphia with offices in Harrisburg, Pittsburgh, Altoona and Berwyn Pennsylvania; Cherry Hill, New Jersey; Wilmington, Delaware, and affiliated offices in Denver, Colorado and New York City. Throughout its history, Obermayer has provided comprehensive legal services to a diverse client base, including Fortune 100 corporations, technology companies, prominent businesses, banks, insurance and lending institutions, hospital and physician groups, charitable and non-profit institutions, municipalities, public utilities, fiduciaries and individuals. Obermayer is also a member of the International Alliance of Law Firms. The Alliance is an international network of select, business-oriented law firms that was founded to enable clients to obtain global legal services from the Alliance's individual Members. Obermayer is one of only twelve specially selected Alliance firms in the United States. For further information please visit http://www.obermayer.com


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Press Release Submitted On: October 25, 2011 at 3:28 pm
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