Senior Vice President, Discovery Strategy (West)
“Our clients in San Francisco and Silicon Valley routinely face complex, high-stakes litigation calling for creative discovery solutions that fully leverage leading-edge technologies.”
Expertise: Design and implementation of discovery strategies incorporating analytics and automation technologies
Education: J.D., with honors, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill; B.S., with honors, University of Miami
Noteworthy: Active in the Sedona Conference Working Group on Electronic Document Retention and Production
Maureen O’Neill advises clients on the development and execution of effective, cost-efficient discovery strategies, including the use of statistical sampling, predictive coding and other analytics and automation tools. She speaks and writes frequently on significant issues in e-discovery, including the use of predictive coding, statistical sampling and other advanced analytical tools in discovery. Her presentations range from large industry conference sessions to one-on-one delivery of CLE programming to clients. Maureen also participates actively in the Sedona Conference Working Group on Electronic Document Retention and Production.
Prior to joining DiscoverReady, Maureen was a partner at Paul Hastings LLP, where she represented Fortune 100 and other multinational companies in complex employment litigation, including class and collective actions. Maureen developed unique experience in the production of data from complicated, voluminous databases such as human resources information systems and operational databases, and in using statistical analyses of those data in employment litigation. Maureen also co-chaired the firm’s E-Discovery Practice Group. In that role, she advised clients on various e-discovery issues, such as identifying and inventorying sources of electronic information, drafting legal hold notices and developing protocols for document collection, storage and management. She also consulted internally with attorneys at the firm on e-discovery issues, and helped develop best practices for litigators engaged in e-discovery practice.
Maureen received her J.D., with honors, from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Law, and is admitted to practice in California and Georgia.