Aaron D. Crews is one of the firm's eDiscovery counsel. Reinforcing the firm's commitment to providing its clients with leading-edge solutions in this rapidly developing area, Aaron provides focused guidance and expertise on information governance and electronic discovery matters to Littler's lawyers and their clients, including providing case and client-specific advice about meeting preservation obligations, addressing "meet and confer" obligations, and handling court appearances that address eDiscovery matters.
Aaron also assists with developing strategies for efficient and effective data harvesting, review and production, and implementing cost-shifting and cost reduction strategies. In addition, he regularly advises Littler’s lawyers and their clients on issues related to the admissibility and authentication of electronic evidence.
Aaron is a frequent lecturer on eDiscovery and computer forensics issues, including such topics as:
- Applicable ethics rules
- Case law and industry standards
- The complexities of using search and retrieval tools
- Developing trends in eDiscovery
He is an adjunct professor at McGeorge School of Law where he teaches courses on eDiscovery, legal issues related to computer forensics, and electronic evidence. He also guest lectures on eDiscovery and electronic evidence topics at the University of San Francisco School of Law, Ave Maria University Law School and for the High Technology Crime Investigation Association.
PROFESSIONAL AND COMMUNITY AFFILIATIONS
- Member, Sedona Conference Working Group 1
- Member, eDiscovery and Digital Evidence Committee - American Bar Association
- Member, Legislative and Legal Board - Sacramento Area Human Resources Association
- Member, Board of Directors - Sacramento County Barristers
- Member, American Bar Association
- Member, Sacramento County Bar Association
- Member, State Bar of California
- Vice-chair, e-Discovery and Digital Evidence Committee - American Bar Association
- Member, Moot Court, National Appellate Advocacy Competition, 2004
- Finalist, Advocate of the Year Competition - University of San Francisco School of Law, 2003
- Member, Golden Key International Honor Society