Michael J. McGuire is a member of the firm's eDiscovery Practice Group, which was created to reinforce the firm's commitment to providing its clients with cutting-edge solutions in the rapidly-developing and challenging area of electronic discovery. He advises the firm's lawyers and their clients on electronic discovery issues, including the preservation, collection, review, and production of electronically stored information.
Michael has represented companies in both state and federal courts and has served as trial counsel in jury trials. He also handles mediations and arbitrations.
Michael is a frequent lecturer on technology and eDiscovery issues, including:
- Ethics rules applicable to eDiscovery
- Case law and industry standards
- The complexities of using search and retrieval tools
- Trends in eDiscovery
He also was an adjunct professor of internet law at William Mitchell College of Law in Saint Paul, Minnesota.
Prior to joining Littler Mendelson, Michael was the managing director of legal operations for the mortgage division of an integrated financial services company where he led the development of a cross-functional team to in-source nearly all of their eDiscovery processes. Before that, he was a partner in the litigation and corporate departments at a Minneapolis firm focusing his practice on the legal issues arising from the intersection of technology and law, including electronic discovery, privacy and Internet issues.
PROFESSIONAL AND COMMUNITY AFFILIATIONS
- Chair, Publications Subcommittee - American Bar Association, 2002 - 2004
- Chair, Subcommittee on Corporate Aspects of Information Technology - American Bar Association, 2000 - 2002
- Co-Chair, NETSPIONAGE Working Group - American Bar Association, 1999
- Member, Communications and Web Team, World Justice Project - American Bar Association