Overview

As a member of Littler’s eDiscovery Group, Kimberly J. Duplechain counsels and advises Littler’s lawyers and their clients on electronic discovery and information governance processes and best practices. Kim works with Littler lawyers across practice groups and nationwide to ensure that electronic discovery is handled in a defensible and cost-effective manner. She routinely advises on issues such as:

  • Preservation obligations
  • Electronic discovery protocols
  • Protective orders and clawback agreements
  • Strategies for cost-efficient data collection and review
  • Discovery-related motion practice
  • Amendments to the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure

Before joining Littler, Kim worked for federal agency where she handled employment disputes and litigated several complex ERISA litigation matters before federal district courts and the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit. Kim advised on eDiscovery matters and was actively involved in procuring and implementing an agency-wide eDiscovery platform. Kim also previously served as a Special Assistant United States Attorney in the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the District of Columbia, Civil Division, where she litigated numerous cases brought against the United States at the federal district court and appellate levels.

Professional & Community Affiliations

Member

Working Group on International Electronic Information Management, Discovery and Disclosure (WG6), Working Group on Trade Secrets (WG12)

The Sedona Conference®

News, Analysis & Press

The Mutual Obligations – and Benefits – of Cooperation in Discovery

National Employment Lawyer’s Association

April 2018

Speaking Engagements

2019 Mid-Atlantic Employer Conference

Washington, DC

June 7, 2019

eDiscovery Training Academy

Georgetown University Law Center, Washington, DC

June 4-6, 2019

Case Law Update

The 13th Annual Sedona Conference Institute: Protecting Privacy, Confidentiality, and Privilege in Civil Litigation, Charlotte, NC

March 7-8, 2019

Addressing Privacy Issues in Social Media Discovery

The 13th Annual Sedona Conference Institute: Protecting Privacy, Confidentiality, and Privilege in Civil Litigation, Charlotte, NC

March 7-8, 2019

eDiscovery Training Academy

Georgetown University Law Center, Washington, DC

June 4-5, 2018

ESI Protocols - Setting the Table for E-Discovery

National Employment Lawyer’s Association, Vienna, VA

April 13–14, 2018

Working Productively with the Other Side to Get What You Need

National Employment Lawyer’s Association, Vienna, VA

April 13–14, 2018

Education

  • J.D., Georgetown University Law Center, 2009
  • B.A., Amherst College, 1999cum laude

Bar Admission

Virginia
District of Columbia

Courts

  • U.S. Court of Appeals, District of Columbia