Niloy Ray litigates critical eDiscovery and electronic evidence issues nationwide, in class/collective actions, trade-secret matters, and all other forms of employment litigation. He counsels clients on proportionately and cost-effectively complying with preservation obligations and data-harvesting needs, develops case strategies aimed at minimizing eDiscovery sideshows, designs complex ESI review/production methodologies using cutting-edge tools such as threading, clustering, multivariate search criteria and AI, and addresses trial issues including the admissibility and authentication of electronic evidence. An active litigator, he regularly handles hearings, depositions and motion practice on matters relating to eDiscovery, and also helps clients set upwith enterprise-wide eDiscovery and information-governance best practices and policies.
Over the past two years, Niloy has provided cross-functional advice to business, product, and HR client teams on the burgeoning use and regulation of artificial intelligence-driven tools and processes. In the AI context, he assists clients in creating and implementing AI development and use policies; in selecting, testing, and deploying AI tools across the employment lifecycle; and in navigating the compliance requirements and litigation risks of new and proposed AI regulations in the U.S. and abroad.
Finally, Niloy regularly advises clients on record-retention requirements and data-minimization objectives within the labor and employment space.
Before joining Littler, Niloy was at another multinational law firm, where his practice focused on commercial litigation in federal and state courts in complex tort, antitrust and contract matters. At that firm, he also regularly represented energy utilities in regulatory proceedings and related litigation, and conducted internal investigations for Fortune 500 and academic clients.
Prior to attending law school, Niloy spent several years coding, designing, and leading the development of supply chain software applications for Retek Inc., now part of Oracle.