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Daniel R. Miller

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Mr. Miller regularly counsels clients in matters involving complex records preservation and collection issues, litigation “holds,” e-discovery, and records management and retention policies as a member of firm's e-Discovery Analysis and Technology (e-DAT) Group. In particular, Mr. Miller has provided guidance to clients ranging from small businesses to Fortune 500 companies regarding legal record retention requirements and considerations, best practices for records management and discovery response, data privacy and protection, and electronic discovery processes and preparation. He has spoken on records management and e-discovery issues at a number of presentations and web-based seminars. He has also published several articles and newsletters on e-discovery issues, and is a contributing author in the PBI Press book entitled “eDiscovery,” published most recently in May 2014. Mr. Miller also is an adjunct professor who teaches a post-graduate course on e-discovery at Duquesne University in Pittsburgh.

Mr. Miller's practice also focuses on counseling and litigation in the fields of antitrust and intellectual property rights, including domestic and international trademark, trade dress, and copyright matters.

Professional Background

Mr. Miller served as a judicial extern to the Honorable Irene M. Keeley, United States District Judge for the Northern District of West Virginia, in the summer of 2004.

Professional/Civic Activities

  • Member, Local Rules Advisory Committee for the Western District of Pennsylvania
  • Mentor, African American Achievement Trust Collective Focus at Pittsburgh Milliones, University Preparatory School
  • Director and Secretary, The Strand Theatre Initiative

Speaking Engagements

Selected e-Discovery and Records Management Presentations and Publications

  • “Discovery of Social Media: Legal and Practical Considerations,” online CLE presentation hosted byK&L Gates, July 16, 2015 (materials available at http://www.klgateshub.com/details/?media=9b59ff67-ffca-44dc-ad75-e9a08c5f32a7)
  • “What the Judges Think: E-Discovery Practices and Trends,” Lawyers Journal, The Journal of the Allegheny County Bar Association, Daniel R. Miller and Tina Miller, April 3, 2015
  • “E-Discovery in 2015: Will You Feel the Earth Move Under Your Feet?,” K&L Gates e-Discovery, Analysis and Technology (e-DAT) Group Alert, January 2015
  • Co-Author, eDiscovery, book published by BPI Press, September 2008 (third edition, May 2014)
  • Panelist, ““Use of eDiscovery Special Masters and eMediation,” eDiscovery symposium by the Pennsylvania Bar Institute and the Allegheny County Bar Association, April 25, 2014
  • Executive Research Editor, IT-Lex Journal, Vol. 1 (March 2014)
  • “Cyber Threats, Forensics Investigation and Electronic Discovery,” CLE presentation hosted by K&L Gates in Seattle, Washington, May 8, 2012
  • “Cyber Threats, Forensics Investigation and Electronic Discovery,” CLE presentation hosted by K&L Gates in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, September 13, 2011
  •  “E-Discovery: Strategies, Trends and Best Practices,” webinar presentation hosted by Ethisphere, June 10, 2010
  • "Financial Record Retention Policies: Retention Through Destruction," webinar presentation hosted by National Constitution Center Audio Conferences, July 15, 2009
  • "Record Retention For 2010: What Your Company Needs To Know," audio conference presentation hosted by Progressive Business Audio Conferences, September 22, 2009
  •  “A New Year’s e-Resolution: Sending Safe e-Mail,” K&L Gates e-Discovery, Analysis and Technology (e-DAT) Group Alert, December 16, 2008
  • "E-Discovery Explorers," presentation at e-discovery seminar hosted by the Pennsylvania Bar Institute, Presentation entitled  in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, December 9, 2008
  • "Scenes from an e-Discovery Case," presentation with Integrator of New Systems in in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, July 30, 2008
  • Contributor, “Creating a Strong Foundation for Your Company's Records Management, ACC Docket, by Thomas J. Smith and William B. Dodero, November 2007
  • “Electronic Records Management: New Obligations, New Tools,” Community Banker, June 2007