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Sheila R. Phillips

Staff Lawyer
+1.206.370.8142
Fax +1.206.623.7022

Ms. Phillips is a staff lawyer in the Seattle office of K&L Gates. As a member of the e-Discovery Analysis and Technology (e-DAT) Group, she has worked on a variety of discovery-related matters including nationwide class actions, government and regulatory investigations, and breach of contract lawsuits.

Sheila handles all stages of electronic discovery from the issuing legal hold notices through trial support. In addition, she manages all aspects of the process, including: preservation, collection, processing, document review and production.

Representative cases:

  • SEC investigation of brokerage investment firm
  • NASD arbitration of breach of compensation arrangement
  • New York Attorney General investigation of real estate appraisal company
  • Nationwide occupancy tax class actions
  • Breach of contract lawsuit in the oil/gas industry

Professional Background

Prior to coming to K&L Gates, Ms. Phillips worked in the online banking, HR consulting and temporary staffing industries. In addition, Ms. Phillips worked as a summer extern for Sound Transit and has training in alternative dispute resolution through the University of Washington Mediation Clinic and has mediated disputes for the King County Small Claims Court and other government agencies.

Speaking Engagements

  • Presenter, Managing E-Discovery For All Types of Cases, King County Bar Association CLE (2010).