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Rachel M. Tausend

Advised commercial finance and leasing company as e-discovery counsel for data breach investigation, responsible for developing and implementing strategy to analyze compromised data, assess impact on data subjects, mitigate risks and comply with notification obligations.
Served as e-discovery counsel for financial services company in government investigation relating to a data breach.
Led e-discovery strategy to identify, analyze and report personal data and sensitive data (PII and PHI) in data breach of nonprofit healthcare provider.
Acted on behalf of national bank in response to extensive document requests in financial regulatory investigations, identifying opportunities to automate, centralize and otherwise enhance efficiencies of workflow, including privilege log preparation.
Represented private securities marketplace in SEC and FINRA investigations arising out of compliance examinations, successfully negotiating narrower scope of document productions and resolving matters without action against the company or its executives.
Acted as as e-discovery counsel for an electricity generation company in government and internal investigations into compliance with environmental legislation and regulation.
Managed ESI analysis in investigation of whistleblower allegations for public company, applying data analytics to reduce processing and review costs by 40% and identify upfront key and new issues.
Served as e-discovery counsel for auto parts manufacturing company in responding to HSR Second Requests, managing document review and production and leveraging technology to reduce data volumes and expedite workflow.
Represented waste company as e-discovery counsel in class action over customer fees, including managing all aspects of document discovery and devising approach to calculating damages used to achieve favorable settlement.
Managed electronic document collection, review and productions for pharmaceutical manufacturer in multiple patent litigation matters, identifying opportunities to standardize and increase efficiencies and costs savings of client's document discovery processes.
Managed electronic document collection, review and productions for pharmaceutical manufacturer in multiple patent litigation matters, identifying opportunities to standardize and increase efficiencies and costs savings of client's document discovery processes.
Developed strategy for responding to discovery demands in suspected IP theft dispute used to reach favorable settlement on behalf of software company.
Acted as e-discovery counsel for global equipment manufacturer in trade secrets litigation against former employees, advising on cross-border discovery and data protection issues.
Represent financial services companies and other clients across various industries in responding to third-party document subpoenas, frequently successfully negotiating to narrow the scope of production and related burdens and costs.
Led special projects team that mined data across multiple databases to investigate and resolve a government contracts due diligence issue that threatened to derail a $500 million M&A transaction.
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