Ann Marie Gibbs has extensive experience in all areas of complex litigation in both state and federal courts. Her practice focuses on Information Law addressing electronic discovery, records and information management, and data protection and privacy issues. She works with corporate and law firm clients across a broad spectrum of industries, including financial services, technology, pharmaceutical, and healthcare.
Ann Marie understands how to lead teams and help clients manage discovery and information governance efforts to achieve business and litigation objectives. She works regularly with clients’ records management, information technology, human resources, security, and functional business units, as well as with outside counsel to build consensus and drive momentum. Some of Ann Marie’s work experience includes:
Aligning legal/litigation, records management, and information technology functions in deploying process, technology, and resources to achieve eDiscovery and information governance objectives
Developing legal hold, data preservation and collection plans and conducting related custodian and IT interviews
Representing clients in meet and confers and negotiating ESI protocols
Defending clients facing spoliation charges
Assisting clients with vendor selection, including preparation of customized RFP’s
Advising clients on the disposal of legacy or orphan data and addressing clients post-merger data disposition issues
Prior to joining Redgrave LLP, Ann Marie served as the National Director of Consulting at Daegis. She has worked as an eDiscovery Consultant, and was an Associate at Buchalter, Nemer, Fields & Younger and Hancock, Rothert & Bunshoft (now Duane Morris).
Organizational Involvement & Memberships:
Ann Marie is a member of The Sedona Conference® Working Group on Electronic Document Retention and Production (WG-1), The Sedona Conference® Working Group on International Electronic Information Management, Discovery and Disclosure (WG-6), the American Bar Association and DRI where she represents Redgrave on the eDiscovery Committee.
Ann Marie received a J.D. from the National Law Center at George Washington University and an Honors B.S. from Trent University. She is admitted to practice in California.