Epiq is a leading global provider of integrated technology and services for the legal profession, including electronic discovery, bankruptcy, class action and mass tort administration, federal regulatory actions and data breach responses. Our innovative solutions are designed to streamline the administration of litigation, investigations, financial transactions, regulatory compliance and other legal matters. Epiq’s subject-matter experts bring clarity to complexity, create efficiency through expertise and deliver confidence to our clients around the world. For more information, visit us at www.epiqsystems.com.Epiq is a leading global provider of integrated technology and services for the legal profession, including electronic discovery, bankruptcy, class action and mass tort administration, federal regulatory actions and data breach responses. Our innovative solutions are designed to streamline the administration of litigation, investigations, financial transactions, regulatory compliance and other legal matters. Epiq’s subject-matter experts bring clarity to complexity, create efficiency through expertise and deliver confidence to our clients around the world. For more information, visit us at www.epiqsystems.com.
Greenberg Traurig is an international law firm with approximately 2000 attorneys and governmental affairs professionals in 38 commercial and government centers across the United States and in Latin America, Europe, the Middle East, and Asia. Greenberg Traurig provides integrated, business-focused legal services for clients ranging from Fortune 500 corporations to innovative start-ups. The firm’s multidisciplinary teams include senior lawyers who have served as chief legal officers at major multinational companies and have spent years solving real-world problems in the business, political and legal arenas. For additional information, please visit www.gtlaw.com.
Murphy & McGonigle serves the litigation, enforcement defense, and regulatory counseling needs of clients across the full spectrum of the financial services industry – from national banks, broker-dealers, investment advisers, and hedge funds, to national and international securities markets and exchanges. Many of the firm’s partners formerly served in senior positions at the U.S. Department of Justice, SEC, FINRA, and CFTC and several served in senior executive positions in major financial institutions on Wall Street.
Murphy & McGonigle, founded in 2010, was created based on an innovative law firm model that rigorously controls overhead while providing its attorneys and clients with state-of-the-art technology and litigation support to ensure both world-class service and maximum cost-efficiency.
Murphy & McGonigle operates out of offices in New York, Washington, D.C., and Richmond, Virginia.
For more information about the firm, please visit www.mmlawus.com.
For nearly a century, the seasoned attorneys at Strassburger McKenna Gutnick & Gefsky have protected the interests of businesses and private individuals. SMGG’s all-encompassing approach to the law ensures that our clients’ legal needs are fully met. SMGG’s firm is built on the strong foundation of trial and transaction tested, veteran attorneys who actively practice law, mentor younger associates and volunteer in their communities. SMGG takes an entrepreneurial approach to practicing law; its willingness to try innovative strategies has helped it stay ahead of the curve. At SMGG, the clients reap the benefits of their creativity and deep knowledge of the law.
Brandon Mack is a senior consultant in the Analytics and Advanced Technologies group at Epiq. He is responsible for creating and executing plans and workflows to increase the efficiency and effectiveness of client e-discovery operations through the use of advanced analytics tools.
Brandon Mack has over twelve years of experience in a variety of legal backgrounds specific to document review, advanced conceptual analytics and general e-discovery processes. Prior to Epiq, Brandon practiced with a national firm that specialized in general corporate litigation, a regional financial banking institution, and a large national law firm where he led cases with regards to handling document review and auditing obligations. In his last position, he built from the ground up, a legal solutions division which encompassed document review and other legal services for large national corporations and law firms alike. While there, Brandon led the successful effort to certify their processes for document review by the International Standards Organization under ISO 9001:2008 protocols.
Brandon holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Professional Accounting from Bob Jones University and a J.D. from the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor where he is a member of the Michigan State Bar.
David Thomas is a litigation, trial, and appellate attorney focusing on defending companies against unfair or deceptive business practices claims in individual and putative class action settings. David represents manufacturers and retailers facing false advertising claims arising out of alleged violations of federal and state consumer protection statutes, including the Federal Trade Commission Act, mortgage brokers and servicers facing predatory lending and unfair servicing claims arising out of the Truth in Lending Act (TILA), Real Estate Settlement Procedures Act (RESPA), and state laws governing consumer financing and mortgage loan servicing. David also represents companies defending claims under state and federal false claims acts.
Mr. Naylor is a partner and heads the firm’s Strategic Discovery and Information Management practice. He advises clients on issues related to e-discovery, including the preservation, collection, analysis, and production of electronically-stored information, in actions ranging from complex litigation to governmental regulatory investigations and requests for information. He also assists in the administration of the firm’s document review center, which provides clients with strategic and cost-effective solutions for the analysis and production of documents and electronically-stored information.
Prior to joining Murphy & McGonigle, Mr. Naylor’s practice involved the collection, analysis, and production of voluminous documents and electronically-stored information attendant to the subject litigations, including developing discovery-based review protocols and the staffing and management of attorney review teams. He also received the E. Randolph Williams pro bono award four years in a row for his representation of victims of domestic violence in custody and visitation matters. He also has been recognized as a Virginia Rising Star in eDiscovery (2015 and 2017).
Mr. Naylor received his LL.M in Taxation from the University of Denver, his J.D/M.B.A from Samford and his B.A. in Economics from Hampden-Sydney College.
Gretchen E. Moore, a shareholder at Strassburger McKenna Gutnick & Gefsky in Pittsburgh, focuses on commercial and civil litigation and municipal law. She has handled a wide range of disputes for her clients, including matters involving contracts, construction, fraud and breach of fiduciary duty.
Ms. Moore practices in state and federal courts, before administrative boards and in arbitration and mediation proceedings. She represents municipalities in land use, zoning, ordinance and contract matters, as well as Pennsylvania Sunshine Act and Right-to-Know Law matters.
Ms. Moore is actively involved in the firm’s legal technology research and development, particularly in the areas of data management and discovery. She has been certified as an e-discovery specialist by the Association of Certified E-Discovery Specialists (ACEDS). She is also co-chair of the firm’s Litigation Practice Group. Ms. Moore is also Secretary of the Pittsburgh Chapter of Women in eDiscovery.
Before entering law school, Ms. Moore was a research associate at the Urban Institute, a Washington, D.C. think tank. She managed a variety of law-related projects, wrote dozens of publications and worked with government agencies, private companies and nongovernmental organizations.
Ms. Moore also spent a year with AmeriCorps National Civilian Community Corps, where she worked in the areas of education, environment, public safety and unmet human needs.
Ms. Moore is a native of Vineland, New Jersey. She lives in South Fayette with her husband and their children.