Founded in 2008 in Portland, Ore., Zapproved Inc. is a pioneer in developing cloud-hosted software for corporate legal departments. The Z-Discovery Platform returns power to in-house corporate legal teams and helps them navigate electronic discovery with minimal risk and cost, and it sets new standards for scalability and intuitive design. The company’s flagship product, Legal Hold Pro, is widely adopted by Fortune 500 and Global 2000 corporations and won the 2016 Legaltech News Innovation Awards for Best E-Discovery Legal Hold Product, and the company was named as a “vendor to watch” in the 2015 Gartner Magic Quadrant for E-Discovery.
With more than 160 attorneys in Washington, DC, New York, Chicago, Los Angeles, and London focused on financial services law and litigation and enforcement matters, BuckleySandler has quickly gained a reputation for solving litigation, enforcement, compliance, regulatory, and transactional challenges for clients, and even turning them into business opportunities.
Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher is a premier, full-service international law firm and recognized leader in representing companies ranging from start-up ventures to multinational corporations across diverse industries from high-technology to manufacturing, financial institutions and other service companies to government entities. The firm advises its clients on some of today’s most complex, challenging, high-profile and transformative matters around the world, handling every aspect of litigation, crisis management, corporate transactions and counseling, corporate governance, regulatory law, antitrust law, business restructurings and reorganizations, tax, employment and labor law, intellectual property and real estate law, and many related practice areas.
Consistently achieving top rankings in industry surveys and major publications, Gibson Dunn is distinctively positioned in today’s global marketplace with more than 1,200 lawyers and 18 offices located in major cities throughout the United States, Europe, Asia, the Middle East and Latin America.
Elizabeth McGinn, a partner at BuckleySandler LLP, represents financial institutions in investigations, examinations and litigation initiated by the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, the New York Department of Financial Services, the Department of Justice, the Department of Housing and Urban Development, the Federal Trade Commission, state attorneys general and the bank regulatory agencies. She has represented financial institutions in class action litigation concerning federal and state fair lending laws, mortgage fraud, unfair and deceptive trade practices statutes, consumer fraud statutes and consumer privacy laws. Ms. McGinn received her J.D. from The American University, Washington College of Law in 2000 (cum laude) and received a B.S. from St. Lawrence University.
Jennifer H. Rearden is a partner in Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher’s New York office. She is Co-Chair of Gibson Dunn’s Electronic Discovery and Information Law Practice Group, and a member of the Litigation and Crisis Management Practice Groups. She also serves on Gibson Dunn’s Partnership Evaluation and Compensation Committees.
Ms. Rearden represents clients in complex commercial litigation, including major fraud and contract cases, large sales tax matters, hostile M&A, and disputes with states and municipalities, as well as internal investigations. She has tried cases and argued before multiple federal and state courts and administrative bodies. Ms. Rearden’s practice also frequently includes assisting clients in responding to high-profile events and evaluating legal risk, and counseling clients regarding crisis management planning and effective crisis response.