Joseph A. Tate
Joe focuses his practice on eDiscovery, information governance and data management issues in the context of litigation and investigations. As the director of Electronic Discovery and Practice Advisory Services (ePAS), Joe leads the firm’s eDiscovery efforts, and is responsible for the day-to-day management of a team of attorneys and technologists that handle all phases of the eDiscovery lifecycle. Joe has extensive experience leading the eDiscovery element of meet and confer conferences, preparing and negotiating ESI protocols, drafting and responding to discovery motions and requests, and taking and defending depositions of IT personnel and record managers. He also regularly counsels clients and colleagues on complex legal issues related to eDiscovery, the attorney-client privilege and work product doctrine, information governance, and litigation readiness.