Michelle Newcomer

Kessler Topaz Meltzer & Check, LLP

Michelle is eDiscovery Counsel at Kessler Topaz Meltzer & Check, LLP, where she concentrates her practice in the area of eDiscovery and provides counsel and training to litigation teams across the firm on eDiscovery matters arising in its securities, consumer, and antitrust class actions and other complex litigation. Michelle is adept and experienced in managing all aspects and phases of Discovery. She regularly leads discovery conferences and navigates complex issues regarding the preservation, search and production of ESI, including disputes over search methodologies and technology assisted review protocols. Michelle also effectively manages large-scale document reviews using advanced analytic tools and strategic workflows, and briefs and argues eDiscovery motions where necessary. Prior to serving in this role, Michelle focused her practice in the area of securities litigation, where she represented individual and institutional investors and Sovereign Wealth Funds in class actions, direct actions, and non-U.S. collective actions asserting violations of U.S. and foreign securities laws. She has been involved in dozens of securities class actions in which the Firm has served as Lead or Co-Lead Counsel, through all aspects of pre-trial, trial, and appellate proceedings, and was part of the trial team in the Firm’s most recent securities fraud class action trial, which resulted in a jury verdict on liability and damages in favor of investors. Michelle is an active member of The Complex Litigation eDiscovery Forum, as well as The Sedona Conference Working Group 1, where she is currently participating in the Brainstorming Group addressing Practical Guidance for Discovery of Mobile Device Data.