Christian J. Mahoney

Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton LLP

As senior attorney, Christian leads the Discovery and Litigation Technology group in the Washington office. He advises clients on defensible data retention, preservation, collection, review and production processes for antitrust, securities enforcement and litigation matters. Christian also trains Cleary attorneys and co-counsel on discovery-related issues with a focus on both information governance and artificial intelligence, including predictive coding, and speaks externally on these issues. In this role, Christian develops policies for clients on retention of data, negotiates discovery procedures and utilization of advanced technology with government regulators and opposing counsel, prepares clients for and defends 30(b)(6) depositions on data preservation and discovery issues, revises client collection processes, and implements sophisticated technology processes, including customized usage of predictive coding, for identification of data for review and production. Prior to joining the firm, Christian worked at Xerox Litigation Services, where he consulted with clients on usage of advanced technology and processes in response to discovery requests.