Michael B. Shortnacy

Sidley Austin LLP, Los Angeles, CA

Michael is Counsel at Sidley Austin. He focuses his practice on commercial litigation and disputes across a variety of industries including automobile and retail product manufacturers, software solutions providers, and financial services. Michael litigates before state and federal courts in matters involving claims of unfair competition, false and deceptive advertising and other violations of consumer laws. He counsels clients in all aspects of electronic discovery in litigation and civil investigations, including advising clients as to compliance with state and federal discovery obligations, and arguing claims of spoliation and defensibility of process. Additionally, he works with clients on information governance issues, and proactive electronic discovery response strategies, with particular emphasis on the methods and costs of electronic discovery.