Patrick Burke joins Reed Smith's New York office as counsel in the firm's Records and E-Discovery (RED) Group. Burke comes to the RED Group from the industry side, having served as senior director and assistant general counsel at Guidance Software Inc., an e-discovery and forensic software provider based in Pasadena, Calif.
Prior to Guidance, Burke served as co-head of the E-Discovery Working Group at Linklaters, where he was a U.S. litigation associate. He has also served as technology counsel for nMatrix, now Epiq Systems, and was a litigator for Paul Weiss Rifkind Wharton & Garrison and at Seward & Kissel. He holds Certified Information Privacy Professional/Europe (CIPP/E) certification and teaches "E?Discovery, Digital Evidence and Computer Forensics" at New York's Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law, where he is an adjunct professor.
Reed Smith's RED and Litigation Support Groups employ more than 80 lawyers and 20 litigation support analysts. Lawyers in the RED Group help clients navigate the e-discovery process, advise nationally on defensible processes, best practices, and technology, and counsel clients on information governance and records management. Reed Smith is a New York-based law firm of more than 1,700 lawyers with 14 offices in the U.S., four in Europe and the U.K., five offices in Asia, and two in the Middle East.
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