Mary Novacheck leads Bowman and Brooke's Discovery Coordination and eDiscovery practice. She partners her eDiscovery and discovery coordination practice with the firm’s role as National Coordinating Counsel in mass tort, class actions and multidistrict litigation. She has worked extensively defending corporate clients in discovery, and serves as national discovery coordinator and document counsel for several clients in a wide variety of industries, including medical device, automotive, and commercial products, with a practice focusing on multi-plaintiff litigation. Her goal is to ensure complex litigation, including individual plaintiff cases within it, is aggressively handled and defended, and that communications with clients are focused, timely and goal-oriented.
Clients seek out Mary for her abilities both in the courtroom and in managing discovery and eDiscovery issues. Mary has managed and defended mass tort litigation, leading clients from initiation to resolution. She has extensive experience preparing and defending corporate employees who give testimony in depositions and at trial. Mary advises clients on complex privacy issues and data security, including appropriate procedures for business privacy program compliance.
Mary has appeared pro hac vice in numerous state and federal courts in multiple venues defending clients on issues related to preservation and review of electronically stored information, database and unstructured data productions, back-up tapes preservation and review, ESI collection methods, the effectiveness of litigation holds, and TAR and computer assisted review. She is a frequent lecturer and author on all things discovery.