Mary Novacheck has litigated complex discovery and eDiscovery issues in class actions, MDLs and mass torts defending pharmaceutical, medical device and automotive manufacturers, and has handled briefing and oral arguments on high-stakes discovery motions in multiple states and federal courts. She has extensive experience negotiating and litigating complex discovery issues, focusing discovery on the needs of the case in order to manage and reduce the burdens of overly broad and disproportionate discovery.
Mary aggressively prepares and defends corporate employees who testify in depositions and trial.
She has appeared pro hac vice in multiple venues defending clients on scope issues, ESI orders and compliance, preservation and review of electronically stored information, database and unstructured data, back-up data, ESI collection methods, litigation holds, confidentiality of electronic documents, TAR and computer assisted review.
Mary is co-chair of Lawyers for Civil Justice’s Diversity and Young Lawyer’s Committee, recently founding LCJ’s Fellows program.
She is a frequent lecturer and author, and has testified to the Federal Advisory Committee on Civil Rules in 2019 in support of proposed amendments to Rule 30(b)(6) on corporate depositions and to the Minnesota Senate Judiciary Committee in Support of Repeal of Minnesota Seat Belt Gag Rule in February 2019.