Mary Novacheck litigates complex discovery and eDiscovery issues in the courtroom in class actions and MDLs involving medical device, pharmaceutical and automotive litigation. Mary has managed and defended mass tort litigation, leading clients from initiation to resolution. She has extensive experience managing all aspects of discovery, including preparing and defending corporate employees who give testimony in depositions and at trial.
Mary is a leader of Bowman and Brooke's Discovery Coordination and eDiscovery practice. She partners her eDiscovery and discovery coordination practice with the firm’s role as National Counsel in mass tort, class actions and multidistrict litigation. She serves as national discovery coordinator and document counsel for several corporate clients in a wide variety of industries, 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.
Mary has appeared pro hac vice in numerous state and federal courts in multiple venues defending clients in issues related to ESI orders and compliance, preservation and review of electronically stored information, database and unstructured data productions, back-up data preservation and review, ESI collection methods, the effectiveness of litigation holds, TAR and computer assisted review. She is a frequent lecturer and author.
Mary is a member of the Lawyer’s for Civil Justice Executive Committee and Board of Directors. In 2017 she was honored with an “Outstanding Contributor” award for contributions to LCJ’s civil justice reform initiatives.