Jodi Munn Schebel focuses her practice on automobile product liability defense litigation and holds significant experience with discovery coordination and eDiscovery in commercial and business cases, complex litigation and class action matters. She currently serves as national discovery counsel for a major automotive manufacturer on class action and other product liability matters in both state and federal courts throughout the United States.
With respect to her discovery practice, Jodi develops and implements protocols for handling all aspects of case discovery including case strategy, case management conferences, claw back agreements, deposition protocols, ESI agreements, protective orders, privilege logs and document collection and review. She is responsible for drafting and arguing discovery and dispositive motions in courts across the country, and is actively involved in all areas of the discovery process, including drafting case management orders, initial disclosures, discovery requests and responses, and overseeing the entirety of the document collection and review process, including the retention and management of in-house and off-shore document review teams, as well as contract document reviewers.
Additionally, Jodi has extensive experience representing clients in business litigation, including product liability, commercial litigation, employment, contract and business tort matters. She has tried automotive product liability actions and has arbitrated cases under the American Arbitration Association standards. Jodi has been responsible for all phases of litigation in such cases, including pre-litigation claim assessment, development and execution of case strategy, written discovery, depositions, motion practice, expert witness retention and preparation, settlement negotiations and overall case management.