Julie Anne Halter is a partner in the Seattle office of K&L Gates. Her practice includes complex commercial and business litigations, arbitrations and government and internal investigations, particularly as they relate to managing large, document-intensive cases, specifically those involving electronic discovery. For nearly two decades, Julie Anne has counseled clients regarding complex electronic discovery in litigations, arbitrations and investigation matters involving intellectual property, trade secrets, securities and banking, including SEC and FINRA investigation matters, antitrust, the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act, products liability, real estate and employment litigation, as well as other government and internal investigations and public records act requests.
Julie Anne is a member of the e-discovery analysis and technology group (e-DAT), a dedicated, firmwide practice group that deploys advanced technology, including predictive analytics and other technology assisted review resources, and implements proven business processes to provide clients with efficient and cost-effective electronic discovery counseling and document review services.
Julie Anne also counsels clients in a variety of industries on information governance, records management and litigation readiness issues, providing advice and assistance regarding information governance policies, practices and records retention schedules, employee training and other recommendations to maintain legal compliance, lower record management costs, and reduce liability risks.
Julie Anne is a former member of a working group of The Sedona Conference, a leading e-discovery organization, responsible for laying critical foundational work associated with the recently amended Federal Rule of Civil Procedure 37(e) regarding the preservation of electronically stored information. She is also a frequent author and speaker on discovery issues, including recent articles and podcasts regarding technology assisted review innovations.
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