Redgrave LLP

E-Discovery & Information Governance

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What the team is known for

Market-leading national firm with a dedicated focus on the field of information law, encompassing e-discovery, information governance and all related concerns. Boasts a deep bench of highly experienced attorneys recognized for their thought leadership across the space. Retained by several major clients, including Fortune 100 companies, for advice on internal processes regarding the use and storage of data. Also assists with collection, review and production for investigations. Expertise in discovery includes litigating on behalf of clients in court.


"They have subject matter expertise and they are considered the leaders in this area," says a client, who also reports that the lawyers "can speak to US and European laws, and give practical advice that is very tailored to specific needs."

"Their individual and collective expertise on issues relating to e-discovery, from preservation to discovery disputes, is invaluable," says a source, who appreciates that "not only have they been incredibly responsive, but their advice is always measured and takes into account the practical needs of the client."

Work highlights

Served as counsel to various Volkswagen entities on information governance initiatives, including work concerning data migration and retention, and facilitated compliance with discovery orders and protocols.

Notable practitioners

Christopher King has a client base of household-name companies, which he assists with information governance and e-discovery.,"He is incredibly responsive, he is attuned to the unique needs and challenges of the client, and he provides measured advice." "He has great experience in information governance so when you have ethical issues, or when other types of questions come up, he has deep expertise in them."

David Shonka brings his prior knowledge of the FTC to investigations and litigation, making him the counsel of choice for many significant companies seeking advice on information governance and e-discovery.
"I value that he is familiar with Second Requests." "He always gets me the answer that I need, and he has general knowledge of the field so he knows and understands things, and he can explain them."

Due to his knowledge of ESI, Gareth Evans is regularly chosen as counsel by clients seeking assistance with the discovery aspects of high-profile litigation.,"He is a smart and thoughtful, he knows technology, and he is well versed in the law." "He is very knowledgeable, intelligent and pragmatic, he is able to get into the DNA of e-discovery, and when he says something everybody listens."

Managing partner Jonathan Redgrave regularly advises clients on compliance issues and high-stakes litigation, and his expertise sees him routinely appointed a special master.
"He understands the use of technology in processes, he has the stature and the knowledge to be a great expert witness, and he is a good advocate." "He is very good with the judges, who listen to him and trust him." "He understands the big picture and appreciates how companies operate, offering them perspective on what can be a very challenging topic."

Karen Hourigan helps companies remain compliant with information governance rules and in the context of litigation she is able to negotiate discovery strategies and ESI protocols.,"She is very knowledgeable and she has a significant skill and understanding of e-discovery."

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Redgrave LLP is the only national law firm that focuses exclusively on issues related to information: how information is managed, litigated, and protected. The firm assists clients regarding complex issues pertaining to eDiscovery in litigation and investigations, information governance, corporate transactions and restructuring, as well as data privacy and security. Redgrave professionals are also frequently called to serve appointments as special masters to oversee the discovery process of high-profile litigation in addition to being retained as expert witnesses. The firm calls its practice information law.

The firm recruits premier information law talent and employs attorneys in addition to business and technical advisors with experience in litigation, investigations, technology, and business processes. It provides clients with practical, innovative, and cost-effective advice and solutions, serving Global and Fortune 500 companies across a diverse array of industries. Redgrave has professionals based in New York, Washington, D.C., Northern Virginia, Cleveland, Chicago, Minneapolis, Austin, Los Angeles, and San Francisco.

E-Discovery & Information Governance Department

Redgrave LLP

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601 Pennsylvania Avenue N.W.

Suite 900 South

Washington, DC

District of Columbia



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USA - Nationwide

E-Discovery & Information Governance

Christopher Q. King
Band 4
David C. Shonka
Band 4
Gareth T. Evans
Band 4
Jonathan M. Redgrave
Star Individuals
Karen O Hourigan
Band 4