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Robert Douglas Brownstone

Robert Douglas Brownstone

Practice areas:

Litigation, Privacy, Employment & Labor, Communications & Media, Computer Fraud, Ethics & Professional Responsibility

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Practice Areas

Licensed since 1987

  1. Litigation: 40%
  2. Privacy: 30%
  3. Communications & Media: 10%
  4. Employment & Labor: 10%
  5. Other: 10%
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Contact Info

Fenwick & West LLP

555 California St Ste 1200
San Francisco, CA, 94104-1515

Fenwick & West

Silicon Valley Center
801 California Street
Mountain View, CA, 94041

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Resume

License
StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
CAActive199105/25/2015
NYCurrently registered 198703/13/2015
DCInactive 198905/24/2015

Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
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Awards
Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Northern California Super LawyersSuper LawyersN/A

Associations
Association NamePosition NameDuration
National Employment Law InstituteBoard Member2008 - Present
State Bar of California, Law Practice Management and Technology SectionExecutive Committee2006 - 2012
State Bar of CaliforniaMember1991 - Present

Publications
Publication NameTitleDate
ITLawTodayPredictive Coding and Technology Assisted Review (T-A-R) Library2015
Thomson West publication"Privacy Litigation", chapter 9 of Data Security and Privacy Law: Combating Cyberthreats2015
ITLawTodayElectronic Signature (eSignature) Court Decision — a rare one2015
ITLawTodayTechnology Assisted Review ( TAR ) — Another Peck Decision2015
Today’s General CounselUsing Analytics to Clean Out the ESI Garage2014
ITLawTodayAdobe Acrobat Tech Tip — Inserting Scanned Signature Page(s) into an Agreement — a Low-Tech eSignatures Regime2014
ITLawToday and YouTubeRecords Retention Projects: ‘Clean That ESI Garage!2014
Fenwick & West Pro Bob BlogProtecting Votes Through Pro Bono2014
ITLawTodayHeartbleed: It’s 10 PM; Do You Know Where Your Data is?"2014
NELIeWorkplace III (Social-Media, Privacy & Information-Security Policies)2014
ITLawTodayRedaction Redux — Be a Do-Bee, Not a Don’t-Bee2014
ITLawToday•European (EU) Data Protection Law Handbook now live2014
Business Law NewsInformation Management for Mergers & Acquisitions — Data Wrangling, Lassoing and Roping at the M&A Corral2008
National Law JournalSOX Litigation-Hold Triggers — Public and Private Companies Susceptible to Criminal Prosecution for Obstruction of Justice2008
California Bar JournalMetadata: To Scrub or Not To Scrub; That is the Ethical Question2008
E-Commerce Law ReportSecrets Easily Leaked by Friend or Foe In Publicly Filed .PDF Documents2007
North Carolina Journal of Law and TechnologyPreserve or Perish; Destroy or Drown — eDiscovery Morphs Into EIM2006
8-K MagazineE-Discovery Forum2006
Privacy & Data Protection Legal Rep.Web Sites' CDA Immunity: An Ever-Expanding Universe?2006
Mealey's Emerg. Toxic TortsElectronic Discovery Focus Of Pending Federal Rule Changes Approved By U.S. Supreme Court2006
Mealey's Emerg. Toxic TortsElectronic Discovery Focus Of Pending Federal Rule Changes Approved By U.S. Supreme Court2006
Richmond Journal of Law and TechnologyCollaborative Navigation of the Stormy e-Discovery Seas2004
Mealey's Litig. Rep. Disc.How To Sway Litigators To Embrace The Electronic Realm2004
Findlaw Modern PracticeEFiling - The Future is Now2003
Santa Clara Computer and High Technology Law JournalEDiscovery: Preserving, Requesting & Producing Electronic Information2002
Santa Clara Computer and High Technology Law JournalEFiling: What is it? What are its Implications?2002
Brooklyn Law ReviewThe National Labor Relations Board at 50: Politicization Creates Crisis1986

Education
School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
Brooklyn Law School9th in Class of 321JD Magna Cum Laude1986
Swarthmore CollegeEnglish Literature and Political ScienceBA - Bachelor of Arts1982

Speaking Engagements
Conference NameTitleDate
Litigation Support TodayPreservation2008
California Society of Health Care AttorneysIT for the Health Care Lawyer2008
American Employment Law CouncilEthical Dilemmas2007
SCCBAViews from the Bench2005
SCCBAViews from the Trenches2005
Asian Pacific Bar Association of Silicon ValleyWriting Effectively - Tips for In-House Counsel2003