Chicago, Illinois 60601
Irene Savanis Fiorentinos, who joined Jones Day when the Chicago Office first opened in 1987, has extensive experience with complex commercial litigation. She has litigated as much in state as in federal courts, including several jury trials, and is a qualified member of the Northern District of Illinois Trial Bar. She also has significant state and federal appellate experience.
Irene's commercial litigation experience includes commercial disputes arising from acquisitions and divestitures and involving complex breach of contract, indemnification, and fraud claims. She also has litigated securities, environmental, real estate, employment discrimination, trade secret, false claims matters, and a variety of consumer and other types of class actions.
Irene is actively involved in coordinating the Firm's E-Discovery Committee and electronic discovery initiatives. She has played key roles, on several complex matters, as electronic discovery liaison responsible for negotiating with opposing counsel electronic discovery plans and arguing before courts electronic discovery disputes.
Irene regularly counsels U.S. and non-U.S. clients on a variety of litigation-related topics, including implementation of litigation holds and efficient management of all phases of e-discovery. She provides litigation guidance to corporate deal teams.
Irene is active in the Firm's Continuing Legal Education efforts and regularly presents training programs for Firm attorneys and clients. For several years, Irene has been the Firm's delegate to the Coalition of Women's Initiatives in Law, a Chicago-wide organization of more than 40 law firms and corporate legal departments focused on expanding women lawyers' leadership roles. She has been elected to the Coalition's Board of Directors and co-chairs its Membership Committee.
|Areas of Practice||1) Litigation, 2) Business and Tort Litigation (USA) and 3) e-Discovery|
|Law School||Northwestern University School of Law|
|Education||Ohio University (B.S.J. 1981)|
|Bar Member / Association||Illinois|
|Most recent firm||Jones Day|
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