Jill Crawley Griset

Jill has a broad background in e-discovery and has focused exclusively on e-discovery since 2005. She co-directs the firm’s discovery counsel services group and manages a team of discovery attorneys at the firm’s Charlotte e-discovery site. Jill consults with clients on preservation, collection and production issues; serves as National Discovery Counsel for a number of large institutions, including large financial institutions; serves as record Discovery Counsel in large litigation matters where other firms serve as merits counsel; consults clients on e-discovery protocols and playbooks. Prior to her e-discovery work, she handled business and financial institution litigation matters for eight years.

Her clients depend on her extensive knowledge of various electronic review platforms and tools; defensible and efficient procedures to preserve, identify and collect electronic and hard copy information; best practices in handling e-discovery and the design of electronic filters and searches, as well as her ability to manage personnel and resources to ensure cost-effectiveness. She is also an experienced courtroom lawyer familiar with the emerging case law and the e-discovery requirements of Federal Rules of Civil Procedure, and she frequently handles e-discovery-related motions practice in federal and state courts.

Jill’s engagements typically involve assessing the volume of data related to the matter; identifying the best process for preservation, collection and document review; serving as the client’s discovery counsel in large matters; leading the e-discovery Meet & Confer Conference; negotiating e-discovery issues with the opposing party; establishing review protocols and a quality control process for the document review; preparing a budget or flat fee for the document reviews; creating a robust and defensible privilege log; and handling all other aspects of the discovery process. McGuireWoods often teams with co-counsel and the client to determine how best to handle the discovery aspects of a matter, leveraging the specific experience of Jill and her colleagues on the firm’s Discovery Counsel Services team to manage e-discovery challenges while also developing facts and legal theories needed to defend each case.

As National Discovery Counsel for a number of clients, she has helped clients institute defensible discovery guidelines and practices and has trained the client on the processes and best practices and assisted in the implementation of the processes.

Good to know

Areas of Practice 1) Discovery Counsel Services and 2) Financial Services Litigation
Law School University of Virginia School of Law, J.D., 1997
Education University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, B.A., 1993
Bar Member / Association North Carolina State Bar Association
Most recent firm McGuireWoods LLP
Relevant Jobs
Associate Attorney
USA-NC-Mooresville

Immediate opening for an Associate Plaintiff’s Attorney in an established Personal Injury firm located in Mooresville, NC and Rock Hill, SC. Job Description Successful candidates will: • ...

Apply now

Corporate Counsel - Labor & Employment
USA-NC-Winston Salem

Corporate Counsel - Labor & Employment Duties: Reporting to the Assistant General Counsel, will manage all legal aspects of labor and employment matters as they arise out of the Company’s Interior...

Apply now

Attorney
USA-NC-Mooresville

Attorney Duties: Reporting to the Vice President, Assistant General Counsel, provides broad-based legal support for as a member of the Technology and Innovations team in the Legal Department. Will be...

Apply now

+ View more jobs
A. Harrison Barnes
A. Harrison Barnes

A. Harrison Barnes is a well-known attorney throughout the United States. As a member of the Malibu community, Harrison is committed to serving the needs of Malibu residents and businesses in legal matters.

Alan Singer
Alan Singer

Alan Singer is a partner in Morgan Lewis's Securities Practice. Mr. Singer advises companies with regard to a diverse range of corporate and securities matters.

Andrew Hamilton
Andrew Hamilton

Andrew Hamilton is a partner in Morgan Lewis's Business and Finance Practice. Mr. Hamilton practices in the areas of mergers and acquisitions, private equity and venture capital, securities law, and general corporate counseling.