Manuel García

Discovery Attorney

New York
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Overview

Manuel García's work as a discovery attorney encompasses a wide range of practice areas and industries. He has notable experience responding to Department of Justice civil investigative demand documents regarding large mergers and developing efficient and cost-effective workflows for document reviews. Manuel has additional experience assisting and managing document review teams through quality control procedures, redaction of large and confidential documents, and working with in-house discovery teams.

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  • Co-managed team responding to DOJ CID document requests for a healthcare services merger, developing and implementing a multifaceted quality control review to ensure accuracy, consistency and defensibility of privilege review.
  • Managed quality control for a large scale document review in connection with complex litigation arising from the collapse of the residential real estate lending market, working with e-discovery team vendor to meet production deadlines.
  • Assisted team with responses to DOJ CID documents request regarding a proposed telecom merger, notably managing the workflows for the redaction of twenty thousand documents.
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Experience

  • Co-managed team responding to DOJ CID document requests for a healthcare services merger, developing and implementing a multifaceted quality control review to ensure accuracy, consistency and defensibility of privilege review.
  • Managed quality control for a large scale document review in connection with complex litigation arising from the collapse of the residential real estate lending market, working with e-discovery team vendor to meet production deadlines.
  • Assisted team with responses to DOJ CID documents request regarding a proposed telecom merger, notably managing the workflows for the redaction of twenty thousand documents.
  • Educated contract attorney teams on review schedules and protocols, advanced platform technologies, and other related topics.

Recognitions and Memberships

Memberships

  • Association of Certified E-Discovery Specialists (ACEDS)

Prior Positions

  • The Honorable Doris Ling-Cohan, Supreme Court of New York: Intern

Admissions

  • New York

Education

  • LL.M., New York Law School, 2011
  • J.D., New York Law School, 2008
  • B.A., City University of New York, 2004, cum laude