(New York, NY June 2, 2014) — Chambers USA, America’s Leading Lawyers for Business has recognized Milberg partner Ariana J. Tadler in this year’s national rankings of “Leading Lawyers” in the e-Discovery practice area.
In this year’s list, Chambers noted that Ms. Tadler is lauded for her work as "a leading light in the plaintiff s Bar" and is a "fearless and tenacious" advocate who wins praise for her in-depth e-discovery knowledge and efficient approach. The publication added that sources praise her ability to "navigate all the e-discovery issues."
Ms. Tadler, a member of Milberg LLP’s Executive Committee, is founder and chair of the firm’s E-Discovery Practice Group, comprised of lawyers and technologists. She is widely recognized as one of the nation’s leading authorities on electronic discovery. She serves on The Sedona Conference®’s Board of Directors and is Chair Emeritus and a 5-year past chair of the Steering Committee for Working Group 1 on Electronic Document Retention and Production, the preeminent “think tank” on e‑discovery. She is also on the Advisory Board of Georgetown University Law Center’s Advanced E‑Discovery Institute where she has helped educate federal judges and lawyers on e‑discovery issues and also serves on Bloomberg BNA’s eDiscovery Board of Advisors. In addition to serving on the Advisory Committee of the Judicial Improvements Committee of the Southern District of New York, Ms. Tadler is on the committee of the Seventh Circuit Electronic Discovery Pilot Program and also actively involved in the reformulation of applicable e‑discovery rules and best practices, having actively participated as an Observer to the Federal Rules Advisory Committee and providing written and oral testimony throughout the rule amendment process.
In addition to her work on e-discovery, Ms. Tadler has 20+ years of experience litigating complex securities and consumer class actions. She is one of the lead attorneys in several cases alleging that major food companies misled consumers by labelling products containing GMOs as "natural" and was recently appointed to serve on the Steering Committee in In Re Target Corp. Customer Data Security Breach Litig.
The Chambers USA 2014 e-Discovery “Leading Lawyers” list also includes Milberg partner Henry J. Kelston as a “recognized practitioner” in the area.
Chambers determines its rankings based on submissions put forward by firms, interviews and internal research. A team of more than 140 researchers conducts thousands of interviews to compile a completely new guide each year. Law firms and attorneys are ranked based on technical legal ability, professional conduct, client service, commercial astuteness, diligence, commitment and other qualities valued by clients.
Milberg is among the first plaintiffs’ firms in the country to assemble and train a dedicated team to meet the e-discovery demands of complex litigation. Established nearly 10 years ago, the firm’s e-discovery practice, complemented by the Litigation Technology Support Team, has grown extensively and today offers clients the tools to go toe-to-toe with adversaries in the fast-evolving E-Discovery climate. The firm has invested more than $1 million in computer infrastructure and has a staff of technologists dedicated to supporting its practice.
Milberg LLP is widely recognized as a leading class action and complex litigation firm, representing individual and institutional investors, unions, and consumers. Founded in 1965, Milberg has offices in New York, Los Angeles, and Detroit. The Firm has taken the lead in landmark cases that have set groundbreaking legal precedents and prompted changes in corporate governance benefitting shareholders.