Former United States Magistrate Judge Nan R. Nolan (ret.) of the Northern District of Illinois has joined Redgrave LLP as Of Counsel

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Redgrave LLP, the premier law firm focused on Information Law announced that former United States Magistrate Judge Nan R. Nolan (ret.) of the Northern District of Illinois has joined the firm as Of Counsel.

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Redgrave LLP, the premier law firm focused on Information Law announced that former United States Magistrate Judge Nan R. Nolan (ret.) of the Northern District of Illinois has joined the firm as Of Counsel. Managing Partner Victoria Redgrave noted: “We are honored to be associated with Judge Nolan. In addition to her impeccable reputation and extensive experience regarding criminal and civil litigation, Judge Nolan has been a true leader of the bench and bar in the eDiscovery world.” Judge Nolan added: “I am excited to have the opportunity to work with the Redgrave Firm and its diverse team of lawyers and other professionals who are committed to excellence in their representation of clients as well as moving the law forward.”

A nationally recognized trailblazer in eDiscovery and co-founder of the Seventh Circuit’s E-Discovery Pilot Program, Judge Nolan spent 14 years as a U.S. Magistrate Judge. While on the federal bench, Judge Nolan presided over numerous complex and federal cases at every phase of civil litigation. Her work ranged from supervision of pretrial discovery and mediation in settlement conferences to presiding over bench and jury trials where parties had consented to her jurisdiction. She remains a frequent speaker on eDiscovery and information governance topics. Prior to joining the bench, she had more than two decades of experience handling a wide variety of civil and criminal matters in private practice as well as with the Federal Public Defender program. After retiring from the court in 2012, Judge Nolan served as an arbitrator, mediator and special master with JAMS.

Among other awards and recognitions, Judge Nolan received the 1996 American Bar Association Award for "Pro Bono Publico Award," the 1996 Mexican American Legal Defense and Education Fund (MALDEF) Award, and the 1996 Public Interest Law Initiative, "Distinguished Public Service Award" (Rolando Cruz Defense Team). In 2014 she received the Lifetime Achievement Award from the Illinois Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers. She also received a 2016 Leadership Award from the Electronic Discovery Institute at the Sixth Annual EDI Leadership Summit. Judge Nolan received a J.D. from DePaul University College of Law and a B.S. in Sociology from Loyola University Chicago.

About Redgrave LLP

Redgrave LLP is one of the only law firms in the world focused exclusively in the area of Information Law, providing Fortune 500 companies and Am Law 100 law firms with the legal and technical advice, business strategy, and legal representation needed to support their immediate and future legal, regulatory, and operational requirements. The Firm’s dedicated teams of legal and technical professionals are at the forefront of helping global organizations address the ever‐evolving challenges associated with the creation, receipt, storage, retrieval, production, and destruction of documents and electronic information. Redgrave LLP has offices in Washington D.C., Northern Virginia, San Francisco, and Minneapolis. To learn more, visit http://www.redgravellp.com.

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