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WWL Ranking: Future Leader

WWL says

“Diane is phenomenally pleasant to work with, extraordinarily knowledgeable, and always available and prompt” 
“She is dedicated to supporting her clients in any way possible” 
“Diane is simply amazing” 

Biography

Diane Quick is a Senior Managing Director at Ankura, based in New York. She has over 18 years of experience with eDiscovery enterprise management, data analytics, and legal technology. Diane has been responsible for the strategy, design, implementation, and enforcement of litigation matter management protocols. She is a trusted advisor to her clients, which include Amlaw 100 firms and Fortune 500 companies. She has experience in a wide range of litigation types in multiple sectors including financial services, construction, pharmaceutical, oil, and gas, and automotive.

Through hundreds of client engagements, Diane has a wide range of experience with disparate data types, modern and legacy IT systems, changing regulatory requirements, and the application of emerging industry technology solutions. She has also been responsible for engagements overseas in the European Union and Asia. She has been responsible for the strategy, design, implementation and enforcement of litigation matter management protocols. Diane also has testimony at trial experience.

Diane manages an active portfolio of construction disputes, including three international litigation matters. She manages all outsourced eDiscovery projects for a multinational construction, property and infrastructure company. Diane has gained expertise in unique construction-related document management systems and electronically stored information. She regularly negotiates document exchange protocols with opposing parties and helps her clients save millions of dollars in attorney document review fees by deploying technology-assisted review workflows during the discovery process.

Diane was the principal individual responsible for all aspects of e-discovery service management for the largest multinational bank and financial services company in America. In her role she managed a team of global professionals, providing 24/7 discovery services to her client. Over four years she managed over 500 litigation matters, with approximately 100 concurrently active at any given time. Across all database matters, Diane and her team supported over 3,500 unique users, the intake of 160 TB of data and the hosting of a half-billion pages. She was responsible for all aspects of best practice advisement; protocol creation and enforcement; budget, SLA and deadline adherence; ensuring staffing levels; and implementation of new technology features. Diane led strategic data reuse initiatives which saved the client time and money. She also championed the use of predictive coding to meet an aggressive deadline for a regulatory matter with over 6 million documents for production.

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