Andrea L. D'Ambra is a partner in the New York office, where she focuses on e-discovery, information management and cross border discovery.
Throughout Andrea's legal career, she has developed and implemented cutting-edge technological solutions for addressing her client's electronic discovery and information governance challenges. Andrea's technical background helps her bridge the gap between legal requirements and technical realities and allows her to work effectively with her clients' IT personnel.
At a time when costs savings are critical to a company's ongoing success, Andrea has helped many clients find less expensive ways to comply with their discovery obligations and appropriately limit the scope of discovery.
Andrea counsels clients on preservation and data management issues, and has drafted information governance and records management policies for a number of multi-national companies. In addition to counselling, she has assisted clients in navigating foreign data privacy laws while complying with U.S. discovery obligations. Andrea also has presented at and moderated various Continuing Legal Education programs on patent, copyright and e-discovery issues, and has written on various e-discovery topics.
Andrea also speaks on the unique eDiscovery challenges posed by cyber-incident response and has counseled clients on effective ways to protect their data in the hands of opponents in litigation.
Andrea served for over seven years as an officer in the United States Navy. Her diverse Naval experience includes serving as an action officer for high-profile investigations within the Bureau of Naval Personnel and managing the administrative and legal issues of the Navy's computer network defense command.
Andrea also is an adjunct professor of law at Temple and William and Mary Law Schools where she teaches classes on Electronic Discovery.