James Sherer

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James Sherer is Counsel in the New York office of BakerHostetler, where he chairs the Information Governance practice team and serves as part of the E-Discovery and Management and Privacy and Data Protection groups.  James assists with oversight of discovery and Electronically Stored Information issues for firm clients.  James is also tasked with “deep dive” technological and case law-related assignments for omnibus motions and case strategy.  James’s work and scholarship focuses on advising on merger & acquisition due diligence; information governance practices and policies for clients; and client corporate structure and business offerings regarding international data privacy requirements. 

James holds an MBA, his CIPP/US, CIPP/E, and CIPM data privacy professional credentials, the CIP information governance designation, and the CEDS eDiscovery specialist credential. James is a member of The Sedona Conference® Working Groups One, Six, and Eleven and has served on Search, Achieving Quality, Data Privacy and Security, and Merger & Acquisition Drafting Teams. He is also a member of the New York State Bar Association EDiscovery Committee as well as the New York eDiscovery Counsel Roundtable.