Marnie Carter is an ERM Project Manager in the Litigation Department of Morrison & Foerster LLP. She previously held the position of Manager of Litigation Operations and Information Management in the Commercial Legal Department of Gilead Sciences, Inc. Ms. Carter also functioned as Manager of Records and Information Management in this position. She has been employed in the legal profession for over twenty years with substantial experience in case project and discovery management in investigations and litigation.
Before joining Gilead, Ms. Carter was the Paralegal Supervisor for the Silicon Valley Office of Weil, Gotshal & Manges LLP. She also worked as a Senior Paralegal in the Patents Practice Litigation Group at Weil. In this role, Ms. Carter managed federal and state litigation cases as well as those pending before the ITC and in arbitration. She was heavily involved in the consultation, training, supervision and management of electronic discovery and electronic evidence projects at Weil in addition to serving as an advisor on their EDiscovery Sourcing Committee.
Ms. Carter is a Lead Instructor with the Organization of Legal Professionals and the Paralegal Knowledge Institute. She previously taught as an Associate Professor in an Adjunct Faculty role with the San Francisco State University Legal Studies Program where she provided instruction in Computer Applications in Law Practice and eDiscovery/Electronic Evidence. Ms. Carter is the Western Regional Director for Women in EDiscovery and founding Co-Chair of the Silicon Valley Chapter of Women in EDiscovery, Board Member with the Steering Committee for the Silicon Valley Chapter of the Association of Litigation Support Professionals and an active member of the Bay Area Litigation Support Professionals. She is also an active member with the International Paralegal Management Association (IPMA) and the International Legal Technology Association (ILTA).
Within her community, Ms. Carter is a Commissioner with the City of Concord and serves on the Board of Directors for the Concord Historical Society and G.R.I.P., Inc., an organization dedicated to partnering businesses and resources for the benefit of youth athletic programs. Ms. Carter majored in International Business Law at the University of San Francisco and attended the Paralegal Studies Certificate Program at San Francisco State University.