Matthew Gasaway is the Director and Senior Counsel for eDiscovery and Records Management at AbbVie. In this role, Matt is responsible for designing and implementing AbbVie’s eDiscovery processes, and provides advice to AbbVie’s Legal, Information Technology and Corporate Records groups regarding the company’s eDiscovery and record-keeping practices, both prior to and during litigation.
Matt graduated from the University of Notre Dame in 1998, and earned his JD at the University of Iowa School of Law in 2001. After law school, Matt was a trial litigator in Chicago for eight years, initially practicing with the Chicago law firm of Peterson & Ross, and then with the law firm of Chittenden, Murday & Novotny. In 2009, Matt left private practice and became a Senior Counsel for the UnitedLex Corporation, focusing entirely on eDiscovery and Litigation Operations.
Matt joined AbbVie at the time of its spinoff from Abbott Laboratories in 2013. As the Director and Senior Counsel, Matt is responsible for all aspects of AbbVie’s eDiscovery efforts, overseeing its responses in active litigation and its ongoing management of legacy data.
Matt also works as an adjunct professor at the Northwestern Law School, teaching a course on eDiscovery and Litigation Operations in the Masters of Science and Law program.