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Hanson Bridgett Hires E-Discovery Expert

March 25, 2015 (SAN FRANCISCO, CA) — Hanson Bridgett LLP is pleased to welcome William "Bil" Kellermann as Electronic Discovery & Information Governance Counsel to its San Francisco office. Bil was formerly the Director of Electronic Discovery at Wilson Sonsini.

"Having Bil's level of expertise at the firm is a game changer," said Mert Howard, the chair of the firm's Litigation Section. "Our technology, privacy, and complex litigation practices are growing rapidly and we are glad to have Bil on board to advise our clients."

A litigation attorney for more than 25 years, Bil helps clients execute sound and defensible identification, preservation, collection, review and production of electronically stored information for use as evidence in litigation and investigations. He is well versed at using software to automate preservation, discovery, case assessment, and trial preparation, and is a frequent speaker on electronic evidence topics. Additionally, he counsels clients on implementing internal litigation readiness, electronic discovery response and information governance initiatives and programs.

He is a member of the California State Bar Law Practice and Technology Section, the International Legal Technology Association and has contributed to TechnoLawyer, the legal technology publication, and BusinessWeek.

Bil received his J.D. from the University of San Francisco School of Law in 1990 and his B.S. from California State University, San Francisco in 1986.

Hanson Bridgett's litigation practice spans many substantive areas and includes deep experience at all levels of research and investigation, discovery, project management, alternative dispute resolution, trial, and appeal. Our attorneys provide custom solutions to help clients achieve results that matter.

About Hanson Bridgett LLP

Founded in 1958, Hanson Bridgett has more than 150 attorneys located in offices in San Francisco, the North Bay, Sacramento, and the East Bay. Our clients range from multinational Fortune 500 corporations to individuals, including a number of public agencies in California. More information on Hanson Bridgett can be found at www.hansonbridgett.com.
Michelle Klopp
Hanson Bridgett LLP
Chief Marketing Officer
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