Sunil Ohri Of Counsel
Sunil Ohri is Of Counsel with Stein Mitchell Cipollone Beato & Missner LLP. He has represented clients in a variety of matters including intellectual property – patent and trademark, employment class action suits, insurance, and toxic tort matters. Mr. Ohri’s practice area experience covers a broad spectrum involving mobile phone, automotive, airline, retail and banking industries. He brings a diverse background as an Attorney Technologist to the team.
Immediately prior to joining the firm, Mr. Ohri was a Partner and served for five years as General Counsel / Chief Technology Officer with HLP Integration, an information management and litigation consulting and services company providing law firm, government, and corporate clients with e-discovery, data management, legal process outsourcing, and other services in the US, Europe, and Asia. Mr. Ohri was previously affiliated with the Wiley Rein law firm where he pioneered a scalable vision for the firm-wide use of litigation technologies, supporting clients and case strategies in diverse practice areas.
Bridging the worlds of law and technology for more than two decades, Mr. Ohri has broad and deep experience in optimizing best practices and workflows to effectively control the document management life cycle – as part of a larger Information Governance methodology - and bring predictability to the legal spend associated with Electronic Discovery Reference Model (EDRM). He custom designs solutions for each individual client with an understanding that information management practices and processes must fit seamlessly within the organization’s workflow and culture to succeed. As a trusted advisor, he combines this same legal expertise and technological know-how to proactively guide clients through critical dimensions of modern litigation – i.e., e-discovery and federal rules of procedure, risks, technology, and cost containment/management – to create a structured and sustainable litigation-prepared environment.
- Trial counsel for a California based bank in one of the first Winstar-related FSLIC FIRREA-based actions against the United States resulting in a nearly $400 million verdict
- Counsel for Plaintiffs in Title VII class action discrimination suits against leading automotive, airline, utility and banking corporations resulting in multi-million dollar decisions and settlements
- Successfully represented multiple clients in their intellectual property litigation in the mobile phone and retail food and toy industries
Community & Professional Activities
Panelist, The Masters Conference: “Future of eDiscovery: Riding the Analytics Revolution,” D.C., October 2016
Panelist, The Masters Conference: “Moving from Models to Standards: Next Steps in Maturing the Industry,” D.C., October 2016
Presenter, Webinar Hosted by The Knowledge Group: “The Continuously Evolving Landscape of Information Governance: Balancing Risks and Opportunities,” D.C., October 2016
Panelist, Information Governance Conference: “Moving Legal Forward – The Steps to Legal #InfoGov Success,” Rhode Island, October 2016
Presenter, Information Governance Conference: “Remaining Compliant – IG Perspective,” Rhode Island, October 2016
Panelist, Information Governance Conference: “Who Wants to be an InfoGov Pro? (Change Management),” Rhode Island, October 2016
Closing Presenter, Information Coalition's Information Symposium: "Information Governance: Imperative to Create Order from Chaos," D.C, May 19, 2016
Panelist, Webinar hosted by the Knowledge Group on Electronic Discovery: "Practical E-Discovery Advice For Lawyers," D.C., December 2015
Keynote Speaker, Feith Conference: "DC Live! Business Process & Records Management Conference" on "Information Governance: Creating Order out of Chaos," D.C. November, 2015
Panelist, The Masters Conference: “Big Data and the solutions to refine your relevant information within a Structured and Unstructured World,” D.C., October, 2015
Panelist, The Masters Conference: “Information Governance: Benefits and Challenges,” D.C., October, 2015
Panelist, Webinar Hosted by The Knowledge Group on Technology Assisted Review: “Crossroads to E-Discovery: Walking the Path of Predictive Coding in 2015,” D.C., April 2015
Presenter, ARMA International (formerly Association of Records Manager and Administrators), D.C. Chapter on Best Practices, Risk Management, and Policy Considerations: “Effectively Managing Electronic Records to Anticipate E-Discovery/Legal Holds/Retention,” D.C., May 2010
Co-author, Use Your Vendors Wisely: 5 Ways to Reduce Costs & Manage Projects More Effectively, (Paralegal Management, Vol. 23, No. 3, 2010)
- District of Columbia
Fordham University School of Law, J.D.
- Semi-finalist in Moot Court Competition
- Moot Court Board Member
Baruch College, CUNY, BBA, Organizational Behavior