Dan Braude is a partner at Wilson Elser Moskowitz Edelman & Dicker LLP, where he centers his practice on complex litigation involving product liability and commercial disputes, with an emphasis on related electronic discovery and document preservation issues. Focused on the information lifecycle, Mr. Braude addresses the challenges associated with changing technology, cloud computing, and related data privacy and information security issues. Mr. Braude is a Certified Information Privacy Professional (CIPP/US) and serves as an adjunct professor at Pace University School of Law, teaching e-Discovery.
As co-chair of Wilson Elser’s e-Discovery practice, Mr. Braude serves as a resource within the firm and for clients on a wide range of topics relating to electronically stored information (ESI). His e-Discovery work includes managing electronic document review efforts, evaluating and employing methods of technology-assisted review, counseling clients on electronic document retention issues and designing legal hold procedures to assist clients with defensible and cost-effective ESI preservation. He routinely serves as discovery counsel in commercial and product liability matters, frequently on behalf of manufacturers engaged in pattern litigation, and represents Wilson Elser as its designated e-Discovery liaison for large firm clients.
In the field of information governance, Mr. Braude works with organizations to effectively manage and organize their information assets while containing costs and avoiding related organizational risks. At the same time, he counsels clients on related data security issues and litigation readiness concerns, including the evaluation of legacy data retention and disposal.
In the product liability field, Mr. Braude represents manufacturers, including those in the transportation and recreational products industries, frequently conferring with engineers on technical issues related to product design and manufacturing. Additionally, Mr. Braude represents clients in commercial disputes, as either plaintiffs or defendants, often in matters involving subcontractors and component suppliers. He frequently counsels contractors in the public procurement arena with regard to responses to requests for proposals and related procurement issues.