Sandra Rampersaud is Executive Director and Global Discovery Counsel for UBS AG. Sandra is responsible for designing, building and executing the e-discovery functions for the Americas region, and in collaboration with her counterparts in the APAC and EMEA regions, to support the bank's Legal division in connection with investigations (internal and government), regulatory responses, dawn raids and civil and criminal litigation matters. In addition, Sandra advises bank leadership on global e-discovery strategy and risk, and contributes to the development of policies and procedures relating to cross-border data transfers and information governance.
Sandra was previously the Litigation Practice Area Attorney at Cravath, Swaine & Moore LLP, where she served as the firm's legal expert on e-discovery, counseling litigations teams and clients on cost-effective and defensible discovery strategies and advocacy for the preservation, collection, review and production of ESI, the remediation of legacy data, and strategic positioning and defense of e-discovery issues before federal regulators and courts, to achieve efficient and successful outcomes in multi-billion dollar domestic and international matters. Prior to Cravath, Sandra was an associate at Stroock & Stroock & Lavan LLP, where her practice focused on antirust, commodities, securities and energy litigation; Sandra also served a one-year clerkship with Hon. Joan M. Azrack of the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of New York.
Sandra has spoken on discovery and cross-border data privacy issues at a number of presentations. She is a member of the Sedona Conference's Working Group 1 on Electronic Document Retention and Production and Working Group 6 on International Electronic Information Management, Discovery and Disclosure. Sandra is a member of the committee and Education Subcommittee for the Seventh Circuit Electronic Discovery Pilot Program, and is also a member of the Executive Committee of the New York State Bar Association's Commercial and Federal Litigation Section where she also serves as Co-Chair of its Committee on Electronic Discovery.