Insights: News Releases Kilpatrick Townsend’s Audra Dial Featured Speaker at Women in eDiscovery Meeting

ATLANTA (September 16) -- Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton announced today that Atlanta Office Managing Partner Audra Dial will serve as a featured speaker at the September Women in eDiscovery Meeting. The event will be held on Tuesday, September 29, at Alston & Bird in Atlanta, Georgia.

Ms. Dial will join other industry leaders in discussing, “Upcoming Federal Rule Changes.” The debate over the necessity, substance, and form of the proposed eDiscovery amendments to the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure has been ongoing for years now. Released by the Judicial Conference Advisory Committee and approved by The United States Supreme Court in April, these changes are due to be implemented by December 1, 2015. Panelists will discuss how these changes will affect every day practices, expectations for cost shifting, proportionality standards, and more.

Ms. Dial is an experienced litigator practicing in Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton LLP’s nationally recognized Patent Litigation Team in addition to handling complex commercial litigation involving technology. She focuses her practice on complex federal court litigation involving trade secrets, patent disputes, restrictive employment covenants, and complex business disputes involving intellectual property. Ms. Dial has obtained favorable verdicts in many high-profile intellectual property disputes, including on behalf of several Fortune 500 companies. She has represented companies whose intellectual property was misused both domestically and abroad. Ms. Dial has been recognized as a 2013 and 2014 "Legal Elite" for General Practice by Georgia Trend magazine. In 2012, Ms. Dial was recommended by Legal 500 US in the area of Trade Secrets Litigation.

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