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Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
Salary:
90000
Posted:
January 27, 2017

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Ms. BRENDA OAKES

**** **** ******, ** #*** • Washington, DC 20009

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WORK EXPERIENCE

E-Discovery Attorney

Oct 2014 – Present Lexolution Washington, DC

Provide e-discovery litigation assistance to a prominent Washington, DC, law firm in matters involving breach of contract, legal malpractice, investment fraud and RICO violations.

May 2014 – Oct 2014 Law Counsel Washington, DC

Perform document review for relevancy and privilege in a Congressional investigation involving automotive recalls in addition to an antitrust matter for the law firm of King & Spaulding LLP. The review platforms utilized were Relativity and Ringtail.

July 2012 - Feb 2014 Legal Placements Inc. Washington, DC

Researched legal issues, wrote memoranda and performed document review for relevancy and privilege in actions involving: insurance recovery; Foreign Corruption Practices Act violations; backdating & market timing stock options; intellectual property infringement; mortgage fraud; and a CID from the CFPB for top legal firms such as Miller & Chevalier; Baker & Mackenzie; Gilbert LLP; Kirkland & Ellis LLP; and Katten Muchin. The review platforms utilized included Relativity, Concordance and Omnix.

Apr 2011 – July 2012 Legal Source LLP Washington, DC

Performed document review for relevancy and privilege in a legal action involving accounting fraud for the top legal firm of Cadwalder, Wickersham & Taft LLP. The review platforms utilized included Relativity and Concordance.

Staff Attorney

March 2005 – Dec. 2009 Covington & Burling LLP Washington, DC

Assisted in the representation of clients by conducting e-discovery in internal investigations, complex civil federal and state litigation involving a wide range of legal areas including securities, patent and pharmaceutical matters.

Attorney

July 2004 – March 2005 Update Legal Washington, DC

Provided legal support to large Washington, DC, law firms, in matters concerning Sarbanes-Oxley compliance, and issues involving market timing and late trading in the mutual fund industry.

Domestic Research Analyst

Feb. 2004 – June 2004 Institutional Shareholder Services, Inc. Rockville, MD

Reviewed and analyzed proxy statements and annual reports of US corporations and wrote analyses for a client base of institutional investors on proxy voting issues concerning the election of directors, capitalization and compensation and shareholder/management proposals.

Attorney

May 2002 – Jan. 2004 Staffwise Legal Washington, DC

Reviewed documents for responsiveness, privilege, and significance in 2nd Request subpoenas from the US Department of Justice in antitrust matters for major law firms.

Portfolio Intern

Spring 2001 Lipper Analytical Services, Inc. Denver, CO

Edited and prepared mutual fund data for inclusion in the Lipper Portfolio Analysis Report (LPAR), as well as insured the integrity of third party data by researching a mutual fund’s holdings and comparing to its annual report holdings.

Law Clerk for the Hon. Wiley Daniel

Fall 2000 U.S. Dist. Court for the Dist. of Colorado Denver, CO

Provided advisement to the judge, conducted legal research, wrote opinions and bench memoranda relating to various areas of civil and criminal law.

EDUCATION

August 2001 University of Colorado-Denver Denver, CO

M.B.A.

December 1994 University of Utah College of Law Salt Lake City, UT

J.D.

June 1991 Howard University Washington, DC

B.A. History

BAR MEMBERSHIP

District of Columbia



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