Cristin K. Traylor


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  • Quinnipiac University School of Law, JD, Research and Symposium Editor, Quinnipiac Law Review, 2000
  • Randolph-Macon College, BA, Sociology/Psychology, cum laude, 1997
  • Virginia

Member, Sedona Conference Working Group on Electronic Document Production and Retention

Member, Virginia Bar Association, 2000-present

Chapter Director, Richmond Chapter, Women in E-Discovery

Relativity User Group Steering Committee

President, Board of Directors, Nurture

Cristin's practice focuses on document discovery, representing corporate clients in the preservation, collection, review and production of electronic and paper documents. She has extensive experience managing large document collections and productions, including handling e-discovery for complex commercial litigation involving millions of documents. Her experience involves every aspect of document discovery, such as document hold notice drafting, early case assessment, search term filtering, review database optimization, and privilege log creation. Part of her role encompasses utilizing cutting-edge software to manage e-discovery reviews cost effectively and efficiently by utilizing her proficiency in analytics, technology assisted review and computer forensics.

Cristin also has experience with white collar criminal defense and government investigations. She has represented individuals and corporations facing investigations and enforcement actions by various state and federal government agencies, including the U.S. Department of Justice and the SEC. Her case load has included matters involving allegations of bribery, accounting fraud, bank fraud, fraud against the United States, conspiracy, and ITAR violations. She has also performed internal investigations and audits, including export control compliance audits. Her certifications include Relativity Master, Relativity Certified Administrator, Relativity Project Management Specialist, Relativity Analytics Specialist, Relativity Assisted Review Specialist and Relativity Certified User.

Cristin is closely monitoring trends in e-discovery and how they may impact the firm’s clients.

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Cristin K Traylor
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Richmond, VA 23219-3916

Representation of major media company in DOJ and SEC investigation regarding document preservation, collection and production.

Discovery counsel to manufacturing company in anti-trust government investigation and civil suits.

Advice on document collection and production to chemical company in large litigation suit.

Defense of financial institution in DOJ investigation in regards to document preservation, collection and production.

Named to "Virginia Rising Stars," E-Discovery, Super Lawyers, Thomson Reuters, 2015
Drafting Team Member, "Litigating at the Intersection of Sedona Principle 6 and Cooperation & Transparency: Guidance on How to Find the Right Balance," The Sedona Conference Working Group 1 Annual Meeting 2018, October 25-26, 2018
Author, "How to Determine When Forensic Imaging Should Be Used in E-Discovery," Exterro E-Discovery Case Law Library, May 17, 2018
Author, "Be Specific If You Want Additional Discovery," Exterro E-Discovery Case Law Library, March 9, 2018
Co-author, "Five Cost Saving Measures for E-Discovery," Legaltech news, January 2, 2018
Author, "Protective Orders in Litigation," Today's General Counsel, Winter 2018
Author, "Are Courts In The Discovery Driver’s Seat?," Law360, December 16, 2016
Author, "Threading is the New Global De-Duplication," Today's General Counsel, E-Discovery, August/September 2015
Co-author, "The New Federal Rules for Electronic Discovery: A Primer for Products Liability Counsel and Clients," Product Liability Defenses: A State-by-State Compendium, Defense Research Institute, 2013 Edition
Presenter, "Privilege Logs: The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly," Relativity Fest, October 1, 2018
Presenter, "Hot Topics in eDiscovery," Driven eDiscovery Speaker Series, February 22, 2018
Panelist, "Emerging Review Platforms," Richmond Women in Ediscovery, November 7, 2017
Presenter, "Killer Personal Branding in E-Discovery: Why It’s Important and How to Build Yours," Women in EDiscovery, 2017
Presenter, "Don’t Let Native Excel Redactions Become the Bane of Your Existence: How to Lessen the Pain," Relativity Fest, October 22-25, 2017
Panelist, "Meet & Confer Checklist," Raleigh-Durham Women in eDiscovery, August 22, 2017