Nicholas X. Purtell Attorney

Nick’s focuses his practice on discovery services, particularly electronic discovery, utilizing technology to increase efficiency and accuracy while reducing overall costs managing the discovery phase of litigation. He has extensive experience managing teams of attorneys and overseeing the review and production of documents.

Nick’s experience also includes advising on early case assessment to gain insight and prioritize data, crafting and refining search terms, overseeing the collection and processing of client data, drafting and implementing review guidelines, managing large teams of attorneys on document review projects, implementing quality control procedures to ensure review accuracy and efficiency, and creating defensible privilege logs.

Nick has experience designing and adapting efficient and customized project workflows, utilizing advanced analytics, and directing technology assisted review projects. He has facilitated discovery and review projects in a wide range of areas including commercial litigation, patent, products liability, government investigations, internal investigations, and data privacy and data breach responses.

Prior to joining McGuireWoods, Nick was a manager at an eDiscovery consulting company overseeing a team of consultants. He also served as both a project manager and review manager at a large eDiscovery services vendor.

  • Antonin Scalia Law School, George Mason University, JD, cum laude, 2009
  • University of Virginia, BA, 2006
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