Tom Werner advises clients regarding discovery—in particular electronic discovery and electronic document management—emphasizing the use of litigation technology to make document preservation, collection, production, review and management more effective and efficient. Tom’s practice consists primarily of large-scale U.S. district court litigations and International Trade Commission (ITC) investigations, typically involving patent issues.

Prior to his legal career, Tom served over five years in a variety of positions at Vulcan, Microsoft co-founder Paul G. Allen's investment management company. He worked for several Allen companies, including Experience Music Project, The Hospital, Storyopolis and Vulcan Ventures. Upon his departure to law school, Tom managed business and legal affairs for the film production and financing unit of Vulcan Productions (formerly Clear Blue Sky Productions).

Publications

  • "Mobile Phone Ring Tones - Digital Technology Once Again Pushes the Envelope of Copyright Law," IP New Matter, Volume 28. No. 1 (September 2003)

Speaking Engagements

  • "Under Fire: Defending and Challenging Technology-Assisted Review," ALM’s LegalTech West Conference (May 22, 2012)

Education

Loyola Law School of Los Angeles (J.D., 2002); Editor-in-chief, Loyola of Los Angeles Entertainment Law Review; Dean’s Scholar

University of North Texas (B.A., History, 1994), magna cum laude

Admissions

  • California, 2002
  • U.S. District Court for the Central and Northern Districts of California 
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