Jane R. Goldsmith ESI Counsel

Jane Goldsmith serves as ESI Counsel, where she manages the firm’s eDiscovery services and advises the firm on eDiscovery best practices. In addition, Ms. Goldsmith oversees the eDiscovery litigation technical support team.

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Jane Goldsmith serves as ESI Counsel, where she manages the firm’s eDiscovery services and advises the firm on eDiscovery best practices. In addition, Ms. Goldsmith oversees the eDiscovery litigation technical support team.

Prior to being named ESI Counsel, Ms. Goldsmith practiced in the areas of commercial litigation, environmental litigation, insurance coverage and other litigation, including matters involving securities and construction. She served as coordinating counsel on large litigation matters throughout the United States, including declaratory actions brought by oil companies for determinations of insurance coverage for their North American environmental liabilities. Her ESI experience began with her work on these litigation matters involving large scale document reviews, including hands on document review, management of document review teams and coordination of vendor services. Her more recent experience includes consultation on eDiscovery matters including strategy for collection, review and production of ESI.

Experience

  • One of the attorneys representing Underwriters at Lloyd’s of London in litigation in which major oil company sued for coverage of pollution costs at more than 5,000 sites in the United States and Canada.
  • Served as counsel for one of the trustee defendants in multi-district litigation arising out of the liquidation of major insurance company.

Memberships & Affiliations

  • Baton Rouge Bar Association
  • Louisiana State Bar Association
  • Federal Bar Association

Industries

Education

  • Louisiana State University Law Center
    J.D., 1988; Order of the Colf; Member, Louisiana State University Law Review
  • Louisiana State University
    B.S., 1982

Admissions

  • Louisiana

Clerkships

  • Judicial Law Clerk to the Hon. James L. Dennis, Louisiana Supreme Court
  • One of the attorneys representing Underwriters at Lloyd’s of London in litigation in which major oil company sued for coverage of pollution costs at more than 5,000 sites in the United States and Canada.
  • Served as counsel for one of the trustee defendants in multi-district litigation arising out of the liquidation of major insurance company.
  • Baton Rouge Bar Association
  • Louisiana State Bar Association
  • Federal Bar Association