Clark Hill Attorney Daniel T. Graham to Participate in E-Discovery Panel

Sep 27, 2010
CHICAGO, IL – Attorney Daniel T. Graham, a Member in Clark Hill PLC’s Litigation practice group, will be a panelist discussing e-discovery at the second annual CALSMposium, an educational conference for professionals working in the field of electronic discovery and litigation. The event will be held at the Union League Club of Chicago on Thursday, September 30 from 12:00pm-7:00pm.

CALSM (Chicago Association of Litigation Support Managers) functions as an advocate for the development of litigation support management, while acting as a primary educational resource for members and to further the understanding of litigation support technology and services.

Daniel T. Graham is a member of Clark Hill’s Litigation Practice Group in the firm’s Chicago office, and is an adjunct member of the Corporate Practice Group. Graham has represented several clients relating to their various legal disputes, as well as business formation issues, including:

• Anti-Trust
• Bankruptcy
• Breach of Contract
• Commercial Litigation
• Employment Matters
• Estate Litigation
• Non-Competition
• Non-Solicitation
• Shareholder & Limited Liability
• Tortuous Interference
• Trade Secret
• Trust & Hedge Liquidation and Litigation

Graham has experience in developing e-commerce initiatives, negotiating and drafting custom-design software development and license agreements, web development, and hosting agreements, cloud computing, as well as large-scale ERP, CRM, SCM, BI, and ASP implementation agreements. Graham also has extensive commercial litigation, arbitration, and mediation experience in the areas of custom software design, non-competition, trade secret, and software licenses. He was appointed a Special Attorney General for the State of Colorado to assist its Department of Education in the resolution of a major software license and implementation dispute.

Graham balances his practice with counseling entrepreneurs on the formation of their businesses and providing strategic vision to help them achieve their goals, with a particular emphasis on internet-based business models.

Graham is a founding and active member of the Chicago Bar Association’s Commercial Litigation Committee and Cyber Law Committee. He has acted as the CLC’s Vice Chair (2005-2006) and as Chairperson (2006-2007), and is currently subcommittee chair for the E-discovery Rules. Graham was a drafter of Cook County’s Local Rule 20, Major Case Court-Directed Mediation. Moreover, Graham recently has been appointed a member of the Seventh Circuit’s E-discovery Pilot Program (2009), which drafted the Principles and Standing Order, currently in use in Illinois, Indiana and Wisconsin District Courts.