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Benjamin Austrin-Willis

Staff Attorney

Austrin-Willis, Ben

Benjamin Austrin-Willis is a staff attorney in the firm's WilmerHale DiscoverySolutions Department, focused on substantive and strategic areas of discovery for Litigation/Controversy matters.

Practice

Mr. Austrin-Willis focuses his practice on issues of e-discovery. Specifically, he works with other attorneys, litigation technology project managers, and paralegals on teams that manage electronic and other documents in large cases and investigations. Attorneys on these teams take a leadership role in the document control process, systematically tracking documents from preservation to collection and through review and production. They work with e-discovery vendors and their review and analytical tools; review documents; train and oversee other firm and contract attorneys who review documents; and partner with project managers to perform production quality control.

Prior to joining WilmerHale, Mr. Austrin-Willis worked as a discovery attorney and staff attorney at other law firms in Washington DC. Previously, he was a law clerk for Chief Judge Ralph R. Erickson of the United States District Court for the District of North Dakota and the Honorable Albert Diaz of the North Carolina Business Court.

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Education

LLM, International Business and Economic Law, Georgetown University, 2011

JD, Wake Forest University School of Law, 2009, Notes and Comments Editor, Wake Forest Law Review

BA, Broadcast Journalism, International Relations, European Studies and French, summa cum laude, University of Arkansas, 2004, Phi Beta Kappa

Bar Admissions

District of Columbia

North Carolina

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