Areas of Expertise

  • eDiscovery
  • Managed Review
  • Litigation
  • Government Investigations
  • Records Management

Education

University of Chicago Law School, J.D., 1993; Member, University of Chicago Law Review

The University of Michigan, A.B., with highest honors and high distinction, 1989

Activities and Memberships

  • Adjunct Professor of Law, Northwestern University Law School
  • The Sedona Conference
  • Electronic Discovery Institute
  • Member, Illinois State Bar
  • Author and Speaker on Topics Covering Electronic Discovery and Investigations

Articles

The Many Benefits of Compliance Production of Documents to Federal Agencies

Utilizing Contract Attorneys for Document Review

Technology Assisted Review of Documents

Ashish Prasad, Esq.

Vice President and General Counsel

Chicago, IL

Ashish Prasad is the Vice President and General Counsel of eTERA Consulting, an electronic discovery, document review and technology consulting company headquartered in Washington, D.C. and with capabilities throughout the United States.

Ashish is widely regarded as among the leading experts on discovery in the United States. He has served, among other things, as Litigation Partner, Founder and Chair of the Mayer Brown LLP Electronic Discovery and Records Management Practice, Founder and CEO of Discovery Services LLC, Executive Editor of The Sedona Principles: Best Practices Recommendations & Principles for Addressing Electronic Document Production (2004), Co-Editor in Chief of the Practicing Law Institute treatise Electronic Discovery Deskbook: Law and Practice (2009), and Adjunct Professor of Law at Northwestern University Law School.

“Ashish is widely regarded as among the leading experts on discovery in the United States.”

In addition to having extensive experience in managing all aspects of discovery in litigation and investigations, and developing policies and procedures for electronic discovery, records management and legacy data management for corporations and law firms, Ashish has defended discovery compliance procedures before numerous courts and regulators. Over the past decade, Ashish has authored over two dozen articles, and given over 100 legal education seminars, on topics of electronic discovery before judges, practicing lawyers and industry groups in the United States, Europe and Asia.

A Comparison of eDiscovery Pricing Models

Ashish is active in a wide variety of charitable organizations related to children’s health and education, including serving as a Board Member of the U.S. Fund for UNICEF, Children’s Memorial Hospital of Chicago, and Pratham USA. Ashish graduated from the University of Chicago Law School, where he was a Member of the Law Review, and the University of Michigan Honors College, where he graduated with High Honors and High Distinction. He lives in the Chicago area with his wife and three children.


Areas of Expertise

  • eDiscovery
  • Managed Review
  • Litigation
  • Government Investigations
  • Records Management

Education

University of Chicago Law School, J.D., 1993; Member, University of Chicago Law Review

The University of Michigan, A.B., with highest honors and high distinction, 1989

Activities and Memberships

  • Adjunct Professor of Law, Northwestern University Law School
  • The Sedona Conference
  • Electronic Discovery Institute
  • Member, Illinois State Bar
  • Author and Speaker on Topics Covering Electronic Discovery and Investigations

Articles

The Many Benefits of Compliance Production of Documents to Federal Agencies

Utilizing Contract Attorneys for Document Review

Technology Assisted Review of Documents