Andrew Walcoff is a partner in Bouhan Falligant’s litigation department. He has extensive experience representing companies and individual clients in complex cases in federal and state courts throughout the United States.
Mr. Walcoff briefs and argues difficult discovery motions. He argued and won a discovery sanctions motion that resulted in an order striking the opposing parties’ Answers and Counterclaims, granting a default judgment in favor of the client, and awarding monetary sanctions. He has particular experience in litigating disputes involving the attorney-client privilege and work product doctrine, and advising clients on preservation and production obligations under the Federal Rules and their state analogs. He has represented product manufacturers in federal and state court actions in many jurisdictions throughout the United States, serving as case counsel in individual actions. In addition to his litigation work, Mr. Walcoff advises clients on litigation readiness, focusing on privilege, records management, and data privacy best-practices. He is a member of Sedona Conference Working Group 1 (Electronic Document Retention and Production) and Working Group 6 (International Electronic Information Management, Discovery and Disclosure). He writes articles and gives CLE presentations on discovery issues, including Federal Rule of Evidence 502 and privilege non-waiver, keyword search best practices, case law developments, and E-Discovery cost-shifting and cost taxation.