Robert D. Brownstone, Esq., is the Law & Technology Director at Fenwick & West LLP, a 250-attorney Silicon-Valley-based law firm, specializing in providing comprehensive services to technology and life sciences clients. Mr. Brownstone advises clients on electronic discovery, on electronic information management and on retention/destruction policies and protocols. He also collaborates with clients as to computer solutions enabling compliance with legal obligations. A nationwide speaker and writer on many law and technology issues, Mr. Brownstone is frequently quoted in the press as an expert on electronic information.
He is a member of four state bars (including California and New York), of the Information Systems Auditing and Control Association (ISACA) and of the executive committees of the State Bar of California's Law Practice Management and Technology (LPMT) Section and the Santa Clara County Bar Association's High Technology Section. Prior to joining Fenwick & West in early 2000, Mr. Brownstone had a varied 13-year career as a litigator, law school administrator, law school teacher and consultant. He received his J.D. magna cum laude from Brooklyn Law School and his B.A. from Swarthmore College.