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Jeane A. Thomas

Jeane A. Thomas

Crowell & Moring LLP

Washington, DC, USA


Jeane A. Thomas is chair of the firm's E-Discovery & Information Management Group and a partner in Crowell & Moring's Antitrust Group.

In her role with the E-Discovery practice, Ms. Thomas has managed many types of E-Discovery matters in both government investigations and civil litigation. She regularly counsels clients on Information Governance, including the development and application of effective information management policies, legal hold practices, and E-Discovery response plans. Ms. Thomas is a participating member of The Sedona Conference Working Group 1 on Electronic Document Retention and Production and Working Group 6 on International Electronic Information Management, Discovery and Disclosure. She is also a member of the Advisory Board and Faculty of the Georgetown University Law Center Advanced Institute for E-Discovery. She regularly speaks and writes on U.S. and transnational E-Discovery issues, and is a certified Information Privacy Professional, with a focus on European regulation (CIPP/E).

Ms. Thomas is engaged in all types of antitrust representations, including mergers and joint ventures, class and other civil litigation, and civil and criminal government investigations. She also counsels clients on a broad range of antitrust issues, including intellectual property and licensing issues, trade association law, the Hart Scott Rodino Act, and pricing and distribution issues. She has focused extensively on the agricultural, telecommunications, technology, chemicals and healthcare/pharmaceuticals industries.

Currently, Ms. Thomas is involved in counseling clients on a broad range of merger control and joint venture issues. These representations include major transactions in the agricultural, biotechnology, telecommunications and chemicals, industries. She recently advised DuPont in the proposed acquisition of Pannar Seed by Pioneer in South Africa, which was ultimately approved by South Africa's Competition Appeal Court and the Supreme Court of South Africa.She played a principal role in Cingular Wireless' acquisition of AT&T Wireless, SBC's acquisition of AT&T, and AT&T's acquisition of BellSouth.

Throughout her career, Ms. Thomas has always maintained an active docket of pro bonorepresentations. In the past, she has litigated post-conviction death penalty cases in Texas and Virginia in state and federal courts, and she currently represents individuals in post-conviction proceedings in Mississippi and Florida.

Ms. Thomas has been recognized by clients and peers as a top lawyer in Chambers USA in Antitrust, and in Chambers USA and Chambers Global in E-Discovery.

Jeane A. Thomas is associated with the following items:
Web Segment  Web Segment Parallel Civil Proceedings - Government Investigations 2017: Investigations Arising From Data Breach and Privacy Concerns and Parallel Proceedings, Monday, February 27, 2017
MP3 Audio  MP3 Audio Parallel Civil Proceedings - Parallel Civil Proceedings, Monday, February 27, 2017
MP4 - Mobile Video Seg  MP4 - Mobile Video Seg Parallel Civil Proceedings - Parallel Civil Proceedings, Monday, February 27, 2017
On-Demand Web Programs  On-Demand Web Programs Government Investigations 2017: Investigations Arising From Data Breach and Privacy Concerns and Parallel Proceedings, Wednesday, March 01, 2017, New York, NY
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