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Sandra J. Rampersaud

Sandra J. Rampersaud

Cravath Swaine & Moore LLP

New York, NY, USA

Sandra Rampersaud is an attorney in Cravath’s Litigation Department, with expertise all aspects of e-discovery, digital investigations and evidence, and data privacy, including cross-border e-discovery and disclosure, and European Union data protection.  Her practice focuses on monitoring the rapidly developing legal standards for conducting e-discovery and ensuring that the Firm delivers the most cost-effective and legally defensible methods of handling such discovery, both domestically and globally, for its clients.  Ms. Rampersaud’s practice also requires her to understand advances in information technology and the legal implications of its use.  She works closely with our clients and case teams in matters involving complex records preservation and collection issues, and devising cost-effective and defensible review strategies.  Ms. Rampersaud has spoken on e-discovery issues at a number of presentations.

Ms. Rampersaud was born in London, United Kingdom.  She received a B.A. summa cum laude from the University of Massachusetts in 1992 and a J.D. magna cum laude from Brooklyn Law School in 2003, where she was a Notes and Comments Editor of the Law Review and a member of the Moot Court Honor Society.  Ms. Rampersaud joined Cravath in 2011.  Prior to joining Cravath, Ms. Rampersaud was associated with a law firm in New York, where her practice focused on antitrust, commodities, securities and energy litigation.  In 2003, Ms. Rampersaud served a one-year clerkship with Hon. Joan M. Azrack of the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of New York.  She is admitted to practice before the state courts of New York and Connecticut and, on the Federal level, before the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit, the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of New York, the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York and the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of New York. 

Ms. Rampersaud is a member of the Sedona Conference Working Group Series on Electronic Document Retention and Production and actively participates on drafting subcommittees for its publications.  She recently spoke at the Sedona Conference “All Voices” meeting where she discussed the recently published Sedona Conference Principles of Information Governance and on a panel entitled “Evolving Nature of Defense of Process” at the Georgetown Law Advanced eDiscovery Institute.  Ms. Rampersaud is a member of the committee and Education subcommittee for the Seventh Circuit Electronic Discovery Pilot Program and is a member of the Executive Committee of the New York State Bar Association Commercial and Federal Litigation Section, where she serves as Co-Chair of its Committee on Electronic Discovery.  Ms. Rampersaud also served as a member of the Antitrust and Trade Regulation Committee of the New York City Bar Association from 2008 to 2010, and as a member of the New York County Lawyers’ Association, Denis McInerney American Inns of Court from 2004 to 2012 where she was a team leader from 2006 to 2010.

Ms. Rampersaud may be reached by phone at 212-474-3772 or by email at sjrampersaud@cravath.com.


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