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Tushar P. Vaidya

Associate

Chicago
Direct: (312) 460-5235
Fax: (312) 460-7235
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Tushar P. Vaidya is an associate in the eDiscovery and Information Governance practice group of Seyfarth Shaw LLP's Chicago office.  Mr. Vaidya has extensive knowledge and experience in advising Fortune 100 companies across a variety of industries on the defensible collection, processing, review and production of electronic documents. Mr. Vaidya has a background in information systems and combines that background with extensive legal knowledge to be an asset to clients.

Mr. Vaidya strives to understand client and case objectives, preferences, and budgets before developing a strategy to respond to often overbroad discovery requests.  Mr. Vaidya is an aggressive advocate for his clients while also understanding the principles of cooperation and proportionality when negotiating with opposing parties.  Mr. Vaidya’s practice is driven by his desire to ensure the best results for his clients in a defensible manner at the lowest possible cost.

Mr. Vaidya has considerable experience assessing discovery obligations and tailoring cost-effective and legally defensible strategies to meet these obligations.  Mr. Vaidya learns and masters new technology to achieve these goals.  Accordingly, Mr. Vaidya is an expert managing Continuous Active Learning (“CAL”) to review documents and respond to discovery.

Mr. Vaidya also has significant experience in managing forensic inquiries in conjunction with internal investigations, government inquiries, employment disputes, and trade secret misappropriation cases.

Mr. Vaidya has advised financial services, automotive, construction and technology companies.  He has extensive experience responding to government and third party subpoenas.  He has also represented clients in antitrust, construction, discrimination, franchisor/franchisee, misclassification, and trade secret misappropriation disputes, among others.

Mr. Vaidya is fluent in Gujrati.

Tushar P. Vaidya is an associate in the eDiscovery and Information Governance practice group of Seyfarth Shaw LLP's Chicago office.  Mr. Vaidya has extensive knowledge and experience in advising Fortune 100 companies across a variety of industries on the defensible collection, processing, review and production of electronic documents. Mr. Vaidya has a background in information systems and combines that background with extensive legal knowledge to be an asset to clients.

Mr. Vaidya strives to understand client and case objectives, preferences, and budgets before developing a strategy to respond to often overbroad discovery requests.  Mr. Vaidya is an aggressive advocate for his clients while also understanding the principles of cooperation and proportionality when negotiating with opposing parties.  Mr. Vaidya’s practice is driven by his desire to ensure the best results for his clients in a defensible manner at the lowest possible cost.

Mr. Vaidya has considerable experience assessing discovery obligations and tailoring cost-effective and legally defensible strategies to meet these obligations.  Mr. Vaidya learns and masters new technology to achieve these goals.  Accordingly, Mr. Vaidya is an expert managing Continuous Active Learning (“CAL”) to review documents and respond to discovery.

Mr. Vaidya also has significant experience in managing forensic inquiries in conjunction with internal investigations, government inquiries, employment disputes, and trade secret misappropriation cases.

Mr. Vaidya has advised financial services, automotive, construction and technology companies.  He has extensive experience responding to government and third party subpoenas.  He has also represented clients in antitrust, construction, discrimination, franchisor/franchisee, misclassification, and trade secret misappropriation disputes, among others.

Mr. Vaidya is fluent in Gujrati.

Education

  • J.D., Loyola University, Chicago, School of Law (2007)
  • M.B.A., Loyola University, Chicago (2002)

Admissions

  • Illinois

Presentations

  • Co-Presenter, “Mitigating Discovery Costs and Scope: Controlling the Process to Your Advantage,” Webinar, presented by Strafford Publications (July 23, 2019)
  • Panelist, “Vendor Management and the Alignment of Legal Service Delivery,” The Master’s Conference, Chicago, IL (May 16, 2019)
  • Panelist, “Practical Technology Evaluations: A Framework for Considering Vendors and Technology,” The Masters Conference, Chicago, IL (May 23, 2017)
  • "Fulfilling the Duty to Preserve: What Every Lawyer Needs to Know," Clear Law Institute, Webinar (May 19, 2016)
  • "Fulfilling the Duty to Preserve: What Every Lawyer Needs to Know," Lorman Webinar (February 23, 2016)
  • "Fulfilling the Duty to Preserve: What Every Lawyer Needs to Know," Clear Law Institute, Webinar (January 22, 2016)
  • “Paralegal’s Guide to Evidence: Gathering, Protecting and Spoliation,” Lorman Education Services, Webinar (December 15, 2015)
  • “Real Word Story: Using Document Review as an Opportunity for Information Management," Relativity Fest, Chicago, IL (October 14 & 15, 2014)
  • RelativityFest Corporate Counsel SuperSession on eDiscovery (October 13, 2014)

Publications