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Clara Skorstad is a Senior Project Manager with Kilpatrick Townsend’s LitSmart® E-Discovery Team. With more than 15 years of experience in project management, Clara provides guidance to attorneys and clients on all phases of the EDRM, project planning, budgeting, and e-discovery technology. Clara has served as a technical expert in a significant number of large, highly sensitive e-discovery matters. In addition, she has conducted dozens of data collections, both onsite and remote, and frequently assists clients with data mapping and preservation strategies. She is an expert on numerous software platforms including Relativity, the industry-leading e-discovery management system used in-house at Kilpatrick Townsend, IPro, West Case Notebook, Concordance, and Summation. She is often engaged to consult on the employment of Early Case Assessment, analytics, and predictive coding technology as a way to create more efficient, streamlined document reviews. Clara is also a certified Project Management Professional (PMP) and develops protocols and departmental standards to ensure e-discovery is conducted in a consistent and defensible manner.

Clara is a thought leader in the use of technology assisted review and is working closely with Duke University as a member of the EDRM Technology Assisted Review (TAR) Project Team to develop best practices. Prior to joining Kilpatrick Townsend, Clara held senior project management positions at two international law firms located in the New York City metro area.

Clara is fluent in Spanish.

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Caldwell College, B.A., Social Studies (1998) cum laude

Passaic County Community College, A.A.S., Computer Information Systems (1996) with honors

Professional & Community Activities

International Legal Technology Association (ILTA), Member

Charlotte Chapter of Women in E-Discovery (WiE), Member

Piedmont Triad Chapter of the Project Management Institute, Director of Education and Professional Development

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Project Management Institute (PMI), Member

Winston-Salem Volunteer Council, Kilpatrick Townsend, Member

North Carolina Piedmont Triad Project Management Institute, Director of Education and Professional Development

Hispanic League in Winston Salem, Education Committee, Member

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