Joanne L. Wisner
is a staff attorney in O’Melveny's Washington, DC office and a member of the Litigation Department and Electronic Discovery and Retention Practice. While at O’Melveny, Joanne has contributed her expertise on a variety of matters in the Firm’s Securities, Antitrust and Competition, and Financial Services Groups.
Joanne focuses on overseeing large scale electronic discovery projects and teams in a broad range of cases, including government merger and antitrust investigations, internal investigations, and multi-district litigation matters. Joanne manages and contributes to all aspects of the discovery process including document collection, review, production, and fact development to provide seamless, documented, defensible and high-quality work product. She trains and supervises other staff attorneys and contract attorneys who review documents for production and drafting of privilege logs; partners with attorneys and project managers to perform production quality control; reviews documents for production and deposition preparation; and interacts with e-discovery vendors and their review and analytical tools.
In addition to her legal practice, Joanne is a member of O’Melveny’s Washington, DC Women Attorneys’ Affinity Group and Washington, DC Office Camaraderie Committee.
Admitted to Practice,
U.S. District Court, District of MassachusettsMember,
Virginia Bar Association, American Bar AssociationAuthor,
"Asymptomatic HIV as a Disability Under the Americans With Disabilities Act: A Contrast between Bragdon v. Abbott
and Runnebaum v. Nationsbank of Maryland
," 33 New Eng. L. Rev. 217 (1998) (selected by National Law Journal
as "Worth Reading," April 1999)