Mark L. Austrian


  • Wednesday, November 21, 2012
    Editor: Tell us about your practice.
  • Sunday, April 3, 2011
    This is the third in a series of articles providing our thoughts on how to reduce costs and bring some rationality to e-discovery. We have discussed the e-discovery plan, the e-discovery team, ESI systems analysis, record retention policies and triggering event guidelines in prior articles.1This article focuses on a critical planning component: legal hold...
  • Monday, February 28, 2011
    This is the second in a series of articles intended to provide some thoughts on how to reducecosts and bring some rationality to e-discovery. We have advocated creating an overall e-discovery plan before litigation begins that might include the following: designated e-discovery teams; ESI systems analysis; record retention policies; trigger event...
  • Monday, January 3, 2011
  • Monday, April 5, 2010
    Mark Austrian is a Partner in the firm's Washington, D.C. office. He focuses his trial practice on litigation, mediation and arbitration proceedings, including matters in the intellectual property, toxic tort, products liability, customs, telecommunications, commercial and environmental law areas. This interview focuses on the approach set forth in the...
  • The Newly Invigorated CPSC
    Saturday, November 1, 2008
    On August 14, 2008, the president signed the Consumer Product Safety Improvements Act of 2008 ("CPSIA"), significantly adding to the budget, the oversight responsibilities and enforcement powers of the Consumer Product Safety Commission ("CPSC" or the "Commission"), an agency with regulatory authority over approximately 15,000 consumer products.