Beth A. Wurzel

Beth A. Wurzel

Director of E-Discovery

Practice Areas

Education

  • Cleveland-Marshall School of Law, 1998, J.D.
  • University of Pittsburgh, 1994, B.A., English Literature and History, Certificate in Women's Studies

Professional Admissions / Qualifications

  • Pennsylvania

Court Admissions

  • State Supreme Court - Pennsylvania
  • U.S. District Court - Western District of Pennsylvania
  • U.S. Court of Appeals - Third Circuit
  • U.S. Supreme Court

Beth manages a team of more than 75 attorneys in the firm's Records & E-Discovery (RED) Group. The e-discovery attorneys assist Reed Smith lawyers, clients, and outside counsel with all aspects of e-discovery, including record retention issues, document collection, custodian interviews, ESI processing, review, production, and witness preparation. Her teams also provide support to case teams for motions, trials, and appeals.

The RED Team’s application of technology and tested workflows are tailored into individualized discovery plans to efficiently handle a wide range of cases, from small document privilege reviews to large-scale projects involving multiple terabytes of data. Beth’s group has experience managing e-discovery for cases in many practice areas, including insurance coverage, Lanham Act claims, patent infringement, and government agency investigations. Corporate clients include some of the nation’s largest financial services, pharmaceutical, manufacturing, energy, technology, and construction companies, among many others.

Employment History

  • 2011 - Reed Smith
  • 2007 - K&L Gates
  • 2005 - Arete Legal
  • 2002 - Eckert Seamans Cherin & Mellott
  • 1999 - Kirkpatrick & Lockhart

Professional Affiliations

  • Allegheny County Bar Association
  • Pennsylvania Bar Association