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West Lee

West Lee

Discovery Counsel/Discovery Management Team Administrator

Meridian
1320 Main Street
17th Floor
Columbia, SC 29201
west.lee@nelsonmullins.com

West manages the day-to-day operations of the Encompass Discovery Management team at Nelson Mullins, overseeing discovery counsel and contract attorneys to facilitate the effective administration of the team. Additionally, he manages a wide variety of e-discovery matters throughout the EDRM lifecycle, coordinating with client and merits counsel teams to create high-quality deliverables tailored to the...

West manages the day-to-day operations of the Encompass Discovery Management team at Nelson Mullins, overseeing discovery counsel and contract attorneys to facilitate the effective administration of the team. Additionally, he manages a wide variety of e-discovery matters throughout the EDRM lifecycle, coordinating with client and merits counsel teams to create high-quality deliverables tailored to the specific needs of each matter. West consults on the use of analytics tools to maximize the efficiency and accuracy of reviews and investigations, and develops and implements specialized workflows to address atypical, matter-specific needs.

West Lee

specific needs of each matter. West consults on the use of analytics tools to maximize the efficiency and accuracy of reviews and investigations, and develops and implements specialized workflows to address atypical, matter-specific needs.

West manages the day-to-day operations of the Encompass Discovery Management team at Nelson Mullins, overseeing discovery counsel and contract attorneys to facilitate the effective administration of the team. Additionally, he manages a wide variety of e-discovery matters throughout the EDRM lifecycle, coordinating with client and merits counsel teams to create high-quality deliverables tailored to the... specific needs of each matter. West consults on the use of analytics tools to maximize the efficiency and accuracy of reviews and investigations, and develops and implements specialized workflows to address atypical, matter-specific needs.

Experience

Following is a selected sampling of matters and is provided for informational purposes only. Past success does not indicate the likelihood of success in any future matter.

Experience

  • Performed reviews for large-scale e-discovery matters and acted as a team lead on both responsiveness and privilege reviews
  • Worked in the Criminal Appeals department as an Assistant Attorney General for the South Carolina Attorney General's Office, handling post-conviction relief and state appellate matters. Wrote motions, orders, briefs, and substantive memoranda on matters relating to criminal law. Performed research, took depositions, examined witnesses, and made arguments in both the district and state appellate courts. Worked closely with the judiciary, witnesses, and opposing counsel
  • Worked as a law clerk for a South Carolina law firm coordinating with courts, counsel, debtors, and creditors regarding bankruptcies, foreclosures, and loss mitigation opportunities. Attended hearings, performed legal research, and drafted memoranda based on substantive statutory and case law

 

Education

  • Washington and Lee University School of Law, JD
  • Clemson University, BA, Political Science, Spanish, and Communication Studies

Admissions

  • South Carolina

Practice Areas