Marnie Carter has been employed in the legal profession for over twenty years with substantial experience in project and case document management in regulatory matters, including investigations and in litigation. Prior to joining Hunsucker Goodstein, she was employed as a Senior Electronic Enterprise Resource Project Manager in the Litigation Department of Morrison & Foerster LLP. She also previously held the position of Manager of Litigation Operations and Information Management in the Commercial Legal Department of Gilead Sciences, Inc. and also functioned as lead Manager of Records and Information Management in this position. Before joining Gilead, Ms. Carter was the Paralegal Supervisor for the Silicon Valley office, and was a Senior Paralegal in the Patents Litigation Group of Weil, Gotshal & Manges LLP.
Throughout her career, Ms. Carter has regularly had responsibility for the collection, and management of documents, both paper and electronic, through discovery and trial in federal and state cases as well as those pending before the International Trade Commission and in arbitration and mediation. She also has been heavily involved in the training, supervision and management of personnel with document and electronic discovery responsibilities and has served for many years on EDiscovery sourcing committees. Her most recent work involves maintenance of organization effectiveness and efficiencies by supporting strategic plans for implementation of knowledge management and information technologies. Ms. Carter recommends technological solutions which aid organizational goals and practices in the area of legal compliance and readiness whether related to an investigation, litigation, regulatory matter or subpoena response in collaboration with our attorney team.
Ms. Carter is a Lead Instructor with the Organization of Legal Professionals and the Paralegal Knowledge Institute. She previously taught as an Associate Professor in an Adjunct Faculty role with the San Francisco State University Legal Studies Program where she provided instruction in Computer Applications in Law Practice and eDiscovery/Electronic Evidence. Ms. Carter has held positions as the Western Regional Director for Women in EDiscovery, founding Co-Chair of the Silicon Valley Chapter of Women in EDiscovery and Board Member with the Steering Committee for the Silicon Valley Chapter of the Association of Litigation Support Professionals. She is an active member of the Bay Area Litigation Support Professionals, the International Practice Management Association (IPMA) and the International Legal Technology Association (ILTA).
Within her community, Ms. Carter is a former Commissioner with the City of Concord and previously served on the Board of Directors for the Concord Historical Society. She is an active Board Member with East Diablo CYO and G.R.I.P., Inc., an organization dedicated to partnering businesses and resources for the benefit of youth athletic programs. Ms. Carter majored in International Business Law at the University of San Francisco and attended the Paralegal Studies Certificate Program at San Francisco State University.