Colleen Casey Voshell is a Senior Managing Director in FTI Consulting’s Technology segment and is based in Philadelphia. In this role, Ms. Voshell focuses on advising clients on a variety of electronic discovery issues and managing electronic discovery projects.
She has more than 10 years of experience advising clients in major mass tort and product liability litigation, including litigations involving a cholesterol lowering medication, latex gloves, asbestos, an anti-inflammatory medication, an atypical antipsychotic medication and an automobile manufacturer.
Ms. Voshell has extensive experience with a broad array of evolving electronic discovery issues. Specifically, she played an integral role in coordinating discovery in a large products liability multidistrict litigation. Working with technical resources at the company, counsel and technology consultants, Ms. Voshell coordinated the acquisition, analysis, review and production of an immense volume (over 60 terabytes) of both unstructured and structured data under a very tight schedule. In addition, Ms. Voshell represented company witnesses during meet and confer interviews conducted by the opposing party. She participated in mediations overseen by a court-appointed special master of electronically stored information and negotiated agreements regarding the scope and timing of productions with opposing counsel.
Ms. Voshell’s electronic discovery experience also includes planning, organizing and supervising document reviews, incorporating predictive coding into review workflows and assisting law firms and corporate clients in setting up efficient workflows that minimize re-review of documents. Ms. Voshell regularly helps law firms and the corporate client coordinate on electronic discovery issues. Ms. Voshell has been responsible for all aspects of large case management, including establishing and maintaining relationships with counsel and client personnel, billing and fee collection, training of managers, senior consultants and staff, and overseeing analysis and production of work product deliverables.
Ms. Voshell also has a broad range of experience in numerous aspects of trial work, particularly in mass torts and product liability actions. This experience includes taking and defending depositions of plaintiffs, prescribing and treating physicians, fact and expert witnesses. She has conducted arbitrations and drafted and argued motions before trial courts. She has significant experience in class certification issues. Ms. Voshell also has developed expert witnesses in different disciplines. She is well-versed in various mechanisms used by state and federal courts to coordinate mass litigations for pre-trial, trial and settlement purposes.
Prior to joining FTI Consulting, Ms. Voshell was an associate at Dechert LLP where she focused on mass tort and product liability litigation.
Ms. Voshell received her J.D., cum laude, from Temple University School of Law, and has been a member of the Defense Research Institute, Philadelphia Bar Association and Women in eDiscovery.