Stanley M. Gibson Esq.

Jeffer Mangels Butler & Mitchell LLP
Gibson, Stanley M.

Stan Gibson is a Partner and Chairman of the Patent Litigation Group at Jeffer Mangels Butler & Mitchell LLP (JMBM). Mr. Gibson is an experienced trial lawyer, who has focused on high-stakes cases involving complicated technology and bet-the-company cases in the entertainment industry. He is the Chairman of JMBM's Patent Litigation Group and the publisher of the Patent Lawyer Blog. You can follow Mr. Gibson on LinkedIn or contact him via

He is a co-author of Bloomberg BNA Corporate Practice Portfolio Series No. 86, Records Retention for Enterprise Knowledge Management.  This portfolio volume explains how and why businesses should create, review, and/or update their records retention plans to comply with the needs for proper records management and regulatory requirements in today's world of electronic data.  It also discusses the reasons for records retention and how to implement a records retention plan, including doing so in the electronic age under the electronic discovery-related amendments to the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure. In addition, the portfolio examines how and when to implement litigation holds and the sanctions that could apply for spoliation. The portfolio also takes into consideration security and privacy issues under acts such as Sarbanes-Oxley and the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA).

Mr. Gibson has created checklists, charts, sample letters, sample notices, and sample policies that can be found with the labor and employment focused practical guidance on Bloomberg Law’s Labor and Employment Practice Center.