Jeane Thomas Esq.

Crowell & Moring LLP
Thomas, Jeane A.

Jeane A. Thomas is Co-Chair of Crowell & Moring LLP's E-Discovery & Information Management Group and a Partner in the firm's Antitrust Group. In her role with the E-Discovery practice, Ms. Thomas has managed many types of E-Discovery matters in both government investigations and civil litigation. She regularly counsels clients on Information Governance, including the development and application of effective information management policies, legal hold practices, and E-Discovery response plans.

Ms. Thomas is a participating member of The Sedona Conference Working Group 1 on Electronic Document Retention and Production and Working Group 6 on International Electronic Information Management, Discovery and Disclosure. She is also a member of the Advisory Board and Faculty of the Georgetown University Law Center Advanced Institute for E-Discovery. She regularly speaks and writes on U.S. and transnational E-Discovery issues, and is a certified Information Privacy Professional, with a focus on European regulation (CIPP/E).

Ms. Thomas is engaged in all types of antitrust representations, including mergers and joint ventures, class and other civil litigation, and civil and criminal government investigations. She also counsels clients on a broad range of antitrust issues, including intellectual property and licensing issues, trade association law, the Hart Scott Rodino Act, and pricing and distribution issues. She has focused extensively on the agricultural, telecommunications, technology, chemicals and healthcare/pharmaceuticals industries. Currently, Ms. Thomas is involved in counseling clients on a broad range of merger control and joint venture issues. These representations include major transactions in the agricultural, biotechnology, telecommunications and chemicals, industries.

Ms. Thomas received her B.A., summa cum laude, from Ohio State University and her J.D., cum laude, from the Georgetown University Law Center.