Christine Gelat - McDermott Will & Emery


Christine Gelat focuses her practice on complex litigation matters and government investigations. She has extensive experience in managing and assisting with high-profile matters related to mergers and acquisitions, pharmaceutical and patent infringement cases. Christine also has experience in developing guidelines and standard of practice materials tailored to electronic discovery, and has mentored individuals in the process, from analytics to privilege identification.

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Electronic discovery experience includes regulatory investigations and patent litigations related to the following:

  • US and European antitrust investigations
  • Pharmaceuticals
  • Wireless technology


Georgetown University Law Center, LLM, with distinction
Santa Clara University School of Law, JD
University of California – Davis, BA


Courts / Agencies
US District Court for the Northern District of California