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Marian K. Riedy, Esq.

 

 

 

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Maria K. Riedy, Esq. is a founding member and partner in Discovery Dispute Solutions.  Ms. Riedy brings to bear more than 25 years of litigation experience, including international trade, complex commercial litigation and personal injury litigation, in assisting parties in crafting discovery plans and resolving disputes. An experienced mediator, since 1999 MsRiedy has trained managers and lawyers in mediation techniques. Ms. Riedy is the co-author of "Mediating with Electronically Stored Information" (Artech House, 2007) and numerous journal articles on e-discovery, including the Federal Courts Law Review. Ms. Riedy is the co-founder of a software development company, drafted and defended patent applications for a mobile social networking platform, and negotiated financing agreements with investors. 

EDUCATION - Harvard Law School (J.D. 1981); Georgetown University, The McDonough School of Business (MBA, With Honors, 2000); University of Kansas (B.A., History and Biology, summa cum laude, Phi Beta Kappa, 1977)

LEGAL EXPERIENCE

 

Partner, Bode & Grenier, LLP, Washington, D.C ( 2003-2009, currently consultant)

  • Represented corporate, non-profit and individual clients; litigated in federal and state courts nationwide; managed cases involving wide range of legal issues; specialized in school safety litigation

 

Partner, The Sperduto Law Firm, Washington, D.C. (2001-2003, currently consultant)

  • Litigated complex commercial cases; participated in landmark bid protest proceeding, CESC Plaza Ltd. P’ship v. United States, 52 Fed. Cl. 91 (2002)

 

Other

  • Associate, Jack H. Olender & Associates, Washington, D.C. (1991-1998)
  • Associate, Reichler, Appelbaum & Wippman, Washington, D.C. (1988-1989)
  • Attorney-Advisor, Office of the General Counsel, U.S. Agency for International Development (1985-1988)
  • Associate, Arnold & Porter, Washington, D.C. (1982-1983)
  • Clerk, former Chief Judge Harrison L. Winter, United States Court of Appeals, 4th Circuit (1981-1982)

 

BUSINESS EXPERIENCE

 

Co-Founder, Mayty, Inc. (2001-2009)  

  • Created concept for mobile social networking platform; drafted corporate, financing, and patent application documents; assisted technology partner in preparing software requirements and in software development; responsible for marketing and client development

 

Publisher, The Washington Monthly, Washington, D.C. ( 1989-1991)

  • Managed circulation and publications staff; responsible for finance, accounting, and procurement; edited articles and book reviews

TEACHING AND RESEARCH EXPERIENCE

 

Assistant Professor (tenure-track), School of Business, Emporia State University (Fall 2009 - present)

  • Teaching core legal course for business majors and commercial law course for graduates; providing both face-to-face and online instruction; involved in curriculum development as Chair, Undergraduate Curriculum Committee and participating Member, SAP University Alliances; Academically Qualified (AACSB Criteria)(see list of publications, infra); reviewer, American Business Law Journal

 

Consultant, Harvard Law School, Environmental Law & Policy Clinic (2007-2008)

  • Assisted in the design and implementation of clinic projects; instructed students in civil procedure and advocacy; assessed student assignments; served as Of Counsel in Clinic litigation matters.

PUBLICATIONS -

 

Marian K. Riedy, Jun Yu & Joyce Zhou, Effect of Teaching Method on Students’ Perceptions of Instructor Attributes, __ Advances in Business Research ___ (Spring 2013)


Marian K. Riedy & Kim Sperduto, Revisiting the “Anonymous Speaker Privilege,” 14 N.C.J.L. & TECH. 249 (Fall 2012)


Marian K. Riedy, Suman Beros & Joseph H. Wen, Managing Business Smartphone Data, 14 JOURNAL OF INTERNET LAW 3 (March 2011)

 

Marian K. Riedy, Suman Beros & Kim Sperduto, Mediated Investigative E-Discovery, 4 FED. CTS. L. REV. 77 (2010)

 

Riedy, Marian K. & Wen, Joseph H. (2010), “Electronic Monitoring of Internet Access in the American Workplace: Implications for Management,” Information & Communications Technology Law, 87-99

 

MARIAN K. RIEDY, SUMAN BEROS & KIM SPERDUTO, LITIGATING WITH ELECTRONICALLY STORED INFORMATION (Artech House, Norwood , MA, 2007)

 

Marian K. Riedy & Suman Beros, Win the Battle for Access to E-data, TRIAL (December 2006)

 

Marian K. Riedy & Suman Beros, E-mail in Evidence, JOURNAL OF THE ACADEMY OF TRIAL LAWYERS (August 2006)

 

Marian K. Riedy & Suman Beros, E-Discovery: Beyond the Basics, DC TRIAL (June 2006)

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