Philip N. Yannella is a partner with Dechert LLP inPhiladelphia. He has defended clients in productliability, mass tort, and consumer fraud cases.Mr. Yannella has developed an extensive practiceadvising clients on e-discovery matters. He serveson national discovery teams for a number ofcompanies, advising clients on the implementationof litigation holds, protocols for management and coordinationof national discovery, restoration of backup tapes, confidentialityand privilege disputes, and overall discovery strategy. He has alsorepresented clients in Rule 26(f) conferences and discovery hearingsand argued significant e-discovery motions in federal and statecourts.