Christian Mahoney’s practice focuses on e-Discovery, artificial intelligence, data analytics, and information governance.

As counsel, Christian leads the e-Discovery and Litigation Technology group in the United States. He advises clients on defensible data retention, preservation, collection, review, and production processes for antitrust, securities enforcement, and litigation matters. He also trains Cleary attorneys and co-counsel on discovery-related issues with a focus on both information governance and artificial intelligence, including predictive coding, and speaks externally on these issues. In this role, Christian develops policies for clients on data retention, negotiates discovery procedures and utilization of advanced technology with government regulators and opposing counsel, prepares clients for and defends 30(b)(6) depositions on data preservation and discovery issues, revises client collection processes, and implements sophisticated technology processes, including the customized usage of predictive coding for identification of data for review and production.

Christian’s practice also includes advising e-Discovery technology service providers on the implementation of artificial intelligence in e-Discovery workflows and the defensible utilization of technology. He is a frequent speaker on eDiscovery issues, particularly in the area of artificial intelligence, and teams with leading eDiscovery data scientists to research, develop, and test novel strategies and workflows for the application of artificial intelligence in litigation and investigations.

Prior to joining the firm, Christian worked at Xerox Litigation Services, where he consulted with clients on the use of advanced technology and processes in response to discovery requests.

Christian joined the firm in 2012 and became counsel in 2022.