Ruth Hauswirth

Special Counsel, Director of Litigation & E-Discovery

I love the nexus between law and technology. It’s my goal to find ways to help our attorneys and clients leverage technology proactively to increase efficiency in litigation.

rhauswirth@cooley.com

Ruth C. Hauswirth, special counsel and head of litigation & e-discovery in Cooley’s litigation department, focuses on and oversees Cooley’s e-discovery, information retention and governance counseling practice. Ruth leads Cooley's litigation and e-discovery services department and resources, which focuses on providing the strategic and efficient use of legal technology and data analytics solutions to handle electronically stored information in complex litigation matters - including evidence preservation, collection, review and production, through trial. Ruth also advises clients on enterprise information and record retention, disposition, and governance, including functional policy development, implementation and compliance in a variety of regulatory and jurisdictional areas.

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Passions

    Enjoying time with family and friends, traveling, reading, painting, yoga and running

Education

  • Santa Clara University School of Law
    JD, summa cum laude, 1994

  • University of California, San Diego
    BA, Sociology
    magna cum laude, 1990


Admissions & Credentials

California

Memberships

  • American Bar Association

  • San Diego County Bar Association

  • Sedona Conference Working Group Member on Electronic Document Retention and Production

  • Women in eDiscovery