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Daniel K. Gelb

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Daniel K. Gelb, a partner at Gelb & Gelb LLP, is a member of the bars of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, the United States District Court for the District of Massachusetts, the United States Court of Appeals for the First Circuit and the State of New York. He graduated from Tufts University (B.A. in English 1999), Boston College Law School (J.D. 2003) and Boston College Carroll Graduate School of Management (M.B.A. 2003). At the Carroll Graduate School of Management, he was a member of the First Place team in the 2002 Dianne Weiss Consulting Competition and a member of the semifinalist team in the 2002 MBA Jungle Business Plan Challenge. While at law school, Mr. Gelb was a Summer Honors Program Legal Intern in the United States Securities and Exchange Commission's Division of Enforcement at the Boston District Office.

Prior to joining Gelb & Gelb LLP, Mr. Gelb was an Assistant District Attorney with the Norfolk County District Attorney's Office where he prosecuted various criminal matters including larceny, forgery and uttering, drug offenses, operating under the influence offenses and motor vehicle offenses, assault and battery crimes, firearm law violations, domestic violence offenses, and crimes against property. As an Assistant District Attorney, Mr. Gelb tried numerous cases to juries and judges, presented cases to the Grand Jury, and engaged in motion practice. In addition, Mr. Gelb was a member of the Community Insurance Fraud Initiative Task Force for Randolph, MA prosecuting motor vehicle insurance fraud cases in conjunction with the Insurance Fraud Bureau and the Randolph Police Department. Mr. Gelb was selected by the Norfolk County District Attorney's Office to attend the Career Prosecutor Course in Charleston, South Carolina and the national White Collar Crime course held in Washington, D.C., both of which were sponsored by the National District Attorneys Association and the National College of District Attorneys.

Areas of Practice

Mr. Gelb represents clients in federal and state court litigation, arbitration and regulatory proceedings.  He concentrates in the areas of business, securities, non-competition agreements, corporate raiding and trade secrets, accountants' liability and criminal law.

Professional Affiliations

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Mr. Gelb is a member of the Advisory Board for the Bureau of National Affairs, Inc.'s White Collar Crime Report, The Sedona Conference Working Group on Electronic Document Retention and Production, the National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers' Electronic Discovery Task Force, and the Massachusetts Bar Association's Implementation of Technology Task Force.  Mr. Gelb also belongs to the Massachusetts Academy of Trial Attorneys, the Massachusetts Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, the Criminal Law Section of the Boston Bar Association, the American Bar Association's White Collar Crime Young Lawyers Steering Committee, the Tufts Lawyers Association and is the Vice President of the Suffolk University Law School Litigation American Inn of Court.

Press

Mr. Gelb has been quoted in USA Today as well as other hard copy and online publications such as The Complete Lawyer, BNA, Inc.'s White Collar Crime Report, and BNA, Inc.'s Digital Discovery & e-Evidence regarding civil and criminal litigation issues, including electronic discovery.


PUBLICATIONS

CO-AUTHOR

  • "Avoiding Pitfalls When Conducting Corporate Internal Investigations," White Collar Crime Report, The Bureau of National Affairs, Inc., Vol. 1, No. 24, December 22, 2006.

  • Massachusetts E-Discovery & Evidence: Preservation Through Trial (Book) (MCLE ©2009)

  • " E-Discovery Costs for Corporate Litigants " (The Daily Journal, November 2009)

  • Ethical Lawyering in Massachusetts (Loose-leaf) (Chapter 20 : "Ethical Issues for Civil Litigators"), Massachusetts Continuing Legal Education, Inc. (©2010).

  • " E-Discovery i n Criminal Cases: A Need for Specific Rules " (Suffolk University Law Review, Forthcoming ©2010 )

AUTHOR

  • "Understanding the E-discovery Obligations Before Making a Certification," Digital Discovery & e-Evidence, The Bureau of National Affairs, Inc., Vol. 7, No. 10, October 1, 2007.

  • "The Importance of Being Knowledgeable Regarding Electronic Discovery When Participating In a Superior Court Rule 9C Conference," Practice Update: eDiscovery, Massachusetts Bar Association (October 2007).

  • "The New Federal Rules of Civil Procedure on Electronic Discovery:  An Argument For Adoption By The Massachusetts State Courts," Section Review, Massachusetts Bar Institute, Vol. 9, No. 2, August 2007.

  • "Understanding the E-discovery Obligations Before Making a Certification," Digital Discovery & e-Evidence, The Bureau of national Affairs, Inc., Vol. 7, No. 10, October 1, 2007.

  • "Litigating Criminal Procedure Issues When 'ESI' is the Subject of 'CSI,'" Digital Discovery & e-Evidence, The Bureau of national Affairs, Inc., Vol. 8, No. 4, April 1, 2008.

  • "The Importance of Being Knowledgeable Regarding Electronic Discovery When Participating In a Superior Court Rule 9C Conference," Section Review, Massachusetts Bar Institute, Vol. 10, No. 2 (May 2008).

    "Federal Rule of Evidence 502: 21st Century Privilege," Corporate Counsel Magazine, Incisive Media (December 2008).

  • "E-Discovery Practice Alert: Massachusetts Litigators Must Be Prepared to Address

  • The Inevitable Intersection of Electronically Stored Information, Recently Issued Superior Court Standing Order 1-09 And Amended Rule 9A," Section Review, Massachusetts Bar Institute, Vol. 11  No. 2 (September 2009)

  • "An Approach to Cell Phone Evidence for Criminal Defense Attorneys" The Champion Magazine, National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers (November 2009).

 


Seminars

  • Chair and Faculty, "Electronic Discovery: New Rules of Practice and Emerging Issues - What Litigators Should Know," Massachusetts Bar Association (February 2007).
  • Faculty, International Quality & Productivity Center, Pre-Conference Workshop: "Identifying and Preserving Potentially Relevant Data Sources At The Onset Of A Legal Matter Or Internal Investigation," 2nd E-Discovery: Pharma, Biotech and Medical Devices (June 2007).
  • Moderator and Faculty, "Tips on How to Effectively Handle Electronic Discovery in White Collar Criminal Investigations and Litigations," Bureau of National Affairs (audio conference) (July 2007).
  • Faculty, "E-Landscape in the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure," The Masters Conference for Legal Professionals, Washington, D.C. (October 2007).
  • Faculty, "Advanced Issues in E-Discovery," Macaronis Institute for Trial and Appellate Advocacy at the Center for Advanced Legal Studies, Suffolk University Law School (November 2007).
  • Faculty, "E-Discovery: Four Unique Perspectives," Massachusetts Continuing Legal Education (December 2007).
  • Faculty, "Electronic Evidence," Family Law Conference 2008, Massachusetts Continuing Legal Education (March 2008).
  • Faculty, "Electronic Evidence:  Everything You Want To Know, But Are Afraid To Ask," Massachusetts Bar Association (March 2008).
  • Speaker, "Cell Phone Evidence," Litigating with 21st Century Technology, New Hampshire Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers (May 2008).
  • Panelist, "Managing a Paperless Law Office: Going Green in a Small and Solo Practice," Massachusetts Bar Association (June 2008).
  • Faculty, "Electronically Stored Information and Spoliation," Massachusetts Continuing Legal Education (August 2008).
  • Faculty, "E-Discovery Seminar Series:
    E-Discovery Overview," ARMA Boston, Simmons College Graduate School of Library and Information Science, and The Sedona Conference® (September 2008).
  • Faculty, "Electronic Discovery in Civil & Criminal Litigation," SmartTalk Lunch Series, Salem Bar Association (September 2008).
  • Faculty, "E-Discovery For The Enterprise:
    Technology Roundtable," Bureau of National Affairs, Inc. (September 18, 2008).
  • Faculty, "E-Discovery For The Enterprise: Setting Up Your Systems: Rule 26(g) Setting Up An E-Discovery Team: Outside Counsel/In-House Counsel Relationships," Bureau of National Affairs, Inc. (September 19, 2008).
  • Chair and Faculty, "Digital Forensics, Electronic Evidence and Advanced Criminal Procedure," Massachusetts Continuing Legal Education (October 2008).
  • Faculty, "Pretrial Litigation: MCLE BasicsPlus!®," Massachusetts Continuing Legal Education (October 2008).
  • Panelist, "The Sedona Conference® Update: White Collar Crimes & e-Discovery Implications," Fios, Inc. (audio conference) (October 2008).
  • Faculty, "E-Discovery Seminar Series:
    Mock Hearing," ARMA Boston, Simmons College Graduate School of Library and Information Science, and The Sedona Conference® (November 2008).
  • Faculty, "Managing e-Discovery During Internal Investigations," Fios, Inc. (March 2009).
  • Chair and Faculty, "Electronic Discovery & Evidence: Evolving Issues in Practice and Procedure," Massachusetts Continuing Legal Education (May 2009).
  • Faculty, "Cost Savings in E-Discovery," The Harvard Club (Boston, MA) Huron Consulting Group (September 2009).
  • Faculty, "Pretrial Litigation: MCLE BasicsPlus!®," Massachusetts Continuing Legal Education (October 2009). 
  • Speaker,  "Electronic Discovery," Suffolk University Litigation American Inn Of Court (October 2009).
  • Faculty, "Cost-Effective E-Discovery For Small Firms,"  Massachusetts Bar Association (January 2010).
  • Co-chair and Faculty, "E-Discovery for In-House Counsel," Massachusetts Continuing Legal Education, Inc. (February 2010)
  • Faculty, "E-Discovery Update: The Latest Cases, Trends and Tips for Civil and Criminal Trial Lawyers," Massachusetts Lawyers Weekly (March 2010)
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