Full Name
Bobby Malhotra
Job Title
Winston & Strawn
Speaker Bio
As a member of the firm’s eDiscovery & Information Governance practice group, Bobby develops innovative, cost-effective and defensible strategies for the preservation, collection, review, and production of electronically stored information. He advises clients on issues related to eDiscovery preparedness, planning, and execution as well as information privacy and data security. Bobby regularly serves as lead discovery counsel on large-scale matters and manages all aspects of national and international eDiscovery. His extensive experience includes counseling financial institution clients on the unique eDiscovery challenges they face in high-exposure matters, as well as leading training on eDiscovery platforms and workflows and providing advice on eDiscovery vendor management and budgeting. Bobby serves as outside eDiscovery counsel and trusted advisor to Fortune 500 clients and in this role provides counseling and guidance in connection with legally defensible and standardized company-wide discovery practices.

Bobby is a globally recognized thought leader on the application of artificial intelligence and analytics to the practice of law and was nominated for Relativity and Text IQ’s “AI Catalyst Award” in 2021. In 2022, Relativity named him an AI visionary for spearheading the adoption of artificial intelligence in legal practice. Bobby is also a frequent speaker and author on eDiscovery, information governance, data security and other legal technology topics. He has been published and quoted in numerous legal and eDiscovery publications and information outlets, including ALM’s Business Crimes Bulletin, Cybersecurity Law & Strategy Newsletter, ABA Journal, Legaltech News, ABA’s Sound Advice Podcast, ABA’s Class Action & Derivative Newsletter, ABA Law and Practice Today, and Thomson Reuters Institute Podcast.

Prior to joining Winston, Bobby served as of counsel and co-leader of the information governance and eDiscovery practice at an Am Law 200 firm. He has also worked as senior discovery consultant for multiple top-tier eDiscovery service providers. During law school, Bobby served as a judicial extern for the Honorable Blanche M. Manning of the United States District Court for the Northern District of Illinois. Prior to his legal career, Bobby acquired nearly five years of technical experience in the areas of network engineering, firewall administration, technology consulting, and computer programming. A true “techno lawyer,” Bobby’s technology experience dates back to his first job in college building and configuring Novell NetWare and Windows NT application and file servers.

Bobby is a member of the International Legal Technology Association, American Bar Association: Section of Litigation and Sedona Conference Working Group on Electronic Document Retention and Production. He has multiple computer certifications, including the CompTIA A+ computer hardware certification.
Bobby Malhotra