Ignatius A. Grande

Adjunct Professor
J.D., Georgetown University Law CenterB.A., Yale College

Ignatius Grande is Senior Discovery Attorney at Hughes Hubbard & Reed LLP.  In his role at Hughes Hubbard, Grande advises case teams and clients on how to best leverage the latest technologies and e-discovery practices to efficiently guide matters from initial document preservation and collection through to review and production. 

By putting strategic processes in place, Grande helps clients manage their eDiscovery obligations in the most efficient and cost effective manner.  He also advises clients on the management of their social media presence and in the preservation and collection of social media information.  He enjoys working with companies to adapt their information governance and eDiscovery practices to changing technologies.  Grande has represented companies in all areas of electronic discovery and information management, including advising clients on document retention policies, methods of collection, and representing clients at 26(f) conferences and in eDiscovery court hearings. 

Ignatius graduated from Yale College in 1996 and Georgetown University Law Center in 1999.  He began his legal career as a law clerk for the Honorable James M. Munley of the Middle District of Pennsylvania.  He has also worked as an associate at Clifford Chance US LLP and has served as in-house counsel for Louis Dreyfus Corporation.  

Grande is the co-chair of the Social Media Law Committee of the New York State Bar Association’s Commercial & Federal Litigation Section and serves on the Section’s Executive Committee.  He is a frequent writer and speaker on topics relating to e-discovery, social media and the Internet of Things.