International Advisory Board Chair Kathleen "Kitty" Maloney


Kathleen (Kitty) Maloney graduated from California State University, Long Beach with her B.A. in psychology, with a minor in marketing, in 1992. She attended the University of LaVerne, graduating with her M.B.A in 1994, while working for the Northrop Grumman Corporation as an engineering assistant. In 1996, she enrolled at Hofstra University School of Law and graduated in 1999 with her Juris Doctor degree.

On October 11, 1996, Kitty joined the John F. Kennedy Chapter of PAD. As a 1L, she served as one of the chapter’s class representatives. During her second year of law school, she served as Kennedy Chapter Justice, during which time the chapter saw a great re-growth in programming and new members (147). At the 1998 Convention in Scottsdale, Arizona, Kennedy Chapter received first place in the Stanley H. Kohn Outstanding Law School Chapter Competition and Kitty received the Alex A. Hotchkiss Outstanding Law School Chapter Justice award. During her third year of law school, Kitty served as Assistant District XX Justice. At the time, District XX encompassed the geographic region that is now divided into District XX and District XXIX.

In 1999, Kitty relocated to the Washington, DC area. She served as District XXIII Justice (1999-2001). After stepping down as District XXIII Justice due to job demands, she looked for a way to remain active in PAD and was soon involved in the National Capital Area Alumni Chapter (Now the National Capital Area Robert Redding Alumni Chapter). She served as Justice of the National Capital Area Alumni Chapter from 2002 - 2004.

In 2004 at the 55th Biennial Convention, she was elected to the position of Associate Tribune on the International Tribunal and at the 56th Biennial Convention in 2006, she was elected Chief Tribune. Kitty was re-elected Chief Tribune at the 57th Biennial Convention in 2008.

In 2010, at the 58th Biennial, Convention Kitty was elected to the International Executive Board as one of the four International Board Members at Large. During this time period, Kitty worked on the strategic planning sub-committee with International Justice Rhonda Hill and International Executive Board Member at Large Jay Ross. At the 59th Biennial Convention in 2012, Kitty was elected to the position of International Secretary. At the 60th Biennial Convention in 2014, Kitty was elected to the position of International Vice-Justice

Kitty is strong professional with diverse experience in operational leadership, human resources administration, resource utilization, and organizational development in a large law firm environment. She builds consensus, cultivate rapport, and create best-in-class departments. She has strong staffing, training, and mentoring capabilities; design and deliver training, professional development, and performance management programs. Additionally, Ms. Maloney has experience in litigation, project management, and electronic discovery. Her experience in this area includes consulting with clients on the discovery, collection, preservation, analysis, processing, review and production of electronic information and media.

Currently, Kitty is an Advisory Manager with Deloitte Advisory LLP in the Information Governance and EDiscovery Services Group. She is responsible for providing managed document review services, including project scope and budgeting and invoicing; development and implementation of early case assessment strategies and analytics or search-based review processes; resource allocation and communication of key project indicators to project stakeholders

Previously, she was the Staff Attorney Manager at Covington & Burling LLP in Washington, DC. While at Covington her areas of specialty include managed review services, project management, electronic discovery solutions, and litigation support. Prior to joining Covington, Kitty was the National Director of eDiscovery Solutions for a litigation support company. Kitty was admitted to the Supreme Court of the United Stated during PAD Day at the Supreme Court in 2012. She is also admitted to practice in New York, Maryland, and the District of Columbia.
She currently resides in Alexandria, Virginia.

Practice areas:

Kitty has substantial experience in litigation, project management, electronic discovery and managed review. She brings to her clients the unique combination of experience and education in both project management and the legal disciplines of discovery. In context, Ms. Maloney has managed, analyzed and consulted in complex matters involving e-discovery, litigation, and data analysis. Her experience in this area includes consulting with clients on the discovery, collection, preservation, analysis, processing, discovery review and production of electronic information and media.

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