Todd Itami Partner

Todd Itami has extensive experience advising top global companies in the field of electronic discovery (e-discovery, eDiscovery) in a wide range of litigation and investigation matters, including insurance recovery, antitrust, patent, products liability, white collar, and other complex commercial disputes.  He has been described as “a world leader in the application of technical e-discovery skills,” and has led e-discovery efforts and solved legal problems on cases of all sizes—from small private disputes to some of the largest litigations and investigations in U.S. history.

Todd’s unique intersectional approach to e-discovery law is helping to shape this this fast-moving field.  He combines top-shelf legal experience with substantial technical knowledge in machine learning, programming analytics, software development, computer hardware, database architecture, and the use of emerging technologies.  Todd counsels clients on all aspects of e-discovery, from the most technical details of digital forensics, structured and unstructured data, and preservation of data warehouse environments to traditional legal negotiations, briefing, depositions, and trials.  He is well-versed in strategic software deployment, both as a primary author of bespoke software solutions and as a leader of larger software development projects. He has also saved his clients millions of dollars through workflow automation and optimization.

Todd clerked for Justice Jeff Boyd of the Supreme Court of Texas.

Todd serves as Gilbert’s Director of Artificial Intelligence, Information Management, and E-Discovery.


  • Represented top global bank in a federal regulatory investigation, including the development of numerous Technology Assisted Review (TAR) machine-learning models for fact development and quality control purposes.
  • Represented multiple professional sports leagues in insurance coverage litigations over a variety of issues and types of insurance disputes, including advising clients on legal strategy surrounding discovery, drafting software to model complicated settlement scenarios, automating tedious legal tasks, and resolving various forensic issues.
  • Represented top technology company in federal and state antitrust investigations with sophisticated e-discovery workflows involving hundreds of millions of documents and complex technical issues in the areas of collections, processing, and review.
  • Represented top technology company in multidistrict litigation (MDL) that included complicated data warehousing issues, petabytes of structured data, and custom software solutions.
  • Represented global corporations in patent litigation over a variety of products, including electronics, computer hardware, agricultural machinery, and pharmaceuticals.


  • The University of Chicago Law School, J.D., 2013
    • University of Chicago Law School, Ann Watson Barber Outstanding Service Award
  • Idaho State University, B.A., 2008


  • District of Columbia
  • Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit
  • Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit
  • Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit


  • Capital Pro Bono Honor Roll, 2020-2022
  • The Sedona Conference, 2019-2023