(New York, May 27, 2014) — Milberg LLP is pleased to announce the promotion of Senior Counsel Henry J. Kelston to partner. Mr. Kelston litigates class actions and other complex cases and has extensive experience in state and federal court litigation, administrative proceedings, and arbitrations. He is also a member of the firm’s E-Discovery Practice Group and handles a wide range of complex e-discovery issues.
“Henry is tenacious litigator and is a key member of our E-Discovery Practice Group. He plays an important role in serving our clients and helping us maintain our position as a leading plaintiffs’ firm in the field,” said Ariana J. Tadler, member of the Milberg’s Executive Committee and head of the firm’s E-Discovery Practice Group. Mr. Kelston is a primary litigator in several cases alleging that major food companies misled consumers by labeling products containing GMOs as "natural."
Mr. Kelston is a member of The Sedona Conference® Working Group 1 on Electronic Document Retention and Production. He is a regular observer at meetings of the Judicial Conference Advisory Committee on Civil Rules and a frequent writer and speaker on discovery-related amendments to the Federal Rules and other e-Discovery issues. He recently testified before the Committee regarding the current proposed amendments to the Federal Rules. He’s also been recently included in the 2014 Chambers USA, America's Leading Lawyers for Business as a nationally “recognized practitioner” in the e-Discovery practice area.
Prior to joining Milberg, he practiced at Proskauer Rose in New York and Siegel, O’Connor & Kainen in Connecticut. He is admitted to practice in New York and Connecticut and is a graduate of the New York University School of Law, where he was a member of the Annual Survey of American Law.
Mr. Kelston is also a member of the Federal Bar Council and International Bar Association.
Milberg LLP is widely recognized as a leading class action and complex litigation firm, representing individual and institutional investors, unions, and consumers. Founded in 1965, Milberg has offices in New York, Los Angeles, and Detroit. The Firm has taken the lead in landmark cases that have set groundbreaking legal precedents and prompted changes in corporate governance benefitting shareholders. Please visit the Milberg’s website (www.milberg.com) for more information.