Ms. Sipe is an attorney in the Firm’s San Diego office where she focuses on complex antitrust and securities litigation, as well as related class actions on behalf of the Firm’s institutional investor clients.
Prior to joining Scott+Scott, Ms. Sipe worked as in-house counsel for a highly diversified Fortune 500 corporation and for an Am Law Top 20 Law Firm. Additionally, Ms. Sipe served as both General Counsel and VP of Managed Review/Legal Services for several nationally renowned Electronic Discovery and Global Services providers, where her oversight responsibilities included recruiting, staffing, training and managing hundreds of attorneys and projects across the US and overseas. She developed curriculums and trained in the areas of document review, attorney-client privilege, contract management and a variety of other litigation support projects. Additionally, she developed product specifications with outside counsel and consulted on all aspects of e-Discovery. Ms. Sipe was instrumental in building dozens of legal service centers both in the US and overseas, including a legal services center for a UK Silver Circle Law Firm.
Ms. Sipe and her teams advanced a culture of best practices and continuous improvement and were among the first in the legal world to utilize the reasonableness of statistical sampling and metrics, via methods developed with the assistance of CalTech and supported by the Sedona Conference’s Working Groups on Document Review, Attorney Client Privilege and Cross Border Discovery, all Working Groups in which she has participated.
In her spare time, Ms. Sipe works with several non-profit organizations including CAST-LA (Coalition to Abolish Slavery and Trafficking); Earthjustice; California Lawyers for the Arts; and the Animal Legal Defense Fund.
Ms. Sipe is an avid runner, having participated in numerous marathons.