McDermott Will & Emery LLP
Rachel Sue Pennington focuses her practice on electronic discovery issues in complex civil litigation. Sue has significant experience managing and conducting the discovery phase of litigation, including the use of sophisticated technology to facilitate the discovery process. She is recognized as a Relativity Certified Administrator by the platform's developers and is a registered patent attorney.
Sue conducts discovery related to Medicare fraud and abuse, the Anti-Kickback Statute, the False Claims Act, patent infringement, antitrust investigations, the Employee Retirement Income Security Act (ERISA) claims and complex commercial litigation. She has also prepared due diligence reviews pertaining to mergers and asset purchases. In addition, Sue maintains an active pro bono practice.
Previously, Sue worked as a contract attorney at a number of prominent international law firms and corporations on matters relating to pharmaceutical patent litigation, and patent and trademark infringement cases in the chemical arts. While in law school, she received recognition for academic achievement in antitrust and health law, as well as in legal writing. She also earned a Certificate in Health Law. Prior to attending law school, she was a supervisor in the clinical laboratory of a number of hospitals in Illinois and Kentucky. Sue is registered with the American Society of Clinical Pathology.