Rebecca Bates Manno
(502) 423-2050
Office: Louisville
J.D. University of Richmond T.C. Williams School of Law
B.A. University of Richmond
Licensure: KY | VA
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Rebecca Bates Manno focuses her practice in the areas of information governance, e-discovery, and data review. She advises clients on information governance issues associated with data privacy and security and records retention. Rebecca is experienced in designing and implementing written information security programs, cyber security response plans, and records retention programs.  She conducts audits of information-related practices and programs and provides employee training for implementation and compliance. She has also assisted in post-security breach investigations.

Rebecca advises clients on e-discovery and data review issues.  She is experienced in designing and managing large scale data and document reviews for litigation and regulatory proceedings.  She is also experienced in conducting data review for due diligence for mergers, acquisitions, and other business transactions. 

Work Experience

2014 Steptoe & Johnson PLLC
1996-2014 Frost Brown Todd LLC
1994-1996 Sole Practitioner

Speaking Engagements

“A Look at the Discovery Process: From the Trenches to Trial,” ARMA International Louisville Chapter, April 2016

“The ABC’s of Information Governance,” ISACA Kentuckiana Chapter, October 2015

"Implementing a Records Retention Program," Lorman Education Services, April 2007, October 2008, March 2010, July 2014

E-Discovery Panel Presentation, Northern Kentucky Salmon P. Chase College of Law, February 2012, February 2013

"Updated Best Practices for Legal Holds in Civil, Criminal, and Business Contexts," Lorman Education Services, November 2009

"Designing and Implementing a Records Retention Program," Lorman Education Services for CPA Associates International, July 2008

"How Companies Can Avoid Disaster by Implementing a Records Retention and Data Management Program," Lorman Education Services, March 2007, October 2007, April 2008

Key Experience

Created and implemented written information security programs and cyber security response plans for Fortune 500 clients
Conducted post-security breach investigations for higher education and non-profit clients
Directed due diligence process for healthcare entities in hospital mergers

Memberships & Awards

American Bar Association
Kentucky Bar Association
Louisville Bar Association
Virginia Bar Association