Actionable E-Discovery

You’ve heard the theoretical discussions on e-discovery – now learn the actionable steps to manage it in a faster, defensible, cost-effective and strategic manner. These practical, interactive sessions will focus on how inside counsel and law firms can utilize new technology and processes to take control of e-discovery.

Better Together: Predictive Coding and Analytics on Three Common Use Cases

Predictive coding is a powerful tool to help speed legal review, but it isn’t a silver bullet. Analytics can help supplement predictive coding – by visually clarifying its results, accelerating review of the remaining materials, and even assisting in trial and deposition preparation. Using a case study approach, industry experts will discuss workflow options incorporating predictive coding and analytics for three key scenarios – Hart-Scott-Rodino Second Requests, internal investigations, and post-production trial preparation.

Session attendees will learn:

  • The key analytics tools available for the legal review process
  • The processes needed to supplement the use of predictive coding as part of a defensible legal review workflow
  • Case study examples of predictive coding and analytics working together on a Second Request, internal investigation and for trial prep

Speakers include:

  • Hon. Andrew J. Peck, United States Magistrate Judge Southern District of New York
  • Eric Lieber, Director of Legal Technology, Toyota Motor Sales, USA
  • Jason Lichter, Director of Discovery Services and Litigation Support, Pepper Hamilton LLP
  • Kathryn McCarthy, Senior Managing Director, FTI Technology

Advice from Counsel: Where Does E-discovery End and Information Governance Begin?

For the fifth consecutive year, the Advice from Counsel survey captures the top e-discovery trends for corporate counsel of Fortune 1000 companies. This year the survey focuses on the intersection of e-discovery and information governance. Just as common e-discovery workflow and technology can help legal teams proactively manage data as part of a broader information governance strategy, these strategies promise to reshape e-discovery practices in the coming years. Whether in-house or outside counsel, attendees will learn how leading-edge companies are approaching information governance and how this will impact legal processes for years to come.

Session attendees will learn:

  • Key business drivers and benefits of conducting information governance projects and implementing policies
  • How to leverage legacy e-discovery technology and processes for information governance purposes
  • Advice from peers on developing an information governance action plan

Speakers include:

  • Marla Bergman, Vice President, Associate General Counsel, Goldman Sachs
  • Anthony J. Knaapen, Manager of Litigation Discovery, Chevron
  • Ari Kaplan, Ari Kaplan Advisors
  • Sophie Ross, Senior Managing Director, FTI Technology

Global Discovery: Asia, Europe and Beyond

Even if you are not handling matters in Asia or Europe today, you will be within the next three years. From country-specific data privacy laws to cultural and language differences, US-based companies and firms have a number of challenges when conducting cost-effective and defensible e-discovery practices overseas. Incorporating survey results from leading e-discovery practitioners in Asia and Europe, this panel will provide US-based attorneys with a framework for managing multinational discovery matters effectively.

Attendees of this session will learn about:

  • The evolving data privacy regulatory environment across Asia and Europe
  • Common cross border scenarios and key “dos and don’ts” for maintaining data privacy compliance
  • Case studies of recent multinational discovery projects and additional resources

Speakers include:

  • Gareth Evans, Partner, Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher LLP
  • David Horrigan, Analyst, E-Discovery & Information Governance, 451 Research
  • Craig Earnshaw, Senior Managing Director, FTI Technology