Arising Issues in E-Discovery: The Advantages of Analytics Tools
Fewer legal professionals today are confident that that their electronically stored information is easily accessible, current, accurate, and reliable. In the last few years, corporate law has been revolutionized by electronic information discovery, analysis, and storage techniques. New methods of 'Visual data discovery' are improving the performance of legal data management and litigation proceedings, thereby increasing efficiency and reducing costs. Instantaneous legal data analytics is helping to improve legal document management in law firms and other businesses. Predictive coding dramatically can speed up document searching and review. Using analytics and machine learning, enables enhanced detection of trends, relationships, and patterns win legal information that allows reviewers to identify privileged materials.
In a two hour, LIVE Webcast, a panel of thought leaders and practitioners assembled by The Knowledge Group will discuss the Advantages of Using Analytics Methods in E-Discovery and provide advice to enhance E-Discovery by using analytics methods such as predictive coding, visualization, and discovery. This CLE course also will help participants understand how to efficiently handle and review electronically stored information (ESI) in compliance with the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure (FRCP).
Key topics include:
- Predictive Coding
- Adoption of Visualization Methods
- Traditional E-Discovery Technologies
- Keyword Search
- Concept Search
- E-mail Threading
- Data Clustering
- Streamlining Workflows to Eliminate Manual Reviews
- Integrating Business Intelligence in E-Discovery Processes
- Legal Compliance in E-Discovery
- e-Discovery analytics requires a wholistic approach - analytics aren’t only applicable during review
- An enterprise discovery response strategy is a critical piece of the puzzle
- Create a “multiplier effect” for your analytics by applying them early in the process.
- After action reporting allows for constant refinement of process
Manion Gaynor & Manning LLP
- Recent Decisions Impacting Discovery: How the Courts View Analytics
- The Proper Case for Analytics
- Selling Analytics to your clients
Who Should Attend:
- eDiscovery Attorneys
- Trial Attorneys
- Legal Counsel
- Chief Compliance Officers
- Compliance and Risk Officers
- Risk Analysts & Controllers
- In-house Counsel
- Legal Risk Officers and Administrators
- Records & Information Directors/Managers
- IT Professionals
- Other Related/Interested Professionals
Nishad Shevde is an expert in complex eDiscovery program and matter management for both Fortune 50 corporations and AMLAW 100 law firm clients. Nishad also has multiple years of experience leading large global teams of eDiscovery consultants and project managers at industry-leading organizations. Over his career, Nishad has built sustainable discovery response programs for large corporations and managed some of the largest standalone matters of the past decade in the financial services and pharmaceutical industries.
His has been on driving high performance execution of short-term discovery projects in the context of helping clients develop long-term programs that reduce overall costs and risk and increase effectiveness. In this role, Nishad has extensive experience in regulatory matters including DOJ/FEC Antitrust investigations (Hart-Scott-Rodino), SEC, FINRA, State AGs and other investigations, as well as securities, products liability, patent, employment and other litigation matters.
Nishad Shevde is an expert in complex eDiscovery program and matter management for both Fortune 50 corporations and AMLAW 100 …
Howard P. Goldberg is an experienced trial lawyer who specializes in litigating complex commercial matters. Howard has experience representing clients involved in a wide variety of commercial cases, focusing on contract disputes, environmental litigation and commercial real estate litigation. Howard also has significant experience with a variety of settlement mechanisms, including formal arbitration proceedings and court-assisted mediation programs.
In addition to his case responsibilities, Howard serves on the e-discovery committee for Manion Gaynor & Manning and has significant experience advising clients on e-discovery best practices, including legal holds, data preservation, and data production, working with e-discovery vendors and consultants, and managing e-discovery in anticipation of, during, and after litigation.
Howard is admitted to practice in Massachusetts, the United States District Court for the District of Massachusetts, and the United States Court of Appeals for the First Circuit. He is a member of the American, Massachusetts and Boston Bar Associations. Prior to joining MG&M, Howard was an associate at Foley Hoag LLP in Boston/pro bono housing cases. Howard lives in Marblehead with his wife and two sons.
Howard P. Goldberg is an experienced trial lawyer who specializes in litigating complex commercial matters. Howard has experience representing clients …
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Manion Gaynor & Manning LLP (MG&M) is a national law firm focused on Products Liability and Complex Tort Litigation, and Commercial and Business Litigation with fully integrated offices in Boston, Hattiesburg, Lake Charles, Los Angeles, New Orleans, Providence, San Francisco and Wilmington.
Our focus on providing strategic, responsive legal counsel in each of our core practices has made us the law firm of choice for clients facing high-stakes litigation. Clients value our guidance on sophisticated matters ranging from complex commercial and business disputes, toxic tort and products liability, intellectual property, real estate, employment, to white collar and regulatory matters.
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