eDiscovery and Information Management: Tools, Trends and Updates You Need to Know
For the past years, the upsurge of eDiscovery and other technological advancements has made managing and maintaining electronically-stored information (ESI) a lot easier. The proliferation of robust cybersecurity and information management systems has helped companies and organizations prevent intrusions, hacks, security breaches, financial losses, and costly lawsuits.
Listen as a seasoned team of thought leaders, industry watchers and e-discovery professionals brought together by The Knowledge Group, provides and presents in a LIVE Webcast, an in-depth analysis of the fundamentals as well as recent developments in eDiscovery and Information Management. Speakers will go beyond the basics and will give highlights to the tools, trends and updates.
Key topics include:
- eDiscovery and Information Management – Framework
- Potential Risks and Threats
- Information Management in the Cloud Era
- Policies and Regulations
- Operating and Maintenance Costs
- Tools, Trends and Updates
Sarah Thompson, Senior Product Manager
- Why is cyber security a particular concern for the legal industry?
- Regulatory Environment
- What are the biggest threats?
- Practical steps for Attorneys to protect themselves and their clients
Honorable David J. Waxse, Magistrate Judge
U.S. District Court for the District of Kansas
- How do we get to "Just, Speedy and Inexpensive"?
- Where is proportionality to be considered?
- How do we use the concept of proportionality?
- How do you avoid sanctions?
Graham Rollins, In-house Discovery Counsel, Legal Department
Capital One, NA
- Duty of Competence and eDiscovery
- What does a lawyer need to know?
- What are bar associations doing?
- Engaging an expert or vendor (Rishi)
- The "education gap" among Attorneys (Amy)
Amy DeCesare, Assistant Vice President, Litigation Management
Allied World, a Fairfax Company
- Handling large data volumes
- Effective Cooperation (Graham)
- Asymmetrical Discovery - Practical tips and strategies when one side has all the data
- Government Counterparties (Rishi)
Rishi P. Chhatwal, AVP – Senior Legal Counsel
AT&T Services, Inc.
- Information Governance: Implementing IG in a legacy company
- Cloud Computing: Impacts on information governance and discovery readiness (Graham)
- In-house eDiscovery: Insourcing vs. Outsourcing at each stage of the EDRM
Who Should Attend:
- eDiscovery Professionals
- eDiscovery Lawyers
- Information Management Officers
- Records Managers
- Corporate Records & Information Management Officers
- In-house Counsel
- Legal Advisers
- Private and Public Companies
Sarah Sims Thompson is Sr. Product Manager for Data Collect Pro, the cloud-based collections tool of the Z-Discovery platform. Sarah brings a wealth of e-discovery and collections knowledge to guide corporate legal departments towards innovative and modern collection approaches. Her career includes senior product management positions at LexisNexis, Dataflight Inc. and iCONECT Development, LLC and Cumulus Data. She has been instrumental in positioning and managing some of the leading legal technology offerings including iCONECT, iCONECT Global, the Concordance® suite, Hosted FYI™ and LexisNexis Hosted Litigation Solutions (HLS).
Sarah holds a BS in computer science from the University of Western Ontario.
Sarah Sims Thompson is Sr. Product Manager for Data Collect Pro, the cloud-based collections tool of the Z-Discovery platform. Sarah …
Dave Waxse is a United States Magistrate Judge for the United States District Court in Kansas City, Kansas having been appointed in 1999 and reappointed in 2007.He is currently serving on recall status. Judge Waxse received his B.A. degree from the University of Kansas in 1967 and his J.D. degree from Columbia University School of Law in 1970.
He is a Past-President of the Kansas Bar Association and as a KBA delegate to the ABA House of Delegates was a member of the Board of Governors of the KBA from 1988 -2008. He is a member of the Earl E. O’Connor Inn of Court and is a Past-President of the Inn. He is also a member of the American Bar Association (Judicial Division), Johnson County Bar Association, Kansas City Metropolitan Bar Association, Wyandotte County Bar Association and Federal Magistrate Judge’s Association. Judge Waxse is past Chair of the National Conference of Federal Trial Judges of the Judicial Division of the ABA and a member of the ethics committee of the Judicial Division. He is also the past Chair of the Judicial Division of the ABA. He is also a fellow of the Kansas Bar Foundation and the American Bar Foundation.
He is also an Observer to The Sedona Conference Working Groups on Electronic Document Retention and Production (WG1) and International Electronic Information Management, Discovery and Disclosure (WG6). He has been a lecturer in law at the University of Kansas School of Law and has made presentations on electronic discovery and other topics in programs presented by the American Bar Association, the American Association for Justice, the Defense Research Institute, the Federal Judicial Center, the Practicing Law Institute, the University of Kansas, the University of Missouri at Kansas City, Washburn Law School, Georgetown Law School, and various other organizations. His is the author of “Ethical Implications of Hourly Billing” 67-DEC J. Kan. B.A. (1998),"Do I Really Have To Do That? Rule 26(a)(1) Disclosures and Electronic Information‚"10 Rich .J.L. & Tech. 50 (2004)‚ “Cooperation--What is it and Why Do It? 18 Rich. J.L. & Tech. 8 (2012), “Experts on Computer-Assisted-Review: Why Federal Rule of Evidence 702 Should Apply to Their Use” 52 Washburn L.J. 207 (2013), “Advancing The Goals of a ‘Just, Speedy and Inexpensive’ Determination of Every Action: The Recent Changes to The District of Kansas Guidelines for Cases Involving Electronically Stored Information,” 26 Regent U. L. Rev. 111 (2013), “Clawback Orders” American Journal of Trial Advocacy, 37 Am. J. Trial Advoc. 567 ( 2014),”Search Warrants for Cell Phones and Other Locations Where Electronically Stored Information Exists: The Requirement for Warrants under the Fourth Amendment “ 9 Fed Cts Law Review 3 (2016)
In addition, prior to becoming a judge he was a member of the national boards of the American Civil Liberties Union, the Lawyer’s Committee for Civil Rights Under Law and the American Judicature Society.
Dave Waxse is a United States Magistrate Judge for the United States District Court in Kansas City, Kansas having been …
Rishi is Assistant Vice President and Senior Legal Counsel at AT&T Services, Inc., focused on federal regulatory matters and eDiscovery issues. His practice covers all aspects of antitrust investigations and litigation, including counseling as well as data preservation, collection, processing, review and production. He also speaks regularly at conferences on legal technology issues, and has published articles with co-authors on machine learning and predictive coding. Prior to joining AT&T, Rishi was an associate at Sidley Austin LLP in Washington, D.C., representing Antitrust and Telecommunications Regulatory clients in front of federal courts and agencies.
Rishi is Assistant Vice President and Senior Legal Counsel at AT&T Services, Inc., focused on federal regulatory matters and eDiscovery …
Graham Rollins is in-house discovery counsel in the Legal Department at Capital One, NA. He advises the business, in-house counsel, and outside counsel on matters related to electronic discovery. He also manages the company’s internal discovery processes, with a focus on the application of advanced analytics, machine learning, and technology assisted review to control litigation costs and enhance the value of internal discovery processes. Prior to working at Capital One, Graham practiced at firms in Richmond, VA, in Washington, DC, providing electronic discovery and information governance related advice to Fortune 500 clients engaged in a wide variety of litigation.
Graham Rollins is in-house discovery counsel in the Legal Department at Capital One, NA. He advises the business, in-house counsel, …
Amy is Vice President, North American Claims Group at Allied World in Farmington, Connecticut. As part of her role, she partners with both claims analysts and defense counsel in order to ensure that all phases of litigation, including e-Discovery are conducted economically and efficiently.
Amy is a frequent speaker on topics relating to litigation and technology, including litigation management and cost analytics, electronic discovery, and data security and recently was awarded a prestigious First Chair Award for Top eDiscovery Counsel.
She serves as an officer on the Alumni Board of the Quinnipiac University School of Law as well as Secretary of the Connecticut Chapter of Women in eDiscovery.
Amy is Vice President, North American Claims Group at Allied World in Farmington, Connecticut. As part of her role, she …
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U.S. District Court for the District of Kansas
Capital One, NA
About Zapproved, LLC
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About U.S. District Court for the District of Kansas
About AT&T Services, Inc.
AT&T is recognized as one of the leading worldwide providers of communications services to consumers and businesses. For more than a century, AT&T has consistently provided innovative, reliable, high‐quality products and services and excellent customer care. Today, its mission is to connect people with their world, everywhere they live and work, and do it better than anyone else. AT&T is fulfilling this vision by creating new solutions for consumers and businesses and by driving innovation in the communications and entertainment industry.
About Capital One, NA
Capital One is a diversified bank that offers a broad array of financial products and services to consumers, small business and commercial clients. A Fortune 500 company, Capital One has one of the most widely recognized brands in American. As one of the nation’s top 10 largest banks based on deposits, Capital One serves banking customers through branch locations primarily in New York, New Jersey, Texas, Louisiana, Maryland, Virginia, and the District of Columbia.
About Allied World, a Fairfax Company
Allied World Assurance Company Holdings, AG, through its subsidiaries and brand known as Allied World, is a global provider of innovative property, casualty and specialty insurance and reinsurance solutions. Allied World takes a cutting edge approach to crafting products and services that meet the diverse requirements of our clients and enable us to respond to local needs. This strategy has contributed to our success, allowing us to be entrepreneurial yet financially secure. With 20 offices servicing clients throughout the world we are building a truly global branch network.
All of Allied World's rated insurance and reinsurance subsidiaries are rated A by A.M. Best Company, A by Standard & Poor's, and A2 by Moody's, and our Lloyd's Syndicate 2232 is rated A+ by Standard & Poor's and AA- (Very Strong) by Fitch.