The Future of eDiscovery and Litigation Strategies Under the New Federal Rules of Civil Procedure
Over the years, the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure (FRCP) has helped law governing bodies in administering and regulating court procedures for civil litigation in federal courts. The recent amendments highlighted the importance of eDiscovery in litigation and the revamping of the rules in the preservation of electronically stored information (ESI).
Listen as a seasoned panel of thought leaders and eDiscovery professionals brought together by The Knowledge Group provide and present to the audience a sneak peek of eDiscovery and litigation strategies under the New Federal Rules of Civil Procedure. Speakers will also provide the audience with the latest trends, developments and legal issues surrounding this significant topic.
Key topics include:
- The 2017 Federal Rules of Civil Procedure - An Overview
- Scope and Purpose
- Objections and Defenses
- Disclosures and Discoveries
- New Preservation Standards
- The New Scope of Discovery Under Rule 26(b)
- Ethical Risks and Pitfalls
- Latest Trends and Developments
Howard Goldberg, Partner
Manion Gaynor & Manning LLP
- Amendments to Rules 16, 26 and 37 impact discovery
- Rule changes addressing F.R.E. 502(d) orders and their impact on multi-front disputes
Peter Hawkes, Shareholder
Lane Powell PC
- Elimination of former Rule 37(e)’s “good faith” safe harbor
- When does Rule 37(e) apply?
- What are “reasonable steps” to preserve electronic information?
- Intent requirement for adverse inference or dismissal/default
David S. Turner, Senior Managing Director
FTI Consulting, Inc.
- eDiscovery best practices under Federal Rules of Civil Procedure
- Summary of Rule 26 and 37 impact on eDiscovery
- Preservation Best Practices
- Information Governance
- Proportionality and Advanced Data techniques
- Early Case Assessment and Identification
- Advanced Search and Culling
- Streamlined Review and Predictive Coding
- Efficient Production Techniques
Who Should Attend:
- eDiscovery Consultants
- Litigation Support Professionals
- eDiscovery Managers
- eDiscovery Counsel and Litigators
- Civil Litigators
- Computer Forensic Specialists
- CIOs and CTOs
- Data Management Officers
- Records & Information Directors/Managers
- IT Professionals
David Turner is a Senior Managing Director at FTI Consulting and is based in Washington, D.C. Mr. Turner leads the Financial and Enterprise Data Analytics group and serves as the Washington D.C. Practice Coordinator the Forensic and Litigation Segment. For more than eighteen years, Mr. Turner has provided consulting services to Fortune 500 clients in the areas of structured data analytics and database eDiscovery, focusing on event based transactions. His concentrations have included complex data acquisition and analysis, dispute resolution, investigation, regulatory and litigation support services, bankruptcy services, regulatory reporting compliance, information technology consulting and business performance improvement.
David Turner is a Senior Managing Director at FTI Consulting and is based in Washington, D.C. Mr. Turner leads the …
Peter Hawkes has represented individuals and both large and small businesses in a wide range of complex commercial litigation matters in both state and federal courts. His practice has included representation at both the trial court and appellate levels, enabling him to bring a holistic and long-term view to clients’ problems. He has extensive experience representing financial institutions and other businesses in contract disputes. He has also defended numerous securities issuers and others in claims brought under both state and federal securities laws. Peter was recognized as an “Oregon Rising Star” from 2008-2014 and has been recognized as an “Oregon Super Lawyer” since 2015 in Business Litigation by Super Lawyers magazine.
Peter Hawkes has represented individuals and both large and small businesses in a wide range of complex commercial litigation matters …
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.
In addition to his case responsibilities, Howard leads MG+M’s eDiscovery committee and has significant experience advising clients on eDiscovery best practices, including legal holds, data preservation, and information governance, as well as managing eDiscovery 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.
Howard P. Goldberg is an experienced trial lawyer who specializes in litigating complex commercial matters. Howard has experience representing clients …
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About FTI Consulting, Inc.
FTI Consulting is an independent global business advisory firm dedicated to helping organizations manage change, mitigate risk and resolve disputes: financial, legal, operational, political & regulatory, reputational and transactional. Individually, each practice is a leader in its specific field, staffed with experts recognized for the depth of their knowledge and a track record of making an impact. Collectively, FTI Consulting offers a comprehensive suite of services designed to assist clients across the business cycle — from proactive risk management to the ability to respond rapidly to unexpected events and dynamic environments. www.fticonsulting.com.
About Lane Powell PC
Lane Powell is a Pacific Northwest law firm with a national — and international — reach. Its approximately 200 attorneys are trusted advisors, counsel and advocates for individuals, small and large businesses, including Fortune 50 companies. Since 1875, clients have relied on Lane Powell’s exceptional legal acumen and forward-thinking approach to resolve their most complex business, litigation and regulatory challenges.
About Manion Gaynor & Manning LLP
Manion Gaynor & Manning LLP (MG+M) is a national litigation firm with deep expertise in a wide range of practice areas with fully integrated offices in Boston, Hattiesburg, Lake Charles, Los Angeles, Miami, New Orleans, Providence, San Francisco, Walnut Creek and Wilmington.
MG+M’s focus on providing strategic, responsive legal counsel in each of firm’s core practices has made it the law firm of choice for clients facing high-stakes litigation. Clients value their guidance on sophisticated legal matters ranging from complex commercial and business disputes, toxic tort and products liability, intellectual property, real estate, employment, to white collar and regulatory issues.
MG+M’s unwavering commitment to excellence is premised on the concept that there is an optimal resolution for every case—whether through voluntary dismissal, summary judgment, reasonable settlement, or trial. MG+M’s attorneys rapidly assess and efficiently achieve their clients’ desired outcome through a streamlined, efficient operating model and a thorough understanding of their specific industry and goals. The firm delivers practical insight on their clients’ most important matters while ensuring a successful partnership through a culture of close collaboration.