Strategic E-Discovery: Taking Steps to Avoid Litigation (Part II)
Overview:Litigation is an unavoidable consequence of doing business. Most of the work begins many months or even years before the parties go to court. These days, attorneys must invest heavily in strategic pre-trial discovery to prevail in court. Attorneys must understand the many emerging trends and issues in the field of Strategic E-Discovery in order not to fall victim to its many pitfalls.The Knowledge Congress is assembling a panel of distinguished professionals and key regulators to provide guidance to organizations and legal professionals that will be primarily affected by litigation and issues surrounding Strategic E-Discovery. The speakers will present their expert opinions in a two-hour LIVE webinar.
Leveraging the Risk Weighted Enterprise Data Map to:
- Control Cost
- Rationalize Retention
- Defensibly dispose
- amplify business value
- Imporved bandwidth and E-Discovery tools portend more outsourcing, including offshore
- Efficiency requires a relationship before a deadline: MSAs and pilot projects
- In-house counsel and outside lawyers must agree upon consultants’ role
- Supervision and ethics: Take it personally
- Litigation and jurisdiction-specific experience at the outsourcing firm are essential
- Proactive vs. reactive approaches to eDiscovery
- Are information assets becoming a liability
- Business control of retention and deletion
- Cost & risk management of collection, preservation & review
- Repeated litigation; Ongoing eDiscovery efficiency
Who Should Attend:- General Counsel - In-house Counsel - Chief Information Officers - Computer Forensic Specialists - E-discovery Lawyers - Privacy & Data Management Officers - Records & Information Directors/Managers - Litigation officers - Litigation Support Specialists - Compliance, Risk and IT Managers
Kenneth B. Leissler, a managing director in LECG’s New York office, is the electronic discovery practice leader. Mr. Leissler, formerly a director in a Big Four accounting firm, has led and managed several hundred large technology projects relating to the forensic recovery of data demanded by subpoena. He has also led a team to forensically produce millions of pages of client data for critical privileged legal review. Mr. Leissler’s areas of expertise include supporting investigations relating to a host of areas within the financial services arena and corporate counsel offices, including: financial restatements, Sarbanes Oxley violations, market timing allegations, financial frauds, whistle-blower matters, Equal Employment Opportunity Commission allegations, Foreign Corrupt Practices Act allegations, insurance fraud, and allegations of market price fixing within the pharmaceutical industry.
Mr. Leissler has extensive expertise in financial fraud investigations and offers training in the areas of computer forensic investigations and advanced forensic techniques. He is experienced in electronic discovery and forensic imaging of electronic media for documentation of email storage, duplication, and deletion as well as financial crimes of altered documents, embezzlement, and illegal money laundering.
Mr. Leissler has 31 years of law enforcement and corporate investigative experience. Since 1987, Mr. Leissler has been an instructor of computer crime and crime analysis courses at several universities, colleges, and state police academies nationwide, and is currently instructing courses in advanced computer crime investigative techniques at Farleigh Dickinson University Cyber Crime Lab in New Jersey. He is an active member of the High Tech Crime Investigators Association (HTCIA), New York City Electronic Crimes Task Force, International Association of Computer Investigation Specialists (IACIS) and the Health Care Financial Management Association (HFMA). He has worked on several hundred high-tech investigations that have resulted in positive convictions and has testified as an expert witness on the subject of computer forensic evidence and Internet investigations.
Mr. Leissler is a graduate of the renowned Federal Law Enforcement Training Center (FLETC) as a seized computer evidence recovery specialist (SCERS), the National Intelligence Academy as a certified wiretap installer, and the University of Kentucky, National Crime Prevention Institute (TCAT). He is an EnCase certified examiner (EnCE) through Guidance Software.
Kenneth B. Leissler, a managing director in LECG’s New York office, is the electronic discovery practice leader. Mr. Leissler, formerly …
Mike Geske litigated for 17 years at Arnold & Porter LLP in Washington DC, working on all phases of complex, commercial and discovery intensive cases, regulatory investigations and HSR pre merger reviews. His work focused on defending Fortune 100 clients with intensive document review and privilege hurdles, including defending and asserting privilege log challenges. Mike now specializes in that work in his role as Chief Operating Officer of Aphelion Legal Solutions, a global consulting and legal process outsourcing firm with offices in Washington, DC, Houston, and an operating facility in Chennai, India.
Mike Geske litigated for 17 years at Arnold & Porter LLP in Washington DC, working on all phases of complex, …
Simon is the Senior Director for the CommVault Information Access & Management business worldwide including Information Risk, eDiscovery, Compliance, Information Search, Archiving, and Data Trend Analysis. Over the last 20 years he has worked for many large multi-national companies in various management roles including business analysis, project management, sales, product marketing and business development. His field of expertise covers a range of topics including business intelligence, data warehousing, application and information management, with over 7 years specific experience in data retention and archiving, working for or with some of the leading companies in this field to gain specialist knowledge in information risk and compliance.
Simon is the Senior Director for the CommVault Information Access & Management business worldwide including Information Risk, eDiscovery, Compliance, Information …
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Aphelion Legal Solutions is a global consulting and legal process outsourcing (LPO) company, with headquarters in Houston, Texas, an office in Washington, DC, and an operations facility in Chennai, India. Aphelion combines the talents of its management team of experienced US-licensed litigators with experienced Indian lawyers and support staff. Aphelion uses these resources to provide a diverse array of consulting services, focused on excellent and highly cost effective document review and privilege logging.
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CommVault's Simpana® software provides an effective framework for the management of a range of information management activities including retaining and accessing archive email messages, files and documents, along with backup data. All this is achieved from a single console and a single infrastructure, providing the most comprehensive, risk-adverse and cost managed eDiscovery solution that exists today. More companies every day join those who have discovered the unparalleled efficiency, performance, reliability, and control only CommVault can offer. Information about CommVault is available at www.commvault.com. CommVault's corporate headquarters is located in Oceanport, New Jersey in the United States.
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