Technology Assisted Review (TAR): Managing Risks and Ensuring Best Practices
In recent years, Technology Assisted Review (TAR) has been widely used by legal professionals to significantly reduce the time and cost of document review. With its growing popularity among lawyers and business, there are many opportunities to use TAR to your strategic advantage as well as to benefit your budget, but there are also risks and pitfalls that must be considered.
In this two-hour LIVE Webcast, The Knowledge Group has brought together a seasoned panel of thought leaders and professionals to provide the audience with an in-depth overview of the fundamentals as well as best practices in managing risks and legal challenges in Technology Assisted Review (TAR). Speakers will go beyond the basic and provide their expert thoughts and opinions about this significant topic.
Key topics include:
- Technology Assisted Review (TAR) – Legal Framework
- Automated Document Review – An Overview
- Technological Infrastructure of TAR Platforms
- Identifying and Debunking the Myths of TAR
- Risk and Pitfalls
- Opportunities and Legal Challenges
- The need for TAR in discovery - Megan
- Pre-Culling population - David
- Reviewer Training/Optimization - David
- Linear Review - David
- Is TAR the new normal? - Megan
- When to avoid TAR - Megan
- Case law re to TAR - Megan
- Protocol/Transparency – Megan & David
Who Should Attend:
- E-Discovery Service Providers
- Legal Departments
- IT Lawyers
- Executives and Directors
- Data Security Officers
As Assistant Chair of Husch Blackwell’s eDiscovery Solutions team, Megan Scheiderer provides discovery management and consultation, document review and analysis, as well as education and training for clients across the firm. An experienced litigator, Megan represents corporate clients in business disputes and employment litigation, including discrimination claims and restrictive covenant litigation in jurisdictions across the nation. She brings this knowledge and training in both technical and legal aspects of eDiscovery to bear on client matters, steering the logistics of discovery in cases from start to finish, with specific focus on efficiency and defensibility.
Megan is a graduate of the University of Kansas School of Law and completed Georgetown Law’s eDiscovery Training Institute. She has been named a Missouri & Kansas Super Lawyer Rising Star in the area of Business Litigation. She was recently nominated to serve on the eDiscovery Local Rules committee for the United States District Court for the Western District of Missouri.
As Assistant Chair of Husch Blackwell’s eDiscovery Solutions team, Megan Scheiderer provides discovery management and consultation, document review and analysis, …
David Mathers is a Vice President in AlixPartners’ Investigations, Disputes & Risk practice. He has extensive experience in the area of electronic discovery with a focus on the review and production of electronically stored information. He specializes in assisting clients with intricate data issues and implementing and executing best practices of many high-profile litigation and regulatory matters. Currently, David is a leader on the use of predictive coding and other text analytics tools across multiple products. He has developed and guided numerous clients through complex review workflows leveraging analytics in addition to negotiating predictive coding protocols.
David Mathers is a Vice President in AlixPartners’ Investigations, Disputes & Risk practice. He has extensive experience in the area …
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About Zapproved Inc.
Founded in 2008 in Portland, Ore., Zapproved Inc. is a pioneer in developing cloud-hosted software for corporate legal departments. The Z-Discovery Platform returns power to in-house corporate legal teams and helps them navigate electronic discovery with minimal risk and cost, and it sets new standards for scalability and intuitive design. The company’s flagship product, Legal Hold Pro, is widely adopted by Fortune 500 and Global 2000 corporations and won the 2016 Legaltech News Innovation Awards for Best E-Discovery Legal Hold Product, and the company was named as a “vendor to watch” in the 2015 Gartner Magic Quadrant for E-Discovery.
About Husch Blackwell, LLP
Husch Blackwell is an industry-focused, full-service litigation and business law firm with 16 offices across the U.S. and in London. We represent national and global leaders in major industries including energy and natural resources; financial services; food and agribusiness; healthcare, life sciences and education; real estate, development and construction; and technology, manufacturing and transportation.
About AlixPartners, LLP
AlixPartners is a leading global business advisory firm of results-oriented professionals who specialize in creating value and restoring performance. What continues to set them apart is their results-focus, empathy, insight, and agility. They get to the heart of the matter quickly. They enable you to act with confidence and clarity, at speed, at the right time.
At that critical moment. That defining moment. When it really matters.