Expand Your Ediscovery Knowledge
Wednesday, May 17, 2017
Keep yourself educated on the latest ediscovery topics and trends while earning NY CLE credits by participating in our upcoming Ediscovery Workshop. This 1-day course will highlight:
- Ediscovery Program Management
- Predictive Coding
- New Case Law and Ethics
- Data Protection
- Mobile Device Forensics
NY CLE Credits: 6.5 (1.0 Ethics & Professionalism; 5.5 Areas of Professional Practice)
Appropriate for newly admitted attorneys. Hardship policy available upon request.
We hope to see you there!
Tom Barce is the Director of Consulting Services for KrolLDiscovery. Tom brings 20 years of experience in directing and managing information governance, ediscovery and litigation support initiatives. He has extensive experience in helping corporations and law firms manage their data-driven risks and objectives by effectively leveraging their important information; responding to complex ediscovery demands in numerous litigation and regulatory matters; selecting and implementing strategic technology; leveraging analytics and predictive coding; coordinating discovery in multi-party litigation; evaluating and overseeing third party service providers; and conducting large and complex data migrations from disparate systems. He has assisted clients across a wide variety of industries both domestically and internationally, including communications, energy, entertainment, financial services, healthcare, insurance, manufacturing, pharmaceutical and technology. He is intimately familiar with all phases of the information governance and ediscovery lifecycles from content creation, use and storage, records retention and disposition, and identification of potentially relevant data; through data collection, analysis, processing, review, quality control and production. Prior to joining KrolLDiscovery, Tom was a Director for Navigant. He has also held positions on steering committees for the International Legal Technology Association (ILTA) and the East Coast Association of Litigation Support Managers (ECALSM).
Emily A. Cobb
Emily A. Cobb is a senior discovery attorney at Ropes & Gray, with expertise in ediscovery across numerous practice areas. Ms. Cobb also maintains an active pro bono practice and was awarded the Immigration Equality Safe Haven Award for excellence in pro bono representation. Ms. Cobb practiced in Washington, D.C. before joining Ropes & Gray, where her practice included mass tort litigation, multi-district litigations and additional commercial litigation in federal and state courts throughout the United States. Currently, Ms. Cobb concentrates on creating, monitoring and implementing best practices and strategies for ediscovery. Ms. Cobb works closely with Ropes & Gray’s ediscovery attorneys and Litigation Technology professionals to analyze metrics, workflows and new technologies to identify and implement opportunities for improving quality and efficiency in ediscovery. Ms. Cobb advises clients in the U.S., Europe, and Asia on a wide range of issues, such as information governance, document preservation, efficient approaches to leveraging document review technology, intellectual property discovery, forensic collections, cost-shifting, Technology Assisted Review, and cross-border discovery.
Emily R. Fedeles
Emily Fedeles maintains a general litigation practice with a focus on the areas of ediscovery, privacy and data protection, and complex commercial litigation. Prior to joining BakerHostetler, she worked for several years at a law firm in Geneva, Switzerland, where she developed a wealth of experience relating to cross-border ediscovery, Bring Your Own Device guidance and data privacy and security considerations. Emily's knowledge allows her to understand, adapt to and apply laws to better serve her clients in contexts ranging from litigation to regulatory inquiries to cross-border transactions.
Aaron Gardner is Vice President, Enterprise Solutions at KrolLDiscovery. Aaron’s experience in the litigation support, ediscovery and technology fields includes positions with some of America’s most recognizable law firms, including Davis Polk & Wardwell LLP, Schulte Roth & Zabel LLP and most recently Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP. Aaron’s career at Paul, Weiss spanned nearly a decade. Among other accomplishments during his time there, he was the inaugural manager of the firm’s Discovery Services group. As the Chief Operating Officer of Turnstone Solutions, an ediscovery services company, Aaron built a lean startup into a respected regional player serving Fortune 10 banking and AmLaw 100 law firms. In his current role, he focuses on helping law firms and corporations design and implement information governance programs in order to minimize cost and risk while maximizing value across their entire records management, regulatory compliance, ediscovery and storage management portfolios. Along with other responsibilities in this area, Aaron runs KrolLDiscovery’s enterprise information archiving and legal hold archiving businesses and leads KrolLDiscovery’s Microsoft Office 365 Security & Compliance and Advanced ediscovery practice. Aaron is an active public speaker on ediscovery and information governance and has collaborated on ediscovery articles for trade publications.
Michele C.S. Lange
Michele Lange is the Director of Thought Leadership and Industry Relations for KrolLDiscovery. In this role, she regularly writes and speaks on topics related to ediscovery, computer forensics and technology’s role in the law. She is among the nation’s most knowledgeable experts in the industry. Most notably, she authored the American Bar Association book, titled “Electronic Evidence and Discovery: What Every Lawyer Should Know.” Further, her articles have appeared in the National Law Journal, New York Law Journal, Law.com and Digital Discovery & E-Evidence as well as numerous other publications. Ms. Lange is frequently called upon by journalists to comment on cutting-edge law and technology developments and she also routinely shares her expertise and knowledge as a guest speaker for legal associations, CLE programs and law school courses.
Ralph C. Losey
Ralph C. Losey is a Principal in the Orlando, Florida, office of Jackson Lewis P.C. He serves as the firm’s National Ediscovery Counsel in charge of ediscovery services and training. Mr. Losey also heads up the firm’s Litigation Support Department. Mr. Losey is a frequent speaker at ediscovery conferences worldwide and a leading contributor in the field of Artificial Intelligence Enhanced Document Review. His work focuses on the use of active machine learning to find evidence in Big Data for the resolution of legal disputes. Mr. Losey was lead technology counsel for the defense in the landmark decision by Judge Andrew Peck first approving the use of predictive coding, Da Silva Moore v. Publicis. Mr. Losey has written over two million words on law and technology subjects since 2006, including over sixty articles on predictive coding. In 2006, he started his well-known blog, e-DiscoveryTeam.com. Mr. Losey personally performs the predictive coding work for Jackson Lewis in multiple document review projects each year and supervises and consults in many others. In 2015, and again in 2016, Mr. Losey led a research team at the National Institute of Standards and Technology Text Retrieval Conference (TREC) where he participated in the Total Recall Track to demonstrate his Hybrid Multimodal method of predictive coding.
Melinda L. McLellan
Melinda McLellan works with clients to navigate complex privacy, cybersecurity and data management issues in a rapidly evolving regulatory environment. She counsels companies of all sizes across multiple industry sectors, helping them identify, evaluate and manage the myriad compliance obligations associated with corporate privacy and information security practices. Melinda regularly advises on the creation, development and implementation of global privacy and security policies, standards, procedures and guidelines, as well as company codes of conduct and employee privacy training programs. Attentive to her clients' business needs, Melinda's proactive approach favors pragmatic, forward-thinking compliance strategies that emphasize prevention and mitigation of privacy and data security risks.
Clifford E. Nichols
Clifford "Cliff" Nichols works in the Commercial Litigation department and the White Collar Defense and Internal Investigations practice group. He is Ediscovery Counsel and directs all electronic investigations. Cliff has significant and extensive experience representing financial institutions in connection with insider trading, fraud, SEC compliance and other wrongdoings. Cliff also designs and directs civil ediscovery and government subpoena responses for a wide range of clients including universities, hospitals, private equity firms and manufacturing. Cliff is an appointed Special Assistant Attorney General for a state government. A regular speaker at ediscovery conferences and events, Cliff is recognized as a leader in the cost-saving and efficient use of predictive coding and other types of Technology Assisted Review (TAR).
James A. Sherer
James Sherer is chair of the Information Governance practice team and serves as a member of the Ediscovery Advocacy and Management, and Privacy and Data Protection teams. His work focuses on litigation; discovery management processes; enterprise risk management; records and information governance; data privacy, security and bank secrecy; artificial intelligence; technology integration issues; and related merger and acquisition diligence. Prior to joining BakerHostetler, James worked as in-house litigator with a Fortune 500 company and previously practiced litigation in New York. He holds an M.B.A., his CIPP/US, CIPP/E, CIPM and FIP data privacy professional credentials, the CIP and IGP information governance designations, and the CEDS ediscovery specialist credential. James is also a member of The Sedona Conference® Working Groups One, Six and Eleven, and writes and presents on ediscovery, information governance, privacy, investigation and merger and acquisition issues.
Jim Sullivan is a Senior Discovery Services Consultant for KrolLDiscovery. Mr. Sullivan provides support, consultation and development for ediscovery.com Review and Technology Assisted Review offered by KrolLDiscovery. Specifically, he advises clients on the utilization of TAR including automated workflow and machine-supervised learning designed to prioritize relevant material and classify unreviewed data. Prior to joining KrolLDiscovery, Mr. Sullivan spent two years in the field of ediscovery. Mr. Sullivan has his B.S. in Computer Science/Mathematics and received his J.D. from Hamline University School of Law. He is admitted to the Minnesota State Bar.
Josh Zylbershlag is the Ediscovery Litigation Services Director at Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP. In this capacity he leads efforts to ensure the effective application of technology and case management in the ediscovery process. Prior to this role, he was the vice president of the Client Experience Team at Kroll Ontrack, heading Kroll Ontrack’s client services, operations innovation and service delivery. With over 18 years of legal technology and ediscovery experience, he has leveraged technology and process to manage ediscovery on numerous matters. He obtained his Master of Science degree in Information Systems Management from National University.
Erwin Risher is a Senior Computer Forensics Consultant within the consulting operations group at KrolLDiscovery. He is a technological professional with over 12 years of industry experience. Erwin has performed forensic analyses, data recoveries and collections, as well as generating expert reports and providing expert witness testimony for hundreds of cases and thousands of pieces of media. Erwin was an active duty U.S. Army soldier from November 1991 to February 2006, serving in the U.S. Army Criminal Investigation Command as a criminal investigator. He resigned from the military in February 2006 as a Chief Warrant Officer Three (3) to pursue a career in computer forensics. Erwin was a Computer Forensics Examiner for the U.S. Army Criminal Investigation Laboratory in Forest Park, GA, for over 10 years after his military resignation.
Ediscovery Workshop - Agenda
8:30 – 8:45
Registration & Light Breakfast
8:45 – 9:00
Welcome & Introduction
9:00 – 10:00
Case Law & Ethics in 2017: Interpreting the New FRCP
10:00 – 11:00
Wash, Rinse, Repeat: Ediscovery Program Management
11:00 – 11:15
11:15 – 12:30
Level Up: Advanced Predictive Coding and Analytics
12:30 – 1:30
1:30 – 2:45
Data Protection & Privacy: Preparing for the GDPR
2:45 – 3:00
3:00 – 4:00
Can You Hear Me Now? Everything You Need to Know About Mobile Device Forensics
4:00 – 5:30
Networking & Cocktail Hour, Hosted by KrolLDiscovery