Events Registration

Top Ediscovery Cases of 2016

Wednesday, December 14, 2016

As 2016 comes to a close, spend 60 minutes hearing from members of the bench. A panel of federal court judges will come together to discuss trends in ediscovery – from the most impactful rulings in the last 12 months to predictions for 2017. The FRCP amendments, proportionality, sanctions, costs and predictive coding will all be covered as the judges examine what legal professionals can learn by examining ediscovery judicial decisions in 2016.

Please complete to view webinar:

Top Ediscovery Cases of 2016

Wednesday, December 14, 2016

Speakers

PATRICK OOT – Shook, Hardy & Bacon
Patrick Oot is a Chambers-ranked global practice leader in e-discovery and government investigations. Patrick is recognized in Who’s Who Legal for his expertise in electronic discovery and data privacy. He is one of the few e-discovery and compliance attorneys in the nation that possesses the tripartite experience of an in-house corporate counsel from a Fortune 16 organization; a senior attorney at a federal regulatory agency; and a partner in a global firm.

Before joining Shook, Hardy & Bacon, Patrick served as Senior Special Counsel for Electronic Discovery in the Office of the General Counsel at the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). During his tenure at SEC, Patrick co-chaired the agency’s cross-divisional Electronic Discovery Action Team and co-authored The SEC Electronic Discovery and Litigation Response Manual. He counseled SEC senior leadership and agency staff on best practices and guidance for discovery and litigation strategy and privilege protections and on strategically significant matters involving forensics, technology and Electronic Communications Privacy Act interpretation for subpoena enforcement.

Outside of work, Patrick volunteers his time as a co-founder of The Electronic Discovery Institute, a non-profit organization that conducts studies of litigation processes and produced education programs for the benefit of the federal and state judiciary. Patrick lectures regularly at educational events and legal conferences internationally. He has appeared on National Public Radio’s Morning Edition and was interviewed for the August 2008 edition of The Economist.

HON. HILDY BOWBEER - U.S. Magistrate Judge, District of Minnesota, St. Paul, MN
Judge Bowbeer was appointed a U.S. Magistrate Judge for the District of Minnesota in June 2014. Prior to her appointment, she was an attorney with 3M Company’s Legal Affairs department, first managing product liability and mass tort litigation and then, as a member of 3M’s Office of Intellectual Property Counsel, managing the company’s intellectual property litigation both in the U.S. and internationally. Following her graduation from the University of Michigan Law School in 1979, she served as a law clerk to Justice C. Donald Peterson of the Minnesota Supreme Court, then joined the law firm of Gray, Plant, Mooty, Mooty and Bennett. In 1985, she became one of the seven founding partners of Bowman and Brooke, where she had a national trial and appellate practice in product liability litigation before joining 3M in August 1997. Judge Bowbeer serves on the Federal Practice Committee for the District of Minnesota, and chaired its Electronic Discovery Subcommittee from 2010-2014. Prior to taking the bench, Judge Bowbeer chaired committees of the Intellectual Property Owners’ Association dealing with discovery, alternative dispute resolution, and Section 337 litigation before the ITC. She is a member of the American Law Institute, past chair of the Board of Directors of Minnesota Continuing Legal Education, and served on the Governor’s Judicial Selection Commission. Judge Bowbeer has authored a number of articles and book chapters and has spoken frequently on litigation management, electronic discovery, product liability, and alternative dispute resolution. She is an active participant in The Sedona Conference Working Group 1 on Electronic Documents Retention and Production, and serves as a Judicial Advisor for The Sedona Conference’s Working Group 9 on Patent Damages (WG9) and Remedies and Working Group 10 on Patent Litigation Best Practices (WG10) Steering Committee.

HON. DAVID J. WAXSE - U.S. Magistrate Judge, District of Kansas, Kansas City, KS
Born in Oswego, Kansas, David J. Waxse earned his B.A. degree from the University of Kansas and his juris doctorate degree from Columbia University. Prior to his appointment as a Magistrate Judge in 1999, he was a partner at Shook, Hardy & Bacon. From 1992-1999, Judge Waxse was a member, and one time chair, of the Kansas Commission on Judicial Qualifications, the state judicial discipline organization. He was also a member of the Civil Justice Reform Act Advisory Committee and the Mediation Panel for the United States District Court for the District of Kansas. In addition, he served on the Kansas Justice Commission, established by the Kansas Supreme Court to implement the Citizens' Justice Initiative review of the state justice system.

Judge Waxse is a Past-President of the Kansas Bar Association and, as a KBA delegate to the American Bar Association House of Delegates, was a member of the Board of Governors of the KBA for twelve years. He also has served on the Professionalism Committee of the ABA and on the board of editors of the Professional Lawyer, an ABA publication. He is past chair of the National Conference of Federal Trial Judges of the ABA and a member of the Ethics Committee of the Judicial Division of the ABA. He is a member of the Earl E. O’Connor Inn of Court and was President of the Inn in 2003-2004. He is also a member of the American Bar Association, the Johnson County Bar Association, the Kansas City Metropolitan Bar Association, the Wyandotte County Bar Association, and the Federal Magistrate Judge’s Association. He is also a fellow of the Kansas Bar Foundation and the American Bar Foundation. 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. He is a member of the Judicial Conduct Advisory Committee of AJS. He has been a lecturer in law at the University of Kansas School of Law and has made presentations on e-discovery nationally and internationally.

Please complete to view webinar: