Advice from Counsel: The Emerging Corporate Playbook
Date: Wednesday, March 5, 2014
Time: 1pm ET | 10am PT
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Is there an ideal corporate model for e-discovery? One that can evolve as new challenges emerge, but still provide budget certainty and process efficiency?
While there may never be a one-size-fits-all e-discovery solution, leading corporate e-discovery practitioners are pointing the way towards a common playbook that encompasses the people, process and technology necessary to effectively manage e-discovery. Captured in the fifth annual Advice from Counsel study, the findings provide guidance from leading e-discovery practitioners on a range of issues, from staffing and contracts to adoption of advanced analytics and predictive coding.
Attend this webcast to learn :
- Emerging best practices for the big three data management challenges: high data volumes, the “bring your own device” (BYOD) environment, and collecting data from the cloud
- How corporations are addressing these challenges, including the processes corporations are bringing in-house or opting to outsource
- What impact, if any, information governance programs are having on e-discovery
- Dave Bell
- Vice President & Senior Counsel
- Marriott International, Inc. Law Department Dispute Resolution Group
Dave Bell is a Vice President & Senior Counsel with Marriott International, Inc., where he has worked since April 2012. Dave is one of just four in-house litigation attorneys for Marriott, so his practice covers a broad array of civil litigation, from complex business disputes to franchisor liability and personal injury matters. Dave is also heavily involved in Marriott’s e-discovery processes and works regularly with Marriott’s IT professionals and outside e-discovery vendors. Dave earned his undergraduate degree from the University of Miami and graduated from the University of Virginia School of Law in 2001. Prior to coming to Marriott, Dave was a litigator and member of the E-Discovery & Information Management Group at Crowell & Moring LLP in Washington, DC.
- Ari Kaplan
- Ari Kaplan Advisors
The New York Law Journal called Ari Kaplan’s first book, The Opportunity Maker: Strategies for Inspiring Your Legal Career Through Creative Networking and Business Development (Thomson-West, 2008), a “must-have treasure box of marketing ideas,” and CEOs have described his new book, Reinventing Professional Services: Building Your Business in the Digital Marketplace (Wiley, 2011), as “an essential guide” that “expertly showcases the multitude of opportunities the digital age has brought to the professional services market.” After nearly nine years practicing with large law firms in Manhattan, Kaplan, named to the inaugural Fastcase 50 list of innovators in the law, has become the leading copywriter and industry analyst in the legal community. He was the keynote speaker for the 2010 ABA Techshow, and has shared ideas with students and professionals throughout North America and the United Kingdom. The author of over 200 articles, Kaplan received Apex Awards in 2010, 2008 and 2007 for feature writing. He has been recognized in the Wall Street Journal’s Law Blog, the Chicago Tribune, the Miami Herald, the New York Post, the ABA Journal, Above the Law, the National Jurist, the Chicago Lawyer, and the California Recorder, among other publications. He also served as a legal commentator for CNET Radio and has been interviewed on CNN, WGN-TV Chicago and Good Morning San Diego. Named a “Law Star” by LawCrossing, Kaplan provides law-related ghostwriting for a number of companies, firms and individuals in the legal industry. He also provides consulting to individuals and organizations interested in creating deeper connections with law students, lawyers, legal administrators, and other legal professionals.
- Mike Kinnaman
- Senior Managing Director
- FTI Technology
Mike Kinnaman is a Senior Managing Director at FTI Technology, overseeing the practice's product marketing efforts. He is an active participant in e-discovery industry groups including the Sedona Conference Vendor Council and the Electronic Data Reference Model (EDRM) project. Mike graduated from the University of Kansas with a bachelor of science in journalism.