How to Mitigate eDiscovery Risk from Social Communications

Date: Thursday, September 14th, 2017
Time: 2pm ET | 11am PT
Cost: Complimentary

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Email is no longer the only medium for corporate communication. Text messaging, video chats, various apps, and social media sites are commonplace in the workplace. Some of this communication never touches a corporate network; however, all of them are a potential source of eDiscovery risk in the event of litigation.

Learn to proactively mitigate eDiscovery risk from social communications by joining this complimentary webcast. Experts will explore how in-house counsel can build and implement a strategic communication plan/policy to address existing communication channels and future tech platforms your corporation is considering.

Join this webcast and learn:

  • Best practices to build and implement a corporate communication plan/policy
  • Where corporate communication lives, how to capture it, preserve it and review it
  • To distinguish between an employee’s personal privacy, and information the company has the right to discover
  • To identify new employee communication risks in today’s world


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Moderated By:

Wendy R. Riggs

Heather D. Nevitt
Executive Editor​, Corporate Counsel and Inside Counsel;
Editor in Chief​, Texas Lawyer

Heather Nevitt is the Executive Editor of Corporate Counsel and Inside Counsel and Editor in Chief of Texas Lawyer. After practicing law for several years, Heather joined ALM in 2005. Heather and her team have been recognized for outstanding journalism winning over a dozen local and national awards. Heather is a born Buckeye and earned her juris doctorate from Michigan State University College of Law in East Lansing, Michigan.

Featured Speakers:

Peter S. Vogel

Peter S. Vogel
Chair, Internet, eCommerce and Technology​;
Co-Chair, Cybersecurity and Privacy Legal Services Partner, Litigation​

Peter Vogel is renowned as both a trial and transactional lawyer who deeply understands technology, science and intellectual property, and the opportunities and problems they pose for clients. Governments and administrative agencies, as well as major corporations and emerging businesses, rely on Peter to get right to the heart of an information technology or e-discovery dispute; he knows what to expect and how it will play out in the courtroom. This eliminates unproductive rabbit trails and reduces the cost of litigation for all parties. When negotiating agreements for IT implementation projects for ERP or development projects for healthcare and other companies, his knowledge of technology enables his clients and their vendors to reach consensus faster. Click here view his full bio.

Robert Cruz

Ken Orgeron
Chief Information Officer

Ken Orgeron joined Gardere Wynne Sewell LLP in 2006 as the firm’s first Chief Information Officer. He is responsible for all aspects of information resource management and technology in each of Gardere’s five offices, and is leading the firm through its next level of information technology implementation. In addition, he serves on the committee responsible for developing and implementing the new Practice Support department and Electronic Discovery initiative within Gardere.

Mr. Orgeron was previously with Jones Walker LLP, the largest law firm in Louisiana, where he served as CIO for eight years. Based in New Orleans, he earned accolades for his highly successful implementation of a disaster recovery and business continuity plan on the eve of Hurricane Katrina. His plan has served as a blueprint for information technology studies at firms nationwide, and served Gardere well during more recent natural disasters, including Hurricane’s Ike and Gustav.  While at Jones Walker, Mr. Orgeron managed the firm’s information systems and served as the primary liaison with firm management for the Information Technology Department. He was responsible for all data storage and transfer projects. Prior to his law firm experience, Mr. Orgeron has 34 years of IT experience and has worked in several IT leadership positions in New Orleans and Dallas.

Robert Cruz

Robert Cruz
Senior Director of information Governance & eDiscovery

Robert leads the Actiance team in working with organizations to more effectively manage regulatory compliance and eDiscovery risks. He brings over two decades of Silicon Valley expertise and holds an MBA from the Stanford University Graduate School of Business.

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