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Predictive Coding and the Meet and Confer: What Every Attorney Should Know

Original Broadcast Date: Tuesday, October 2, 2012
Cost: FREE

Sponsored by:

FTI Technology

Statistical sampling, recall and precision, classification software, training sets – the use of predictive coding adds another dimension to the e-discovery process, as well as to the meet and confer.

If you use predictive coding or are considering it for future use, attend this session to hear predictive coding experts discuss the practical considerations for the meet and confer.

Join us on October 2nd to learn about:

  • Protocols around statistical sampling, including sample size and recall and precision goals
  • Best practices if recall rates are not achieved
  • Disclosing information, including cut-offs for responsive, non-responsive and ambiguous documents
  • Handling non-searchable, low-concept and hard copy documents

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Featured Speakers:

David Horrigan
  • David Horrigan
  • Analyst, E-Discovery & Information Governance
  • 451 Research, a division of The 451 Group

David Horrigan is an analyst covering electronic discovery and information governance, including legal and industry developments. As an attorney and longtime legal technology writer, David brings both law firm experience and years of technology writing to his analysis of these growing industries. He advises clients of 451 Research on the rapid changes in e-discovery as corporations and law firms keep pace with ever-increasing legal and regulatory requirements for information management.

Prior to joining 451 Research, David served as Assistant Editor and Staff Reporter at The National Law Journal and as a columnist for Law Technology News, writing the long-running Technology on Trial column. His articles have appeared also in The American Lawyer, Corporate Counsel, The New York Law Journal, The Washington Examiner and others, and he has been cited in law reviews and journals of Emory University, Northwestern University, Yale University, among others. His legal experience in the technology sector includes serving as Counsel for Intellectual Property and Technology Policy at the Entertainment Software Association, and as Director of Legislative and Regulatory Policy at the Magazine Publishers of America. David has also managed e-discovery projects for the international law firm, Covington & Burling LLP, and advised Brown University on the implementation of its e-discovery and records governance policies.

David holds a Juris Doctor from the University of Florida and a Bachelor of Science from the University of Houston. He is licensed to practice law in the District of Columbia.

Edward Rippey
  • Edward Rippey
  • Partner
  • Covington & Burling LLP

Edward Rippey is a partner who litigates complex commercial cases in numerous fields -- with a focus on patent litigation. He has led matters in fora throughout the country for several Fortune 500 corporations. In addition to patent law, these matters have included such fields as antitrust, consumer, transportation, energy, sports, environmental, copyright, communications, and securities law. Mr. Rippey also is Chair of the firm's E-Discovery Practice Group, and regularly speaks worldwide on this subject.

Mr. Rippey is active in the firm’s litigation, trial, e-discovery and patent law groups. In addition, he is a liaison to the technology department, interviews for the legal personnel department and the summer associate program, and leads various litigation initiatives.

Joe Looby
  • Joe Looby
  • Senior Managing Director
  • FTI Technology

Joe Looby is a Senior Managing Director with FTI Consulting, Inc. (“FTI”), and has more than 20 years of combined experience in the military, regulatory enforcement, investigations and technology, much of which has involved the research, documentation, explanation and validation of proprietary software technology, computer models, and technical processes. Joe is a certified fraud examiner (“CFE”), with a Bachelors degree in Economics, a Juris Doctorate, and is listed as the co-inventor of U.S. Patent “System, Software and Method for Examining a Database in a Forensic Accounting Environment.” From participation in the National Institute of Standards and Technology’s (NIST) Text Retrieval Conference (TREC), to: co-chairing The Sedona Conference’s first Panel (circa. 2007) Proposing the Use of Statistics to Defend Reasonable eDiscovery efforts; co-authoring The Sedona Conference’s Best Practices on the Use of Search & Information Retrieval Methods in eDiscovery; and, Achieving Quality in the eDiscovery Process; Joe is a regular speaker, author and consultant to law firms and corporations. A former U.S. Navy JAG Lieutenant, an experienced regulator, and published software developer, Joe has appeared before regulatory agencies and provided expert testimony.

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