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Aug
25
Thu
2016
EDRM webinar, “9 Habits of Resilient e-Discovery Leaders,” sponsored by kCura
Aug 25 @ 1:00 pm CDT – 2:00 pm CDT

Join us on Wednesday, August 25, 2016, as we host an EDRM webinar, “9 Habits of Resilient e-Discovery Leaders,” sponsored by kCura.

Description

e-Discovery is one of the most stressful, demanding, and high-stakes experiences that practitioners can go through. What do resilient e-discovery leaders do differently as they face setbacks or chronic adversity? The team will share insights into information leadership gleaned from their research and experience working with lawyers, technologists, and other IG professionals, helping organizations through the e-discovery process.


Presenters

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Barclay T. Blair

Executive Director and Founder, Information Governance Initiative

Barclay T. Blair is an advisor to Fortune 500 companies, software and hardware vendors, and government institutions, and is an author, speaker, and internationally recognized authority on information governance. Barclay has led several high-profile consulting engagements at the world’s leading institutions to help them globally transform the way they manage information. He is the founder and executive director of the Information Governance Initiative and president of consulting firm ViaLumina.…Read More

Barclay T. Blair is an advisor to Fortune 500 companies, software and hardware vendors, and government institutions, and is an author, speaker, and internationally recognized authority on information governance. Barclay has led several high-profile consulting engagements at the world’s leading institutions to help them globally transform the way they manage information. He is the founder and executive director of the Information Governance Initiative and president of consulting firm ViaLumina. Barclay is the award-winning author of the books Information Nation: Seven Keys to Information Management Compliance; Information Nation Warrior; and Privacy Nation. Barclay has written and edited dozens of publications, speaks internationally on information management compliance issues, and has taught at George Washington University. He is currently writing Information Governance for Dummies.

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Brian Stempel

Director Litigation Technology, Kirkland & Ellis LLP

Brian Stempel has been managing, growing, and providing strategic leadership to litigation support departments since 2002. As the current director of litigation technology at Kirkland & Ellis LLP, Brian is responsible for overseeing a team of 45 people across the litigation support and trial technology departments. Brian also sits on Kirkland’s e-Discovery Committee.Read More

Brian Stempel has been managing, growing, and providing strategic leadership to litigation support departments since 2002. As the current director of litigation technology at Kirkland & Ellis LLP, Brian is responsible for overseeing a team of 45 people across the litigation support and trial technology departments. Brian also sits on Kirkland’s e-Discovery Committee.

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Doug Kaminski

Director, Major Accounts, Enterprise Sales, kCura

Doug Kaminski serves as Director of Major Accounts, Enterprise Sales for kCura, developers of the e-discovery software Relativity. In his role at kCura, Doug focuses on business development and works closely with large enterprise customers to add value to their business by reducing risks and controlling costs associated with e-discovery, investigations, compliance projects, and more. In his 20+ years in the legal industry, Doug has consulted with some of the world’s most highly regulated companies, including many Fortune 100 companies, to help them gain control of their data and tackle their unique challenges surrounding e-discovery and information governance.…Read More

Doug Kaminski serves as Director of Major Accounts, Enterprise Sales for kCura, developers of the e-discovery software Relativity.

In his role at kCura, Doug focuses on business development and works closely with large enterprise customers to add value to their business by reducing risks and controlling costs associated with e-discovery, investigations, compliance projects, and more.

In his 20+ years in the legal industry, Doug has consulted with some of the world’s most highly regulated companies, including many Fortune 100 companies, to help them gain control of their data and tackle their unique challenges surrounding e-discovery and information governance. Prior to joining kCura, Doug served as Senior Director of Information Governance at Huron Consulting Group (now Consilio) and held leadership positions at Symantec, Clearwell Systems, Wolters Kluwer, and LexisNexis Document Solutions.

Doug has spoken at industry events like ILTACON, LegalTech, ARMA, and ACC. He is a member of the Chicago and Detroit Bar Associations, as well as the Society of Corporate Secretaries & Governance Professionals. Doug also serves as the President ARMA International’s Detroit Chapter and technology advisor to the 7th Circuit e-Discovery Pilot Program.


Moderators

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George Socha Jr.

Co-Founder, EDRM

George Socha is a Managing Director in BDO Consulting’s Forensic Technology Services practice. Named an “E-Discovery Trailblazer” by The American Lawyer, he assists corporate, law firm, and government clients with all facets of electronic discovery, including information governance, domestically and globally. George has served clients in a variety of industries including pharmaceutical, energy, retail, banking and technology, among others.…Read More

George Socha is a Managing Director in BDO Consulting’s Forensic Technology Services practice. Named an “E-Discovery Trailblazer” by The American Lawyer, he assists corporate, law firm, and government clients with all facets of electronic discovery, including information governance, domestically and globally. George has served clients in a variety of industries including pharmaceutical, energy, retail, banking and technology, among others. As a renowned industry thought leader, Mr. Socha has authored more than 50 articles and spoken at more than 200 engagements across the world on a variety of e-discovery topics. His extensive knowledge has also been utilized more than 20 times to provide expert testimony.

Co-founder of the Electronic Discovery Reference Model (EDRM), a framework that outlines the standards for the recovery and discovery of digital data, and the Information Governance Reference Model (IGRM), a similar framework specific to information management, George is skilled at developing and implementing electronic discovery strategies and managing electronic discovery processes.

Prior to joining BDO, George spent 16 years as a litigation attorney in private practice before starting his own consulting firm focused on e-discovery issues in 2003. George has also served as a guest lecturer at universities across the United States.

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Thomas Anthony Gelbmann Jr.

Co-Founder, EDRM

As a Trusted Advisor, IT Management Consultant and Founder of Gelbmann & Associates LLC, Tom Gelbmann has helped law firms and corporate law departments with strategic development, system architecture, and operational effectiveness of IT systems and services. He has held the CIO position at major law firms, leading the IT function to the successful achievement of enterprise goals. …Read More

As a Trusted Advisor, IT Management Consultant and Founder of Gelbmann & Associates LLC, Tom Gelbmann has helped law firms and corporate law departments with strategic development, system architecture, and operational effectiveness of IT systems and services. He has held the CIO position at major law firms, leading the IT function to the successful achievement of enterprise goals. Tom is also the co-founder of the EDRM (edrm.net) and co-author of the Socha-Gelbmann Electronic Discovery Survey.


Sponsor

Sep
7
Wed
2016
EDRM webinar, “Considerations for Corporate Legal Teams Managing E-Discovery in a Changing Tech Environment,” sponsored by Zapproved
Sep 7 @ 1:00 pm CDT – 2:00 pm CDT

Join us on Wednesday, September 7, 2016, as we host an EDRM webinar, “Considerations for Corporate Legal Teams Managing E-Discovery in a Changing Tech Environment,” sponsored by Zapproved.

Description

As increasing numbers of corporations move to cloud productivity solutions like Microsoft Office 365, Box, Google Apps, and others, the legal department is tasked with the expanded challenge of managing the complex process of e-discovery in an environment where electronically stored information (ESI) is not only growing at an exponential rate but increasing in complexity due to the emergence of cloud sources.

This webinar will share considerations that will help in-house corporate legal teams navigate this process and illustrate the opportunities and the risks cloud data brings and effectively manage e-discovery in a complex tech environment.


Presenters

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Amy Sellars

Attorney, Williams Companies

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Sarah Thompson

Sr. Product Manager, Zapproved, Inc.

Sarah Sims Thompson is Sr. Product Manager for Data Collect Pro, the cloud-based collections tool of the Z-Discovery platform. Sarah brings a wealth of e-discovery and collections knowledge to guide corporate legal departments towards innovative and modern collection approaches. Her career includes senior product management positions at LexisNexis, Dataflight Inc. and iCONECT Development, LLC. and Cumulus Data.…Read More

Sarah Sims Thompson is Sr. Product Manager for Data Collect Pro, the cloud-based collections tool of the Z-Discovery platform. Sarah brings a wealth of e-discovery and collections knowledge to guide corporate legal departments towards innovative and modern collection approaches. Her career includes senior product management positions at LexisNexis, Dataflight Inc. and iCONECT Development, LLC. and Cumulus Data. She has been instrumental in positioning and managing some of the leading legal technology offerings including iCONECT, iCONECT Global, the Concordance® suite, Hosted FYI™ and LexisNexis Hosted Litigation Solutions (HLS).

Sarah holds a BS in computer science from the University of Western Ontario.


Moderators

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George Socha Jr.

Co-Founder, EDRM

George Socha is a Managing Director in BDO Consulting’s Forensic Technology Services practice. Named an “E-Discovery Trailblazer” by The American Lawyer, he assists corporate, law firm, and government clients with all facets of electronic discovery, including information governance, domestically and globally. George has served clients in a variety of industries including pharmaceutical, energy, retail, banking and technology, among others.…Read More

George Socha is a Managing Director in BDO Consulting’s Forensic Technology Services practice. Named an “E-Discovery Trailblazer” by The American Lawyer, he assists corporate, law firm, and government clients with all facets of electronic discovery, including information governance, domestically and globally. George has served clients in a variety of industries including pharmaceutical, energy, retail, banking and technology, among others. As a renowned industry thought leader, Mr. Socha has authored more than 50 articles and spoken at more than 200 engagements across the world on a variety of e-discovery topics. His extensive knowledge has also been utilized more than 20 times to provide expert testimony.

Co-founder of the Electronic Discovery Reference Model (EDRM), a framework that outlines the standards for the recovery and discovery of digital data, and the Information Governance Reference Model (IGRM), a similar framework specific to information management, George is skilled at developing and implementing electronic discovery strategies and managing electronic discovery processes.

Prior to joining BDO, George spent 16 years as a litigation attorney in private practice before starting his own consulting firm focused on e-discovery issues in 2003. George has also served as a guest lecturer at universities across the United States.

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Thomas Anthony Gelbmann Jr.

Co-Founder, EDRM

As a Trusted Advisor, IT Management Consultant and Founder of Gelbmann & Associates LLC, Tom Gelbmann has helped law firms and corporate law departments with strategic development, system architecture, and operational effectiveness of IT systems and services. He has held the CIO position at major law firms, leading the IT function to the successful achievement of enterprise goals. …Read More

As a Trusted Advisor, IT Management Consultant and Founder of Gelbmann & Associates LLC, Tom Gelbmann has helped law firms and corporate law departments with strategic development, system architecture, and operational effectiveness of IT systems and services. He has held the CIO position at major law firms, leading the IT function to the successful achievement of enterprise goals. Tom is also the co-founder of the EDRM (edrm.net) and co-author of the Socha-Gelbmann Electronic Discovery Survey.


Sponsor

Oct
27
Thu
2016
EDRM webinar sponsored by LexisNexis
Oct 27 @ 1:00 pm CDT – 2:00 pm CDT

Join us on Thursday, October 27, 2016, as we host an EDRM webinar sponsored by LexisNexis.

Description

To be announced.


Presenters

To be announced.


Moderators

Photo of George Socha Jr.

George Socha Jr.

Co-Founder, EDRM

George Socha is a Managing Director in BDO Consulting’s Forensic Technology Services practice. Named an “E-Discovery Trailblazer” by The American Lawyer, he assists corporate, law firm, and government clients with all facets of electronic discovery, including information governance, domestically and globally. George has served clients in a variety of industries including pharmaceutical, energy, retail, banking and technology, among others.…Read More

George Socha is a Managing Director in BDO Consulting’s Forensic Technology Services practice. Named an “E-Discovery Trailblazer” by The American Lawyer, he assists corporate, law firm, and government clients with all facets of electronic discovery, including information governance, domestically and globally. George has served clients in a variety of industries including pharmaceutical, energy, retail, banking and technology, among others. As a renowned industry thought leader, Mr. Socha has authored more than 50 articles and spoken at more than 200 engagements across the world on a variety of e-discovery topics. His extensive knowledge has also been utilized more than 20 times to provide expert testimony.

Co-founder of the Electronic Discovery Reference Model (EDRM), a framework that outlines the standards for the recovery and discovery of digital data, and the Information Governance Reference Model (IGRM), a similar framework specific to information management, George is skilled at developing and implementing electronic discovery strategies and managing electronic discovery processes.

Prior to joining BDO, George spent 16 years as a litigation attorney in private practice before starting his own consulting firm focused on e-discovery issues in 2003. George has also served as a guest lecturer at universities across the United States.

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Thomas Anthony Gelbmann Jr.

Co-Founder, EDRM

As a Trusted Advisor, IT Management Consultant and Founder of Gelbmann & Associates LLC, Tom Gelbmann has helped law firms and corporate law departments with strategic development, system architecture, and operational effectiveness of IT systems and services. He has held the CIO position at major law firms, leading the IT function to the successful achievement of enterprise goals. …Read More

As a Trusted Advisor, IT Management Consultant and Founder of Gelbmann & Associates LLC, Tom Gelbmann has helped law firms and corporate law departments with strategic development, system architecture, and operational effectiveness of IT systems and services. He has held the CIO position at major law firms, leading the IT function to the successful achievement of enterprise goals. Tom is also the co-founder of the EDRM (edrm.net) and co-author of the Socha-Gelbmann Electronic Discovery Survey.


Sponsor

Nov
9
Wed
2016
EDRM webinar sponsored by Ipro
Nov 9 @ 1:00 pm CST – 2:00 pm CST

Join us on Wednesday, November 9, 2016, as we host an EDRM webinar sponsored by Ipro.

Description

To be announced.


Presenters

To be announced.


Moderators

Photo of George Socha Jr.

George Socha Jr.

Co-Founder, EDRM

George Socha is a Managing Director in BDO Consulting’s Forensic Technology Services practice. Named an “E-Discovery Trailblazer” by The American Lawyer, he assists corporate, law firm, and government clients with all facets of electronic discovery, including information governance, domestically and globally. George has served clients in a variety of industries including pharmaceutical, energy, retail, banking and technology, among others.…Read More

George Socha is a Managing Director in BDO Consulting’s Forensic Technology Services practice. Named an “E-Discovery Trailblazer” by The American Lawyer, he assists corporate, law firm, and government clients with all facets of electronic discovery, including information governance, domestically and globally. George has served clients in a variety of industries including pharmaceutical, energy, retail, banking and technology, among others. As a renowned industry thought leader, Mr. Socha has authored more than 50 articles and spoken at more than 200 engagements across the world on a variety of e-discovery topics. His extensive knowledge has also been utilized more than 20 times to provide expert testimony.

Co-founder of the Electronic Discovery Reference Model (EDRM), a framework that outlines the standards for the recovery and discovery of digital data, and the Information Governance Reference Model (IGRM), a similar framework specific to information management, George is skilled at developing and implementing electronic discovery strategies and managing electronic discovery processes.

Prior to joining BDO, George spent 16 years as a litigation attorney in private practice before starting his own consulting firm focused on e-discovery issues in 2003. George has also served as a guest lecturer at universities across the United States.

Photo of Thomas Anthony Gelbmann Jr.

Thomas Anthony Gelbmann Jr.

Co-Founder, EDRM

As a Trusted Advisor, IT Management Consultant and Founder of Gelbmann & Associates LLC, Tom Gelbmann has helped law firms and corporate law departments with strategic development, system architecture, and operational effectiveness of IT systems and services. He has held the CIO position at major law firms, leading the IT function to the successful achievement of enterprise goals. …Read More

As a Trusted Advisor, IT Management Consultant and Founder of Gelbmann & Associates LLC, Tom Gelbmann has helped law firms and corporate law departments with strategic development, system architecture, and operational effectiveness of IT systems and services. He has held the CIO position at major law firms, leading the IT function to the successful achievement of enterprise goals. Tom is also the co-founder of the EDRM (edrm.net) and co-author of the Socha-Gelbmann Electronic Discovery Survey.


Sponsor