eDiscovery Leaders Walk on the Creative Side

Frank Ready of LegalTech News features two EDRM leaders and their after hours pursuits involving creativity.

John Tredennick, EDRM Global Advisory Council leader, Project Trustee for the Processing Specifications team and founder of the Merlin Legal Open Source Foundation was profiled for his work in a rock and roll band as a drummer.

Stage Performance Rock and RollLikening the creative process of programming, according to Tredennick, “Even programs and the development of them have a feel and flow and you just know it’s right or the algorithms have elegance.” 

David Greetham, EDRM Global Executive Advisor and vp of eDiscovery for Ricoh Legal, leans on photography for his creative pursuit, even traveling to Alaska to photograph the Northern Lights.  Greetham’s photography under extreme conditions has helped him look at eDiscovery requests more holistically.

Jeff Fowler, leader of the Electronic Discovery & Document Retention practice at O’Melveny & Meyers reports that “he uses many of the same storytelling skills that factor into song-writing to translate technical concepts into words or arguments that lawyers can understand.”

[Ricoh Legal and the Merlin Legal Open Source Foundation are EDRM partners.]

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