Where Artificial Intelligence Meets Machine Learning
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Where Artificial Intelligence Meets Machine Learning

Where Artificial Intelligence Meets Machine Learning in eDiscovery

When: Wednesday, September 14, 2016
1:00 - 2:00 PM (EST)
Where: Live Online
United States

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We’ve all heard that machine learning and artificial intelligence is going to forever change litigation, legal work, and investigations. You may have even heard that robots may be taking your job. In this webinar, we will discuss the use cases for using technology in e-discovery and fraud investigations. You will learn what Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning really are, the latest advances in Natural Language Processing, Linguistic Intelligence, Behavioral Intelligence and more. To make this information relatable to everyday legal work, we will walk through several case studies, including what to do when key employees leave and how to manage structured and unstructured data in litigation. Our experts will discuss forensic collection procedures and the next steps for taking evidentiary material and importing to cognitive computing platforms. 

About the presenters:

Rick E. Weber | President  | Elijah LTD

Rick Weber is a practicing attorney and is frequently invited to speak as an expert in the field of Electronic Discovery and Litigation Data Management at conferences and CLE seminars sponsored by corporations, law firms, the American Bar Association, and state bar associations.

Mr. Weber now serves as the President for Elijah LTD, a data and information management consulting firm providing litigation risk and data management solutions to law firms and corporations. Mr. Weber was the president of President of eDirect Impact and joined Elijah through a merger of the two companies in 2013. Before eDirect Impact, Mr. Weber was the co-founder and CEO of Advocate Solutions. Advocate Solutions was a software development and litigation support technology consulting company whose creations and products included Discovery Cracker and CT Summation’s E-Loader. Mr. Weber managed all phases of the business as well as its strategic developments and was also responsible for the developments and negotiations leading to its acquisition in 2003.

Prior to founding Advocate Solutions, Mr. Weber was a Senior Attorney for the Enforcement Division of the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission. At the SEC, Mr. Weber investigated and prosecuted violations of the federal securities laws including: violations of the offering provisions of §17, Reg. D, and Reg. S under the ’33 Act; financial fraud, insider trading, and tender offer violations under the ’34 Act; and fraud under the ’40 Act. Mr. Weber led several high profile investigations and prosecutions and was selected to provide formal training in testimony techniques to new SEC attorneys.

Prior to serving as a prosecutor for the SEC, Mr. Weber worked for the law firm of Mayer Brown Rowe & Maw in Chicago, Illinois, as an attorney. Mr. Weber’s experience included general civil, criminal, and commercial litigation practice in state and federal courts. In addition, while at Mayer Brown, Mr. Weber served as the Assistant General Counsel to the Speaker of the Illinois House of Representatives during the 1996 Spring Term.

Mr. Weber holds a B.A. from Michigan State University with honors, and a J.D. from the Vanderbilt University School of Law, having served as an Associate Editor of the Law Review.

Jay Leib | CEO | NexLP, Inc.

Jay Leib is the managing member of NexLP, Inc. Jay has successfully founded and lead software start-ups through-out his career. Most recently, Mr. Leib was at Chicago-based kCura Corporation as the Chief Strategy Officer. kCura isa Chicago based company focused on the eDiscovery vertical.

He has more than a decade of experience in the technology field and has worked in multiple roles on some of the largest e-discovery and fraud projects in the world. Before joining kCura, Jay was an executive at Ernst & Young's Fraud Investigative & Dispute Services practice.

Prior to Ernst & Young, Jay founded Advocate Solutions, Inc., where he invented Discovery Cracker—the world's first shrink-wrapped e-discovery processing application. Jay's software applications have been recognized by numerous surveys and awards in technology and e-discovery fields.

As a speaker, Jay has presented around the world Big Data, text analytics and predictive coding on multiple panels, webinars, and podcasts. Jay holds an MBA from the University of Notre Dame.


ACEDS is grateful for the work our sponsors do to bring us the highest quality e-Discovery information:

Founded in 2003, Elijah Ltd. is an industry leader in providing electronic discovery, computer forensic and data security solutions. Elijah has been recognized as one of the 20 Most Promising Legal Technology Solution Providers by CIO Review, as a “Top 100+” eDiscovery provider by Complex Discovery and among the top twenty companies nationally in eDiscovery processing capacity.  Elijah offers flexible eDiscovery managed services solutions to companies and firms of all sizes, leveraging its proprietary eDiscovery Integrator project management software.  Headquartered in Chicago and currently with additional offices in California, Florida, Iowa, Michigan and Texas, Elijah is called upon by many of the largest law firms and Fortune 500 companies to meet their computer forensic, eDiscovery and data security needs. For additional information, please visit http://www.elijaht.com or call 866-354-5240.


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