Come learn more about ACEDS and LTPI partnership and how you can become part of working projects on setting eDiscovery standards, mentoring opportunities – both to mentor and be a mentee, get involved in our global chapter network whether as an attendee, speaker, board member, sponsor and more as well as discussing what ACEDS and LTPI have as iniatives.
Eric Mandel, Chair of the Board, LTPI
Eric serves on the RICOH eDiscovery leadership team and is responsible for supervising a team of expert Solutions Architects who support eDiscovery sales and operations. He serves on multiple industry policy and standards setting bodies. Eric is a member of the Steering Committee of The Sedona Conference Working Group 1 on Electronic Document Retention and Production (WG1) and has been an active participant on multiple drafting committees, including The Sedona Principles, Third Edition, and Sedona’s recommendations to the Federal Rules Advisory Committee. He also serves as the chair of the board of directors and president of the Legal Technology Professionals Institute (LTPI). Prior to LTPI, Eric was the vice-chair of the EDRM Institute. He holds the CIPP/US certification from the International Association of Privacy Professionals and the CEDS certification from the Association of Certified E-Discovery Specialists.
Mary Mack, Executive Director, ACEDS
Mary is known for her skills in relationship and community building as well as for the depth of her e-discovery knowledge. Frequently sought out by media for comment on industry issues, she has spoken at venues including Gartner Symposium, the American Bar Association International Law Committee, the Association of Corporate Counsel annual conference, and others. Mary is the author of A Process of Illumination: The Practical Guide to Electronic Discovery, considered by many to be the first popular book on e-discovery. She is the co-editor of the Thomson Reuters West treatise, eDiscovery for Corporate Counsel. Prior to joining ACEDS, Mary most recently served in a leadership role for ZyLab, a global provider of e-discovery and intelligent information governance software. Before that, she was with Fios, Inc. a provider of e-discovery services to Fortune 1,000 corporations and major law firms. A member of the Illinois State Bar, Mary received her bachelor’s degree from Le Moyne College and her law degree from Northwestern University School of Law.