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|NY Metro Chapter|
The ACEDS New York Metro Chapter is your direct link to the national organization. By joining our Chapter, you not only receive the benefit of both local and national membership, but you gain an entire network of individuals looking to enhance their e-discovery careers.
Through education, training, certification and networking, the NY Metro Chapter is helping expand the global reach of ACEDS. Your membership will connect you with e-discovery professionals worldwide who wish to stay abreast of advancements in technology and continuously changing e-discovery trends.
Join our New York Metro Chapter today and become a true leader in the e-discovery profession.
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Please check back soon for details on upcoming ACEDS NY Metro Chapter training and networking events.
Joe Alonzo | President
Daniel Torba | Vice President & Membership Co-Chair
Michael Landau | Vice President & Membership Co-Chair
In addition Michael is the VP of Professional Development of the ARMA NNJ Chapter. He is a frequent speaker and educator on IG, RIM, ECM, Legal Hold, Predictive Coding, eDiscovery and related subjects. In addition he serves on the National ESI & eDiscovery committee for Claims & Litigation Management (CLM) and the Corporate Knowledge Strategies committee on eDiscovery.
Brad Schaffel, CEDS | Vice President & Education Co-Chair
Joseph C. Bartolo, JD | Vice President & Education Co-Chair
Maribel Rivera | Director of Marketing
Lauren DePinto, CEDS | Secretary/Treasurer
Adam Lew, CEDS | Sponsorship
Adam Lew is a thirteen year veteran of the electronic discovery and litigation support industry. Adam currently serves as the Manager of Litigation Support at Friedman Kaplan Seiler & Adelman LLP. In addition to the management of personnel, Adam continues to oversee projects and is responsible for the evaluation, testing and purchase of software. His other responsibilities include the development and maintaining of existing vendor relationships, implementation and enforcement of firm-wide electronic discovery policies, software training and documentation.
Cybersecurity: Can a law firm and/or an E-Discovery service provider protect a corporate client’s sensitive data during litigation?
By Joe Bartolo, VP of the ACEDS NY Metro Chapter
Podcast Series Interview: Philip Favro
Interview with Philip Favro, eDiscovery and Information Governance Consultant for Driven. Mr. Favro is a former litigator, and has been a panelist and moderator for discussions at many of the top litigation support industry conferences. Philip is also an advocate for CTRL, Coalition of Technology Resources for Lawyers. Phil provides comments regarding industry trends and useful resources available to anyone that wishes to learn about information Governance and eDiscovery.
Podcast Series Interview: Jared Coseglia
Interview with Jared Coseglia, CEO and Founder of Tru Staffing Partners. Jared has 12+ years of expertise as a recruiter in the litigation support and eDiscovery industry. Jared provides comments regarding industry trends, as well as qualities the candidates he works with should possess.
Podcast Series Interview: Christa Haskins
As part of our ongoing podcast series, we talked to Christa Haskins, CEDS, eDiscovery Specialist of CR Bard about emerging eDiscovery trends, including practical information governance tips.
Podcast Series Interview: Allison Brecher
We interviewed Allison Brecher, Esq., Senior Litigation Counsel and Director of Information Management & Strategy about the end of the Safe Harbor framework and other issues affecting eDiscovery professionals.
Podcast Series Interview: Sharon Nelson
Digital Forensics expert Sharon Nelson, Esq., President of Sensei Enterprises and author of the popular blog “Ride the Lightning” (www.ridethelightning.senseient.com) talks to the Educational Committee for ACEDS Metro New York Area Chapter of Brad Schaffel, CEDS, Litigation Support Manager of Wilmer Hale, and Joe Bartolo, J.D., Regional Manager of Kiersted Systems.
Podcast Series Interview: Aaron Crews
Aaron Crews, Associate General Counsel, eDiscovery at Walmart talks to ACEDS Metro New York about the power of analytic tools in litigation and other hot eDiscovery issues.
Podcast Series Interview: Joe Alonzo, Glenmont Group
Brad Schaffel, CEDS Litigation Support Manager of Wilmer Hale, and Joe Bartolo, J.D. Regional Manager of Kiersted Systems discuss what a litigation support recruiter looks for when trying to place candidates in a specific role.
Podcast Series Interview: George Socha, Esq. – EDRM and Socha Consulting
George Socha is one of the driving forces in the e-discovery industry. He talked to us about his tips and advice for navigating the current and future challenges that the eDiscovery industry is facing.
Podcast Series Interview: Greg Buckles, Consultant and Founder of the EDJ Group
Greg Buckles talks to us about trends for the litigation support industry, tips on the challenges facing eDiscovery service providers, and the technology trends changing our world.
Podcast Series Interview: Jonathan Stark of Alix Partners
Brad Schaffel, Litigation Support Manager of Wilmer Hale interviews Jonathan Stark about industry trends for the litigation support industry. In particular, they discuss what factors a litigation support service provider must address in order to properly service clients and to adhere to industry standard Best Practices.