ACEDS San Francisco Chapter: Navigating the Shifting Tides of the In-House E-Discovery Department
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ACEDS San Francisco Chapter: Navigating the Shifting Tides of the In-House E-Discovery Department

When: Thursday, November 8th, 2018
1-4 PM PT
Where: LinkedIn
222 2nd Street
San Francisco, California 
United States
Contact: ACEDS

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ACEDS San Francisco Chapter Presents: Uncharted Waters: Navigating the Shifting Tides of the In-House E-Discovery Department with Those Who Have Taken the Laboring Oar. An ACEDS Forum

Join the ACEDS San Francisco Chapter at LinkedIn's San Francisco Offices for an afternoon forum on the shifting landscape of in-house e-discovery practice. A panel of Bay Area in-house e-discovery innovators will discuss relevant changes in technology, data privacy, data governance, and how to maneuver e-discovery from a reactionary unit to an internal business partner. E-Discovery thought leader and pioneer Mark Mack will be providing closing remarks regarding the state of the industry and what we might expect in 2019. Hors d’oeuvre and libations will be provided at the ensuing reception courtesy of our generous sponsor CloudNine.  Space will be limited so please RSVP to attend. *Registration is required in order to be added to the building security list. 

1:00 – 1:15 Registration
1:15 – 1:30 Opening Remarks by ACEDS Board and CloudNine
1:30 – 2:30 Panel Discussion
2:30 – 3:00 Closing Remarks by Mark Mack
3:00 – 4:00 Refreshments 

Richard Lutkus
Partner (Cybersecurity and Data Privacy)
Seyfarth Shaw LLP

Mr. Lutkus is a partner in the San Francisco office of Seyfarth Shaw LLP. His practice is dedicated to complex information governance issues including cybersecurity, digital forensics, internal investigations, eDiscovery consulting and litigation response, data breach prevention and response, cyber-stalking mitigation, cryptocurrency, blockchain technology, and information technology related policies and practices. Mr. Lutkus has represented clients in a wide range of disputes including trade secret misappropriation, computer fraud and abuse, intellectual property theft, employee malfeasance investigations, software licensing agreements, data ransom/data hijacking matters, IoT security consulting, penetration testing, data privacy issues, and GDPR assessment and preparedness.  Mr. Lutkus is the only attorney in the world that holds three exceptionally technical certifications in digital forensics (EnCE), eDiscovery (EnCEP), and certified ethical hacking (CEH). Mr. Lutkus’ exceptionally strong technical background includes experience in information security, computer programming, network security, computer and mobile device forensics, and eDiscovery. With over 13 years of experience, Mr. Lutkus represents and provides information governance consulting to a broad range of clients—from Fortune 100 global enterprises to small and mid-sized companies alike.

Ben Robbins
Senior Manager – eDiscovery, Forensics & Information Governance

For more than 15 years, Ben has been involved in all aspects of e-discovery, forensic investigations, and information risk program management. He has helped grow LinkedIn's information governance, e-discovery, and civil-forensic investigations program from the ground up, leveraging traditional best practices with a digital-first approach to content management and controls. Earlier, Robbins consulted for PwC’s forensic technology practice, where he focused on e-discovery operational improvement, forensic analysis, and risk governance to commercial and federal clients.

Jesse Murray
Head of Information Governance & eDiscovery

Jesse is the Head of Information Governance and eDiscovery at Lime. Previously, Jesse was also the head of information governance and eDiscovery at Uber where he specialized in eDiscovery management and the development of better corporate Information Governance solutions. Prior to Uber Jesse spent over 10 years working in practice support and litigation for law firms including Gibson Dunn and Folger Levin where he provided strategic and technical consulting for all electronic discovery review projects.

Tracyann Eggen
Enterprise eDiscovery and Litigation Manager 
Dignity Health

TracyAnn has more than 20 years of legal experience, principally in intellectual property litigation. She leads Dignity Health's Enterprise Defensible Information Governance Team and Center of Excellence for Legal Discovery and Investigations. A technically savvy leader with a data-driven approach, she has championed the management of day-to-day operations at Dignity Health. Her role spans the entire EDRM. She serves as the liaison with in-house and outside counsel, review workflows, e-discovery vendor management and training on e-discovery tools. TracyAnn recently led the implementation of legal hold and collection software for Dignity Health.

Kara Ricupero
Senior Director Global Information Governance

Kara Ricupero became Head of eBay’s eDiscovery and Records and Information Management group in July of 2015.  Prior to that, Kara acted as eDiscovery counsel for eBay and its family of companies beginning in 2014.  Kara is responsible for developing and managing eBay’s discovery strategy in litigation and government investigations, as well as its records and information governance program.  Kara has worked with her team to expand eBay’s in-house eDiscovery capabilities and technologies, create standardized and defensible workflows, and to implement cost-effective strategies for the preservation, collection, review, and production of electronically stored information. Prior to coming to eBay, Kara was an equity shareholder with the Arizona law firm of Ryley, Carlock and Applewhite in its Litigation Group.  Kara focused her practice in the area of commercial litigation, real property disputes and condemnation.  Kara was also one of the members of Ryley Carlock’s nationally known Document Control Group, counseling clients on legal holds, preservation, spoliation issues and assisting in the creation of record retention schedules for several large corporate clients.  

Closing Remarks:
Mary Mack
Executive Director

Mary Mack is a long-time industry expert with over 25 years of experience and leadership to her credit. Under her leadership, ACEDS furthers its commitment of building an international community of e-discovery practitioners for the exchange of training, certification, professional development and networking. Mack is known for her strength in relationship and community building, as well as for the depth of her e-discovery knowledge. Before joining ACEDS, Mary was the Enterprise Technology Counsel for ZyLAB, a global eDiscovery and Intelligent Information Governance software company focused on helping organizations insource eDiscovery to reduce legal spend and prevent privacy breaches and IP leakage. Prior to eDiscovery, Mary designed, coded, tested and maintained mission critical enterprise systems for banks, health insurers and pharmaceutical companies. Certified in eDiscovery, security, access and identity management, forensics and computer telephony, Mary is admitted to the Illinois bar and a graduate of Northwestern University School of Law. Mary is the author of A Process of Illumination: The Practical Guide to Electronic Discovery and the co-editor of Thomson Reuters West’s eDiscovery for Corporate Counsel.


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