A Preview of ACEDS & Exterro’s 2018 In-House Benchmarking Report
With 2019 right around the corner it’s time to stop and reassess your current e-discovery processes before the new year. In this upcoming webcast, get an exclusive preview at new legal research conducted by ACEDS & Exterro that will empower you to benchmark your own e-discovery practices against over 100 e-discovery professionals who participated in this report.
Register for this webcast and hear X legal professionals analyze the new benchmarking report findings, including:
- How in-house legal teams are allocating resources around e-discovery activities
- What new e-discovery technology is be utilized in-house and its benefits
- How new data types like social, mobile are being preserved and collected
Karen Williams, Esq.
Karen J. Williams, Esq., CCEP has been working as in-house counsel for more than twenty years. She spent much of that time working with senior leadership in employment and labor matters. For the past 5+ years, Ms. Williams has been focused on the corporate legal needs of a large regional company, handling mergers and acquisitions, financing, leasing, outside counsel management, contracts and general corporate matters.
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.
Mike Hamilton, J.D.
Director of E-Discovery Programs
Mike Hamilton is the Director of E-Discovery at Exterro and has been involved in e-discovery for over 5 years. With a legal and business background, Mike is experienced and passionate about creating thoughtful, out-of-the-box educational resources that help keep legal teams interested and on top of emerging need to know e-discovery issues. Mike graduated from the University of Oregon School of Law.
Mark Bowgren is a Senior Director in the FTI Technology segment and is based in Chicago. In this role, Mr. Bowgren leads electronic discovery engagements from collections through production, with a focus on workflow design, review management and production services. Mr. Bowgren specializes in work on SEC, FTC and DOJ investigations; class action; product liability; and FCPA related matters. Mr. Bowgren advises clients on identifying review efficiencies through analytics based reviews and on technology assisted review best practices. Mr. Bowgren has over 10 years of experience advising clients on all aspects of the EDRM, and is an Exterro Certified Platform Administrator.
Sean Kelly is a Senior Director in the FTI Technology segment and is based in Philadelphia. Mr. Kelly advises clients on all aspects of e-discovery and information governance, with particular focus on developing and implementing legal hold processes and technology as well as the legal impacts of migrating to Microsoft Office 365. He leverages more than a decade of corporate experience in both legal technology and litigation support to advise clients on evolving technologies, including cloud-based repositories, dynamic social media platforms, and the shifting landscape associated with cross-border transactions for global enterprises. He holds IAPP/US, ACEDS and Exterro Certified Platform Administrator certification.