Can efficiencies be found within eDiscovery best practice?
With the reality of responding to Data Subject Access Requests (DSARs) now part of everyday corporate life, we are witnessing clients wrestling with tight deadlines and large data sets to review, redact and deliver.
Nick Rundle, Partner, Disputes and Investigations, Eversheds Sutherland, and Gareth Meatyard, Solution Consultant, Legal Tech, OpenText, discuss the merits of the processes and efficiencies learned from years of eDiscovery, and the technologies that support it.
Partner, Disputes and Investigations
Nick is a Partner who joined Eversheds Sutherland in 1992, qualifying as a Solicitor in 1997. As well as working in our Financial Services Disputes and Investigations Group, Nick co-leads our Propel legal project management and litigation technology unit with a particular focus on eDiscovery and our ES Locate in house eDiscovery platform.
Solution Consultant, Legal Tech
Gareth is a Solution Consultant within OpenText’s Legal Tech organisation. Prior to OpenText he worked or consulted for organisations such as Epiq, IBM, Nuix and EMC providing strategy and leadership within the eDiscovery, Privacy and Information Governance sectors. With over 20 years industry experience, he is recognised for his thought leadership in the innovative use of technology across complex legal and regulatory issues. Gareth advocates reinforcing processes with technology in order to reduce risk, save time and deliver cost saving efficiencies.
Mary Mack, CEDS, CISSP
Mary Mack, Esq., CEDS, CISSP is the executive director of The Association of Certified E-Discovery Specialists (ACEDS) and is known as an eDiscovery leader and pioneer. Mack authored the very first book on the field, A Process of Illumination: The Practical Guide to Electronic Discovery. Her follow-up book, eDiscovery for Corporate Counsel published by Thomson Reuters, co-edited with Carole Basri, is now in its eighth edition. Mack has pioneered processes, helped build the global eDiscovery community and written articles and posts that have helped build the industry. She is widely known for her technical expertise, and has served as product counsel and subject matter expert. She is an internationally recognized speaker and frequently sought after for her expert opinion on the complex issues facing our industry and the people in it. Mack was just recently honored with Relativity’s Stellar Woman in eDiscovery nomination and was included in a book as one of “100 Fascinating Females Fighting Cyber Crime” by Cyber Ventures.