Litigation can be a series of complex, dynamic and unpredictable events and a good checklist can provide a framework for handling those events in a consistent, repeatable process. This webinar will serve as a complete guide to checklists covering the entire e-discovery process, which allows you to be a zealous advocate for your client while managing time, budget and risk and ensuring your process is defensible. ACEDS Advisory Board Member Tom O’Connor from Gulf Coast Legal Technology Center, ACEDS President Mike Quartararo, and Robert Powell from ACEDS’ Partner Digital WarRoom will walk you through the checklists and provide actionable tips on how to handle eDiscovery in a manner that is just, speedy and inexpensive.
Robert Powell has been the driving force behind the forensics, e-discovery defensibility, and compliance strategy of Digital WarRoom since inception in 2002. With over 20 years of field experience in global investigations and information security, Robert advises clients on FCPA, ITAR, SEC investigations, antitrust, and IP litigation. He speaks regularly on issues pertaining to risk management, budgeting, and best practices in e-discovery. Robert has guest lectured many times on topics of e-discovery and forensics at law schools throughout the United States, United Kingdom and Switzerland.
Mr. Powell is a Certified Information Systems Security Professional, (SNSCP) Systems & Network Security Certified Professional and Certified Network Expert. He is also a member of the Information Systems Security Association (ISSA), and an EnCase® Certified Examiner (EnCE).
Gulf Coast Legal Technology Center
Tom is a nationally known consultant, speaker and writer in the field of computerized litigation support systems. Tom’s consulting experience is primarily in complex litigation matters where he has worked on numerous major cases, most recently Opioid litigation. He has also been appointed as a technical consultant by various federal and state courts on cases dealing with large amounts of electronic evidence and specializes in negotiating ESI exchange protocols.
Mike Quartararo, CEDS
Mike Quartararo is the President of the Association of Certified E-Discovery Specialists (ACEDS), which provides training and certification in e-discovery to the legal community. He is the author of the 2016 book Project Management in Electronic Discovery and has been successfully consulting in information governance, e-discovery, project management and legal technology for two decades, including 10-year stints at both Skadden Arps and Stroock. He is a certified Project Management Professional and a Certified E-Discovery Specialist. He frequently writes and speaks on e-discovery, legal operations, project management and technology topics.