Email Investigation Best Practices: What We’ve Learned From Recent FOIA Releases
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Email Investigation Best Practices: What We’ve Learned From Recent FOIA Releases

When: Thursday, July 23, 2020
1-2 PM ET
Where: United States
Contact: ACEDS Customer Service

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The smoking gun isn’t a gun anymore; it’s an email, text or instant message. This interactive session will focus on strategies and best practices around email investigations illustrated with real documents obtained through U.S. Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) releases. 

Presenters will share stories around deciphering codewords, identifying patterns, and using AI to organize and prioritize key documents. See how tools like communication maps, histograms, and concept browsing can impact investigations.

You’ll learn about: 

  • Setting projects up for success with appropriate goal setting, mind framing, and anticipating objections 
  • Using data visualizations to map communication and activity patterns 
  • How to use advanced analytics to organize keywords and metadata filters 
  • Deciphering codewords and prioritizing emails with machine learning
  • All registered will receive a link to the recording and additional resources. 


Adam KuhnAdam Kuhn
Principal Solutions Consultant

Adam Kuhn is a principal solutions consultant at OpenText and an eDiscovery lawyer. He works with some of the world’s largest enterprises, law firms, and regulators on their legal technology programs and practices with a focus on the innovative application of AI to legal services. Adam holds an advanced certification for OpenText Axcelerate and received the Rossman award from the USPTO Society for his contributions to legal scholarship. Adam was featured on Legaltech News’ list of 18 millennials changing the face of legal technology.

Carolyn AngerCarolyn Anger
Founder and Director
Anger & Associates

Carolyn is one of the top eDiscovery professionals in Canada and has been working in the world of legal technology and investigations two decades. She is an expert in the eDiscovery process with a focus on people, technology and process management, and speaks often on how providing effective and creative solutions through project management principles, research, and previous hands-on experience. Carolyn is the president and a founding board member of the Toronto chapter of ACEDS. Additionally, she is an active member of Sedona Canada, PACC, and ARMA.

Tracy DrynanTracy Drynan
Senior Consultant

Tracy leads the Recon Investigation teamatOpenText. She has extensive experience across the e-discovery lifecycle including12 years conducting and managing investigations, interpreting Requests for Information and Complaints to identify sources of relevant information, developing strategies for targeting and gathering data, performing custodial interviews, and managing the collection of information. Before joining OpenText, Tracy was a senior attorney with Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP. She now helps develop strategies for analyzing relevant data, conducting in-depth investigations into the data prior to production, and producing data after vetting and processing the data for protected privilege and PII.

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