Mastering a Meaningful Meet and Confer
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Mastering a Meaningful Meet and Confer

When: Thursday, February 23rd
1-2 PM ET
Where: Live WebEx
United States
Contact: ACEDS Customer Service

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Join ACEDS and LTPI for a discussion with the experts.  LTPI recently released its latest resource, the LTPI Meet and Confer Instructional Guide.   The Guide has been developed to assist legal practitioners in successfully navigating the “Meet and Confer” process and achieving meaningful results. 
Come join Martin Tully of Akerman, Sunil Ohri of Stein Mitchell Cipollone Beato & Missner and Quin Gregor of SIGINT Software, LLC as they share best practices regarding the technical issues involved in a meet and confer, with an emphasis on being prepared with a solid IG framework and numerous considerations around proportionality.

Martin T. Tully
is a litigation partner with the Chicago office of Akerman LLP and co-chair of the firm’s Data Law Practice. He is a veteran trial lawyer with over 25 years of national experience representing companies and individuals in complex commercial litigation concerning a broad array of fields and industries. Martin routinely represents clients in cases involving contract disputes, business torts, defamation, antitrust claims, trade secrets, and consumer class action defense. Empowered by his commercial litigation practice, Martin is nationally recognized for his knowledge and experience in the fields of electronic discovery, information governance and data security/data privacy. His expertise helps clients to stay ahead of the curve in each of these fields with respect to developing law, technology, and best practices, whether in the context of active litigation and regulatory matters, or in seeking to avoid them. Martin is also adept at leveraging both technology and strategic partnerships with technologists to achieve client objectives in each of these areas. Martin advances thought-leadership in Data Law through his active membership in the Sedona Conference Working Group on Electronic Document Retention and Production (WG-1), the Sedona Conference Working Group on Data Security and Privacy Liability (WG-11), the 7th Circuit E-Discovery Pilot Program Committee, the ABA Section of Litigation, Privacy and Data Security Committee, and as a member of the International Association of Privacy Professionals. In addition, Martin has written and presented extensively on the subjects of e-discovery, information governance, cybersecurity, and legal technology, and he was recently acknowledged by Who’s Who Legal as being “widely regarded for his ‘superior knowledge’ of electronic discovery and information governance.” 

Quintin Gregor
 is a board member of LTPI and runs their program committee. He is an EDiscovery subject matter expert in the areas of legacy data, data remediation, processing and analysis, and has acted in an advisory and strategic capacity across numerous large scale high stakes legal matters since 2003. As a co-author of the LTPI Meet & Confer framework as well as the Discovery Data Governance Model (DDGM), his focus was on the the Information Governance aspects and how they help contain risk.  Quintin is also CEO of SigINT Software, a communication analytics and document classification company in the Information Governance market space

Sunil Ohri
is Of Counsel with Stein Mitchell Muse Cipollone & Beato LLP.  Bridging the worlds of law and technology for more than two decades, Sunil has broad and deep experience in optimizing best practices and workflows to effectively control the document management life cycle - as part of a larger Information Governance methodology - and bring predictability to the legal spend associated with the Electronic Discovery Reference Model (EDRM).  He custom designs solutions for each individual client, with an understanding that information management practices and processes must fit seamlessly within the organization’s workflow and culture to succeed. As a trusted advisor, he combines this same legal expertise and technological know-how to proactively guide clients through critical dimensions of modern litigation – i.e., e-discovery and federal rules of procedure, risks, technology, and cost containment/management – to create a structured and sustainable litigation-prepared environment.

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