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Socha’s Weekly Trend Report – August 24, 2020

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Notes on recent trends in e-discovery, data privacy, and the use of technology to enhance the practice of law

Announcements

CATEGORIESDATEENTRIES
Announcements, E-Discovery08/24/2020EDRM announced its virtual ExpoCom 2021, set for February 1-3, 2021 with expert presenters, technology expo, EDRM project workshops, and networking.
Announcements, E-Discovery08/20/2020Ricoh Canada announced it has become a RelativityOne Approved Data Migration Partner, one of only seven companies to hold this level of partnership.
Announcements, Enhancing Practice08/19/2020Thomson Reuters introduced Quick Check Judicial, a new Westlaw Edge feature within Quick Check, reported Bob Ambrogi of LawSites. With Quick Check Judicial, a judge can upload multiple briefs from a single matter and compare them against each other, seeing all the cases cited by both parties in common, all the cases cited by only one party or the other, and relevant cases cited by neither party.
Announcements, E-Discovery08/19/2020E-discovery software company Venio Systems announced a majority investment from Software Growth Partners (SGP).
Announcements, E-Discovery, Information Governance, Privacy08/18/2020The Sedona Conference announced that Volume 21 of The Sedona Conference Journal (684 pages long) is now available for free download from The Sedona Conference publications webpage.
Announcements, Enhancing Practice08/18/2020Thomson Reuters announced an upgraded version of HighQ, its enterprise collaboration and file-sharing platform for the legal industry, reported Bob Ambrogi of LawSites.
Announcements, E-Discovery08/18/2020Litigation support companies Innovative Litigation and iNSERViO3 announced they will begin operating as one brand under a new name, Array.
Announcements, E-Discovery08/18/2020ACEDS announced it has partnered with Relativity to offer structured e-discovery training for the Relativity Fellows program, with ACEDS providing training to program participants and speakers for the program’s Fellows Forums.
Announcements, Privacy08/13/2020The Massachusetts Attorney announced the creation of the Data Privacy and Security Division to protect consumers from the surge of threats to the privacy and security of their data.
Announcements, E-Discovery08/13/2020ESI Analyst announced a new channel partnership with Complete Legal, a Kansas City, Missouri-based eDiscovery provider.

E-discovery

CATEGORIESDATEENTRIES
Announcements, E-Discovery08/24/2020EDRM announced its virtual ExpoCom 2021, set for February 1-3, 2021 with expert presenters, technology expo, EDRM project workshops, and networking.
E-Discovery, People08/24/2020Dean Brown, CEO of Ipro Tech, was profiled by Doug Austin of eDiscovery Today in a three posts, Part OnePart Two, and Part 3.
E-Discovery08/21/2020COVID-19 is changing e-discovery in at least 5 ways, reported Rhys Dipshan of Legaltech NewsFinding data may be more of a problemFewer discovery fightsRevaluating e-discovery resourcesVendors’ price advantageFewer firm e-discovery jobs?
E-Discovery, Enhancing Practice08/20/2020The U.S. National Institute of Standards and Technology (“NIST”) published a draft reportFour Principles of Explainable Artificial Intelligence, which sets forth four proposed principles regarding the “explainability” of decisions made by Artificial Intelligence systems, reported Hunton Andrews Kurth. The four principles are:Explanation: Systems deliver accompanying evidence or reason(s) for all outputs.Meaningful: Systems provide explanations that are understandable to individual users.Explanation Accuracy: The explanation correctly reflects the system’s process for generating the output.Knowledge Limits: The system only operates under conditions for which it was designed or when the system reaches a sufficient confidence in its output.
E-Discovery, Enhancing Practice08/20/2020Doug Austin of eDiscovery Today offered a preview of the upcoming ILTA>ON virtual conference, which will run from Mon. Aug. 24 through Fri. Aug. 28:Monday: Free day. Leadership and professional development topic; live keynote; transformative project of the year award nominees will present their projects.Tuesday: Training/User Support, Data Science Track/ILTA, Knowledge Management, Legal Service Delivery and Law Firm/Client Relations.Wednesday: Litigation Support, IT Operations, Office 365, Marketing.Thursday: Tech Adoption/Artificial Intelligence, Applications, Finance (AM)/Info Governance (PM).Friday: #CreatingTheFuture Together (2 tracks), Business & Legal Process Improvements.
Announcements, E-Discovery08/20/2020Ricoh Canada announced it has become a RelativityOne Approved Data Migration Partner, one of only seven companies to hold this level of partnership.
Announcements, E-Discovery08/19/2020E-discovery software company Venio Systems announced a majority investment from Software Growth Partners (SGP).
Announcements, E-Discovery, Information Governance, Privacy08/18/2020The Sedona Conference announced that Volume 21 of The Sedona Conference Journal (684 pages long) is now available for free download from The Sedona Conference publications webpage.
Announcements, E-Discovery08/18/2020Litigation support companies Innovative Litigation and iNSERViO3 announced they will begin operating as one brand under a new name, Array.
Announcements, E-Discovery08/18/2020ACEDS announced it has partnered with Relativity to offer structured e-discovery training for the Relativity Fellows program, with ACEDS providing training to program participants and speakers for the program’s Fellows Forums.
E-Discovery, People08/17/2020Michael Sarlo, Partner and Senior Executive Vice President of eDiscovery of Digital Forensics for HaystackID, was profiled by Doug Austin of eDiscovery Today in three posts: Part OnePart Two, and Part Three.
E-Discovery08/16/2020Rob Robinson of Complex Discovery published the results of his Fall 2020 Predictive Coding Technologies and Protocols Survey.
Announcements, E-Discovery08/13/2020ESI Analyst announced a new channel partnership with Complete Legal, a Kansas City, Missouri-based eDiscovery provider.
E-Discovery07/01/2020In an ABA publication, Alex Nunn of the University of Arkansas School of Law explored two aspects of machine-generated evidence: recognizing how machine-generated evidence differs from testimony and other traditional evidence, and how best to evaluate machine-generated evidence at trial.

Enhancing practice

CATEGORIESDATEENTRIES
Enhancing Practice08/21/2020Litera announced the acquisition of cloud-based litigation platform Allegory Law, a subsidiary of Integreon, adding case management to its list of capabilities, reported Bob Ambrogi of LawSites.
E-Discovery, Enhancing Practice08/20/2020The U.S. National Institute of Standards and Technology (“NIST”) published a draft reportFour Principles of Explainable Artificial Intelligence, which sets forth four proposed principles regarding the “explainability” of decisions made by Artificial Intelligence systems, reported Hunton Andrews Kurth. The four principles are:Explanation: Systems deliver accompanying evidence or reason(s) for all outputs.Meaningful: Systems provide explanations that are understandable to individual users.Explanation Accuracy: The explanation correctly reflects the system’s process for generating the output.Knowledge Limits: The system only operates under conditions for which it was designed or when the system reaches a sufficient confidence in its output.
Enhancing Practice08/20/2020The Working Group on LegalTech Adoption in International Arbitration published the Protocol for Online Case Management in International Arbitrationreported Kushal Gandhi of CMS, one of the working group’s members.
E-Discovery, Enhancing Practice08/20/2020Doug Austin of eDiscovery Today offered a preview of the upcoming ILTA>ON virtual conference, which will run from Mon. Aug. 24 through Fri. Aug. 28:Monday: Free day. Leadership and professional development topic; live keynote; transformative project of the year award nominees will present their projects.Tuesday: Training/User Support, Data Science Track/ILTA, Knowledge Management, Legal Service Delivery and Law Firm/Client Relations.Wednesday: Litigation Support, IT Operations, Office 365, Marketing.Thursday: Tech Adoption/Artificial Intelligence, Applications, Finance (AM)/Info Governance (PM).Friday: #CreatingTheFuture Together (2 tracks), Business & Legal Process Improvements.
Enhancing Practice08/20/2020The legal technology newsletter TechnoLawyer published its picks for the top products of the year, reported Bob Ambrogi of LawSites, as it has done for almost every year since 2011. The winners (none of them e-discovery tools, by the way), were:TrialLine, software for creating timelines for litigation and other legal uses.Zola Suite, a practice management platform.Word LX, a document creation add-in for Microsoft Word.Tracers, for searching public records.CourtLink, for searching court records.Lawyaw, cloud-based document assembly software.Zola CRM, a CRM product that can be used on its own or as an add-on to Zola Suite.Panoramic, a legal workflow management product.Actionstep Express, a cloud practice management system.PCLaw Go, a native mobile app for PCLaw users.
Enhancing Practice08/20/2020Law firms’ alternative legal service providers (ALSPs) are banking on access to attorney expertise over price, reported Victoria Hudgins of Legaltech News, and some corporate legal departments appear to agree.
Enhancing Practice08/20/2020Virtual jury trials are neither wanted nor happening, reported Angela Morris of Legaltech News. 57% of almost 2,800 lawyers surveyed in June said they were not open to virtual jury trials, 24% said maybe, and only 19% said yes; and none seems to have taken place yet.
Announcements, Enhancing Practice08/19/2020Thomson Reuters introduced Quick Check Judicial, a new Westlaw Edge feature within Quick Check, reported Bob Ambrogi of LawSites. With Quick Check Judicial, a judge can upload multiple briefs from a single matter and compare them against each other, seeing all the cases cited by both parties in common, all the cases cited by only one party or the other, and relevant cases cited by neither party.
Announcements, Enhancing Practice08/18/2020Thomson Reuters announced an upgraded version of HighQ, its enterprise collaboration and file-sharing platform for the legal industry, reported Bob Ambrogi of LawSites.
Enhancing Practice, People08/18/2020Brian Kuhn, Vice President & General Manager, Digital Strategy & Solutions at Elevate, talked with Richard Tromans on Artificial Lawyer TV.
Enhancing Practice, People08/17/2020California attorney Erin Levine, creator of the do-it-yourself divorce platform Hello Divorce and 2020 recipient of the James I. Keane Memorial Award for Excellence in eLawyering, joined Bob Ambrogi on LawNext to share her story as well as that of Hello Divorce.
Enhancing Practice, People08/17/2020Lucy Bassli, founder and principal of InnoLegal Services, was profiled by Zach Warren of Legaltech News, who talked with her about her background and ALSPs.
Enhancing Practice08/14/2020Chris Fowler of BT and Jon Pedersen of Digital Legal Exchange, as current and past general counsel shared ideas about how to begin and sustain a legal department’s litigation transformation.

Privacy

CATEGORIESDATEENTRIES
Privacy08/19/2020The Standing Committee of the National People’s Congress of the People’s Republic of China (PRC) issued a draft Data Security Law (DSL) for public comment, reported Hui Xu, Gail E. Crawford, Jennifer C. Archie, Kieran Donovan, and Aster Y. Lin of Lathan & Watkins.
Privacy08/19/2020Japan passed amendments to its data privacy law, the Act on the Protection of Personal Information (“APPI”), reported Scott Warren and Maika Kawaguchi of Squire Patton Boggs, that will results in stricter controls over transfers of personal information from Japan to third countries.
Announcements, E-Discovery, Information Governance, Privacy08/18/2020The Sedona Conference announced that Volume 21 of The Sedona Conference Journal (684 pages long) is now available for free download from The Sedona Conference publications webpage.
Announcements, Privacy08/13/2020The Massachusetts Attorney announced the creation of the Data Privacy and Security Division to protect consumers from the surge of threats to the privacy and security of their data.

People

CATEGORIESDATEENTRIES
E-Discovery, People08/24/2020Dean Brown, CEO of Ipro Tech, was profiled by Doug Austin of eDiscovery Today in a three posts, Part OnePart Two, and Part 3.
Enhancing Practice, People08/18/2020Brian Kuhn, Vice President & General Manager, Digital Strategy & Solutions at Elevate, talked with Richard Tromans on Artificial Lawyer TV.
E-Discovery, People08/17/2020Michael Sarlo, Partner and Senior Executive Vice President of eDiscovery of Digital Forensics for HaystackID, was profiled by Doug Austin of eDiscovery Today in three posts: Part OnePart Two, and Part Three.
Enhancing Practice, People08/17/2020California attorney Erin Levine, creator of the do-it-yourself divorce platform Hello Divorce and 2020 recipient of the James I. Keane Memorial Award for Excellence in eLawyering, joined Bob Ambrogi on LawNext to share her story as well as that of Hello Divorce.
Enhancing Practice, People08/17/2020Lucy Bassli, founder and principal of InnoLegal Services, was profiled by Zach Warren of Legaltech News, who talked with her about her background and ALSPs.

Upcoming events

CATEGORIESTYPESDATESTIMESENTRIES
E-DiscoveryConference08/24/202010 am ETILTA>ON
Organization: ILTA
E-DiscoveryWorkshop08/25/20209:30 am CESTeDiscovery workshop for legal professionals
Organization: ZyLAB
PrivacyWebinar08/25/202011 am ETPractical Next Steps: What the Schrems II Decision Means for Your Data Transfers
Organization: Ankura
Speakers: Odia Kagan (Fox Rothschild), David Manek (Ankura), Brian Segobiano (Ankura), Tomi Taggart (Ankura)
E-DiscoveryWebinar08/25/202011 am ETEnd-to-end eDiscovery: Augment OpenText Axcelerate, OpenText Insight and OpenText Legal Hold capabilities with endpoint data collection
Organization: OpenText
Enhancing PracticeWebinar08/25/202012 pm ETUsing AI for maximum speed and insight in real estate transactions
Organization: Luminance
Speaker: Gavin Williams (Holland & Knight)
E-DiscoveryWebinar08/25/20201 pm ETPREX Summit Series: Special Masters in Litigation
Organizations: EDRM, Zapproved
Speakers: Maura Grossman (University of Waterloo), Hon. Ira Warshawsky (Meyer Suozzi), Hon. Frank Maas (JAMS), Hon. Kristen L. Mix (U.S. District Court, District of Colorado)
E-DiscoveryWebinar8/25/20201 pm ETUsing Dashboards for Greater Efficiency
Organization: Nuix
Speaker: Emily Tice
E-Discovery, PrivacyWebinar08/25/20201 pm ETSecure, Efficient, Remote Review: Organization Administration Made Easy
Organization: Everlaw
Speakers: Jennifer Roberts, Isabela Reid
E-DiscoveryWebinar08/25/20202 pm ETE-discovery in 2020: COVID-19’s Impact on Our Data Footprint
Organizations: Law.com, FTI Technology
E-Discoveryy, PrivacyWebinar08/25/20202 pm ETClean Up and Govern File Shares, MS Teams, and More
Organizations: Microsoft, ZL Technologies
E-DiscoveryWebinar08/25/20203 pm BSTThe application of eDiscovery tools in Latin America and Civil Law countries
Organization: Luminance
Speakers: Juan Di Luca (Data Analysis Services Ltd), Tom Megson (Luminance)
E-DiscoveryMeeting08/25/20206 pm ETEDRM Support Virtual Gathering
Organization: EDRM
Enhancing PracticeWebinar08/26/202010 am BSTHow Artificial Intelligence will Change our Life and our Profession
Organization: Luminance
Speakers: Michael Waechter (Asiajuris), Clementine Fox (Luminance)
E-DiscoveryWebinar08/26/202011 am ETUsing AI-powered eDiscovery tools for rapid and robust document review
Organizations: EDRM, Luminance
Speakers: Juan Di Luca (Data Analysis Services Ltd), Jason Brennan (Luminance)
PrivacyWebinar08/26/202012 pm ET5 Signs Your Privacy Management Program is Not Working for You
Organization: TrustArc
Speakers: Paul Breitbarth, Edward Hu
E-DiscoveryMeeting08/26/202012 pm ETBoston Chapter Meeting – The New Normal
Organization: Women in eDiscovery (WiE)
CybersecurityWebinar08/26/202012 pm ETHunting for Advanced Threats – Tips and Tricks
Organization: Fidelis Cybersecurity
Speaker: Ken Donze
E-DiscoveryWebinar08/26/20201 pm ETExperience the New XDD-360 Technology Suite
Organization: Xact Data Discovery (XDD)
E-DiscoveryWebinar08/26/20201 pm ETWebinar on The Sedona Conference Commentary on ESI Evidence & Admissibility, Second Edition (Public Comment Version)
Organization: The Sedona Conference
Speakers: Kenneth J. Withers (The Sedona Conference), Kevin Brady (Volkswagen Group of America), Hon. Ralph Artigliere (ret.), Hassia Diolombi (Shook Hardy & Bacon), Hon. Paul W. Grimm (U.S. District Judge, District of Maryland), Del Kolde (City of Federal Way (WA) Law Department), Hon. Thomas Vanaskie (ret.) (Stevens & Lee)
E-DiscoveryWorkshop08/26/20201 pm ETDigital Investigation Solutions for Mac & Windows: A Forensic Workshop
Organization: Cellebrite
PrivacyWebinar08/26/20202 pm ETPrivacy Assurance: establishing a second line of defense to sustain compliance
Organization: Grant Thornton
Speakers: Eric Paulson, Jessica Mawrence, Ariana Davis
E-DiscoveryVirtual Happy Hour08/26/20205:30 pm ETACEDS ILTA>ON Virtual Happy Hour and Scavenger Hunt
Organization: ACEDS
E-DiscoveryWebinar08/27/202011 am ETTips & Tricks // Harnessing Magnet.AI to Save Time in Your Investigations
Organization: Magnet Forensics
Speaker: Trey Amick
E-DiscoveryWebinar08/27/202012:30 pm ETSHEPHERD SPEAKS: Aero UI Training Session Webinar
Organization: Shepherd Data Services
Speakers: Jen Stegora, Alicia Graham
PrivacyWebinar08/27/20201 pm ETChief Privacy Officer Virtual KnowledgeBridge
Organization: Consero
CybersecurityWebinar08/27/20202 pm ETIs “Trust but Verify” the Most Important Security Strategy?
Organizations: Sherpa, Lepide
E-DiscoveryWebinar08/27/20202 pm ETWhen the Odds are Against You: Antitrust Merger Review
Organization: Text IQ
Speaker: Ausra Deluard (Dentons)
E-DiscoveryMeeting08/27/202012 pm PTLunch with Leaders! Discussion about motivation
Organization: San Diego Paralegal Association, Practice Aligned Resources, Women in eDiscovery (WiE)
Speaker: Lauren Doucette (Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton LLP)
Enhancing PracticeWebinar08/27/20204:30 pm BSTLife after Lock-down: How to prioritise LegalTech when budgets are limited
Organization: 3Kites
E-DiscoveryWebinar08/27/20204:30 pm ISTThe Importance of Email Archiving
Organization: Waterford Technologies
Speakers: Michael Osterman (Osterman Research), Griffin Tamura (Waterford Technologies)
PrivacyWebinar08/28/202011 am ETSchrems II Fallout — Understanding Essential Equivalence and What Businesses Should Do Now
Organization: Sidley
Speakers: Colleen Brown (Sidley), Chris Foreman (Merck), William RM Long (Sidley), Maarten Meulenbelt (Sidley), Helen Woollett (The Body Shop)
E-Discovery, Enhancing PracticeWebinar08/28/20203 pm ETLegaltech Week Live: Journalists’ Roundtable
Information Governance, PrivacyWebinar08/29/20201 pm ETThe Impact of Security & Data Governance Strategies in a Covid-19 World
Organization: ILTA
Speakers: Chris Zegers (IVIONICS), Paul Sperry (IVIONICS), Ken Jones (Tanenbaum Keale)
E-DiscoveryMeeting09/01/20206 pm ETEDRM Support Virtual Gathering
Organization: EDRM
Enhancing Practice, PrivacyConference09/02/20205th Internet of Things (IoT) National (Virtual) Institute 2020
Organization: American Bar Association
Enhancing Practice, PrivacyConference09/02/202012 pm ETDAY 1: IoT 2020 Virtual National Institute
Organization: American Bar Association
E-DiscoveryWebinar09/02/202012 pm ETImportant eDiscovery Case Law Decisions for September 2020
Organization: EDRM
Speakers: Doug Austin (eDiscovery Today), Mary Mack (EDRM), Craig Ball (Craig D. Ball, P.C.), Tom O’Connor (Gulf Legal Technology Center)
CybersecurityWebinar09/02/202012 pm ETHow to Stop the Spread of a Ransomware Attack
Organization: Fidelis Cybersecurity
Speaker: David Braun
PrivacyWebinar09/02/20202 pm BSTSuccessfully Managing Data Processors to Comply with GDPR
Organization: Exterro
Speakers: Stuart Davidson (Exterro), Ainhoa Gonzalez (GVC Holding Plc), Judy Krieg (Fieldfisher)
E-DiscoveryWorkshop09/03/20209:30 am CESTeDiscovery worship for Governments
Organization: ZyLAB
Session in Dutch
E-DiscoveryConference09/03/20201 pm ETElectronic Discovery Nuts & Bolts 2020
Organization: Practising Law Institute (PLI)
Speakers: Lauri Sawyer (Jones Day), Marla S.K. Crawford (Goldman Sachs & Co. LLC)
PrivacyWebinar09/03/20202 pm ETEffective Data Retention: How to Minimize Your Privacy Risks and Maintain Regulatory Compliance
Organizations: Compliance Week, Exterro
E-Discovery, Enhancing PracticeWebinar09/04/20203 pm ETLegaltech Week Live: Journalists’ Roundtable
E-Discovery, PrivacyConference09/08/20209 am ETInternal Investigations 2020
Organization: Practising Law Institute (PLI)
Speakers: Richard J. Morvillo (Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe LLP), David B. Anders (Wachtell, Lipton, Rosen & Katz), Martine M. Beamon (Davis Polk & Wardwell LLP), Thomas A. Hanusik (Crowell & Moring), Dani R. James (Kramer Levin Naftalis & Frankel LLP), James M. Koukios (Morrison & Foerster LLP), Ellen M. Murphy (Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe LLP), Lynn A. Neils (Baker Botts LLP), Cheryl J. Scarboro (Simpson Thacher & Bartlett LLP), Andrew Stemmer (Deutsche Bank), Peter H. White (Schulte Roth & Zabel LLP), Samuel J. Winer (Foley & Lardner LLP)
PrivacyWebinar09/08/202012 pm ETCCPA: Preparing for 2020 Compliance with California’s Landmark Privacy Law
Organization: Morgan Lewis
Speakers: W. Reece Hirsch, Andrew J. Gray IV
Enhancing PracticeConference09/08/20209 am PTThe Law and Ethics of NewLaw
Organization: Practising Law Institute (PLI)
Speakers: Lucian T. Pera (Adams & Reese LLP), Mark L. Tuft (Cooper, White & Cooper LLP), Merri A. Baldwin (Rogers Joseph O’Donnell), Laura Giokas (Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner LLP), Justice Deno Hemonas, Peter R. Jarvis (Holland & Knight LLP), Ronald C. Minkoff (Frankfurt Kurnit Klein & Selz, PC), Toby J. Rothschild (OneJustice), Lynda Shely (The Shely Firm PC)
E-DiscoveryWebinar09/08/202012 pm BSTMagnet AXIOM Cyber Demo
Organization: Magnet Forensics
Speaker: Rhys Tooby
PrivacyConference09/09/20209 am PTTwenty-First Annual Institute on Privacy and Cybersecurity Law
Organization: Practising Law Institute (PLI)
E-DiscoveryWebinar09/09/202012 pm ETNuix Workstation Ease of Upgrade
Organization: Nuix
Speakers: Mike Jackson, Michael Lappin
CybersecurityWebinar09/09/202012 pm ETSpotting and Mitigating Enforcement Issues Concerning Cybersecurity-Related Controls and Disclosures
Organization: Morgan Lewis
Speakers: Susan D. Resley, Andrew J. Gray IV
Cybersecurity, Enhancing Practice, PrivacyConference09/09/202012 pm ETDAY 2: IoT 2020 Virtual National Institute
Organization: American Bar Association
E-DiscoveryWebinar09/09/202012 pm BSTArbitrations Are on the Rise: What Does This Mean for eDiscovery Practitioners in the UK?
Organization: ACEDS
Speakers: Donald Macdonald (Consilio), Tim Elliss (Enyo Law LLP), Gregory Campbell (Everlaw), Andrew Mackenzie (Baker & McKenzie Habib Al Mulla)
CybersecurityWebinar09/09/202012 pm ETYou’re Under Attack – How to Expedite Incident Response
Organization: Fidelis Cybersecurity
Speaker: Tony Allegrati
E-DiscoveryWebinar09/09/20201 pm ET5 E-Discovery Technology Trends to Watch and When to Buy
Organization: ACEDS
Speakers: Alayne Russom (Thrivent), Christa Haskins (BD), Mike Hamilton (Exterro)
E-Discovery, Cybersecurity, PrivacyWebinar09/09/20202 pm ETLegal SWOT Analysis: Identifying Opportunities & Threats for eDiscovery, Cybersecurity & Data Privacy During the Pandemic
Organization: Ipro
Speakers: Doug Austin (eDiscovery Today), Tom O’Connor (Gulf Coast Legal Technology Center), Jim Gill (Ipro)
E-DiscoveryWebinar09/09/20203 pm CESTCloud Forensics for Law Enforcement: How to Use Cloud Data When there is Hardly any Regulation
Organization: Magnet Forensics
Speaker: Rhys Tooby
Enhancing PracticeConference09/10/2020The Legal COO Virtual Roundtable
E-DiscoveryWebinar09/10/202011 am ISTThe “New” Archiving: Meeting today’s retention, compliance, and e-discovery needs
Organizations: Mazars, Waterford Technologies
Speakers: Liam McKennan (Mazars), Mark Mulcahy (Waterford Technologies)
E-DiscoveryMeeting09/10/202012 pm ETAtlanta Chapter Meeting – New Trends in Forensic Collections
Organization: Women in eDiscovery (WiE)
E-DiscoveryWebinar09/10/20201 pm ETMicrosoft 365 & E-Discovery Part One: Current State, Migration, Adoption, and Consolidation to M365
Organization: ACEDS
Speakers: Erica Toelle (Microsoft), Tim Kurucz (Innovative Development), Chris Hurlebaus (Lighthouse), Vera Clemons (USPS)
E-DiscoveryWebinar09/10/20201 pm ETThe Sedona Conference Cooperation Proclamation: Resources for the Judiciary (Third Edition)
Organization: The Sedona Conference
Speakers: Kenneth J. Withers (The Sedona Conference), Ronald J. Hedges (Dentons US LLP), Hon. Helen C. Adams (Southern District of Iowa), Hon. Xavier Rodriguez (Western District of Texas), Hon. Elizabeth M. Schwabedissen (11th Judicial Circuit Court, Florida)
E-DiscoveryWebinar09/10/20203 pm ETPREX Summit Series: Hiring and Retaining a Racially Diverse Team
Organization: Zapproved
Speakers: Monica Enand, CEO (Zapproved), Barry Parsons (Freddie Mac), Natalie Carter (Duke Energy)
Cybersecurity, E-DiscoveryWebinar09/11/20201 pm ETMore Unpopular Ideas for Cybersecurity and Electronic Discovery
Organization: Practising Law Institute (PLI)
Speakers: Ronald J. Hedges (Dentons US LLP), Seth Eichenholtz (Mastercard), Patrick J. Burke (Phillips Nizer LLP)
E-Discovery, Enhancing PracticeWebinar09/11/20203 pm ETLegaltech Week Live: Journalists’ Roundtable
Enhancing PracticeConference09/14/20202020 Dispute Resolution Tech Expo
Organization: American Bar Association
Cybersecurity, PrivacyConference09/14/20209:50 am ET19th Annual Compliance & Ethics Institute
Organization: Society of Corporate Compliance and Ethics (SCCE)
E-Discovery, Information GovernanceWebinar09/14/20201 pm ETLocking Down Your Data: Adapting to Lawyers Working Remotely
Organization: Practising Law Institute (PLI)
Speakers: Justin S. Daniels (Baker, Donelson, Bearman, Caldwell & Berkowitz, PC), Gail Gottehrer (Law Office of Gail Gottehrer LLC), Jon P. Washburn (Stoel Rives LLP)
Cybersecurity, Privacy, E-Discovery, Enhancing PracticeConference09/15/20208:45 am ETGeneral Counsel Conference 2020
Organization: Corporate Counsel
PrivacyWebinar09/15/202012 pm ETBalancing Data Privacy Obligations and Regulatory Reporting/Disclosure Requirements in International Export and Sanctions Investigations
Organization: Morgan Lewis
Speakers: Kenneth J. Nunnenkamp, Andrew J. Gray IV
E-DiscoveryWebinar09/15/20201 pm ETNow What? Cross-Border and International Discovery Post-Schrems II
Organization: ACEDS
Speakers: Mike Quartararo (ACEDS), Eric Mandel (Driven), Bryant Isbell (Baker McKenzie)
Enhancing PracticeWebinar09/15/20201 pm ETHow to Ethically Protect and Secure Communication in Online Dispute Resolution
Organization: American Bar Association (ABA)
Speakers: Leslie Ann Berkoff, Michael Kreitman, Michael Powell, Brent O E Clinkscale
E-DiscoveryWebinar09/15/20201:30 pm ETCorporate clutter and defensible deletion
Organization: DLA Piper
Speakers: Jennifer M. Feldman, Leeanne S. Mancari, Andrew J. Peck
Enhancing PracticeConference09/16/202012 pm ETDAY 3: IoT 2020 Virtual National Institute
Organization: American Bar Association
E-DiscoveryWebinar09/16/202012 pm ETHatch-Waxman Matters and eDiscovery: Turbo-Charging Pharma Collections and Reviews
Organization: HaystackID
Speakers: Michael Sarlo (HaystackID), John Wilson (HaystackID), Albert Barsocchini (NightOwl Global), Vazantha Meyers (HaystackID)
Enhancing PracticeWebinar09/16/20201 pm ETPREX Summit Series: The Sustainability Factor: Making Processes and Cost Predictable in an Age of Unpredictability
Organization: EDRM
Speaker: Jennifer Bantelman (Zapproved)
E-DiscoveryWebinar09/16/20201 pm ETMastering E-Discovery with Exterro’s E-Discovery Software Suite
Organization: Exterro
Speakers: Bill Piwonka, Nancy Patton
CybersecurityWebinar09/16/20202 pm ET3rd Annual National Cybersecurity Summit: Key Cyber Insights
Organization: Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA)
CybersecurityConference09/17/20208:50 am MTPhoenix Virtual Cybersecurity Summit
Organization: Data Connectors
PrivacyWebinar09/17/202012 pm ETGDPR Hot Issues: Cookies, Data Transfers, and Enforcement Trends
Organization: Morgan Lewis
Speakers: Pulina Whitaker, Dr. Axel Spies, Andrew J. Gray IV
E-DiscoveryWebinar09/17/20201 pm ETHow to Prove a Negative Without Breaking the Bank
Organization: ACEDS
Speakers: Thomas Gricks (OpenText), Robin E. Stewart (utak Rock LLP), Tracy Drynan (OpenText)
E-DiscoveryMeeting09/19/20206 pm PTSan Diego Paralegal Association Virtual Monthly Mixer
Organization: San Diego Paralegal Association
Cybersecurity, PrivacyConference09/20/202012 pm ETThe Sedona Conference Working Group 11 Midyear Meeting 2020
Organization: The Sedona Conference
E-DiscoveryConference09/21/2020Relativity Fest 2020
Organization: Relativity
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Senior Vice President of Brand Awareness at Reveal
George Socha is the Senior Vice President of Brand Awareness at Reveal, where he promotes brand awareness, helps guide development of product roadmap and consults with customers on effective deployment of legal technology.

Named an “E-Discovery Trailblazer” by The American Lawyer, George has assisted corporate, law firm, and government clients with all facets of electronic discovery, including information governance, domestically and globally. He served clients in a variety of industries including pharmaceutical, energy, retail, banking and technology, among others. As a renowned industry thought leader, he has authored more than 50 articles and spoken at more than 200 engagements across the world on a variety of e-discovery topics. His extensive knowledge has also been utilized more than 20 times to provide expert testimony.

Co-founder of the Electronic Discovery Reference Model (EDRM), a framework that outlines the standards for the recovery and discovery of digital data, and the Information Governance Reference Model (IGRM), a similar framework specific to information management, George is skilled at developing and implementing electronic discovery strategies and managing electronic discovery processes.

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