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Announcing Fifth Annual LTNY Thought Leader Series!: eDiscovery Trends

The appearance of the dancing light bulb can only mean one thing – it’s time for another thought leader series! Over our nearly 4 1/2 years of our existence, eDiscoveryDaily has published several thought leader interviews from various thought leaders throughout the eDiscovery community, including an annual series of interviews at LegalTech New York (LTNY). For the fifth consecutive year, we’re pleased to introduce the schedule for this year’s series, which will begin next Monday, February 23.

Here are the interviews that we will be publishing over the next few weeks:

Monday, February 23: Brad Jenkins, President and CEO of CloudNine™. Brad has over 20 years of experience as an entrepreneur, as well as 14 years leading customer focused companies in the litigation support arena. Brad has authored many articles on litigation support issues, and has spoken before national audiences on document management practices and solutions.

Wednesday, February 25: James D. Zinn, Managing Director of Huron Consulting Group. James is the Laboratory Director for Huron’s National Digital Evidence Laboratory. He manages a team of professionals in the efficient and effective performance of digital evidence and computer forensics examinations. James also helps organizations develop and improve their business processes and technology to provide efficient and cost-effective electronic discovery and computer forensic examinations.

Friday, February 27: Alon Israely, Manager, Strategic Partnerships, Business Intelligence Associates (BIA). Alon has over eighteen years of experience in a variety of advanced computing-related technologies and currently leads the Strategic Partner Program at BIA.

Monday, March 2: Tom O’Connor, Director of the Gulf Coast Legal Technology Center. Tom is a nationally known consultant, speaker and writer in the area of computerized litigation support systems. A frequent lecturer on the subject of legal technology, Tom has been on the faculty of numerous national CLE providers and has taught college level courses on legal technology.

Wednesday, March 4: Jason R. Baron, Of Counsel, Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP. Jason is a member of Drinker Biddle’s Information Governance and eDiscovery practice. An internationally recognized speaker and author on the preservation of electronic documents, Jason previously served as Director of Litigation for the U.S. National Archives and Records Administration and as trial lawyer and senior counsel at the Department of Justice. He also was a founding co-coordinator of the National Institute of Standards and Technology TREC Legal Track, a multi-year international information retrieval project devoted to evaluating search issues in a legal context.

Friday, March 6: George Socha, President of Socha Consulting LLC and co-founder of the Electronic Discovery Reference Model (EDRM) and Apersee. As President of Socha Consulting LLC, George offers services as an eDiscovery expert witness, special master and advisor to corporations, law firms and their clients, and legal vertical market software and service providers in the areas of electronic discovery and automated litigation support.

Monday, March 9: Ralph Losey, Partner and National eDiscovery Counsel for Jackson Lewis, LLP. Ralph is also an Adjunct Professor at the University of Florida College of Law teaching eDiscovery, a prolific author of eDiscovery books and articles, the principle author and publisher of the popular e-Discovery Team® Blog and the creator of the Electronic Discovery Best Practices (EDBP.com) model.

Wednesday, March 11: Craig Ball, Law Offices of Craig D. Ball, P.C.A frequent court appointed special master in electronic evidence, Craig is a prolific contributor to continuing legal and professional education programs throughout the United States, having delivered over 1,500 presentations and papers. Craig’s articles on forensic technology and electronic discovery frequently appear in the national media. He currentlyblogs on those topics at ballinyourcourt.com.

Thanks to everyone for their time once again in participating in these interviews!

Want to look back at previous years’ interviews? Here are links to our 2014, 2013 and 2012 interview series.

So, what do you think? Please share any comments you might have or if you’d like to know more about a particular topic.

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