As Manager of Legal eDiscovery at BMO Financial Group, Kelly Bernard implements strategies to maintain appropriate legal hold risk controls while also ensuring efficient and cost effective management of electronic records needed in response to litigation and/or regulatory investigations. Kelly leads an eDiscovery Team in identifying the best solutions to meet the Bank’s discovery obligations (people + process + technology).
Kelly has 20+ years of experience in litigation with a focus on cases with voluminous electronic records. She has an Honours Bachelor of Arts degree (with distinction) from the University of Toronto and has been certified as an eDiscovery Specialist. Kelly is a member of the Association of Certified eDiscovery Specialists (ACEDS) and a member of the Institute of Law Clerks of Ontario (ILCO).