October 27, 2017

Anna Simpson

Anna Simpson is the Global Technical Practice Lead for Information Intelligence at Veritas. Based in the US, she has played a leading role in the design and implementation of Information Governance strategies for enterprises globally. Since 2002, Anna has lived and worked in three different continents and contributed to successful software startups in spaces ranging…

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October 27, 2017

Laia Bertran Manyé

Laia Bertran Manyé is an experienced European-trained attorney and a Duke Center on Law and Technology (DCLT) Fellow, licensed to practice law in Spain and in New York (*bar passed, pending admission). As a DCLT Fellow her research area focuses on the on the new European Union’s Privacy Regulation, the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)….

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October 25, 2017

Constantine Pappas

Constantine Pappas is a licensed attorney, barred in Wisconsin, Virginia, and Washington, D.C. He has more than 15 years of legal experience, and has served as in-house counsel in both the medical equipment and airline industries. In addition, he has managed both paper and electronic discovery efforts for a number of large-scale civil lawsuits and…

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October 25, 2017

David Kinnear

David is the Founder & CEO of HPC MEDIA GROUP, which owns and publishes HIGH PERFORMANCE COUNSEL (HPC). HPC is focused on the next decade of leadership and innovation in legal services. As such, HPC features the individuals, organizations and solutions creating the technical and leadership framework of the new legal industry that is now…

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October 25, 2017

Sandy Boucher

Sandy Boucher is a seasoned investigator who has 33 years of experience in both the public and private sectors. Starting his career with the Royal Hong Kong Police, where he worked for 12 ½ years attaining the rank of Superintendent, Sandy specialized in Asian organized crime, narcotics and money laundering investigations. During his time with…

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October 25, 2017

Peter Ruby

Peter Ruby is a partner at Goodmans. He has a national and international practice focused on business and information technology dispute resolution, including software, telecommunications, film, radio, television, privacy and data protection, intellectual property, ecommerce and internet litigation, insolvency litigation, Canadian and cross-border arbitration, mediation and advice. Peter represents both large multi-national organizations and some…

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October 23, 2017

Lisa Evenson

Lisa Evenson joined Harper Grey in 2003 as a paralegal and provides legal assistance to many of the firm’s practice groups in all aspects of evidence management, organization, and analysis.  Lisa has extensive knowledge in the design and use of various document management support systems utilized for complex, document-intensive, and often multi-party claims. In her…

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October 23, 2017

Kate Harrison

Kate Harrison is the Litigation Support Coordinator for DLA Piper (Canada) LLP’s Vancouver office. She worked in a number of roles in the Information Technology and Litigation departments at DLA Piper before settling into her role as Litigation Support Coordinator 3 years ago. Kate is keenly interested in all new and emerging eDiscovery technologies. Session:…

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September 19, 2017

Ewan Christie

Ewan Christie is an associate at Levitt LLP. He represents both employers and employees in a range of employment matters, including wrongful and constructive dismissal, harassment, discrimination, employment standards, contract negotiation and severance packages.  In addition to employment matters, Ewan has broad-based e-discovery experience assisting clients in matters related to electronic document production, extending to…

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September 15, 2017

Antigone G. Peyton

Antigone leads the Intellectual Property and Technology Law practice at Protorae Law. Antigone focuses on intellectual property litigation and IP portfolio management and growth strategies involving patents, trademarks, trade secrets, and copyrights. Her litigation and counseling practices also include unfair competition, DMCA violations, computer fraud, and technology law issues including social media, IoT, cybersecurity, and cloud…

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September 13, 2017

Matthew Gottlieb

Matt practices business litigation, including corporate and commercial disputes, insolvency and restructuring mandates, securities litigation and administrative law. In over 25 years of practice, he has been involved in many trials, applications and other proceedings in courts and tribunals throughout Canada, including, among others, the Supreme Court of Canada, the Ontario Court of Appeal, the…

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September 11, 2017

Kate Sokolan

Kate Sokolan joined TELUS in December 2012 as a Litigation Paralegal, after having worked for 10 years at FMC Law (now Dentons) as a Legal Assistant and then a Litigation Support Paralegal. Kate enjoys and appreciates the level of autonomy, variety, and responsibility in she has in her role at TELUS. Among other things, Kate…

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September 11, 2017

James A. LeBer

Jim began practicing law in 1985 in London with Lerners LLP. His practice quickly focused upon the construction industry and he has worked exclusively in litigation and dispute resolution in that industry since the mid-1990’s. His focus has been upon working in the Industrial, Commercial and Institutional sectors, typically acting for general contractors and larger…

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September 11, 2017

Justice Fred Myers

Mr. Justice Fred Myers is a judge on the Ontario Superior Court of Justice.  Previously, Fred was a partner at Goodmans LLP and, before that, at Osler Hoskin & Harcourt LLP.  He was recognized, nationally and internationally, as a leader in insolvency, corporate restructuring, and commercial litigation cases. Fred was awarded the Gold Medal from…

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September 6, 2017

Jeff Ward

Jeff Ward is director of Duke’s Center on Law & Technology (DCLT), which coordinates Duke’s leadership at the intersection of law and technology with programs such as the Duke Law Tech Lab, a pre-accelerator for legal technology companies, and the Access Tech Tools initiative, a program to help students and Duke’s community partners to employ…

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September 1, 2017

Rachel Barnes

Rachel started her career as a paralegal in 2000 when she joined McInnes Cooper.  She currently functions in both a paralegal and litigation support roles at McInnes Cooper.  She works closely with lawyers, clients, other paraprofessionals and Information Services in order to ensure all aspects of e-discovery and document production run smoothly.  Rachel has experience…

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July 25, 2017

Dave W. Hendershott

Dave Hendershott is the Director of Computer Forensics for Ricoh USA, Inc.  In his current role, he manages the team of forensic experts that handle all of Ricoh’s forensic and eDiscovery collections and perform various types of advanced forensic analysis. Dave also writes and implements all laboratory policies and procedures for Ricoh’s computer forensics laboratory,…

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July 21, 2017

Jared Coseglia

Jared Michael Coseglia, founder and CEO of TRU Staffing Partners, has over fourteen years of experience representing talent in e-discovery and cybersecurity. He has successfully placed over 2500 professionals in full-time and temporary positions at the Fortune 1000, AmLaw 200, Cyber 500, Big Four, and throughout the ESI and cyber consultancy, service provider and software…

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July 18, 2017

John Thacher

John Thacher has been working in e-Discovery for almost 15 years in a variety of settings with some of the most innovative firms and vendors in the industry.  He has managed well over 250 Review Projects with nearly 6,500 contract attorneys and over 100 Review Project Managers.  His direct experience includes multiple projects in Pharma,…

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July 5, 2017

Imran Ahmad

Imran Ahmad is a partner in the Toronto office of Miller Thomson and specializes in the areas of cybersecurity, technology and privacy law. As part of his cybersecurity, privacy and data breach practice, Imran works closely with clients to develop and implement practical and informed strategies related to cyber threats and data breaches. He focuses…

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July 5, 2017

Fernando Garcia

Fernando Garcia, B.A., M.I.R, B.C.L, LL.B, and MBA is the General Counsel for Nissan Canada Inc. and Infiniti Canada. Fernando is a frequent speaker and contributor to discussions relating to legaltech and its impact on the profession and the future of law and is a columnist with Canadian Lawyer. He also speaks and writes regularly…

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June 28, 2017

Eric P. Mandel

Eric serves on the RICOH eDiscovery leadership team and is responsible for supervising a team of expert Solutions Architects who support eDiscovery sales and operations. Eric sits on multiple industry policy and standards setting bodies. He is a member of the Steering Committee of The Sedona Conference Working Group 1 on Electronic Document Retention and…

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June 28, 2017

Chris Dale

Chris Dale qualified as an English solicitor in 1980. He was a litigation partner in London and then a litigation software developer and litigation support consultant before turning to commentary on electronic disclosure / discovery. He runs the e-Disclosure Information Project which disseminates information about the court rules, the problems, and the technology to lawyers…

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June 28, 2017

Hon. Andrew J. Peck

Magistrate Judge Andrew J. Peck was appointed United States Magistrate Judge for the Southern District of New York on February 27, 1995, and served as Chief Magistrate Judge in 2004-2005. Judge Peck is co-chair of the S.D.N.Y.-E.D.N.Y. Local Rules Committee, and a member of the Second Circuit Federal-State Judicial Council. Judge Peck graduated with honors…

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October 12, 2016

Dr. Ann Cavoukian

Dr. Ann Cavoukian is recognized as one of the world’s leading privacy experts. She is presently the Distinguished Expert-in-Residence, leading the Privacy by Design Centre of Excellence at Ryerson University. Dr. Cavoukian served an unprecedented three terms as the Information & Privacy Commissioner of Ontario, Canada. There she created Privacy by Design, a framework that…

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August 31, 2016

Michael Power

Michael Power provides legal and consulting services to private and public sector clients on issues related to governance, technology, privacy and information security. He currently serves as Managing Director, Privacy for Valencia IIP Advisors Limited, a privacy and security consultancy based in Toronto and Ottawa. Mr. Power is the author of The Law of Privacy…

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August 31, 2016

Mary Mack

Mary Mack is currently Executive Director for ACEDs and has been a licensed attorney for over 30 years and a true pioneer in the eDiscovery community. A technologist, attorney, and business person, she has studied and influenced the effects of emerging technology on business, law, privacy, and politics.  Mary helps legal departments develop new approaches…

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August 31, 2016

Tanya Barbiero

Tanya Barbiero started her career as a law clerk in 2001, and joined Davies in 2013 as a Law Clerk and Manager of Litigation Technology. She has experience with many eDiscovery platforms, including Summation, Clearwell, Ringtail and Relativity.  She has extensive experience in managing complex and document intensive cases in a variety of areas of…

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September 23, 2015

Brent Arnold

Brent J. Arnold is a partner practicing in Gowling WLG’s advocacy department, specializing in commercial litigation and arbitration. Brent heads the firm’s Commercial Litigation Technology Sub-group. He also leads cybersecurity initiatives for the firm’s Financial Services Regulatory Group, and is a member of its InsurTech Group and its Innovation Council. Brent’s experience includes cyber risk,…

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July 29, 2015

Seth Magaw

Seth started his career as a civil litigation paralegal. During this time, Seth assisted with all aspects of civil litigation including drafting motions and pleadings, preparing document discovery requests and multiple trials. He specializes in end-user litigation support consulting for multiple litigation support programs. Seth has worked at Ricoh for ten years on all facets…

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July 26, 2015

Tiana Van Dyk

As the Manager of eDiscovery and Litigation Support at Burnet, Duckworth & Palmer LLP, Tiana works on implementing eDiscovery as a business process while proactively managing discovery costs. She works closely with clients to implement information management technologies, while defining standard procedures around the collection, processing, and production of client data. Tiana expertly manages projects…

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July 26, 2015

Maura Grossman

Maura R. Grossman is a Research Professor in the David R. Cheriton School of Computer Science at the University of Waterloo, in Ontario, as well as an eDiscovery attorney and consultant in New York. Previously, she was of counsel at Wachtell, Lipton, Rosen & Katz, where for 17 years, she represented Fortune 100 companies and…

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