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- Date: 1 Oct 2012
- Time: 9:00 am PDT/11:00 am CDT/12:00 pm EDT
- Duration: 60 minutes including Q & A
|Dennis R Kiker PLLC
Dennis R Kiker PLLC
Dennis's brief biography
Dennis’ strong technical background, extensive business process experience, and nearly twenty years of complex litigation experience combine to make him uniquely qualified to offer business process and legal advice to clients dealing with information governance and electronic discovery challenges. Dennis works with corporations and government agencies to facilitate and improve information management and discovery response capabilities, including the development and ratification of internal and external business and legal processes. He excels in bringing together in-house counsel, information technology professionals, records and information management professionals, and business personnel to develop defensible, practical, and cost-effective business solutions to information governance and e-discovery challenges.
Dennis also works with corporations to develop and implement cost-effective, defensible strategies in response to current demands for discovery, both paper and electronic. Dennis is an experienced litigator, having represented clients on a variety of issues in state and federal courts across the nation, predominantly in products liability and commercial matters. Dennis has been a partner in AmLaw 200 law firms, Director of Professional Services at a major e-discovery company, and a founding shareholder of his own law firm. He has served as national discovery counsel for one of the largest manufacturing companies in the country, and counseled many others on discovery and information governance-related issues. Dennis is a frequent speaker and author and an active participant in The Sedona Conference and ARMA International. He is an AV rated attorney admitted to practice in Virginia, Arizona and Florida, and holds a J.D., Magna Cum Laude & Order of the Coif from the University of Michigan Law School.
Director - Discovery Services & Litigation Support
Pepper Hamilton LLP
Jason's brief biography
Jason Lichter is the director of discovery services and litigation support at Pepper Hamilton LLP. In this capacity, Mr. Lichter develops and implements strategies to ensure that the firms clients receive the highest quality discovery and litigation support services in a cost-effective and defensible manner. Mr. Lichter advises colleagues and clients on how to leverage the latest technologies and e-discovery best practices to efficiently guide matters from initial document preservation and collection through to production and eventual presentation at trial. An area of particular emphasis is document review, for which Mr. Lichter applies well-developed protocols and procedures in staffing, training, project and vendor management, quality control, privilege review, knowledge transfer, and increasingly statistical analysis to promote efficiency, mitigate risk, and gather metrics for use in preparing accurate budget estimates.
Jason has counseled clients and colleagues on such varied topics as the implementation of e-discovery readiness action plans, vendor requests for proposal, defensible approaches to preservation, forensic and reasonably tailored data collections, cloud-based and structured data considerations, efficient and cost-effective document filtering and review strategies (including technology-assisted review), and quality control techniques.
A frequent speaker and writer on e-discovery trends and developments, Mr. Lichters strong technical background includes substantial computer science coursework while an undergraduate at Yale University, followed thereafter by work experience as a software engineer for Sapient, a leading technology services consultancy. Mr. Lichter is an advisor to the board of the Metro New York Chapter for the Association of Litigation Support Professionals, a member of the Sedona Conferences Working Group 1 on Electronic Document Retention and Production, a member of the Electronic Discovery Committee of the New York State Bar Associations Federal and Commercial Litigation Section, and a member of the American Bar Associations E-Discovery and Digital Evidence Committee. In 2009, he was named a Future Star by Benchmark Litigation: The Definitive Guide to Americas Leading Litigation Firms & Attorneys.
Jason selected speaking engagements and publications include:
- Strategic, Technological, and Data Security Issues in E-Discovery, Global Outsourcing Association of Lawyers (October 1, 2012)
- Recent Developments in E-Discovery, New York State Bar Association CLE (July 26, 2012)
- The Who, the What and the How of Technology Assisted Review, Cowen Leadership Breakfast (July 19, 2012)
- The Exchange: E-Discovery for the Corporate Market, Executive Counsel Institute (July 16-17, 2012)
- Strategic considerations
- Technology-Assisted Review (TAR)
- FRE 502 and privilege reviews
- How Information Governance Fits In
- Ethical and Data Security Issues
- In-House Options
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