Category: Events

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“Developing an Effective E-Discovery Response Plan” Session To Be Offered
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14th Annual Managing Electronic Records [MER] Conference
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Halter To Present “Beyond the Federal Rules” At Upcoming DRI CLE
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Audio Conference – Privilege in Peril: Judges’ perspectives on privilege problems
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The Legal and Strategic Guide to E-Discovery: Best Practices for Corporate Counsel
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The Legal and Strategic Guide to E-Discovery: West
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Pharmaceutical Industry’s Guide to Document Management and E-Discovery
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Second National Advanced Forum on Document Retention & E-Discovery
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Legal Tech New York 2005
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Electronic Discovery for Corporate Counsel

“Developing an Effective E-Discovery Response Plan” Session To Be Offered

Todd Nunn, Preston Gates partner, will be a featured speaker at the upcoming Estrin LegalEd Paralegal SuperConference Minneapolis on September 14-15, 2006.  The way in which e-discovery requests are handled can have a direct and profound impact on the outcome of litigation.  This workshop will illustrate the importance of having a well-reasoned response plan that provides the necessary guidance for efficiently preserving, collecting and reviewing for relevant documents, all while ensuring that e-discovery requests are dealt with promptly and with minimal impact on their ability to do business.  For complete conference information, click here.

Halter To Present “Beyond the Federal Rules” At Upcoming DRI CLE

Preston Gates partner Julie Anne Halter is scheduled to present at A Guide to Understanding the New Federal Rules, a CLE seminar hosted by the Defense Research Institute (DRI) on May 18-19, 2006, in Philadelphia. Her section of the program, titled “Beyond the Federal Rules,” will cover important electronic discovery issues not covered by the new rules and what companies can do about them.

The Legal and Strategic Guide to E-Discovery: Best Practices for Corporate Counsel

New York, NY
September 29-30, 2005

This senior level forum will go beyond the basics and will equip corporate counsel, knowledge managers and legal technology experts with the tools required to stay ahead of the E-Discovery game. Up to the minute case studies and presentations by a distinguished conference faculty will provide insight on how to manage the costs of disclosure. Attendees will learn the most advanced approaches for tackling their E-discovery issues, emerging economic models and cutting-edge technology being employed by leading companies and top electronic discovery experts. For more information, click here.

The Legal and Strategic Guide to E-Discovery: West

Best Practices for Corporate Counsel
San Francisco Marriott Fisherman’s Wharf
April 7-8, 2005

This senior-level forum will provide a legislative and strategic update on how to effectively manage electronic information. Corporate counsel will learn how to protect themselves against e-discovery claims before they spiral out of control. Up to the minute case studies and presentations presented by a distinguished, multi-disciplinary faculty will provide insight on how to effectively manage the costs of disclosure, whether before or during litigation.

Featured speakers include Gregory McCurdy, Senior Counsel, Litigation, Microsoft, Elenora Mantovani, AGC, Apple Computer, Neal Rubin, Senior Litigation Counsel, Cisco Systems, and Edward C. Wolfe, Attorney, General Motors.

Click here for complete conference details.

Pharmaceutical Industry’s Guide to Document Management and E-Discovery

April 19-20, 2005
Park Hyatt Hotel, Phladelphia
Produced by American Conferences

Similar to the Second Annual Advanced Forum on Document Retention & E-Discovery, this CLE is geared specifically to the pharmaceutical industry. Representatives from Bayer, GlaxoSmithKline, Merck, Pfizer, Wyeth and others will be on hand to share their perspectives. Download the conference flyer here.

Second National Advanced Forum on Document Retention & E-Discovery

March 15-16, 2005
Sheraton Fisherman’s Wharf Hotel, San Francisco
Produced by American Conferences

Preston Gates’ Helen Moure will be co-presenting a session on Strategic Considerations for Document Storage and Retrieval with Robert E. Norton, Senior Counsel, Daimler-Chrysler Corporation

This conference will focus on providing strategic guidance on creating document retention policies as well as tools and techniques for limiting the scope and cost of e-discovery. Faculty will include representatives from Cargill, ExxonMobil, General Motors, Pfizer and Tyco, as well as a suite of federal court judges.

Electronic Discovery for Corporate Counsel

November 19, 2004, San Francisco
December 17, 2004, New York City

This bi-coastal program, developed through a joint effort between Preston Gates, Microsoft��and the Practising Law Institute (PLI,) is designed specifically for in-house counsel and other attorneys involved in advising organizations on electronic discovery and document retention issues. Backup tapes, evolving case law, computer forensics, and ethics rules in email are just a portion of the subjects to be covered by a daylong series of speakers and interactive panels.

Key focus areas include:

  • Formulating retention/destruction policies and implementing the duty to preserve
  • New discovery frontiers: instant messaging and voicemail
  • Computer forensics: When you need it; when you don’t
  • Update on newly revised E-Discovery court rules
  • Creating defensible privilege claims
  • Ethics: Resolving conflicts related to email

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