Whether you are part of a large Legal Department in a Fortune 500 company or the sole e-discovery warrior for a smaller business, there are immediate steps you can take to improve your company’s e-discovery practices. The presenters of this program, Beth Wurzel and David Cohen, have been helping law firms and businesses with e-discovery since before the term was coined, and they manage one of the largest and most successful e-discovery practice groups worldwide. From advanced e-discovery readiness to legal holds, negotiations, collection, filtering, TAR, review, logging, production, and protocols, this program will help attorneys become “e-discovery heroes” by learning and implementing Beth and Dave’s “Top Ten Tips” for achieving the best discovery outcomes at the lowest cost.
David Cohen is Practice Group Leader for Reed Smith’s Global Records & E-Discovery Group. A commercial litigator with over 30 years of experience, Mr. Cohen has been named a Pennsylvania “Super Lawyer” annually and recognized by Chambers USA, Chambers Global, and the Legal 500. He represents Fortune 500 companies, as well as smaller organizations, with respect to e-discovery issues arising in complex litigation and investigation matters, and also counsels clients on information governance and litigation readiness. In addition, David has designed and presented e-discovery training programs for judges and neutrals around the country; he chairs the EDRM Project Trustees and is an active member of the Sedona Conference WG1 & WG6, the Georgetown Advanced E-Discovery Institute, and the Electronic Discovery Institute. He has been appointed as an E-Discovery Special Master in multiple cases; has authored numerous legal publications; and is a frequent presenter at continuing legal education seminars regarding e-discovery, technology, and litigation tactics.
Mr. Cohen is admitted to practice law in both New York and Pennsylvania, and has been admitted pro hac vice in numerous additional jurisdictions.
Beth Wurzel is Director of E-Discovery for Reed Smith’s Global Records & E-Discovery Group, where she oversees a team of more than 80 attorneys and analysts. In her 20 years working in the field of e-discovery, Beth has focused her practice on the use of creative software and staffing solutions to provide clients with innovative and cost saving solutions to their discovery needs.
Ms. Wurzel is admitted to practice law in Pennsylvania.
Very informative, and excellent instructors. Overall excellent class.
very useful; great materials
clear and practical,