The impact of the COVID-19 pandemic has had unique challenges across the entire economy. The legal community in particular is both facing a potential crush in demand on new caseloads and a weight on their technology resources while still working to protect employees from the spread of the infectious disease.
Bruce Markowitz, Vice President of eDiscovery for Evolver, moderates the panel: “Faster, Bigger, Better eDiscovery: Leveraging Technology to its Fullest” at the Master’s Conference. As the volume of information grows, corporations are pushing outside counsel to find cheaper and more efficient ways to handle eDiscovery. However, today’s litigation is too often forged without a master plan – plagued by errors, delays and unnecessary expense. What’s needed is a more streamlined, systematic approach to curb the drain on time and resources that eDiscovery has become. In this session, industry experts will address how to best leverage a variety of technologies to help drive down client costs and increase productivity.
Topics include: TAR and leveraging analytics, unique file redactions include excel, databases and audio files, and the future of technology in eDiscovery. Panelist include: Paul Meyer, Managing Counsel, Willis Towers Watson; Oral Pottinger, Associate, Mayer Brown; Robert Keeling, Partner, Sidley; and Antigone Peyton, CEO & Founder, Cloudigy Law.
Bruce Markowitz, VP of eDiscovery for Evolver has particular expertise in the area of eDiscovery and leveraging technology. With more than 30 years in the field of litigation support, Markowitz leads a team focused on data analytics, technology assisted review, and transforming under utilized law firm staff into profit centers under the banner of eDiscovery technologist training. His team is able to improve the profitability of the law firm’s hourly rate through the use of legal technology.