"Internal  Investigations in the Era of Big Data:

Today's Challenges and a View of the Promised Land 

Please join us on December 4th in Palo Alto for a complimentary educational seminar on best practices for data management in internal investigations. This event will feature two one hour panel discussions moderated by Dan Cooperman, Of Counsel at Bingham McCutchen LLP and former General Counsel of Apple and Oracle.

We have assembled an impressive panel of experts including Lyn Agre (Partner at Kasowitz), David Cook (Senior Managing Director at Guidepost Solutions LLC), Andrew Crain (Vice President of Forensics and Collections at Discovia), Troy Dunham (Vice President of Client Services at Discovia), Joseph Lee (Partner at Munger, Tolles & Olson LLP), Jim Maroulis (Managing Counsel at Oracle), Anthony Pacheco (Partner and Chair of the Corporate Defense and Investigations Group with Jeffer, Mangels, Butler and Mitchell), and Deanna Slocum (Vice President, Ethics and Compliance at VMware). 

This seminar promises to equip corporations and outside counsel with practical ways to handle internal investigations in today’s data rich environment. Buffet breakfast will be provided. Please forward this invitation to your peers and colleagues who will benefit from attending. 

Panel One

Collecting and Reviewing Data: The Challenge Today and Ways to Streamline the Process

  • What is driving the increase in internal investigation activity? What are likely future trends?
  • What are the resulting challenges for corporations trying to conduct internal investigations effectively?
  • What processes are corporations and outside counsel using today to complete data collection and review for internal investigations?
  • What are some emerging “best practices”?
  • Are there ways to get in front of the problem?

Panel Two

Forensic Analysis in Internal Investigations: Risks, Opportunities and Best Practices

  • What types of information might an internal investigation initiative miss, or not be able to find? 
  • What risks might this create? 
  • What opportunities are there if generally hard-to-find information is uncovered?
  • What processes, or best practices, can be put in place to create effective, consistent use of forensic analysis in internal investigations?

Who should attend? In-house counsel, outside counsel and other litigation and data security professionals dealing with challenges associated with internal investigations.

Why attend? 1) Learn best practices from leading experts in developing a cost-effective eDiscovery Management Plan to fund expected increases in internal investigation activity; and 2) receive CLE accreditation from the State Bar of California.


08:00-09:00 Breakfast
09:00-10:00 Panel One
10:30-11:30 Panel Two
11:30-12:00 Networking

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