An interview with Mary Mack and Dennis Kiker of Fios: collaborative e-discovery technology and services, and putting it all in perspective


This interview is part of our new series “Data! Data! Data!” — Cures for a General Counsel’s ESI Nightmares”.

Mary Mack is Corporate Technology Counsel for Fios Inc. She is one of the leading speakers and authors on electronic discovery issues, technology and the law. She is co-author of the popular book, “A Process of Illumination: The Practical Guide to Electronic Discovery,” which she has graciously provided to The Posse List as a free download. She is also the author of “eDiscovery for Corporate Counsel,” published by West, a Thomson Reuters Company, and hosts the blog, “Sound Evidence,” featured on Mary is regularly featured as an expert in the leading magazines and newspapers, and is “in the trenches” of e-discovery – investigative inquiry, second request or class action litigation. She has more than 20 years experience counseling clients on electronic discovery, managed services and software projects. Mary is a “hands-on” strategic advisor for some of the largest products liability class actions, government investigations and intellectual property disputes.

Dennis Kiker is the Director of Professional Services for Fios. His job is to help clients prepare for and respond to the demands of litigation. Dennis focus is on the business processes associated with efficiently and defensibly responding to discovery demands related to complex litigation and governmental investigation. He specializes in bringing together in-house counsel, business personnel, outside counsel and Fios resources to develop process-based discovery response solutions that lower cost, time and risk. Dennis is a frequent speaker and author and an active participant in The Sedona Conference and the Defense Research Institute. He holds a J.D., Magna Cum Laude & Order of the Coif, from the University of Michigan Law School.

We caught up with both at the ACC Annual Meeting and the Georgetown University E-Discovery Institute ...

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