September 28th, 2021
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM EDT

Join our highly experienced panel to discuss the topic: Negotiation: The Scope and Form of Productions. This presentation will focus on ESI exchange protocols and how to resolve disputes before they happen. Included will be discussion on what is required by the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure and best practices to keep costs associated with e-Discovery in check. The Exchange Protocol Checklist presented will provide guidance on preliminary decisions regarding both your documents and those being produced to you.

Speakers

Bill Gallivan

Bill Gallivan
Managing Director and CFO
Digital WarRoom

Bill Gallivan is the Managing Director and CFO of Digital WarRoom. He received his BSEE from Northwestern and MBA from The Ohio State. Bill served as a qualified Submarine officer for the US Navy in the 80s. He specializes in technology commercialization, internet infrastructure and security. With the insight he gained at KL Gates in the early 2000s, he negotiated a friendly spin out and co-founded Digital WarRoom in 2002.

Robert Powell

Robert Powell
Vice President
Digital WarRoom

Robert Powell has been the driving force behind the forensics, e-discovery defensibility, and compliance strategy of Digital WarRoom since inception in 2002. With over 20 years of field experience in global investigations and information security, Robert advises clients on FCPA, ITAR, SEC investigations, antitrust, and IP litigation. He speaks regularly on issues pertaining to risk management, budgeting, and best practices in e-discovery. Robert has guest lectured many times on topics of e-discovery and forensics at law schools throughout the United States, United Kingdom and Switzerland.

Tom O'Connor

Tom O'Connor
Director
Gulf Coast Legal Technology Center

Tom O’Connor is a nationally known consultant, speaker and writer in the field of legal technology. A New England native who graduated from The Johns Hopkins University in 1972 with a BA in Political Science, he later earned a J.D. at an evening law school program while working.

That consulting experience is diverse and includes the BP litigation and several current opioid MDL matters as well as pro bono work with the Office of the Federal Public Defender.

A frequent lecturer about legal technology, Tom also teaches CLE courses nationwide and is a prolific writer. He has several blogs, written hundreds of articles including the 2006 award winning article, “In Katrina’s Wake”, about recovery efforts in the legal community of post Katrina New Orleans in which he participated and has authored three books, most recently EDiscovery for Small Cases, published by the ABA.

Tom currently resides down the Mississippi down in New Orleans as does his son Seamus, a litigation support technical guru and current Captain of the Kings of Crescent City skateboard championship team. They both mourn the recent death of legal marketing maven Gayle O’Connor, a wonderful wife and partner to Tom as well as a loving mother to Seamus.

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