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M. James Daley

Senior Counsel

Chicago
Direct: (312) 460-5539
Fax: (312) 460-7539
Cell: (913) 522-8901
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M. James Daley, Esq., CIPP/US devotes his law practice to helping clients reduce legal risk, contain cost and ensure compliance with records and information governance, electronic discovery and data privacy obligations. Mr. Daley combines his over thirty-four years of complex litigation experience, his Master’s Degree in Information Systems and his CIPP privacy certification to help global clients develop practical solutions to records management, electronic discovery and data privacy compliance challenges.

Mr. Daley serves as a trusted advisor for a wide variety of Fortune 500 clients, as was profiled in 2010 by The American Lawyer as “Who You Gonna Call” for national coordinating e-discovery counsel. He is also frequently selected as an Independent Expert by courts, clients and other counsel to evaluate corporate e-discovery, records management and data privacy conduct.

Mr. Daley helps clients develop and implement legal compliance processes and technology solutions including: data privacy and security controls; disposition of legacy electronic media and print information; email archiving and electronic records management solutions; legal hold management and compliance monitoring solutions; RIM policy and procedure; RIM and legal hold training; U.S. and global records retention schedules; selection of preferred vendor panels; and litigation and regulatory compliance readiness programs, among others. He also helps global companies successfully navigate the risk and costs of cross-border transfers of data in business, legal and regulatory contexts, as well as cloud computing, social networking and other emerging technologies.

Mr. Daley is a frequent author and speaker on records management, e-discovery and data privacy issues. His service and publications include: Co-Chair of The Sedona Conference® Working Group Six on International Electronic Information Management, Discovery and Disclosure (2008-2012); Senior Editor of “The Sedona Conference® International Principles on Discovery, Disclosure and Data Protection” (2011); Author of “Information Age Catch 22: The Challenge of Technology to Cross-Border Disclosure and Data Privacy,” 11 Sedona Conf. J. 121 (Fall 2011); Contributing Author of the first German-language treatise on e-discovery: “E-Discovery im internationalen Rechtsstreit und Datenschutz,” Erich Schmidt Verlag, Berlin (2011); Editor-in-Chief of “The Sedona Conference® Framework for Analysis of Cross-Border Discovery Conflicts: A Practical Guide to Navigating the Competing Currents of International Data Privacy and E-Discovery” (2008); Senior Editor of “The Sedona Conference® Best Practices Commentary on the Use of Search and Information Retrieval Methods in E-Discovery” (2007); and Co-Editor of “The Sedona Conference® Best Practice Guidelines and Commentary for Managing Information in the Electronic Age” (2005), among others.

M. James Daley, Esq., CIPP/US devotes his law practice to helping clients reduce legal risk, contain cost and ensure compliance with records and information governance, electronic discovery and data privacy obligations. Mr. Daley combines his over thirty-four years of complex litigation experience, his Master’s Degree in Information Systems and his CIPP privacy certification to help global clients develop practical solutions to records management, electronic discovery and data privacy compliance challenges.

Mr. Daley serves as a trusted advisor for a wide variety of Fortune 500 clients, as was profiled in 2010 by The American Lawyer as “Who You Gonna Call” for national coordinating e-discovery counsel. He is also frequently selected as an Independent Expert by courts, clients and other counsel to evaluate corporate e-discovery, records management and data privacy conduct.

Mr. Daley helps clients develop and implement legal compliance processes and technology solutions including: data privacy and security controls; disposition of legacy electronic media and print information; email archiving and electronic records management solutions; legal hold management and compliance monitoring solutions; RIM policy and procedure; RIM and legal hold training; U.S. and global records retention schedules; selection of preferred vendor panels; and litigation and regulatory compliance readiness programs, among others. He also helps global companies successfully navigate the risk and costs of cross-border transfers of data in business, legal and regulatory contexts, as well as cloud computing, social networking and other emerging technologies.

Mr. Daley is a frequent author and speaker on records management, e-discovery and data privacy issues. His service and publications include: Co-Chair of The Sedona Conference® Working Group Six on International Electronic Information Management, Discovery and Disclosure (2008-2012); Senior Editor of “The Sedona Conference® International Principles on Discovery, Disclosure and Data Protection” (2011); Author of “Information Age Catch 22: The Challenge of Technology to Cross-Border Disclosure and Data Privacy,” 11 Sedona Conf. J. 121 (Fall 2011); Contributing Author of the first German-language treatise on e-discovery: “E-Discovery im internationalen Rechtsstreit und Datenschutz,” Erich Schmidt Verlag, Berlin (2011); Editor-in-Chief of “The Sedona Conference® Framework for Analysis of Cross-Border Discovery Conflicts: A Practical Guide to Navigating the Competing Currents of International Data Privacy and E-Discovery” (2008); Senior Editor of “The Sedona Conference® Best Practices Commentary on the Use of Search and Information Retrieval Methods in E-Discovery” (2007); and Co-Editor of “The Sedona Conference® Best Practice Guidelines and Commentary for Managing Information in the Electronic Age” (2005), among others.

Education

  • J.D., University of Iowa, cum laude

  • M.M.I.S. (Masters of Management Information Systems), Friends University, summa cum laude

  • B.A., Creighton University, summa cum laude

Admissions

  • Illinois (pending)
  • Kansas
  • Missouri
  • Iowa
  • Nebraska (Inactive)

Courts

  • United States District Court, Southern District of Iowa
  • United States District Court, District of Kansas
  • United States Eighth Circuit Court of Appeals

Affiliations

  • Charter Member, The Sedona Conference® Working Group 1 on Electronic Document Retention and Production (WG1) (2002 – Present)
  • Co-Chair, The Sedona Conference® Working Group on International Electronic Information Management, Discovery and Disclosure (WG6) (2005 – 2012)
  • Board Member, Georgetown University Law Center Advanced e-Discovery Institute (2003 – Present)
  • International Association of Privacy Professionals (IAPP) (2009 – Present)
  • ARMA International (2002 – Present)
  • Co-Chair, The Sedona Conference® Search and Retrieval Sciences Group (2008)

Presentations

  • "Is Your Organization Preparing for May 25, 2018, GDPR Compliance?," Webinar, presented by Seyfarth Shaw LLP (October 19, 2017)
  • "What GDPR Requirements Will Be Associated with the Most Significant Sanctions?," Webinar, presented by Seyfarth Shaw LLP (October 5, 2017)
  • "Overview of Current EU Data Protection Directive and Brief Introduction to the EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), Effective May 25, 2018," Webinar, presented by Seyfarth Shaw LLP (August 31, 2017)
  • Panelist, “The new world of the EU/US Privacy Shield and the GDPR,” The Masters Conference, Chicago, Illinois (May 23, 2017)
  • Moderator, “Interactive Dialogue concerning The Sedona Conference ® International Litigation Principles (Transitional Edition): Practical Help for Companies with the EU General Data Protection Regulation and Privacy Shield,” The Sedona Conference ® Working Group 6, Chicago, Illinois (April 24, 2017)
  • “Using Predictive Technology to Provide Presumptive Preservation Calls for Unstructured Information,” Relativity Fest, Chicago, Illinois (October 13, 2015)
  • "Preparing for the EU Data Protection Changes: How the Upcoming Amendments Might Impact e-Discovery,” Relativity Fest, Chicago, Illinois (October 12, 2015)
  • "Implications of Using EnCase in Foreign Jurisdictions," CEIC, Las Vegas, Nevada (May 20, 2015)
  • "International eDiscovery: Data Protections, Privacy, and Cross-Border Issues," CEIC, Las Vegas, Nevada (May 19, 2015)
  • “Cross-Border Transfer of Electronic Information -- Any Safe Harbor in Sight or Just More Tightly Caught Between a “Rock and a Hard Place”?” The National Conference on Managing Electronic Records, Chicago, Illinois (May 18, 2015)
  • Predictions for Technology-Assisted Review, Texas Lawyer Technology Summit, Dallas, Texas, (October 15, 2014)
  • Staying Lean, Mean and Clean: Strategies of Disposing of Old Data, Southern California E-Discovery and Information Governance Retreat, Laguna Beach, California, (July 14, 2014)
  • Lessons Learned from Recent Data Breach Studies and 10 Critical Steps to Take Now to Reduce the Risk and Cost of Data Breaches, Association of Corporate Counsel, Mid-America Chapter, Omaha, Nebraska, (June 26, 2014)
  • E-Discovery Revisited: the Zen of Zubulake Returns, National Webcast, (January 14, 2014)
  • Strategies for Effectively Managing Big Data Amidst Complex, Rapidly Evolving Compliance Challenges, Association of Corporate Counsel, Mid-America Chapter, Omaha, Nebraska, (October 16, 2013)
  • Information Governance & Compliance: Tools and Strategies for Effectively & Efficiently Managing Big Data in the Face of Complex & Constantly Evolving Compliance Challenges, Association of Corporate Counsel, Mid-America Chapter, Leawood, Kansas, (October 9, 2013)
  • An Order of Magnitude Greater—The Challenges of Cross-Border Employee Investigations, International Association of Privacy Professionals (IAPP) Privacy Academy 2013, Seattle, Washington, (October 1, 2013)
  • The Past, Present and Future of E-Discovery, Fifth Annual Intermountain eDiscovery Conference – Tools, Techniques and Tactics for Digital Discovery, Salt Lake City, UT, Orange Legal Technologies in conjunction with the Mountain West Chapter of the Association of Corporate Counsel, (September 26, 2013)
  • E-Discovery Roundtable: Defensible Approaches to Data Privacy & Compliance, 2013 Exterro Infusion Conference, Portland, Oregon, (September 24, 2013)
  • 10th Circuit E-Discovery Case Law Review, National Webcast, (June 24, 2013)
  • EU Data Privacy: New Directions & Unexplored Territory on Cross-Border Discovery (Status & Update on Article 29 Working Party Activities, Expanded Requirements & Bolstered Enforcement, Current Considerations of Proposed EU Data Privacy Regulation), 5th Annual Sedona Conference® International Programme On Cross-Border Discovery & Data Privacy, Zurich, Switzerland, (June 19, 2013)
  • Practical Application of The Sedona Conference® International Principles, Retained Counsel Perspective, 5th Annual Sedona Conference® International Programme On Cross-Border Discovery & Data Privacy, Zurich, Switzerland, (June 19, 2013)
  • Application of the Principles to Data Located Outside the US and EU: Focus on APEC, Switzerland, Brazil, Russia, India and China, 5th Annual Sedona Conference® International Programme On Cross-Border Discovery & Data Privacy, Zurich, Switzerland, (June 19, 2013)
  • The Future of the Intersection of Data Protection Laws and The Sedona Conference® International Principles, 5th Annual Sedona Conference® International Programme On Cross-Border Discovery & Data Privacy, Zurich, Switzerland, (June 19, 2013)
  • E-Discovery – Being Prepared for When Your Records and Information are Sought by Your Adversaries, Greater Kansas City ARMA, Kansas City, Missouri, (May 8, 2013)
  • Changes to the EU Directive, International Association of Privacy Professionals (IAPP) KnowledgeNet, (February 18, 2013)
  • Evolution of Records Manager into Records Governance Manager, Perceptive Software Webinar, (December 11, 2012)
  • Ethical Challenges and Recommendations for Litigation Teams Conducting E-Discovery in a World of Ever-Changing Technologies, CLE Presentation for Heartland Paralegal Association, (November 9, 2012)
  • Containing Future E-Discovery Risk and Cost: The Impact of Electronic Records Management Systems, Golden Gate ARMA, San Francisco, California, (October 12, 2012)
  • Mitigating Data Privacy, Security and eDiscovery Risks and Costs in an Era of Big Data, Kansas City Data Privacy and Security Summit, Kansas City, Missouri, (September 25, 2012)
  • Navigating Information Privacy and Security in the Rising Tide of Big Data, Chapter of The Association of Corporate Counsel, Omaha, Nebraska, (August 8, 2012)
  • Ethical Challenges and Recommendations for Litigators Conducting E-Discovery in a World of Ever-Changing Technologies, Seminar on Emerging Ethical Risks for Attorneys, presented by HB Litigation Conferences in Collaboration with West Legal Ed Center, New York, New York, (July 25, 2012)
  • Privacy, Security and Surveillance: Contradictions in the Cloud, 4th Annual Sedona Conference® International Programme on Cross-Border Discovery and Data Privacy, Toronto, Canada, (June 20-21, 2012)
  • International E-Discovery: Data Protection, Privacy, & Cross-Border Issues, Computer and Enterprise Investigations Conference (CEIC), Summerlin, Nevada, (May 21-23, 2012)
  • Records Management on the Witness Stand, ARMA Nebraska Chapter Meeting, Omaha, Nebraska, (May 16, 2012)
  • The Sedona Conference® Working Group Six: New International Discovery and Privacy Principles Proposed, International Association of Privacy Professionals (IAPP) Web Conference, (May 10, 2012)
  • eDiscovery Passports and International eDiscovery in US Courts, ESIBytes Podcast, (April 19, 2012)
  • Recent Legal Developments Impacting Records Management and Records Management Strategies to Contain Litigation Risk and Cost, ARMA Nebraska Spring Seminar, Omaha, Nebraska, (April 18, 2012)
  • Vie Privée, Privacidad, Privatsphäre, Privacy: EU Privacy Updates and Other Developments, National Webcast, (March 15, 2012)
  • An International View of E-Discovery, ACEDS Webinar, (March 9, 2012)
  • eDiscovery Across Many Jurisdictions, Georgetown Corporate Counsel International Institute, Arlington, Virginia, (March 8-9, 2012)
  • Top 5 Ethical Concerns for Lawyers in eDiscovery, Legal Tech 2012, New York, New York, (January 30-(February 1, 2012)
  • European Data Protection: Coming of Age – E-Discovery Track, Computers, Privacy & Data Protection (CPDP) 5th International Conference, Brussels, Belgium, (January 25-27, 2012)
  • Cross Border Discovery & Data Privacy, 7th Annual Meeting of the American College of Business Court Judges, Fairfax, Virginia, (December 4-6, 2011)
  • Pragmatic Practices for Resolving e-Discovery Cross-Border Conundrums, 8th Annual Advanced E-Discovery Institute; Making the Case: Developing Legally Defensible e-Discovery Best Practices, Georgetown CLE, Arlington, Virginia, (November 17-18, 2011)
  • Digital Evidence and E-Forensics Track, Second Annual World Congress on Forensics, Chongqing, China, (October 15-18, 2011)
  • Dealing with Challenges of Legal Holds: Pension Committee, Rimkus & Progeny, Executive Counsel Institute’s E-Discovery for the Corporate Market, Houston, Texas, (September 22-23, 2011)
  • Privacy, Confidentiality and Privilege Issues in E-Discovery, The Ontario e-Discovery Institute: e-Discovery for All Cases and All Lawyers, Toronto, Canada, (September 19, 2011)
  • Discovery Subcommittee of the Judicial Conference Advisory Committee on Civil Rules, Dallas, Texas, (September 9, 2011)
  • Third Annual Sedona Conference® International Program on Cross-Border eDiscovery & Data Privacy, Lisbon, Portugal, (June 22-23, 2011)
  • Managing Personal Data in International Records Management Schedules, Discovery & Transfer, National Conference on Managing Electronic Records (MER), Chicago, Illinois, (May 24, 2011)
  • E-Discovery and Ethics, Computer and Enterprise Investigations Conference (CEIC), Orlando, Florida, (May 18, 2011)
  • Reducing Legal Cost and Risk Through Legacy Data Management, D4 Webinar, (May 12, 2011)
  • Privacy Alert: Taking Action to Ensure Data Security, Data Privacy Meets Records Management, Technology Issues for Today’s Records Management, Technology Solutions for Today’s Records Management and Information Governance in the Digital Age, Greater Kansas City ARMA Spring Seminar, Kansas City, Missouri, (May 11, 2011)
  • Social Media – Discovery Friend or Foe? National Webcast and Podcast, (February 16, 2011)
  • E-Discovery and Privacy Trends in Social Media and Cloud Computing, Legal Tech 2011, New York, New York, (January 31-(February 2, 2011)
  • U.S. Data Privacy and E-Discovery and Effective Use of ESI – Depositions, Hearings and Trials, Thomson Reuters 14th Annual Electronic Discovery and Records Retention Conference, San Francisco, CA, (December 1-2, 2010; Chicago, IL, (November 4-5, 2010; and New York, New York, (October 13-14, 2010)
  • Conference Co-Chair, Second Annual Sedona Conference® International Programme on Cross-Border eDiscovery & Data Privacy, Washington D.C., (September 15-16, 2010)
  • Recent Developments in Cross-Border Discovery & Data Privacy, Second Annual Sedona Conference® International Programme on Cross-Border eDiscovery & Data Privacy, Washington D.C., (September 15-16, 2010)
  • Challenges & Opportunities Presented by New Technology, Second Annual Sedona Conference® International Programme on Cross-Border eDiscovery & Data Privacy, Washington D.C., (September 15-16, 2010)
  • The Sedona Conference® Guidelines & Best Practices for Cross-Border Discovery, Data Processing & Transfer, Second Annual Sedona Conference® International Programme on Cross-Border eDiscovery & Data Privacy, Washington D.C., (September 15-16, 2010)
  • How to Deal with Challenges of Litigation Holds: Pension Committee & Progeny, Executive Counsel Institute’s E-Discovery for the Corporate Market, Chicago, Illinois, (August 2-3, 2010)
  • How to Recognize and Reconcile the Tensions between Inside and Outside Counsel, Executive Counsel Institute’s E-Discovery for the Corporate Market, Chicago, Illinois, (August 2-3, 2010)
  • International E-Discovery: Data Protection, Privacy & Cross-Border Issues, Computer and Enterprise Investigations Conference (CEIC), Summerlin, Nevada, (May 26, 2010)
  • Document Management & Litigation Risk in the Age of E-Discovery: Cautionary Tales & the Road Ahead, ARMA, Omaha, Nebraska, (May 12, 2010)
  • Cross-Border eDiscovery and Data Privacy, European Union Article 29 Working Party, Plenary Session, Brussels, Belgium, (February 16, 2010)
  • Form of Production and Forensic Inspection and Preservation, The Sedona Conference® eDiscovery Dispute Resolution Program for Special Masters & Mediators, Phoenix, Arizona, (January 28-29, 2010)
  • Electronic Discovery in Civil Litigation and Cross Border Data Flows – Is it Time for a Framework of Cooperation?, U.S./EU Safe Harbor Conference on Cross Border Data Flows & Privacy, Washington D.C., (November 18, 2009)
  • Clash of Laws and Cultures: Cross Border E-Discovery and International Data Management, 6th Annual Advanced E-Discovery Institute: Identifying Today’s Problems & Tomorrow’s Solutions, Washington D.C., (November 12, 2009)
  • Process and Project Management: Are You Ready? 13th Annual Managing Electronic Records (MER) Conference, Chicago, Illinois, (November 5-6, 2009 and New York, New York, (October 7-8, 2009)
  • International E-Discovery: Stranger in a Strange Land, Managing Electronic Records (MER) Conference, Chicago, Illinois, (November 5-6, 2009 and New York, New York, (October 7-8, 2009)
  • Chair, The Sedona Conference® International Programme on Cross-Border E-Discovery, E-Disclosure and Data Privacy, Barcelona, Spain, (June 10-11, 2009)
  • Key Legal & Cultural Challenges to Cross-Border eDiscovery, eDisclosure & Data Transfers, Barcelona, Spain, (June 10-11, 2009)
  • The Sedona Framework for Analysis of Cross-Border Discovery Conflicts: A Practical Guide to Navigating the Competing Currents of International Data Privacy and Discovery, Barcelona, Spain, (June 10-11, 2009)
  • E-Discovery in the United States, Culture Clash! Data Protection, Freedom of Information and Discovery – How to Protect Business in Transnational Disputes, DRI Europe, Munich, Germany, (May 13-14, 2009)
  • Privacy and Data Security in the U.S., DRI Electronic Discovery Seminar, New York, New York, (May 7, 2009)
  • Getting Ahead of the eDiscovery Curve: Strategies to Reduce Costs & Meet Judicial Expectations, The Sedona Conference® Institute, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, (March 26-27, 2009)
  • The Perils and Pitfalls of Transnational Electronic Discovery, Georgetown 13th Annual Corporate Counsel Institute, Washington, D.C., (March 12-13, 2009)
  • Reacting to the Changing American Workforce and Workplace, Georgetown 13th Annual Corporate Counsel Institute, Washington, D.C., (March 12-13, 2009)
  • Reconciling the Generational Divide, Cultural Diversity & Religious Issues, Georgetown 13th Annual Corporate Counsel Institute, Washington, D.C., (March 12-13, 2009)
  • Navigating the Rapids of International E-Discovery, National Podcast, BNA, (March 9, 2009)
  • Information and Knowledge Management: Getting your Electronic House in Order before Litigation Strikes
  • Identifying and Working with Special Masters, Neutral Experts and Expert Witnesses, West Legal Works, Electronic Discovery and Records Retention Conference, Los Angeles, California, (February 26-27, 2009)
  • Document Review: The Care and Feeding of Contract Attorneys and Other Thorny Issues, West Legal Works, Electronic Discovery and Records Retention Conference, Los Angeles, California, (February 26-27, 2009)
  • E-Discovery Special Masters, Neutrals and Court Technology Experts, West Legal Works, Electronic Discovery and Records Retention Conference, Los Angeles, California, (February 26-27, 2009)
  • Containing the Costs of Document Review, West Legal Works, Electronic Discovery and Records Retention Conference, Los Angeles, California, (February 26-27, 2009)
  • Controlling E-Records Management and E-Discovery Costs, National Podcast, AIIM International, (February 17, 2009)
  • International Issues in E-Discovery, Georgetown E-Discovery Training Academy, Washington, D.C., (February 12, 2009)
  • Containing E-Discovery Costs: Corporate Legal Department vs. Law Firm Perspectives, Georgetown E-Discovery Training Academy, Washington, D.C., (February 12, 2009)
  • Differing Perspectives on Emerging E-Discovery & Technology Issues, Legal Tech, New York, New York, (February 3, 2009)
  • E-Discovery Strategies: Current Issues in Records Management, Litigation, Government Inquiries, and Ethics. ALI-ABA Video Webcast Conference, Washington D.C., (January 26-27, 2009)
  • International Issues Affecting E-Discovery, Georgetown CLE Advanced E-Discovery Institute, Arlington, VA., (November 18, 2008)
  • Building an in-house E-Discovery Program, CA World.  Las Vegas, NV, (November 16, 2008)
  • Privacy and eDiscovery for Transnational Organizations, CA World, Las Vegas, NV,  (November 18, 2008)
  • Electronic Document Retention and Production, The Sedona Conference® Annual Working Group 1 Conference, Rancho Mirage, CA, (November 2008)
  • E-Discovery and Data Protection Workshop, Center for Applied Cybersecurity Research at Indiana University and the Centre for Information Policy Leadership, Brussels, Belgium, (October 22, 2008)
  • Safe Harbor Conference European Union Working Party on Data Protection and the U.S. Department of Commerce, Brussels, Belgium, (October 21, 2008)
  • Defusing Risk, Reducing Cost and Gaining Control: Improving the Efficiency and Accuracy of eDiscovery Search, Review and Production, IQPC Legal Technology Exchange, Braselton, GA, (October 4, 2008)
  • Electronic Information Security and Privacy, International Legal Technology Association (ILTA) Conference, Dallas, TX, (August 25 2008)
  • The Sedona Conference® Guidelines Commentary on Cross-Border Discovery Conflicts, National Webcast, (August 2, 2008) 
  • Sedona Update: Understanding Defensible Search & Retrieval Methods, National Webcast, (July 17, 2008) 
  • Navigating Cross-Border E-Discovery Issues, Association of Legal Support Managers for New South Wales, Sydney, Australia, (July 8, 2008)
  • Catch 22:  Cross-Border E-Discovery Conflicts, New South Wales Society for Computers and the Law, Sydney, Australia, (July 7, 2008)
  • Cross-Border E-Discovery Issues:  Australia and the U.S., Association of Legal Support Managers for the State of Victoria, Melbourne, Australia, (July 1, 2008)
  • E-Discovery in the United States, State of Victoria Society for Computers and the Law, Melbourne, Australia, (June 30, 2008)
  • Navigating Cross Border Conflicts Between Electronic Discovery and Data Privacy, The Australasian Institute of Judicial Administration, Sydney, Australia, (June 26, 2008)
  • Ethical Considerations in Electronic Discovery, Lorman Education Services.  Kansas City, MO, (June 15, 2008)
  • Electronic Discovery and Document Storage: Management, Lorman Education Services.  Kansas City, MO, (June 15, 2008)
  • Why Digital Information is Different, an E-Discovery Workshop, West Legalworks, St. Louis, MO, (June 22, 2008)
  • Binding Corporate Rules (BCRs) and Standard Contractual Clauses for Managing Data Movement Between Countries, Corporate Governance and Compliance Conference (CGOC), New York, NY, (June 25, 2008)
  • Cross-Border Conflicts Relating to Mass Discovery, Including Foreign Data, Privacy, and Protection Regulations, ALI-ABA Course of Study in Mass Litigation, Charleston, S.C.  (May 29-31, 2008)
  • Litigation Readiness:  The Importance of Proactive ESI Management Systems, IQPC Conference, London, England, (May 23, 2008)
  • Case Study: Data Mapping and the FRCP – 18 months into the New Rules, 2008 MER Conference, Chicago, IL, (May 19-21, 2008)
  • What the MER Headlights See: Insights on Four Future ERM Issues, 2008 MER Conference, Chicago, IL, (May 19-21, 2008)
  • Records Management – The State of the Art, Records Management Society, Edinburgh, Scotland, (April 20-22, 2008)
  • New Roles & New Teams to Meet ESI Production Obligations/Expectations, The Sedona Conference® Institute on Getting Ahead of the eDiscovery Curve, San Diego, CA, (March 13-14, 2008)
  • Search & Information Retrieval Methods/Best Practices, The Sedona Conference® Institute on Getting Ahead of the eDiscovery Curve. San Diego, CA, (March 13-14, 2008)
  • New Issues Under the New Rules, The Sedona Conference® on Getting Ahead of the eDiscovery Curve, San Diego, CA, (March 13-14, 2008)
  • Envisioning Discovery Circa 2010, 4th Annual CGOC E-Discovery Summit, Palm Springs, CA, (January 27, 2008)
  • Electronic Discovery and Records Management: New Litigation Challenges, American Law Institute of the American Bar Association (ALI-ABA), Fordham Law School, New York, NY, (January 17-18, 2008)
  • Electronic Document Review: Why Best Practices for Traditional Paper View Do Not Translate to ESI, Advanced E-Discovery Technology Workshop, Georgetown University Law Center, Washington D.C., (November 15-16, 2007)
  • E-Discovery: Search and Information Retrieval Strategies, Identifying and Collecting Electronic Information under the New Federal Rules, Strafford Publications Audio Seminar, (November 14, 2007)   .
  • E-Landscape in the FRCP Fallout, Masters Conference for Legal Professionals.   Washington D.C., (October 25-26, 2007)
  • Lost in Translation - Navigating the Minefield of International E-Discovery, National Webinar, (October 17 2007)
  • Digital Evidence:  New Rules and Recent Developments from the Courts, Professional Educations Broadcast Network National Audiocast, (September 12, 2007)  .
  • eDiscovery & Beyond: Harnessing the Power of Collaboration, ARMA Conference.  Kansas City, MO, (June 25, 2007)
  • eDiscovery Day, CA World, Las Vegas, NV, (April 24, 2007)
  • Getting ahead of the eDiscovery Curve: Strategies for Companies and Their Counsel to Reduce Cost and Meet Judicial Expectations, The Sedona Conference® Institute and ARMA International, Memphis, TN, (March 2007)
  • Migrating from E-Discovery to Effective E-Records Management: Lessons Learned & Emerging Issues under the New Federal Rules, Pike & Fischer National Webcast, (December 1, 2006) 
  • Electronic Records Management and Digital Discovery, American Law Institute of the American Bar Association (ALI-ABA), Boston, MA, (October 25-27, 2006)
  • Ethical Considerations in Electronic Discovery, American Law Institute of the American Bar Association (ALI-ABA), Boston, MA, (October 25-27, 2006)
  • Cross-Border eDiscovery and Data Privacy, The Sedona Conference® International Working Group on E-Disclosure and E-Records Management, El Escorial, Spain, (September 27-29, 2006)
  • Making the Case for E-mail Archiving & Litigation Readiness Best Practices for E-mail with Retention and Management, Fios National Webcast, (September 20, 2006) 
  • Hot Issues in Records Management & E-Discovery, Special Counsel, Minneapolis, MN, (July 19, 2006)
  • The ERM Impact of the New Federal Rules of Civil Procedure: What you Need to Do to be Ready, MER Conference, Chicago, IL, (May 22-24, 2006)
  • “Taking ERM to a New Level: Embedding Records Management into Business Processes.”  MER Conference.  Chicago, IL.  22-24 (May 2006)
  • Records Management: Legal, Technical and Operational Feedback to Microsoft regarding the New Office 12, MER Conference, Chicago, IL, (May 22-24, 2006)
  • Electronic Records Management and Digital Discovery Practical Considerations for Legal, Technical, and Operational Success, American Law Institute of the American Bar Association (ALI-ABA), Chicago, IL, (May 17-19, 2006)
  • Electronic Records Management: A Proactive Approach to E-Discovery Sanctions,  International ERM “Vision” Conference sponsored by Symantec and Intel, San Francisco, CA, (May 8-10, 2006)
  • The Impact of the Proposed New E-Discovery Rules on Corporate Records Management, Indianapolis Bar Association, (April 26, 2006)
  • Recent Developments in E-Discovery, Iowa Trial Academy, Des Moines, IA, (April 20-21, 2006)
  • Current Issues in E-Discovery and Corporate Records Compliance, Montana State Bar Association, Butte, MT, (March 17, 2006)
  • E-Discovery Real World Solutions and Practical Strategies in a Complex and Challenging Environment, IQPC Seminar, Miami, FL, (February 28-(March 1, 2006)
  • Managing the Risks and Discovery Costs of Web Content, FIOS Webcast, (January 31, 2006)
  • Legal Considerations of E-Mail Archiving after Sarbanes Oxley, Kansas City Business Executives, Overland Park, KS, (December 22, 2005)
  • Advanced E-Discovery Institute: Practical Concerns, Pragmatic Advice, Emerging Trends, Georgetown University Law Center Advanced E-Discovery Institute,   Washington D.C., (November 17-18, 2005)
  • E-Mail Archiving and Information Search and Retrieval in the Context of Litigation, Executive Office of the President, National Science Foundation and National Archives and Records Administration, Washington D.C., (November 8, 2005)
  • Developing the Business Case for E-mail Archiving and Electronic Records Management Systems, Symantec Conference, Overland Park, KS, (October 28, 2005)
  • Corporate Electronic Records Retention and E-Discovery Training,  Marcus Evans Corporate E-Discovery Conference, New York, NY, (September 28-30, 2005)
  • Current Developments in E-Records Management and E-Discovery, Symantec Conference, Columbus, OH, (September 27, 2005)
  • Sedona Search & Retrieval Special Project, The Sedona Conference® Annual Meeting,  Vancouver, BC, Canada, (September 14-16, 2005)
  • E-Discovery of Emerging Technologies: Instant Messaging, Unified Messaging Systems and VoIP, (September 7, 2005) Fios Online Webcast
  • The Sedona Conference® International Working Group on Electronic Records Disclosure, Inaugural Meeting, Clare College, Cambridge University. Cambridge, England, (July 13-17, 2005)
  • No Record Left Behind:  A Process Approach to Electronic Records Management, MER Conference, Chicago, IL, (May 23-25, 2005)
  • Electronic Discovery:  30(b)(6) Deposition and Motion Hearing Demonstrations, Defense Research Institute Annual E-Discovery Seminar, Washington D.C., (May 19-20, 2005)
  • Current Developments in E-Discovery, Kansas City Metropolitan Bar Association Annual Bench Bar Seminar, Osage Beach, MO, (April 30, 2005)
  • Records Retention, E-Discovery and Search & Retrieval Sciences, The Sedona Conference® Mid-Year Seminar, Cambridge, MD, (April 21-23, 2005)
  • Practical Issues in E-Discovery, Defense Industry Counsel Conference, Bethesda, MD, (April 13, 2005)
  • The Legal and Strategic Guide to E-Discovery: Best Practices for Corporate Counsel,  Marcus Evans E-Discovery Conference, San Francisco, CA, (April 27-28, 2005)
  • What You Don’t Know about E-Discovery Can Hurt You, CPA Professionals Conference.   Kansas City, MO, (February 22, 2005)
  • Impact of Proposed E-Discovery Rule Changes, Civil Rules Advisory Committee of the United States Judicial Conference, Washington D.C., (February 11-12, 2005)
  • E-Discovery: Current Developments, Pharmaceutical Industry In-House Counsel Conference, New York, NY, (January 24, 2005)
  • Recent Developments in E-Discovery, Corporate Counsel Roundtable, St. Louis, MO, (December 1, 2004)
  • E-Discovery Best Practices for Corporate Counsel, Marcus Evans E-Discovery Seminar, New York, NY, (November 10-12, 2004)
  • National Forum on E-Discovery and Corporate Compliance, University of Kansas Law School, Kansas City, MO, (November 1, 2004)
  • International E-Discovery Developments, The Sedona Conference® Working Group One Annual Meeting, Phoenix, AZ, (October 15-16, 2004)
  • Records Retention and E-Discovery, The Sedona Conference® Working Group One Annual Meeting, Phoenix, AZ, (October 15-16, 2004)
  • Recent E-Discovery Issues, Telecommunications Industry Counsel Summit, Washington, D.C., (August 12, 2004)
  • E-Discovery:  Traps for the Unwary, Lexis-Nexis Conference, Kansas City, MO, ((July 2014)
  • Obstruction of Justice and E-Discovery, Shook Hardy & Bacon White Collar Crime Seminar, Kansas City, MO, (June 23, 2004)
  • Ethics and E-Discovery, Lawyers Association of Kansas City, Kansas City, MO, (June 10, 2004)
  • Data without Borders:  International Dimensions to Electronic Discovery, The Sedona Conference® Annual Meeting on Complex Litigation, Sedona, AZ, (March 26, 2004)
  • Preservation of Electronic Data:  The Good, The Perfect, and Have We Met an Enemy, The Sedona Conference® Annual Meeting on Complex Litigation, Sedona, AZ, (March 26, 2004)
  • E-Discovery Issues for Corporate Counsel, Corporate Counsel Lecture Series, Kansas City, MO, ((January 30, 2004)
  • Cost-Shifting after Zubulake v. UBS Warburg, Iowa State Bar Association, Des Moines, IA, (December 16, 2003)
  • International Dimensions to the Electronic Discovery Dilemma, The Sedona Conference® Working Group One on Best Practices for Electronic Document Retention & Production,   Santa Fe, NM, (October 16-17, 2003)
  • Electronic Document Discovery:  A Proactive Legal Framework, Florida Corporate Counsel Seminar, Miami, FL (November 14, 2001)

Publications

  • “Stormy Digital Weather Ahead: The Forecast for Cross-Border eDiscovery in the Context of Litigation and Regulatory Investigations,” International In-house Counsel Journal, Vol. 7, No. 25 (Fall 2013)
  • “Recent Developments Regarding the Proposed EU Data Protection Regulation,” Financier Worldwide (April 2013)
  • “A Little Knowledge is a Dangerous Thing: The E-Discovery Impact of Data Loss Prevention Systems,” PenTest E-Discovery Legal Issues Guidebook (2012)
  • Senior Editor, “The Sedona Conference® International Principles on Discovery,” Disclosure & Data Protection (December 2011)
  • “Information Age Catch 22: The Challenge of Technology to Cross-Border Disclosure & Data Privacy,” 11 Sedona Conf. J. 121 (Fall 2011)
  • “Managing an HSR ‘Second Request:’ Millions of Documents in little more than a Month,” Digital Discovery & E-Evidence, Vol. 11, No. 14 (July 7, 2011)
  • “E-Discovery in International Litigation and Privacy” (E-Discovery im internationalen Rechtsstreit und Datenschutz), Erich Schmidt Verlag, Berlin (February 2011)
  • “The Practical Management of Electronic Evidence (United States of America),” Chapter 7, Electronic Evidence, LexisNexis®, (2nd Ed., 2010).
  • “Exploring Data Loss Prevention Systems for Legal Holds and E-Discovery,” ARMA International, Information Management, (September/October 2010)
  • “Catch 22 Revisited: Recent Developments in Cross-Border Discovery & Data Privacy,” The Sedona Conference® International Programme on Cross-Border eDiscovery & Data Privacy, Washington, D.C., (September 15, 2010)
  • “European privacy regulators investigate tagging” features of Facebook and Google,” Georgetown Law E-Discovery Web Archive (March 24, 2010)
  • “Anonymisation, the Hague Convention and U.S. Judicial Notice of EU Privacy Protection,” The e-Disclosure Information Project (March 2, 2010)
  • “Privacy Convictions for Google Executives Highlights Need for Ongoing EU-U.S. Dialogue on Data Privacy & Protection,” Georgetown Law E-Discovery Web Archive (March 1, 2010)
  • “Sedona Conference® WG6 presentation to Article 29 Working Party in Brussels,” The e-Disclosure Information Project (February 16, 2010)
  • “The Sedona Conference® International Overview of Discovery,” Data Privacy & Disclosure Requirements (2009 to present)
  • “U.S. and EU Conference on Cross Border Data Flows, Data Protection & Privacy,” Georgetown Law E-Discovery Web Archive (December 11, 2009)
  • “International Clash of Cultures and Law: Cross-Border E-Discovery,” Georgetown Law E-Discovery Web Archive (December 4, 2009)
  • “A Call to Dialogue: EU Article 29 Data Protection Working Party Document 158 on Discovery for Cross-Border Civil Litigation,” Georgetown Law E-Discovery Web Archive (November 10, 2009)
  • “Seventh Circuit Puts Legs on the Sedona Conference® Cooperation Proclamation,” Georgetown Law E-Discovery Blog (November 6, 2009)
  • “International Restrictions on Releasing Personal Information – What Steps Your Company Needs to Consider,” The Corporate Counselor, Volume 24, No. 6 (October 2009)
  • Co-Editor-in-Chief, “The Sedona Conference® Framework for Analysis of Cross-Border Discovery Conflicts: A Practical Guide to Navigating the Competing Currents of International Data Privacy and e-Discovery,” (August 2008)
  • “One Year After the Federal E-Discovery Rule Amendments, ABA Journal on Natural Resources & Environment,” (Spring 2008)
  • Senior Editor, “The Sedona Conference® Best Practices Commentary on the use of Search and Information Retrieval Methods in E-Discovery,” (August 2007)
  • “Preservation of Electronic Records of Third-Party Contractors,”The Practical Litigator Magazine, American Law Institute of the American Bar Association (ALI-ABA), (January 2007)
  • “The Impact of the Proposed Federal E-discovery Rule Amendments on Corporate Records Retention Compliance,” Kansas City Business Journal (March 3, 2006)
  • Co-Editor, “The Sedona Conference® Best Practice Guidelines and Commentary for Managing Information and Records in the Electronic Age,” First Edition (September 2005)
  • “Know When to Hold ‘Em: Duty to Retain Records of Third-Party Contractors,” 2005 Managing Electronic Records (MER) Conference, Chicago, Illinois (May 2005)
  • “Defending the Faith (in Corporate Records Compliance), Inside Litigation Magazine (May 2005)
  • “The Sedona Conference® Principles: Best Practices Recommendations and Principles for Addressing Electronic Document Production,” (January 2004)

Accolades

  • 2016: Inaugural International Outside Counsel Award for eDiscovery and Data Privacy, International Masters’ Conference, Washington, D.C.
  • Alpha Sigma Nu, National Jesuit University Honor Society
  • 2011: Missouri and Kansas Super Lawyer® in Intellectual Property Litigation, Civil Litigation Defense Class Action/Mass Torts practice areas

Certifications

  • Certified Information Privacy Professional (CIPP) — International Association of Privacy Professionals (IAPP) (2009-present)