Adam Bottner is a 1984 graduate of University of Illinois and a 1987 graduate of IIT Chicago–Kent College of Law. He spent 14 years as a prosecutor with the Cook County State’s Attorney and the Illinois Attorney General where he served as Supervisor of the Environment and Energy Division and Chief of the Environmental Crimes Bureau, respectively. In private practice Adam defended clients in high volume document review cases involving toxic torts and securities fraud allegations.
With DTI, Adam has successfully provided guidance and support for a wide range of eDiscovery projects, including SEC and DOJ investigations, and complex civil litigation involving the pharmaceutical, health care, insurance, and financial services industries. Adam has worked with many clients to scope and implement work flow solutions for the retention, collection, review and production of electronic data. Adam has presented numerous continuing legal education programs, including programs relating to eDiscovery management and litigation readiness. Adam is an adjunct professor at IIT Chicago-Kent College of Law, where he has been teaching an electronic discovery class (eDiscovery 495) since 2011. Adam Chairs the CBA Cyber Law & Data Privacy Committee and is also a board member of the Chicago Association of Litigation Support Mangers (CALSM).