Lana Schell

Executive DirectorWomen in eDiscovery

Lana Schell has spent more than a decade managing large, complex electronic evidence projects for AmLaw250 law firms and Fortune 500 companies both in-house at law firms as well as with service provides and software companies. Currently, as the Manager of Channel Partnerships at Content Analyst Company, Lana works with other software and service providers delivering to their corporate and law firm clients expertise in coordinating the litigation lifecycle with use of cutting-edge advanced analytics software.

Prior to joining Content Analyst, Schell served as a Director of Client Advisory Services at Merrill Corporation, routinely advising corporations and their counsel on litigation readiness and electronic discovery in support of all phases of litigation. Schell’s focus on strategic consulting to address the cost and risk associated with litigation has provided her with a diverse understanding of data systems and the laws that regulate them. She also held senior consulting positions providing e-discovery project management to clients using a proactive process-oriented approach to ensure the successful delivery of large-scale evidence productions. Schell first worked for two AMLAW250 firms in Litigation Support roles after receiving her J.D.

An accomplished presenter and trainer in the field of discovery and case management, she has presented numerous discovery management training sessions on process implementation for corporate clients, and has also conducted training programs on several litigation support software platforms for end users.

Schell is a founder and Executive Director of the international organization Women in eDiscovery, an organization focused in technology related to the legal industry through leadership, education, networking support, and national recognition, with more than 30 chapters and 6,000 members worldwide. She also was a 2010 finalist for the Anita Borg Institute Women of Vision award.