As an attorney, legal technologist, and well-recognized industry thought leader, Eric has served on multiple industry policy and standards setting bodies. He is a member of the Steering Committee of The Sedona Conference, Working Group 1 (WG1), and has been an active participant on multiple drafting committees, including The Sedona Principles, Third Edition, and Sedona’s recommendations to the Federal Rules Advisory Committee on the 2015 Amendments to the FRCP. Eric also served as 2013 co-chair of The Sedona Conference Institute’s 7th Annual “Staying Ahead of the e-Discovery Curve” Conference. Additionally, Eric is the Chair and President of the Legal Technology Professionals Institute, an trade association representing consumers and providers of legal technology products and services. Prior to joining LTPI, 2007-2014 Eric was active in the EDRM organization, where he was chair of the EDRM Native Files project and the reporter of the EDRM Model Code of Conduct.
Eric holds the CIPP/US certification from the International Association of Privacy Professionals and the CEDS certification from the Association of Certified E-Discovery Professionals. He is licensed to practice law in California and Minnesota.