Orlando FL

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Day 1

9:00AM - 10:00AM
10:00AM - 11:00AM

Doug Austin

Vice President of Professional Services
Doug Austin is the Vice President of Professional Services for CloudNine.  At CloudNine, Doug manages professional services consulting projects for CloudNine clients.  Overall, Doug has over 25 years of experience providing legal technology consulting, technical project management and software development services to numerous commercial and government clients.  Doug has managed projects...

C. Matthew Detzel

Attorney at Akerman LLP
Associate, Fraud and Recovery
Matt Detzel focuses his practice on business litigation and appeals. Matt has handled a variety of matters including contract disputes, enforcement of negotiable instruments, and suits involving intellectual property licensing and trade secret protection. He has also defended clients in regulatory compliance matters brought by local, state, and federal government bodies as well as tort actions brought...

R. Christopher Dix

Smith Hulsey & Busey
Chris practices in the area of complex commercial litigation. His experience includes litigation of disputes involving contracts, real property, estates and trusts, fraudulent transfers, mechanics liens, corporate control and business entities.Chris has also earned the CEDS (Certified E-Discovery Specialist) designation from the Association of Certified E-Discovery Specialists, and is President of...

Neil Etheridge

Chief Marketing Officer
A 17-year veteran of the legal tech industry, Neil combines a deep understanding of law firms, legal departments, and the legal tech industry with a passion for delivering revolutionary legal technology. Before joining DISCO, Neil was vice president of product marketing for Recommind, where he was responsible for product marketing, strategy, and competitive intelligence across all of Recommind’s...

This session will discuss how big data and the variety of data sources are forcing a greater emphasis on pre-litigation data discovery, as well as integration and automation of enterprise on-premise platforms and cloud platforms before and during legal discovery.  Panelists will discuss topics such as:


+ Drivers for Discovery Needs Today

+ Differentiating Data and Legal Discovery Trends Toward Integration and 

+ Automation Whether Cloud Automation if Revolutionizing Discovery

+ Impact of International Data Privacy Concerns and GDPR on Data and Legal Discovery

11:00AM - 12:00PM

Greg Osinoff

The Osinoff Group
Chief Executive Officer
Protect Your Business with the Osinoff Group — Your Trusted Cyber Resource.Assess. Comply. Defend. Insure.The Osinoff Group helps safeguard your sensitive data from insider and outsider threats. We combine deep experience with world-class security solutions designed to secure your business from cybersecurity breaches. Our expert security team and proven platforms radically improve your defense...

Bruno Genovese, Esq

Data Privacy & Cybersecurity Sr. Manager
Juris Doctor. Cybersecurity & Data Privacy Master of Laws from Loyola Law School. Privacy & Technology Master of Laws from University of Strasbourg, France. California bar registered Foreign Legal Consultant (France / E.U). Active member of the French bar).Data Privacy & Cybersecurity Sr. Manager Avocatis - Los Angeles, CA - September 2011 to Present Analyses, designs and maintains privacy...

Martha Huber

Deutsche Bank
AVP, eDiscovery Change Governance Lead
Experienced Certified eDiscovery Specialist (CEDS), Privacy Professional (CIPT, FIP, and CIPP/US) and Project Manager (PMP) with 20+ years experience in high tech, retail, and financial services solution delivery, with a focus on Information-by-Design strategy, data security, data governance, data protection, continuous improvement, audit and regulatory response, strategic roadmap development, and...
Data which that must be captured, reviewed and produced can range from a sensitive intellectual property (e.g., "the recipe") to financial data, to employee data and beyond. Naturally, Counsel goes to great lengths to protect client information, leveraging confidentiality orders, limitations in scope, and every other available means to safeguard data that will be turned over to an opposing or third party. Privacy is also a significant factor when it comes to big data. This session will cover changing world of legal technology landscape and its impact on the modern legal departments of Privacy, Internal Process and the legal steps you need to be aware of. 
Information Governance – Data as an Asset and new GDPR guidelines for protecting data
Vendor Agreements / Vendor Obligations specific to data privacy – how to manage risk
Privacy and eDiscovery considerations when designing systems and processes (privacy by design)
Process Governance and Continuous Improvement – using Lean and Agile methodologies to reduce risk while improving your overall audit readiness profile
Technology and the changing Legal landscape – knowing your client’s systems and technologies, and the importance of technical competence in the Litigation process
12:25PM - 1:35PM

A lawyers’s ability to negotiate is in many ways the most important skill a lawyer can have.  In this session, technology lawyer, negotiator, author and frequent speaker on negotiating skills, Mark Grossman will give you the benefit of what he learned in his 30 plus years as a technology lawyer and negotiator.


In this session, you will learn to: 

Understand the importance of knowing your BATNA - Best Alternative to a Negotiated Agreement

Understand why listening is an important negotiating skill

Handle people who use bullying as a negotiating tactic 

Use the mere passage of time to your advantage 

Get the other side to reveal their unspoken agenda 

Trade items that are unimportant to you to gain important concessions 

Strategically use escalations to gain concessions

Appreciate the significance of this Grossman-ism – “He who drafts sets the agenda”

Differentiate those rare situations where email negotiations help

Use WebEx to speed up your negotiations

Use "authority" and “lack of authority” strategically

Understand how to use back channel communication effectively

Negotiate precise contract language

Use an important takeaway in team negotiating strategy from Marlon Brando in “The Godfather"


1:45PM - 2:45PM

Ralph Colby Losey

Jackson Lewis
Attorney / Shareholder and National e-Discovery Counsel
Practicing attorney, shareholder and National e-Discovery Counsel for Jackson Lewis PC, an 800+ attorney law firm with 52 offices in U.S. Served as commercial litigation attorney 1980-2006. Specialist in electronic discovery, with a sub-speciality in electronic document review using artificial intelligence. Author of five books and a blog with opinion, analysis and news since 2006: e-DiscoveryTeam.com....

The United States District Court for the Southern District Court of Florida is now revising it’s Local Rule 16.1 on Pretrial Procedure in Civil Actions. The revisions pertain to Rule 16.1(b),  Scheduling Conference and Order. The amendments will go into effect on December 1, 2017. These amendments include an excellent new 33-point e-discovery checklist. Ralph Losey will speak about the Court's checklist and preparing for the Case Management Conference, including preparation of a parties proposed Discovery Plan.

3:00PM - 4:00PM

Sean Reddick

Kuro Group
Managing Director
Based in Washington, D.C., Mr. Reddick worked with Ogletree’s attorneys and clients to develop and implement internal and external solutions for effectively managing large document and electronic discovery projects throughout the entire case life-cycle. A previous litigator, Mr. Reddick has diverse experience in the areas of information governance, forensic collection and analysis, litigation...

Adriana Linares

LawTech Partners
Legal Technology Consultant
Until launching LawTech Partners in January 2004, I spent seven years in the technology departments of two of Floridas largest law firms. Today, I help law firms, legal departments, legal aid groups and legal technology startups in the same way. I also have the privilege of being an on-call technology consultant to the Florida Bar Board of Governors and their various committees. Im thrilled to be the...

Suzanne Clark, Esq., CEDS

eDiscovery CoCounsel, pllc
Of Counsel
eDiscovery CoCounsel, pllc is a law firm providing consumer lawyers and their clients with cutting edge Electronic Discovery practice and evidence management. We provide these services in the areas of Complex and Multi-District Litigation. www.edcc.legalPrior to joining eDiscovery CoCounsel, pllc, Suzanne Hollifield Clark was an Associate at Jimerson & Cobb, P.A. where she concentrated her practice...

Chad Roberts

eDiscovery CoCounsel, pllc
Discovery Counsel
Chad Roberts is a seasoned trial lawyer with a career focused on technology, complex litigation, and multi-district litigation.  He has been a litigation partner at an AmLaw 20 multi-national law firm as well as a small, boutique trial firm, winning multi-million dollar verdicts as lead trial counsel. His focus at eDiscovery CoCounsel, pllc includes predictive coding technology,...

Lawrence H. Kolin

Upchurch Watson
Mediator & Arbitrator
Before mediating with UWWM, Lawrence Kolin practiced law for 20 years in diverse areas of civil trial work and was a partner in a statewide law firm. He began his alternative dispute resolution practice in 2001 and established his own successful Winter Park mediation firm as a full-time neutral in 2010.Active in local and state bar associations, Lawrence chaired the recent effort to amend Florida Civil...

Case Management has evolved from simply aggregating the documents surrounding discovery to a collection of actionable intelligence in the business of litigation. Complex legal environments with vast amounts of data are no longer large company problems, whether it is thousands of cases or a few large multi-district matters, capturing and repurposing work product is as important as the documents that are used to try a case. This session will discuss the advances of technology and how to implement new a process using technology and best practices. 


This evolution has occurred using visual analytics to gain control and begin to understand the business of litigation. From jurisdictional settlement analysis to product/drug/ip specific business intelligence, case documents now serve the corporations business decisions.

4:15PM - 5:15PM

Cash Butler

Cash Butler is a seasoned electronic discovery expert having over 14 years of experience as a service provider. Cash is an expert at legal vendor and project management and is the founder of ClariLegal, an eDiscovery vendor management platform that matches corporations and law firms with the right vendors who have the right service offering at the right price. The ClariLegal solution saves time and...

Alvin F. Lindsay

Hogan Lovells US LLP
Al Lindsay knows how to make the complex understandable and put his clients best case forward. Whether the dispute relates to a multi-billion-dollar power-plant construction project, a nationwide product-liability class action, the crash of an airliner in South America, or even a presidential election, Al relies on his more than a quarter-century of experience litigating some of the most important...

Deborah K. Hoffman, Esq.

2017-18 Chairperson of the Association of Corporate Counsel Financial Services Committee
Debbie Hoffman is a financial services attorney with a specialization in blockchain, cryptocurrency and technology innovation. Debbie serves as the 2017-18 Chairperson of the Association of Corporate Counsel Financial Services Committee. Debbie was previously the Chief Legal Officer of Digital Risk, LLC overseeing the company’s legal and compliance functions. Prior to that she was an attorney...

David Hancock, CEDS

Manager of Litigation Support and eDiscovery Services

James H. Beckett

Jim is the CEO of new legal startup, Qualmet.  Qualmet measures the value delivered by law firms to their corporate clients.  The Qualmet process aligns expectations  through measuring, sharing and collaborating around legal and business performance metrics,  thereby creating higher satisfaction and value for both in-house and outside counsel. Prior to taking the helm at Qualmet,...

Selecting a vendor can be very time consumming. Learn the multiple solutions from experts that deal with this issue. 

Brief summary of ethical considerations

  - applicable Model Rule

  - standard of care

  - security

Project considerations

 - needs of the case and client

  - EDRM spectrum coverage, and teams involved

Vendor Contract Negotiation and Terms 

 - SLAs

 - audits

 - understanding subcontractors/third party product

Vendor Qualifications and Capabilities

 - due diligence

 - certifications

Document Review Team

 - onshore/offshore

 - language/technical ability

In-House vs.Outsourced Discovery

 - on-prem or cloud

 - qualitative differences in software v. price

 - EDRM coverage

Choosing Outside Counsel

 - footprint in venue

 - expertise

 - success record

 - support and infrastructure

5:15PM - 7:00PM

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As for deep blu seafood grille's atmosphere, it's sublime and divine. The contemporary décor is warm and inviting while the open kitchen is apt to stoke your appetite to explore unchartered courses. You may even be inspired to try out one of our private dining options. These secluded settings are perfect for couples, families, and business travelers looking for a quiet spot to seal the deal.



“Amazing food, Amazing service. Would recommend to anyone who enjoys seafood...” - TripAdvisor Review

Chef’s Table

You have not truly lived until you've partaken in a one-of-a-kind chef demonstration at deep blu seafood grille at the Wyndham Grand Orlando Resort Bonnet Creek. Our world-renowned chefs await you with a four to five course tasting menu for a maximum of four guests.

You'll be seated at the counter in our open air kitchen, providing you with an up close and personal look at the food as its being prepared especially for you.

The perfect spot for your small gatherings

The private dining room is the perfect spot to hold your small gathering at the Wyndham Grand Orlando Resort. Our Bonnet Creek hotel boasts several options, including one room that can accommodate up to 32 guests for either business events or personal gatherings. 

For parties of 10 or more, please call us at 407-390-2423.