Recognized by Chambers and Partners as one of the top eDiscovery practitioners, Eric Schwarz is an internationally recognized thought leader and testifying expert with over 25 years advising clients in the fields of electronic discovery, data privacy, and computer forensics. He is a founding and still active member of the Sedona Conference Working Group on Electronic Document Retention and Production and he has served as one of the co-chairs of Sedona’s litigation hold special project team. Eric is also an original, and still active member of the Sedona Conference Working Group on International Disclosure, Discovery, and Privacy.
Eric has led large global engagements for clients based in the United States and abroad and he has testified as an expert in computer forensic science and electronic
discovery. Eric has also served as Court Appointed Neutral examiner regarding eDiscovery and computer forensic issues. He has worked on matters such as insider trading investigations, foreign regulatory agency investigations, intellectual property disputes, Securities and Exchange Commission investigations, parallel proceedings and multi-state class action lawsuits.
Eric is a Certified Information Privacy Professional (CIPP/E) and a Certified Information Privacy Manager (CIPM). Eric is also certified as a seized computer evidence recovery specialist (SCERS) by the Federal Law Enforcement Training Center.