M. James (Jim) Daley, Esq.,CIPP/US combines over thirty-five years of complex litigation experience, with his Master’s Degree in Information Systems and his Information Privacy Professional Certification to help global clients reduce the legal risk and cost of compliance with eDiscovery, information governance, and data privacy obligations.
Jim serves as a trusted advisor for a wide variety of Fortune 500 clients, as was profiled by The American Lawyer as “Who You Gonna Call” for national coordinating e-discovery counsel. Jim helps clients develop and implement practical and defensible eDiscovery, information governance and data privacy solutions including eDiscovery response procedures and protocols in U.S. and cross-border litigation and regulatory contexts; legal hold and legal hold compliance monitoring processes, procedures and technology; U.S. and global records and information management policies, schedules and training; disposition of legacy electronic and print information, including backup tapes and legacy archives and systems; proactive email archiving and unstructured electronic records management solutions for eliminating information not required for legal and business reasons; and helping clients mitigate the legal risk of implementing cloud computing, social networking and other emerging technologies.
Jim is a frequent author and speaker on eDiscovery, information governance and data privacy and security issues. His service and publications include: Co-Founder and Co-Chair of The Sedona Conference® Working Group Six on International Electronic Information Management, Discovery and Disclosure (2008-2012); Senior Editor of “The Sedona Conference® International Principles on Discovery, Disclosure and Data Protection” (2011); Author of “Information Age Catch 22: The Challenge of Technology to Cross-Border Disclosure and Data Privacy,” 11 Sedona Conf. J. 121 (Fall 2011); Contributing Author of the first German-language treatise on e-discovery: “E-Discovery im internationalen Rechtsstreit und Datenschutz,” Erich Schmidt Verlag, Berlin (2011); Editor-in-Chief of “The Sedona Conference® Framework for Analysis of Cross-Border Discovery Conflicts (2008), among others.