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Making a Molehill Out of a Mountain: What Attorneys Need to Know About Document Review

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  • Description
    E-discovery budgets are notoriously high yet few companies have succeeded in finding ways to reduce such costs. This CLE course will provide practical strategies for the implementation of protocols to govern information assessment and gathering. These guidelines will streamline the process of identifying important documents and other e-discovery activities, minimizing the data sent out for review. The course will cover best practices for identifying responsive data in the early stages, case law on e-discovery preservation and collection standards and tips for updating and modifying information governance procedures.
  • Instructor Bio

    Scott Giordano

    Scott Giordano, Esq. is an experienced attorney with more than 16 years legal, technology and risk management consulting experience. Holding both Information Security Systems Professional (CISSP) and Certified Information Privacy Professional (CIPP) certifications, Giordano serves as Exterro’s subject matter expert on the intersection of law and technology as it applies to e-discovery, information governance, compliance and risk management issues.

    Richard Vestuto

    Richard Vestuto specializes in providing legal insight, best-practices guidance and other technology-based litigation and data retention strategies to corporate and law-firm clients. He has developed eDiscovery response plans and strategies, litigation hold policies, information governance strategies, defensible disposition tactics, early case assessment strategies and preservation/data acquisition plans.

    Clients have engaged his services for Meet and Confer consulting and Rule 30(b)(6) deposition preparation and participation. He has served as an expert witness in numerous jurisdictions;testifying and/or drafting affidavits and similar court submissions attesting to validity of searches, forensic investigation procedures and findings, eDiscovery procedures, cost-sharing, and spoliation. He has had extensive experience in crossborder litigation involving EU and other international data privacy restrictions.

    Vestuto has consulted in more than 200 litigations and investigations. He has conducted more than 100 accredited CLE presentations nationally and internationally. He has also presented around the world on eDiscovery, data retention and compliance, computer forensics, FCPA matters, cross-border litigation, the Dodd-Frank Whistleblower Rules, early case assessment and other ESI related issues.

    A contributing member of The Sedona Conference, Sedona’s Electronic Document Retention and Production Working Group (WG1), the EDRM Project and the EDRM’s Identification and Collection Committee. He is also a member of the NY State Bar Association, American Bar Association, the ABA Advisory Panel, Section of Litigation of the ABA, ABA Cyberspace Law Committee, Association of the Bar of the City of New York, ILTA, ARMA and the Digital Forensics Association.

    Vestuto is an attorney admitted to practice in New York State. He earned his J.D. at Touro Law School and attended Fordham University’s Graduate School of Business where he studied Media Management.