Episode Summary: AI and analytics are picking up momentum in the ediscovery space. With new tools that can help ediscovery professionals see trends and patterns in their data as well as identify inefficiencies and opportunities, it is no wonder that these types of solutions are being more regularly adopted. Hear first hand how an industry veteran and early adopter recently applied AI to help detect privilege data to significantly reduce the time and money spent on privilege review on a large matter.
As senior attorney, Christian leads the Discovery and Litigation Technology group in the Washington office. He advises clients on defensible data retention, preservation, collection, review and production processes for antitrust, securities enforcement, and litigation matters. He also trains Cleary attorneys and co-counsel on discovery-related issues with a focus on both information governance and artificial intelligence, including predictive coding, and speaks externally on these issues.
In this role, Christian develops policies for clients on retention of data, negotiates discovery procedures and utilization of advanced technology with government regulators and opposing counsel, prepares clients for and defends 30(b)(6) depositions on data preservation and discovery issues, revises client collection processes, and implements sophisticated technology processes, including customized usage of predictive coding, for identification of data for review and production.
Prior to joining the firm, Christian worked at Xerox Litigation Services, where he consulted with clients on the usage of advanced technology and processes in response to discovery requests.
The podcast wholly devoted to pursuing the legal technology revolution. Co-hosts Bill Mariano and Rob Hellewell explore the impacts and possibilities that new technology is creating by streamlining workflows for ediscovery, compliance, and information governance.