The Joy of eDiscovery



Ralph Artigliere

Ralph Artigliere was Circuit Judge for the 10th Judicial Circuit for seven years following a 24-year career as a trial lawyer handling primarily medical malpractice and product liability cases. Artigliere was Board Certified in Civil Trial Law by The Florida Bar and was the 2008 “Florida Board Certified Lawyer of the Year.” He is a Fellow of the American College of Trial Lawyers. 

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Doug Austin

Doug Austin is the Editor of eDiscovery Today and is an established eDiscovery thought leader with over 30 years of experience providing eDiscovery best practices, legal technology consulting and technical project management services to numerous clients. Doug has published a daily blog since 2010 and has written numerous articles and white papers.

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Craig Ball

Craig Ball hails from Texas, works in Austin and happily calls the Big Easy home. A graduate of Rice University and the University of Texas School of Law, Craig is a trial lawyer and certified computer forensic examiner. Licensed in Texas since 1982, 

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Patricia D. Barksdale

Patricia Barksdale was sworn-in as a United States Magistrate Judge on November 1, 2013. Judge Barksdale received her B.A. and J.D. from the University of Florida. After graduating 2nd in her law school class, Judge Barksdale clerked for the Honorable Emmett R.

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Julie K. Brown

Julie Brown has worked in legal technology for over 30 years. She works closely with attorneys to solve business problems in her role as the Director of Practice Technology at Vorys, Sater, Seymour and Pease. Julie leads a team of accomplished legal technologists and is passionate about the convergence of law,

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Ian Campbell

Ian Campbell is President & CEO of iCONECT, a global market leader in producing cutting-edge innovative eDiscovery Document Review software used by leading law firms in some of the world’s most complex legal cases. He is responsible for sales operations and business development,

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Suzanne Clark

Suzanne Clark is a graduate of the University of Florida College of Law, and is Of Counsel at Beasley, Allen, Crow, Methvin, Portis & Miles, P.C. where she serves as Discovery Counsel for the firm’s Mass Torts Section. Suzanne works remotely from Jacksonville,

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Jared Coseglia

Jared Coseglia is the founder & CEO of TRU Staffing Partners, an award-winning staffing company representing talent and opportunities in the data privacy, e-discovery, and cybersecurity verticals since 2010. Coseglia has successfully placed over 3000 professionals in full-time and temporary positions at the Fortune 1000,

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C. Matthew Detzel

Matthew Detzel is an Orlando litigation attorney who focuses his practice on helping institutional clients detect, respond to and resolve complex fraud schemes, routinely serving as advisor, investigator and as an advocate in litigation and appeals. Mr. Detzel brings the innovator’s spirit from his past work in the technology sector to each of these roles to help clients overcome the heightened challenges and increased threat of fraud and exposure brought about by the digital age. 

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Victoria Edelman

Victoria Edelman is a Director in the External Data Sharing program for Capital One in McLeam, Virginia. She manages the Core workstream tasked with reviewing and issuing Permits to Share for teams sharing Human Data outside the bank. This operational process shepherds data sharing teams through the Permit process.

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Hon. James C. Francis IV

James C. Francis IV is an arbitrator, mediator, and special master with JAMS. From 2017 through 2019, he was a Distinguished Lecturer at the CUNY School of Law, where he taught Electronic Discovery and other courses. From 1985 until 2017,

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Adam Gajadharsingh

Adam is a Discovery Counsel at Google and helps manage complex e-discovery issues, with a particular focus on privilege issues and training. He is also co-lead of a drafting team through The Sedona Conference preparing a Commentary on how to reduce the burdens of the privilege logging process.

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William Hamilton

William Hamilton is a University of Florida Levin College of Law Skills Professor. Professor Hamilton teaches electronic discovery, data analytics, and complex litigation. Mr. Hamilton is also the Executive Director of the International Center for Automated Information Retrieval at the law school.

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Canaan Himmelbaum

Canaan Himmelbaum is the Global Director at Consilio. He is considered an authority on collection processes, search syntax creation and application, data processing, the use of analytics technologies and document review project management. Canaan practiced law for eight years as both in-house and outside counsel.

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David Horrigan

David Horrigan is discovery counsel and legal education director at Relativity. An attorney, law school guest lecturer, award-winning journalist, and former legal industry analyst, David leads Relativity’s legal education and analyst relations programs. He serves on the Global Advisory Board of the Association of Certified E-Discovery Specialists (ACEDS),

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Tessa K. Jacob

Tessa has been practicing law at Husch Blackwell LLP for 28 years where she is a partner and co-chair of the firm’s eDiscovery Solutions group. Tessa has a strong understanding of the legal, technical, and strategic aspects of eDiscovery. She has served as lead eDiscovery counsel in numerous class actions and has led eDiscovery efforts for numerous companies that were the target of investigations by the Department of Justice,

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Rose Hunter Jones

Rose is a Partner and King & Spalding’s Global Director of e-Discovery Project Management and Technology and co-leads the firm’s E-Discovery practice which was identified as one of the top e-discovery and information governance practices in the country by Chambers USA and Legal 500.

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Hon. Gary R. Jones

Judge Jones has served as a United States Magistrate Judge for 22 years, first for the Middle District of Florida and then for the past 11 years for the Northern District of Florida. Judge Jones currently also serves as a magistrate judge in the District of Columbia through an intercircuit assignment and as a magistrate judge on recall for the Southern District of New York.  

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Hon. Tanya Kennedy

Hon. Tanya R. Kennedy was appointed in July 2020 as an Associate Justice of the Appellate Division, First Department by Governor Andrew M. Cuomo. Prior to her appointment, Justice Kennedy served as a Justice of the Supreme Court, New York County,

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Leslie King O’Neal

Leslie King O’Neal is associate general counsel at Brasfield & Gorrie, L.L.C., an ENR top 25 general commercial contractor. Prior to joining Brasfield & Gorrie, she was in private practice with several law firms, including Greenberg Traurig and Holland &

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Jay Leib

Jay Leib is responsible for the Reveal platform’s innovation and strategy and tasked with accelerating the adoption of Reveal’s Brainspace and NexLP artificial intelligence technology. Jay is the founder and former CEO of NexLP, which Reveal acquired in August of 2020.

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Martha Louks

Martha Louks oversees the e-discovery technology team at McDermott, where she focuses on implementing high-value, efficiency-driven solutions to improve the delivery of legal services for clients. She collaborates with legal teams to develop technology and workflow approaches that align with case strategy,

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Bobby Malhotra

Bobby Malhotra is a litigation partner at Winston & Strawn. His practice focuses on navigating complex eDiscovery issues in high-stakes litigation and investigations using his combination of both technical knowledge and legal experience. He regularly advises clients on matters related to eDiscovery preparedness and planning and execution, Read more about: Bobby Malhotra  »

William Matthewman

United States Magistrate Judge William Matthewman was appointed to the federal bench in 2012. He sits in the West Palm Beach division of the United States District Court for the Southern District of Florida. As a U.S. Magistrate Judge, he handles both civil and criminal cases.

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Hon. Mac R. McCoy

Mac R. McCoy serves as a United States Magistrate Judge in the Fort Myers Division of the U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Florida. Judge McCoy has participated in the UF Law E-Discovery Conference since 2018, endeavoring to bring a practical judicial perspective to the conference faculty.

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Paul H. McVoy

Paul is the co-founder and CEO of Meta-e Discovery LLC, a company that is driven to leverage technology on behalf of its clients. Paul has been at the forefront of discovery for 24 years, working on matters for both individuals in small cases as well as large,

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Scott A. Milner

Scott Milner is a Chambers ranked litigator and legal entrepreneur who has practiced at the intersection of law, technology, and design for nearly two decades. Scott is the co-leader and one of the original attorneys of Morgan Lewis’s eData practice,

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Joy Murao

Joy Murao is the founder and CEO of Practice Aligned Resources (PAR), a legal technology education and consulting company. PAR designs, delivers and supports bespoke training and workflow programs covering the full litigation lifecycle, from information governance to trial.

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Tom O’Connor

Tom O’Connor is a nationally known consultant, speaker, and writer in the field of legal technology. A New England native who graduated from The Johns Hopkins University in 1972 with a BA in Political Science, he later earned a J.D.

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Ryan O’Leary

Ryan O’Leary is a Research Manager in IDC’s Security and Trust research program covering Privacy and Legal Technology. In this role, Mr. O’Leary leverages his legal experience to provide perspective on changes in laws, shifting regulation, and other market forces that affect technology decision making today for both law firms and corporations. 

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Kenya Parrish-Dixon

Kenya Parrish-Dixon is an expert in information governance, cybersecurity and eDiscovery. She currently is the General Counsel and the Chief Operating Officer for Empire Technologies Risk Management Group, a Cybersecurity, Information Governance, and eDiscovery corporate holding company. Kenya was instrumental in the development of the Association of Corporate Counsel’s Data Steward Program,

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Farrah Pepper

Farrah Pepper is the Chief Legal Innovation Counsel (CLIC) at Marsh McLennan, where she makes things…click. Farrah created and leads the company’s Legal Innovation & Technology (LIT) team, including the LIT innovation lab and the legal data discovery program.

Farrah is member of the Board of Directors and a regional chapter leader of CLOC (Corporate Legal Operations Consortium),

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Mike Quartararo

Mike Quartararo is the President of the Association of Certified E-Discovery Specialists (ACEDS), the world’s leading organization for training and certification in e-discovery. For more than 10 years, ACEDS has trained lawyers, paralegals and other legal support professionals at law firms,

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Dan Regard

For the past 25 years, Dan Regard has stood as a visionary and vanguard for domestic and global issues revolving around the use of data analytics.

His experience as a consultant and respected subject matter expert continues to make him a sought-after speaker,

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Maribel Rivera

As senior director at ACEDS, Maribel is responsible for local chapter, membership, event management, and strategic partner engagement. A seasoned professional who has helped brands and businesses connect with their audiences and achieve their goals, her breadth of experience, strategic and creative abilities unlock innovation and bring business ideas to life.

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Chad Roberts

Chad S. Roberts founded eDiscovery CoCounsel, pllc in 2013 after a successful twenty-year career as merits counsel representing consumers in complex litigation. Continuously AV rated since 1996, he holds an Engineering Science degree from the Georgia Institute of Technology and graduated with high honors from the Florida State University College of Law.

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Hon. Xavier Rodriguez

Xavier Rodriguez is a former Texas Supreme Court Justice and currently sits on the bench as a United States District Judge for the Western District of Texas. Born in San Antonio, Texas, he received his bachelor’s degree from Harvard University,

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Laura A. Rosenbury

Laura A. Rosenbury is the Dean and Levin, Mabie & Levin Professor of Law at University of Florida Levin College of Law. Since joining UF Law in July 2015, Dean Rosenbury has focused on raising the national and international profile of the law school.

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Maria Salacuse

Maria Salacuse is the Assistant General Counsel for Technology at the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission’s (EEOC) Office of General Counsel where she serves as the agency’s lead eDiscovery counsel, oversees the EEOC’s litigation support department and ensures that the technological and ESI training needs of more than 300 attorneys,

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Sunny Sanghani

Sunny Sanghani is a managing director of consulting projects for Protiviti’s legal consulting solutions practice. Sunny and his team provides services to nearly all industry groups within the legal consulting vertical. Sunny maintains several certifications including his CEDS, CPA, CRMA,

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Amy Sellars

Amy Sellars is the Lead Senior Counsel, Head of Legal Operations for CBRE, the world’s largest commercial real estate company. In her Operations role, Amy manages the Global eDiscovery Function. Amy has extensive experience in this space, helping to build eDiscovery and Information Management functions at Williams,

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Ilan Sherr

Ilan is Executive Director and founder of Aiscension, which uses artificial intelligence to spot risks within a business. Aiscension utilises the most advanced forms of neural-net deep-learning AI to identify regulatory risks within data in a fast, accurate and cost-effective way.

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Michelle Six

Michelle Six is a partner in Kirkland’s New York office, where she advises clients on strategic electronic discovery considerations and data protection and privacy issues. She focuses her practice on the development and execution of defensible eDiscovery processes in connection with contentious,

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Hon. Julie S. Sneed

Julie S. Sneed was appointed as a United States Magistrate Judge for the United States District Court, Middle District of Florida on June 15, 2015. Judge Sneed received her Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Florida and her Juris Doctor degree from the Florida State University College of Law.

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George Socha

George Socha is responsible for increasing market awareness and adoption of Reveal’s platform globally. Additionally, George is tasked with guiding the product roadmap and consulting with Reveal customers on effective deployment of legal technology. In 2005, he co-founded the Electronic Discovery Reference Model (EDRM) whose frameworks and content have empowered a generation of legal professionals.

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Jeanne Somma

Jeanne Somma is the Chief Legal Office and Head of Managed Review at Lineal Services. She has over a decade of experience in the legal industry, with strong expertise in eDiscovery, analytics application, and consultation regarding defensible uses of technology in document review and production.

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Robin E. Stewart

Robin E. Stewart is the founder and Chair of Kutak Rock’s eDiscovery Practice Group and she maintains an active litigation practice where she regularly appears in state and federal courts across the country. The National eDiscovery Leadership Institute (NeLI) was the brainchild of Ms.

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Ariana J. Tadler

Ariana J. Tadler is the founding partner of Tadler Law LLP, a WBENC-certified, women-owned boutique law firm handling complex litigation on behalf of businesses, consumers, and investors. Ariana has 28+ years’ experience litigating and managing securities, consumer and data breach class actions and complex litigation.

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Jessie G. Torres

Jessie Torres is a partner at Berger Singerman serving as the Director of eDiscovery & Litigation Support based in its Miami office. Jessie is a proven, creative eDiscovery professional with more than nine years of eDiscovery and managed review experience.

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Kelly Twigger

Recognized by Corporate eDiscovery in 2018 as one of the voices driving the conversation in ediscovery, Kelly Twigger is a practicing attorney, software developer, blogger, author, and speaker on issues in electronic discovery and legal technology. As Principal at ESI Attorneys,

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