QuisLex’s Andrew Goodman to Lead Panel on the Ethics of Legal Process Outsourcing at Electronic Discovery Institute Leadership Summit

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Session Will Focus on Best Practices to Achieve a Competitive Advantage Through Outsourcing While Avoiding Ethical Issues

QuisLex, a premier offshore provider of legal support services, announced today that Andrew Goodman, its Executive Director of Litigation Services, will moderate a panel discussion entitled “Meeting Ethical Responsibilities for Legal Outsourcing” at the upcoming Electronic Discovery Institute (EDI) Leadership Summit in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. The panel will take place on October 18, 2012 at 10:20 a.m.

A number of regulatory bodies in the U.S. have issued ethical guidance for attorneys working with external legal support providers. “While QuisLex’s commitment to quality, transparent reporting and security are goals unto themselves, they also serve another purpose – to give the attorneys with whom we work confidence that we are helping them satisfy their ethical obligations,” says Goodman. “In addition, our defensible, reliable processes aid our clients in responding to any objections or challenges from opposing parties that they might face during the discovery process.

The panel of speakers includes Vincent Catanzaro, Senior Counsel and Global Discovery Manager for DuPont Legal; Michael Boland, Managing Director of Drinker Discovery Solutions LLC; and Mike Sieja, Assistant General Counsel for Altria Client Services, Inc. Led by Goodman, they will discuss the latest challenges and solutions facing corporations when outsourcing document reviews and other e-discovery-related work, as well as the most up-to-date ethical rules and considerations governing legal outsourcing. In particular, they will focus on how corporations can improve the efficiency of their workflow and manage risk and costs while still meeting their ethical responsibilities.

The three-day EDI Leadership Summit focuses on large organization decision makers who manage complex legal challenges. The summit offers an opportunity to collaborate with the top minds in the legal technology and information management community while gaining knowledge about evolving technologies and analyzing the latest trends behind cyber security, privacy, internal investigations, pricing, processing and RFPs. This year’s EDI Leadership Summit will be held from October 17 to 19 at the Ritz Carlton in Fort Lauderdale, Florida.

To learn more about the EDI Leadership Summit and to register, visit http://edileadershipsummit.org/. For more information about QuisLex, please visit http://www.QuisLex.com.

About Andrew Goodman:
Andrew has over 16 years of experience actively managing and supervising large-scale, complex document reviews in numerous industries and practice areas. He has trained multiple large teams on document review and creating privilege logs, and is currently responsible for spearheading QuisLex's litigation training programs. He also manages key aspects of QuisLex's client and vendor relationships. Andrew frequently speaks on topics related to e-discovery and legal project management. He received his J.D. and M.B.A. from Washington University in St. Louis and earned a B.A. with honors from the University of Michigan.

About QuisLex:
A premier, pure-play, legal support services provider with offices in New York, Chicago and Hyderabad (India), QuisLex was founded by attorneys from Skadden Arps, Shearman & Sterling and Sidley Austin. Our growth over the last eight years from three to over 600 permanent employees has been fueled almost entirely by repeat work from existing clients and client references. We focus exclusively on providing complex and specialized legal support services, such as early case assessment and document review for litigation, contract review and management, and M&A services, to our litigation and corporate clients, which include Fortune 500 companies, leading US and international law firms, and large financial institutions. For more information on QuisLex, please visit http://www.QuisLex.com.

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