The program covers important, specialized topics such as electronic discovery in government investigations and utilizing legal project management for defensibility.
Washington, DC (PRWEB) March 30, 2015
eTERA Consulting, an internationally recognized and award-winning leader in data and technology management, today announced the launch of a very unique and comprehensive one day Electronic Discovery Training Program designed for attorneys and litigation support professionals who are employed by corporations, law firms and government agencies. The program provides substantive training and practical insights into the many legal and business challenges, issues and risks that must be managed across the entire Electronic Discovery Reference Model (“EDRM”). In addition, the program covers important, specialized topics such as electronic discovery in government investigations and utilizing legal project management for defensibility.
The Electronic Discovery Training Program was developed by eTERA’s Vice President and General Counsel, Ashish Prasad. Mr. Prasad is widely regarded as among the leading experts on discovery in the U.S. and has served as Litigation Partner, Founder, and Chair of the Mayer Brown LLP Electronic Discovery and Records Management Group, Executive Editor of The Sedona Principles: Best Practices Recommendations & Principles for Addressing Electronic Document Production, Co-Editor in Chief of the Practicing Law Institute treatise Electronic Discovery Deskbook: Law and Practice, and Adjunct Professor of Law at Northwestern University Law School.
“The training program was developed to help our clients effectively manage not only the legal issues of eDiscovery but also the business, data and technology management challenges that must be addressed,” said Mr. Prasad. “This cross-functional training approach, coupled with constantly updated course materials, ensures that our clients are at the forefront of the constantly changing eDiscovery challenges and risks.”
In addition to Mr. Prasad, the Electronic Discovery Training Program speakers from eTERA Consulting include Todd Haley, Vice President of Business Intelligence, and Vazantha Meyers, Director of Managed Review. Mr. Haley has over 16 years of information technology and litigation support experience, including serving as Chief Technology Officer with Spriggs and Hollingsworth, and is an Adjunct Professor on legal technology at Georgetown University. Ms. Meyers has extensive experience in all matters of document review and discovery, and has worked as a Litigation Associate at Mayer Brown LLP. She has written many articles and presentations on various topics related to electronic discovery.
The Electronic Discovery Training Program is provided free of charge and is delivered onsite at a client’s designated location. Continuing legal education credit is available for the training program.
About eTERA Consulting
eTERA Consulting, Built by the clients, for the clients™ is an award-winning leader in data and technology management providing innovative solutions to help clients overcome the high costs of managing large volumes of data, electronic discovery and content searching. As an international consultancy, eTERA offers five key services across the Electronic Discovery Reference Model including Early Information Assessment®, Forens1cs One℠, 1ntelligent One™, Rev1ew One™ and Opt1mum One.® These services help clients to proactively identify and analyze data early in the process allowing for significant data reduction, enhanced decision-making abilities, significant savings on eDiscovery costs and defensibility. eTERA Consulting provides clients with the necessary swat-team of experts needed to effectively manage litigation, government investigations and regulatory matters. eTERA Consulting utilizes software tools verified by the Gartner Group and is SSAE-16 certified to ensure the protection of client data. Headquartered in Washington, DC, and with offices in Chicago, Brussels, London and Paris, eTERA Consulting has served the legal industry since 2004. eTERA Consulting was selected by the Legal Times in 2014 as the Best End-to-End Litigation Consulting Firm and in 2013 as the Best Data and Technology Management eDiscovery Provider. eTERA Consulting has also been recognized by the National Law Journal for four consecutive years as the nation’s top End-to-End eDiscovery Company.