Washington, DC (PRWEB) August 30, 2013
iDiscovery Solutions (iDS), an award-winning, global legal technology expert services firm, is proud to sponsor Robert D. Owen, Partner with Sutherland, Asbill & Brennan LLP’s Litigation Practice Group, who will deliver the keynote address at the Masters Conference for Legal Professionals event in Washington D.C. on September 19, 2013. Owen’s speech, which covers lessons learned during his 38-year career, is entitled “Bad Teacher: Lessons from a Misspent Career.”
In his lunchtime keynote address, Mr. Owen will explore current developing trends including social media, search technology, and impending Federal Rules reform. He will also offer his thoughts – from his perspective as a commercial litigator since 1973 – on future directions the law in this area might take in the years to come.
"We're very excited to sponsor Mr. Owen’s keynote lunch," enthused Neal Lawson, President of iDiscovery Solutions. "With the expansion of social media and big data, coupled with the pending amendments to the Federal Rules, it is a great opportunity to gain unique perspective about trends that are shaping our industry."
This year’s Masters Conference will feature experts from across the industry speaking on corporate data security, international discovery, social media, onshore vs. offshore review, and more. Several experts will be speaking from iDS including Neal Lawson and Tom Matzen, iDS’ Director of International Discovery and Data Privacy.
The Masters Conference is designed specifically for attorneys from law firms and corporate legal departments, as well as litigation support professionals. The event provides practical, CLE education that is delivered with front-line experience. Masters Conference content is developed by a group of industry thought leaders and presented in three tracks based on experience. Attendees will gain hands-on knowledge, presented by peers, on current issues that can be applied immediately to everyday practice.
About iDiscovery Solutions
iDiscovery Solutions (iDS) is an award-winning, global legal technology expert services firm. Founded in Washington, DC in 2008 by industry veterans with more than 50 years of litigation and consulting experience combined, iDS provides consulting, data analytics, processing and hosting of electronically stored information (ESI), and expert services in the areas of electronic discovery, digital forensics, and enterprise applications. iDS also provides subject matter experts that testify as to how technology works, generally and specifically, within the context of litigation, investigations, and government inquiries. For more information, visit http://www.iDiscoverySolutions.com and follow the company on Twitter @iDiscoveryInc.
About The Masters Conference
Since 2006, The Masters Conference has brought together experts and leading professionals from law firms, corporations, and the bench to discuss strategies, practices, and resources for managing the information lifecycle. The Masters Conference and Masters Series events are intimate forums where legal industry professionals can share, collaborate, and obtain master knowledge of the most relevant topics in the legal industry today. For additional information on the Masters Conference and Masters Series, and to register for the September event, please visit http://www.themastersconference.com.
About Robert D. Owen
Robert D. Owen has more than 35 years of experience in New York commercial litigation. A nationally recognized adviser to financial services, energy, and technology companies, he has handled hundreds of cases before federal and state courts and arbitration panels throughout the United States. Mr. Owen is widely recognized for his leadership in e-Discovery, having been an early adopter of litigation support technology at the firm he co-founded, Owen & Davis PC. He also founded the E-Discovery and Information Management Practice at another national law firm. He is a member of the Editorial Advisory Board of Law Technology News, a participant in the Managing Information and Records in the Electronic Age Working Group (WG6) of The Sedona Conference, and is listed by Chambers Global and Chambers USA (Band 1) in the e-Discovery field. Mr. Owen was the chairman of the 2011 Masters Conference.