With the explosion and importance of e-Discovery and digital forensics in litigation, having the right project management in place is vital to success for the law firms handling the cases and the clients they are representing.
Washington, DC (PRWEB) January 28, 2014
James Whitehead, a Manager at iDiscovery Solutions, Inc., ("iDS"), an award-winning, global, legal technology expert services firm headquartered in Washington, D.C., will speak on Legal Project Management at the January 29 meeting of the Ediscovery Committee of the D.C. Bar Litigation Section. Mr. Whitehead’s panel will be at 12:00pm ET at Willkie Farr & Gallagher LLP, 1875 K St NW # 100, in Washington, D.C. For those who cannot attend in person, there is a call-in number for the session: 1-866-921-5493; 9692163#. Joining Mr. Whitehead on the panel will be Jessica Robinson of Morgan Lewis, Ed Lin of Crowell and Moring, and PMP Tracy Drynan.
The panelists will discuss, in-depth, the ever-important area of legal project management and how it is a “win-win” approach to improving legal services for both client and firms. The session will cover the basics of the practice and how it can vastly improve your client deliverables, while improving efficiencies and the bottom line.
“I am excited to be a part of this session and am honored that the D.C. Bar Litigation Section has chosen me to speak alongside such a fantastic panel of experts,” said Mr. Whitehead. “With the explosion and importance of e-Discovery and digital forensics in litigation, having the right project management in place is vital to success for the law firms handling the cases and the clients they are representing. iDS is committed to influencing the intersection of law and technology, so this is a great opportunity for us to carry that message.”
Mr. Whitehead has more than 15 years of experience managing technology and projects related to computer forensics, electronic discovery, and information governance. He has extensive experience with project management, forensic data collection, computer forensic analysis, data remediation strategies, as well as consulting clients for litigation readiness across the scope of EDRM. Mr. Whitehead has assisted Fortune 100 clients with projects related to litigation readiness, e-Discovery, forensic collection and analysis, as well as consulting on issues related to information governance and defensible deletion.
“We are thrilled to have an amazing panel of industry leaders tackling a topic that is getting a lot of coverage in the legal community right now,” says Kevin Clark, Vice Chair of the EDiscovery Committee of the D.C. Bar Litigation Section and Vice President at TrustPoint International. “These project management experts have been in the trenches and having them share their experiences and tips will invaluable to our D.C. Bar Section members.”
About iDiscovery Solutions
iDiscovery Solutions, Inc. (iDS) is an award-winning, global, legal technology expert services firm. Founded in Washington, D.C. 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.