LexisNexis to Host Panel Discussion of Proposed Changes to FRCP at The Masters Conference for Legal Professionals

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U.S. Magistrate Judge John Facciola to join experienced litigators and e-discovery experts in review of important changes to evidence rules

LexisNexis® Legal & Professional will sponsor and moderate an important panel discussion, “Review of Proposed Changes to the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure,” at the upcoming The Masters Conference for Legal Professionals, which will take place on Tuesday, October 21st at The City Club in Washington, D.C.

The panelists include:

  •     John M. Facciola, U.S. Magistrate Judge in the District of Columbia
  •     Anthony J. Diana, Partner at Mayer Brown
  •     Diane P. Kilcoyne, Attorney with Lerch, Early & Brewer
  •     Marc Hirschfeld, Esq., President of Precision Legal Services

Michael Mallory, Esq., an account manager with the LexisNexis software division, who coordinates the company’s delivery of eDiscovery and litigation technology services to large law firms in the Potomac region, will moderate the session.

This presentation will review the proposed changes to the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure (FRCP), including eDiscovery conduct, insight into how federal judges are already thinking about the changes, and how to adjust current and future litigation strategies and eDiscovery processes in light of the proposed amendments.

Credentialed members of the news media are welcome to attend the session. To request admission, please email Daryn Teague at dteague(at)teaguecommunications(dot)com.

About The Masters Conference
The Masters Conference brings together leading experts and professionals from law firms, corporations and the bench to develop strategies, practices and resources for managing the information life cycle. For more information or to register for the conference, please go to http://www.themastersconference.com.

About LexisNexis® Legal & Professional
LexisNexis Legal & Professional is a leading global provider of content and technology solutions that enable professionals in legal, corporate, tax, government, academic and non-profit organizations to make informed decisions and achieve better business outcomes. As a digital pioneer, the company was the first to bring legal and business information online with its Lexis® and Nexis® services. Today, LexisNexis Legal & Professional harnesses leading-edge technology and world-class content, to help professionals work in faster, easier and more effective ways. Through close collaboration with its customers, the company ensures organizations can leverage its solutions to reduce risk, improve productivity, increase profitability and grow their business. Part of Reed Elsevier, LexisNexis Legal & Professional serves customers in more than 175 countries with 10,000 employees worldwide.

LexisNexis helps its clients gain increased control of their litigation workflow with flexible, integrated solutions for early data assessment, processing, review and seamless chain of custody. LexisNexis® Early DataAnalyzer, LAW PreDiscovery™, Concordance®, Concordance® Evolution, CaseMap®, TextMap® and Sanction® are the only solutions on the market that work together for complete support of litigation management and can be offered in a hosted environment for the flexibility and support any case demands.

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