7th Annual Information Governance & eDisclosure élite leader’s panel include:
Plus hear from our eDiscovery technology experts including:
Innovation Stage Speakers
Special Counsel - Electronic Discovery at US Securities and
Exchange Commission & Co-Founder and General Counsel at Electronic Discovery Institute
Formerly: Director of Electronic Discovery & Senior Counsel at Verizon
Patrick Oot is an experienced corporate attorney and co-founder of The Electronic Discovery Institute, a non-profit organization dedicated to resolving litigation challenges by conducting studies of litigation processes for the benefit of the federal and state judiciary.
Mr. Oot is also known for his former role as Director of Electronic Discovery and SeniorCounsel at Verizon in Washington, DC. He has extensive experience in discovery practices involving commercial litigation, regulatory filings, and antitrust matters. Mr. Oot was charged
with advising Verizon’s business units on electronic discovery while developing new technologies that increased cost-efficiency. In 2006, Mr. Oot was nominated for the Verizon Excellence Award after playing a key role in the successful completion of Verizon’s response to
the Department of Justice’s Second Request for Documents in its acquisition of MCI. As a result of his work, Inside Counsel magazine named Verizon’s e-discovery team as one of the ten most innovative legal groups of 2007, the group’s second year winning the title.
In 2007, Mr. Oot appeared with United States Supreme Court Justice Stephen Breyer at Georgetown University Law Center’s H5 Summit on Electronic Discovery. Mr. Oot has testified before the United States Judicial Conference’s Advisory Committee on the Federal Rules of
Evidence where he presented his position on Proposed Rule of Evidence 502. The Committee included in its draft to the Judicial Conference language incorporating Mr. Oot’s suggestions.
Mr. Oot lectures regularly at educational events and legal conferences internationally, has appeared on National Public Radio’s Morning Edition and was interviewed for the August 2008 edition of The Economist.
Professor Dominic Regan
City University of London
Dominic Regan was admitted as a solicitor in 1980, having won the Sweet & Maxwell prize in Law. Dominic was a partner in a leading litigation firm for ten years. He specialises in employment law and civil litigation. Dominic has been an examiner of employment law for the Law Society finals.
For the last decade Dominic has exclusively been involved with legal education, training lawyers and others professionals. He undertakes the entire training programme for the Ministry of Defence. Other clients include London Underground, New Scotland Yard, Zurich Municipal, the Treasury Solicitor and companies throughout the country.
Dominic does a vast amount of in-house advisory work on employment law and is an Employment Law Consultant to Brabners Chafe Street Solicitors.
He contributes to Tolleys Employment Law Handbook is a co-author of Butterworths online guide to Alternative Dispute Resolution and was recently an adviser to the Cabinet Office on employment law reform.
"The leading expert in the field of civil procedure and adviser to the top judiciary on law reform"
"Awesome intellect coupled with tremendous wit".
He is not streets but cities ahead of any other commentator on Jackson and civil procedure".
"By far the greatest speaker I have ever heard".
"The greatest living authority on Part 36".
"An excellent orator"
"He is without equal"
"His in-house talks are so popular that those off ill come in and we have staff sitting on the floor”
Judge Abeline Dorethea Reiling
Amsterdam District Court
Dory Reiling Ph.D. Mag.Iur. is a senior judge at the Amsterdam District Court. She was a senior judicial reform specialist at the World Bank and IT program manager for the Netherlands judiciary. She regularly lectures on court IT at universities, judicial academies and postgraduate schools around the world and works as an IT adviser to judiciaries around the world. She is also a co-author of the World Bank Handbook on Justice Sector Assessments. Her 2009 book Technology for Justice, How Information Technology can Support Judicial Reform, is widely available in print, on line and as an e-book. Her publications can be found on www.doryreiling.com and her tweets are on @doryontour.
United States Magistrate Judge
Southern District of New York
Judge Maas is a United States Magistrate Judge for the Southern District of New York. He has a B.A. degree from Harpur College of the State University of New York at Binghamton and a J.D. degree from the N.Y.U. School of Law. Before his appointment, Judge Maas was a federal prosecutor in the Southern District of New York, a partner in the New York City office of a large upstate firm, and First Deputy Commissioner of the New York City Department of Investigation. As First Deputy Commissioner, he was responsible for the day-to-day operations of an internal affairs agency with nearly 400 employees, including attorneys, police officers, and civilian investigators, and oversaw the City’s internet security efforts. Judge Maas lectures frequently on topics related to e-discovery
Judge Maas is a member of the Federal Bar Council, the Federal Magistrate Judges Association, the Association of the Bar of the City of New York, and the New York State Bar Association. He has been a member of the Executive Committee of the New York State Bar Association Commercial and Federal Litigation Section since the founding of the Section.
Master Steven Whitaker
Senior Master of the Senior Courts in the Queen’s Bench Division
The Royal Courts of Justice
Master Whitaker is the Senior Master of the Senior Courts of England and Wales in the Queen’s Bench Division, the Queen’s Remembrancer and a former barrister. Amongst his other duties he manages the specialist list for mesothelioma and other asbestos related claims at the Royal Courts of Justice in London. He was one of the judicial members of the Civil Procedure Rules Committee of England and Wales from 2002 - 08 and was also a member of one of the judicial advisory groups advising the Secretary of State on the use of IT in the Civil and Family Courts. He is the Honorary President of LiST. He was trained as a mediator by CEDR in 2003 and is a member of the Senior Editorial Board of the White Book and is the Chief Advisory Editor to Atkin’s Court Forms. He is the Central Authority for England and Wales under the Hague Conventions on Service and the Taking of Evidence. He is a frequent speaker at conferences and seminars on e-disclosure the Civil Procedure Reforms and on the management of asbestos related claims.
US Magistrate Judge
District of Kansas
Dave Waxse is a United States Magistrate Judge for the United States District Court in Kansas City, Kansas having been appointed in 1999 and reappointed in 2007. Judge Waxse received his B.A. degree from the University of Kansas and his J.D. degree from Columbia University.
He is a Past-President of the Kansas Bar Association and as a KBA delegate to the ABA House of Delegates was a member of the Board of Governors of the KBA from 1988 -2008. He is a member of the Earl E. O’Connor Inn of Court and is a Past-President of the Inn. He is also a member of the American Bar Association (Judicial Division), Johnson County Bar Association, Kansas City Metropolitan Bar Association, Wyandotte County Bar Association and Federal Magistrate Judge’s Association. Judge Waxse is Past-Chair of the National Conference of Federal Trial Judges of the Judicial Division of the ABA and a member of the ethics committee of the Judicial Division. He is also a fellow of the Kansas Bar Foundation and the American Bar Foundation.
He is also an Observer to The Sedona Conference Working Groups on Electronic Document Retention and Production (WG1) and International Electronic Information Management, Discovery and Disclosure (WG6). He has been a lecturer in law at the University of Kansas School of Law and has made presentations on electronic discovery and other topics in programs presented by the American Bar Association, the American Association for Justice, the Defense Research Institute, the University of Kansas, the University of Missouri at Kansas City, Washburn Law School, Georgetown Law School, and various other organizations.
In addition, prior to becoming a judge he was a member of the national boards of the American Civil Liberties Union, the Lawyer’s Committee for Civil Rights Under Law and the American Judicature Society. He is currently a member of the Judicial Conduct Advisory Committee of AJS and a member of the board of directors of the Kansas Humanities Council.
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