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December 4, 2013 4-6 pm, New York, NY:
Attorney Competency Standards for Technology on the Rise


Anne Kershaw serves as one of several expert panelists addressing increasing demands on lawyers for technology competency – for both practical business reasons and to satisfy the standards of professional competence. Howard J. Reissner, Esq., CEO, Planet Data, and panelists Brad Berkshire of Planet Data and Ian Hochman, Wilkie Farr & Gallagher, join Anne for this important discussion.

Sheraton Times Square, 811 Seventh Avenue @ 53rd Street, Conf. Room D




January 16, 2014, Inside Counsel Webinar:
The EDiscovery Implications of the Newly Proposed Amendments to the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure


You have heard this one before. Changes are in the works for the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure that are designed to streamline the discovery process, to encourage cooperative advocacy among litigants, and to address the continuing problems associated with the preservation of electronic data. Getting beyond the hype, the question becomes what is the real impact of these changes on the discovery process? And what steps should companies take to address these changes?


Anne Kershaw joins panelists The Honorable Brooke Wells, U.S. District Court, District of Utah, Shawn Cheadle, General Counsel, Military Space, Lockheed Martin Space Systems Co., and Philip Favro, Litigation Counsel, as they spotlight the key FRCP changes and their implications for organizations’ eDiscovery processes.


More details to come.




February 13 – 16, 2014, Rancho Mirage, CA:
Surprise! E-Discovery is Changing


Anne Kershaw is the technical advisor for this panel discussion that addresses new communication technologies, changing incentives and big data billing analytics, all contributors to the fast-paced changes that are afoot in the way E-Discovery is done. Zachary Newman, Hahn Hessen, will moderate a panel that includes Michael R. Mendola, Vice President & Senior Legal Counsel, HSBC Bank USA, NA, Stacey Blaustein, Attorney – Corporate Litigation, IBM Corporation, Alexander Arato, Assistant General Counsel, CA Technologies, and the Honorable Peter C. Harvey, Former NJ Attorney General, Patterson Belknap Webb & Tyler.




February 13 – 16, 2014, Rancho Mirage, CA:

Using Technology to Win Your Mediation: The Big Difference


Shannon Spangler serves as one of several panelists exploring how savvy use of technology can produce better mediations and settlements – learn how to employ game-changing technologies such as analytics that predict settlement outcomes based on early offers and technology that identifies phony evidence to drive successful outcomes. Bruce Rubin, MillerNash, and Don Philbin, Picture It Settled, will lead the discussion, and Anton Litchfield, of Epiq Systems, joins as panelist.


American Bar Association, Section of Litigation, Corporate Counsel Committee CLE Program,




March 12-14, 2014, Arizona State University:
Pulling the Chain on Disposition — Knowledge Strategies that Really Work


Anne Kershaw will participate in this panel discussion about an issue we all have — old, legacy data that we do not need to keep, and which cost money and increase risk. Yes, management knows storage is cheap, but you shouldn’t fill storage units with ‘stuff’ that will one day end up on some reality TV show! This session will address strategies and techniques for changing the way we think about and handle our knowledge — once people understand that the necessary knowledge is accessible and safe, disposing of the unnecessary documents and data is a lot easier. Learn sensible, doable, and inexpensive approaches for disposing of unneeded data and implementing going-forward policy compliance that will prevent the pile-up from happening again.


Third Annual ASU-Arkfeld eDiscovery and Digital Evidence Conference




April 8-11, 2014, Scottsdale, AZ:
The Data Abyss: Clients, where do your documents go when the case is closed?


Anne Kershaw moderates and Shannon Spangler serves as a panelist for this discussion about best practices that clients and their law firms can implement to avoid falling into the “data abyss.” They are joined by panelists The Honorable Lorenzo Garcia, D.N.M., Scott Statham, Assistant General Counsel, Freeport-McMoRan Copper & Gold, Inc., and Cynthia Chandley, Partner, Snell & Wilmer.


American Bar Association, Section of Litigation Annual Meeting