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Techniques to Minimize Corporate Burdens when Collecting Data from Modern IT Systems and Employee Personal Devices


Thursday, February 18, 2021

11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. PT
1:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m. CT
2:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m. ET

Complimentary Program via Webinar

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*Webinar details will be sent upon registration.*

This CLE program is tailored for in-house attorneys and their colleagues in IT, Risk, Compliance, and related business units that may be involved in litigation. Our program will discuss strategies, checklists, tools, and best practices for forensically preserving and collecting data from platforms such as Slack, Microsoft Teams, Zoom, WhatsApp, Facebook, Instagram, LinkedIn, Twitter, and YouTube. Our panel of experts includes an in-house professional, a forensic expert, and a practicing litigator. Our panelists will provide practical pointers for meeting the challenges presented by these platforms and, in turn, strategies for avoiding potentially devasting sanctions for data preservation violations of obligations in litigation. They will also address managing client expectations throughout the preservation and collection process, which otherwise can be daunting. The COVID-19 environment has accelerated the trend towards more robust means for conducting business remotely and virtually. Many businesses have implemented work-from-home directives for employees and switched over to routine video-conferencing for meetings. Our speakers will explore how to respond to these changes with litigation obligations to preserve and collect potentially relevant data in mind. Addressing these issues at the front end can save a lot of grief for businesses at the back end when they find themselves thrust into litigation.

Presented By:

  • Daniel Meyers (Moderator), President, Consulting & Information Governance, TransPerfect Legal Solutions
  • Sara Johnson Meyers (Panelist), Legal Counsel eDiscovery , Takeda Pharmaceuticals
  • Rebecca (Bec) Edelson (Panelist), Partner, Intellectual Property Practice, Sheppard Mullin
  • Emily Guthorn Buehre (Panelist), Manager, Digital Forensics, TransPerfect


This activity has been approved for Minimum 1 Continuing Legal Education credit by the State Bar of California. Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton LLP certifies that this activity conforms to the standards for approved education activities prescribed by the rules and regulations of the State Bar of California governing minimum continuing legal education.

New York
This program has been approved in accordance with the requirements of the New York State Continuing Legal Education Board for a maximum of 1 credit hour which may be applied toward the Areas of Professional Practice requirement, and is suitable for both transitional and non-transitional attorneys.

*You must attend the full webinar to receive credit.

This program was prepared by Sheppard Mullin in partnership with TransPerfect Legal Solutions.

Questions? Contact Belinda Ashong via email.

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