Overview

Reinforcing the firm's commitment to providing its clients with leading-edge solutions in the rapidly developing area of eDiscovery, Denise E. Backhouse provides focused guidance and expertise on information governance and electronic discovery matters to Littler's lawyers and their clients, including:

  • Case and client-specific advice about meeting preservation obligations
  • "Meet and confer" obligations
  • Efficient and effective data harvesting strategies
  • Review and production, and implementation of cost-shifting and cost reduction strategies
  • Cross-border eDiscovery and international data protection and privacy issues

Denise is a Certified Information Privacy Professional/Europe (CIPP/E). She is a frequent lecturer on eDiscovery and data protection issues, including on such topics as developing trends; cross-border discovery, data protection and privacy; and privilege and ethics in eDiscovery. She is a founding director of the Cardozo Data Law Initiative (CDLI), Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law, Yeshiva University.  Denise serves on the Steering Committee of The Sedona Conference® Working Group on International Electronic Information Management, Discovery and Disclosure (WG6).  She is also actively involved in The Sedona Conference’s Working Group on Electronic Document Retention and Production (WG1).

During law school, Denise interned for Hon. Theodore Katz of the U. S. District Court, Southern District of New York, under the Columbia clerkship training program. She was a research assistant for Professor Martha Albertson Fineman and served as managing editor for the Journal of Law and Social Problems.

Professional & Community Affiliations

Member, Steering Committee

Working Group on International Electronic Information Management, Discovery and Disclosure (WG6)

The Sedona Conference®

Member, Steering Committee

The Second Annual American Bar Association Cross-Border Discovery Institute: The Interplay Between E.U. Data Protection and U.S. Discovery

2018

Founding Director and Advisory Board Member

Cardozo Data Law Initiative (CDLI), Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law, Yeshiva University

Co-Chair

The 6th Annual International Programme On Cross-Border Discovery & Data Protection Laws

The Sedona Conference®

2014

Member

American Bar Association

Member

International Association of Privacy Professionals (IAPP)

Member

New York City Bar Association

Member

Electronic Discovery Reference Model (EDRM)

GDPR Project

Member

Evergreen Project

Electronic Discovery Reference Model (EDRM), 2007-2012

Recognition

Named, Litigation: eDiscovery

Band 4

Chambers USA

2019

Named, Litigation: eDiscovery

Who's Who Legal

2017-2019

Awarded, Yellow Belt

Legal Lean Sigma®

Awarded, Distinguished Pro Bono Efforts

Sanctuary for Families

Awarded, Charles Bathgate Beck Prize for Property Law

Columbia University

News, Analysis & Press

International Systems Monitoring and Employee Investigations: The Myth of the One Stop Shop

Third Annual Cross-Border Institute: The Intersection of Global Discovery, Privacy and Data Security - American Bar Association

July 2019

The Latest Legal News, Research and Legal Profiles

Who's Who Legal

October 1, 2018

I'm Not Hiding the Ball: Effective Advocacy in Cross-Border Discovery Matters

Second Annual Cross-Border Discovery Institute: The Interplay between EU Data Protection and U.S. Discovery - American Bar Association

July 2018

Ethics: Special Considerations for Representing Multinational Companies in Cross Border Discovery

Second Annual Cross-Border Discovery Institute: The Interplay between EU Data Protection and U.S. Discovery - American Bar Association

July 2018

Practical Steps to Mitigate Conflicting U.S. Discovery and International Data Protection

The 10th Annual International Programme on Cross-Border Discovery & Data Protection Laws Notebook, The Sedona Conference®

June 2018

Key Issues and Practices in Relation to Cross-Border Discovery and Data Protection: United Arab Emirates

The 10th Annual International Programme on Cross-Border Discovery & Data Protection Laws Notebook, The Sedona Conference®

June 2018

Bibliography of Sources on Data Privacy in the Middle East

The 10th Annual International Programme on Cross-Border Discovery & Data Protection Laws Notebook, The Sedona Conference®

June 2018

Navigating European Data Protection Laws in U.S. Cross-Border Discovery

for the Columbia Law School General Counsel Forum

June 2018

The Sedona Conference® International Principles for Addressing Data Protection in Cross-Border Government & Internal Investigations: Principles, Commentary & Best Practices

The Sedona Conference® Working Group Series

May 2018

The Latest Legal News, Research and Legal Profiles

Who's Who Legal

October 1, 2017

The Relationship Between Shari’ah Law and Data Privacy and Protection in the Middle East

The 9th Annual International Programme on Cross-Border Discovery & Data Protection Laws Notebook, The Sedona Conference®

June 2017

The Sedona Conference® International Principles for Addressing Data Protection in Cross-Border Government & Internal Investigations: Principles, Commentary & Best Practices

The Sedona Conference® Working Group Series

May 2017

The Sedona Conference® International Principles on Discovery, Disclosure and Data Protection (Transitional Edition)

The Sedona Conference® Working Group Series

January 2017

Securing Protected Data in U.S. Legal Proceedings: Protective Orders

The Sedona Conference® International Programme on Cross-Border Discovery & Data Protection Laws

June 2016

The Microsoft Ireland Case: Analysis and Implications for EU/U.S. Cross-Border Data Protection

The 8th Annual International Programme on Cross-Border Discovery & Data Protection Laws Notebook, Chapter 8, The Sedona Conference®

June 2016

The Sedona Conference® Commentary on Protection of Privileged ESI

The Sedona Conference® Working Group Series

December 2015

The Sedona Conference® International Principles for Addressing Data Protection in Cross-Border Government & Internal Investigations: Principles, Commentary and Best Practices

The Sedona Conference® Working Group Series

June 2015

The Sedona Conference® Commentary on Protection of Privileged ESI

The Sedona Conference® Working Group Series

The Sedona Conference Working Group on Electronic Document Retention and Production (WG1)

November 2014

Cross-border Document Transfers in Government and Internal Investigations—A Perspective and Call for Dialogue

The Sedona Conference® Working Group Series

The Sedona Conference Working Group on International Electronic Information Management, Discovery and Disclosure (WG6)

October 2014

Privacy Law Arbitrage

The 6th Annual International Programme on Cross-Border Discovery & Data Protection Laws Notebook

chapter 4, The Sedona Conference®

July 2014

Social Media Primer

The Sedona Conference® Working Group Series

December 2012

Technology: Creating a Discovery Response Team

InsideCounsel

July 2011

Master European Data Privacy Laws

Real eDiscovery

Guidance Software Inc.

October 2010

eDisclosure after Jackson: Developments in Electronic Disclosure in England and Wales—with an Update on U.S. eDiscovery Law

Guidance Software Inc.

May 2010

Proposals for the 2010 Duke Conference Regarding the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure

Federal Courts Committee - New York City Bar Association

April 2010

Seeking a Balance in the Discovery Equation: Pre-Trial Disclosure/Discovery in UK and US Civil Litigation

Guidance Software Inc.

October 2009

When Worlds Collide: Suggested Best Practices for Navigating European Data Protection Laws in U.S. Litigation

Firm Publication

July 2009

Books & Book Chapters

  • Cyber Evidence, Corporate Criminal Defense: Compliance, Investigation, and Trial Strategies, Aspen Publishers, Chapter Author, 2012 and 2013
  • Social Media and Employment, Labour & Employment, Getting the Deal Through, Law Business Research Ltd., Contributing Author, 2011, 2012 and 2013

Speaking Engagements

Moderator: Strategies for Defensible Cross-Border Movement of Data

The Advanced eDiscovery Institute - Georgetown Law, Washington, D.C.

November 21, 2019

Dialogue Leader: Ephemeral Messaging: Here Today...Gone in Minutes???

The Sedona Conference Working Group on Electronic Document Retention & Production (WG1): 2019 Annual Meeting - The Sedona Conference®, St. Louis, MO

October 25, 2019

Dialogue Leader: State of Sedona Working Group Series

The Sedona Conference Working Group on Electronic Document Retention & Production (WG1): 2019 Annual Meeting - The Sedona Conference®, St. Louis, MO

October 25, 2019

Moderator: International Systems Monitoring and Employee Investigations: The Myth of the One Stop Shop

ABA Cross-Border Institute: The Intersection of Global Discovery, Privacy and Data Security - American Bar Association, Berlin, Germany

July 25, 2019

Moderator: Towards a Model Data Protection and Data Security Framework: What Can We Learn From Recently Developed Laws or Frameworks in the Region?

The 11th Annual International Programme On Cross-Border Data Transfers & Data Protection Laws - The Sedona Conference®, Hong Kong

June 19, 2019

Dialogue Leader: Navigating Foreign and Domestic Legal Hold Obligations Under Evolving Privacy Rules

The Sedona Conference Working Group on International Electronic Information Management, Discovery & Disclosure (WG6) Meeting - The Sedona Conference®, Hong Kong

June 19, 2019

Moderator: Challenges of eDiscovery in the APAC Region: a Jurisdictional Overview

The Sedona Conference Working Group on International Electronic Information Management, Discovery & Disclosure (WG6) Meeting - The Sedona Conference®, Hong Kong

June 19, 2019

Dialogue Leader: Court and Regulatory Enforcement Update

The 11th Annual International Programme On Cross-Border Data Transfers & Data Protection Laws - The Sedona Conference®, Hong Kong

June 18, 2019

Dialogue Leader: Moving Data Overseas: Update on Cross-border Transfer Mechanisms

The Sedona Conference Working Group on Electronic Document Retention & Production (WG1): 2019 Midyear Meeting - The Sedona Conference®, Charlottte, NC

May 2, 2019

Navigating Data Protection Laws in U.S. Legal Proceedings: Domestic and Cross-Border Developments

Labor & Employment Law Council - The Conference Board, New York, NY

February 28, 2019

Trade Secrets Theft: Civil Litigation and Criminal Prosecution

Trade Secrets Protection, Enforcement and Litigation Conference - Sandpiper Partners, New York, NY

February 26, 2019

Dialogue Leader: Ephemeral Data

The Sedona Conference Working Group on International Electronic Information Management, Discovery & Disclosure (WG6): 2019 Annual Meeting - The Sedona Conference®, St. Pete Beach, FL

January 14, 2019

Data Protection, GDPR, and Privacy - What’s Next?

Innovation in e-Discovery Conference - Sandpiper Partners, New York, NY

December 13, 2018

Technology: The Future Is Now

Innovation in e-Discovery Conference - Sandpiper Partners, New York, NY

December 13, 2018

EU Privacy Concerns versus U.S. Discovery Obligations

Epiq, Valora Technologies Webinar

November 28, 2018

GDPR: Preservation and Processing: Managing EU Personal Data for U.S. Discovery

The Advanced eDiscovery Institute - Georgetown Law, Washington, D.C.

November 15, 2018

International Arbitration Meets Data Protection: Practical Guidance for Compliance

13th Annual Conference on International Arbitration and Mediation (CIAM) - Fordham University School of Law, New York, NY

November 2, 2018

Achieving Compliance with the GDPR in U.S. Legal Proceedings

The Sedona Conference® Webinar

October 1, 2018

“I’m Not Hiding the Ball”: How to Educate the Court and the Opponent About Data Protection and Foreign Laws

Second Annual Cross-Border Discovery Institute: The Interplay between EU Data Protection and U.S. Discovery - American Bar Association, Brussels, Belgium

July 27, 2018

Ethics: Special Considerations for Representing Multinational Companies in Cross Border Discovery

Second Annual Cross-Border Discovery Institute: The Interplay between EU Data Protection and U.S. Discovery - American Bar Association, Brussels, Belgium

July 27, 2018

Developments in Cross-Border Data Transfers and Data Protection in South America and the Middle East

The 10th Annual International Programme On Cross-Border Data Transfers & Data Protection Laws - The Sedona Conference®, Budapest, Hungary

June 19, 2018

Cross-Border Data Transfers Case Law Update

The 10th Annual International Programme On Cross-Border Data Transfers & Data Protection Laws - The Sedona Conference®, Budapest, Hungary

June 18, 2018

Ethical Issues in International Discovery and Privilege

Columbia Law School General Counsel Forum, New York, NY

June 7, 2018

Dialogue Leader: GDPR for the U.S. Discovery Lawyer

The Sedona Conference Working Group on Electronic Document Retention & Production (WG1): 2018 Midyear Meeting - The Sedona Conference®, Nashville, TN

May 3, 2018

GDPR: What You Need to Do Now

GDPR Conference - Sandpiper Partners, New York, NY

April 24, 2018

Cross-Border eDiscovery and Data Transfer

12th Annual Sedona Conference Institute: Applying eDiscovery Skills and Technologies to All Areas of Law - The Sedona Conference®, Nashville, TN

March 2, 2018

eDiscovery Negotiations Training Program

The Sedona Conference Institute - The Sedona Conference®, New York, NY

February 22-23, 2018

Data Protection and the GDPR

Innovation in e-Discovery Conference - Sandpiper Partners, New York, NY

December 7, 2017

Talking Tech About EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)

Emerging Technologies & Legal Ethics - Bloomberg Law, New York, NY

November 30, 2017

Practical Steps to Mitigate Conflicting U.S. Discovery and International Data Protection Laws

The Advanced eDiscovery Institute - Georgetown Law, Washington, D.C.

November 17, 2017

Primer on Cross-Border Discovery

The Advanced eDiscovery Institute, Georgetown Law Webinar

November 6, 2017

How Do You Set Up Your Discovery? Preservation Through Production

American Bar Association Cross-Border Discovery Institute: The Interplay between EU Data Protection and US Discovery - Munich, Germany

July 27, 2017

Is it Privileged? The Problems of U.S. Privilege Rules and Providing Advice in the EU

American Bar Association Cross-Border Discovery Institute: The Interplay Between EU Data Protection and US Discovery - Munich, Germany

July 27, 2017

U.S. Discovery Law is More Than Aérospatiale

American Bar Association Cross-Border Discovery Institute: The Interplay between EU Data Protection and US Discovery - Munich, Germany

July 26, 2017

The Sedona Conference International Investigations Principles

The 9th Annual International Programme On Cross-Border Discovery & Data Protection Laws Conference - The Sedona Conference®, County Kildare, Ireland

June 21, 2017

Beyond EU-U.S. Data Transfers: Updates on APAC, South America & the Middle East

The 9th Annual International Programme On Cross-Border Discovery & Data Protection Laws Conference - The Sedona Conference®, County Kildare, Ireland

June 20, 2017

The Sedona Conference International Litigation Principles (Transitional Edition): What Has Changed and What Has Not?

The 9th Annual International Programme On Cross-Border Discovery & Data Protection Laws Conference - The Sedona Conference®, County Kildare, Ireland

June 20, 2017

Trade Secrets Protection: How to Respond Effectively When A Company Becomes A Victim of American Intellectual Property Theft

Trade Secrets Theft Protection Conference - Sandpiper Partners, New York, NY

June 15, 2017

The Challenges Surrounding Cross-border Transfers of Data for Government and Internal Investigations

The Sedona Conference® WG6 Membership Event, Washington D.C.

May 9, 2017

Ethical Dangers in Social Media

TSCI – The Sedona Conference® Institute, Houston TX

March 3, 2017

Discovery from Overseas: Navigating the Turbulent Data Protection Regulation Waters

TSCI – The Sedona Conference® Institute, Houston TX

March 2, 2017

The Sedona Conference® International Principles on Discovery, Disclosure and Data Protection (Transitional Edition) – Publication and Launch Event

The Sedona Conference® at the Dolley Madison House, Washington D.C.

January 26, 2017

Global Data Security: A Comparison of Laws

Privacy + Security Forum 2016 George Washington University, Washington D.C.

October 2016

The Application of Technologies in Data Protection: A Dialogue on How Technology Can Support Data Protection Compliance

The 8th Annual International Programme On Cross-Border Discovery & Data Protection Laws Conference - The Sedona Conference®, Berlin, Germany

June 8, 2016

The Microsoft Ireland Case: Implications for the Way the U.S. Addresses Data Protection and the Potential Effects on Cross-border Discovery

The 8th Annual International Programme On Cross-Border Discovery & Data Protection Laws Conference - The Sedona Conference®, Berlin, Germany

June 7, 2016

The Cross-Border Conundrum: How Can Multinationals Centralize Their HR Data to Comply with the Multitude of International Data Protection Laws?

The 2016 Executive Employer® Conference, Scottsdale, AZ

May 5, 2016

International Discovery: Obtaining Foreign Evidence for Use in a US Trial

American Bar Association Webinar

March 22, 2016

Crossing the Atlantic: Navigating the Rough Litigation Waters in the United States and Europe

2015 Annual Meeting - Association of Corporate Counsel, Boston, MA

October 20, 2015

Information Governance Considerations in the Asia Pacific Region

The 7th Annual International Programme On Cross-Border Discovery & Data Protection Laws Conference - The Sedona Conference®, Hong Kong

June 9, 2015

A Dialogue on Cross-Border Information Transfers in Government & Internal Investigations

The 7th Annual International Programme On Cross-Border Discovery & Data Protection Laws Conference - The Sedona Conference®, Hong Kong

June 8, 2015

Global eDiscovery Update: What’s Going on in the Rest of the World?

Working Group 1 Meeting - The Sedona Conference®, Dallas, TX

April 30, 2015

Preservation/Electronic Discovery in Whistleblower Cases

2015 Healthcare Whistleblower Summit

Littler Mendelson, Boston, MA

April 28, 2015

International Discovery

New York County Lawyers' Association, New York, NY

February 10, 2015

Achieving Global Consistency Across Your eDiscovery Processes

LegalTech, New York, NY

February 3, 2015

Is the Legal Practice Really Ready for Big Data Challenges?

Big Data Conference - Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law, New York, NY

February 2, 2015

International Discovery: Obtaining Foreign Evidence for Use in a US Trial

American Bar Association Webinar

January 23, 2015

New Rules Approved by The Judicial Conference Sept. 2014: Applying Proportionality to the Process of E-Discovery

Innovation in e-Discovery Conference - Sandpiper Partners, San Francisco, CA

January 21, 2015

New Rules Approved by The Judicial Conference Sept. 2014: Applying Proportionality to the Process of E-Discovery

Innovation in e-Discovery Conference - Sandpiper Partners, New York, NY

December 3, 2014

BYOD – Privacy, Policy and eDiscovery Issues Continue – What to do?

The Advanced eDiscovery Institute - Georgetown Law, Tysons Corner, VA

November 20, 2014

Digital Dangers – eDiscovery in the 21st Century

Florida Fiduciary Forum, Ft. Lauderdale, FL

November 12, 2014

Cross-border Document Transfers in Government and Internal Investigations

All Voices Meeting - The Sedona Conference®, New Orleans, LA

November 6, 2014

Digital Evidence: Finding It, Collecting It and Admitting It Into Evidence

Criminal Justice Section - New York State Bar Association, New York, NY

October 17, 2014

Managing Cross-Border eDiscovery: Considerations for the Information Governance Equation

The 6th Annual International Programme On Cross-Border Discovery & Data Protection Laws Conference - The Sedona Conference®, London, UK

July 24, 2014

Managing Corporate Data Across Multiple Global Privacy Regimes

The 2014 Executive Employer® Conference

Littler Mendelson, Phoenix, AZ

May 8, 2014

Protecting Your Global Brand: Developing a Strategy to Address the Leading Employment Law Threats to Your Corporate Identity

The 2014 Executive Employer® Conference

Littler Mendelson, Phoenix, AZ

May 7, 2014

Global eDiscovery: Europe

Corporate Counsel

May 7, 2014

Information Governance as a Global Priority: Some Thoughts Based on Recent U.S E-Discovery Case Law & Practice

Signature Series Seminar - UBIC, New York, NY

April 25, 2014

Social Media Ethics for Attorneys: Strategies for leveraging Social Media While Avoiding the Pitfalls

New York City Bar Association, New York, NY

March 14, 2014

Effective Social Media Policies: Strategies for Balancing Employer Needs and Employee Privacy

American Law Institute Continuing Legal Education (ALI CLE) Webinar

March 6, 2014

Establishing Sound Policies and Practices to Weather Cross-Border Litigation

The Global Employer – Latin America Conference

Littler Mendelson, Houston, TX

February 21, 2014

Stop That Train: Strategies for Managing Legal Holds in E-Discovery

American Law Institute Continuing Legal Education (ALI CLE) Webinar

February 21, 2014

Cross-Border Litigation & eDiscovery Landmines: Strategies for Navigating the Minefield

myLaw CLE

December 18, 2013

Lean In: New Year, New You – The Will to Lead in 2014

Women in eDiscovery, Silicon Valley/New York Joint Chapter

December 11, 2013

Rethinking Discovery Practices

High Stakes Litigation Business Management: Controlling Costs While Enhancing Efficiencies - American Lawyer Media (ALM), New York, NY

November 2013

Stop That Train: Strategies for Managing Legal Holds in E-Discovery

American Law Institute Continuing Legal Education (ALI CLE) Webinar

November 2013

The New World of Social Media: Balancing Employer Concerns With Employee Privacy

American Law Institute Continuing Legal Education (ALI CLE) Webinar

September 2013

The New World of Social Media: Balancing Employer Concerns With Employee Privacy

American Law Institute Continuing Legal Education (ALI CLE) Webinar

June 2013

International eDiscovery: Navigating European Data Protection Laws in U.S. Discovery

New York State Bar Association, New York, NY

May 2013

Current topics in eDiscovery: What is defensible when the technology keeps changing?

CLE Presentation - New York City Bar Association, New York, NY

May 2013

Reducing Costs with Advanced Review Strategies — Prioritization for 100% Review

Virtual LegalTech Webinar

March 2013

eDiscovery in Internal Investigations

User Group Forum - EnCase®, New York, NY

December 2012

eDiscovery in Internal Investigations

eDiscovery for Financial Services Conference - International Quality & Productivity Center (IQPC), New York, NY

November 2012

Preservation & Proportionality in eDiscovery

Women in eDiscovery, New Jersey

February 2012

Blogging, Friending and Tweeting: What Attorneys Should and Should Not Do

New York City Bar Association, New York, NY

Winter 2011-2013

European Data Protection Laws: Critical Considerations for International Privacy and E-Discovery

Guidance Software Webinar

September 2011

Cross-Border Discovery and Investigations—Developing a Strategic Response Plan

Virtual LegalTech Webinar

September 2011

Social Media Data: Practical Guidance on Handling Discovery Issues

New York City Bar Association, New York, NY

June 2011

Developing an Investigation Response Strategy that Balances the Cost of Compliance with the Risk of Exposure

Information Retention & E-Disclosure Management Summit - International Quality & Productivity Center (IQPC), London

May 2011

Collection of Electronically Stored Information: Reducing Risk and Cost beyond E-Disclosure

Information Retention & E-Disclosure Management Summit - International Quality & Productivity Center (IQPC), London

May 2011

Global Data Protection: Critical Considerations for International Privacy, Security, Disclosure, and Discovery

Information Retention & E-Disclosure Management Summit - International Quality & Productivity Center (IQPC), London

May 2011

Preparing for the Rule 26(f) Conference: What the Legal Team Needs to Know

Women in eDiscovery, New Jersey

February 2011

The Decision to Build an In-house eDiscovery Process

Information Retention & E-Disclosure Management Summit - International Quality & Productivity Center (IQPC), Munich

December 2010

Think Tank: Approaching an Investigation in the Absence of Harmonised Data Protection Law

Information Retention & E-Disclosure Management Summit - International Quality & Productivity Center (IQPC), Munich

November 2010

Critical Considerations for International Privacy, Security, Disclosure, and Discovery

Information Retention & E-Disclosure Management Summit - International Quality & Productivity Center (IQPC), Munich

November 2010

Technology is Changing the Economics of e-Disclosure: Are You Ready?

Information Retention & E-Disclosure Management Summit - International Quality & Productivity Center (IQPC), London

May 2010

The Nuts & Bolts of Responding to eDisclosure Obligations

Information Retention & E-Disclosure Management Summit - International Quality & Productivity Center (IQPC), London

May 2010

Tweet This: How Social Media Could Land Companies in Hot Water

InsideCounsel Webinar

May 2010

How In-House Counsel Think When eDisclosure Obligations Arise

Information Retention & E-Disclosure Management Summit - International Quality & Productivity Center (IQPC), London

May 2010

Emerging Trends in Archiving and E-Discovery

LegalTech, New York, NY

February 2010

Backup is for Recovery, Archiving is for Discovery

LegalTech, New York, NY

February 2010

U.S. Federal Rules Regarding ESI Versus Laws and Regulations in Other Countries

8th Annual E-Discovery Conference - International Quality & Productivity Center, New York, NY

December 2009

Navigating European Data Protection Laws in U.S. Litigation: Best Practices and Practical Solutions

New York City Bar Association, New York, NY

September 2009

Seeking a Balance in the Discovery Equation: Pre-Trial Disclosure/Discovery in UK and US Civil Litigation Information

Retention & E-Disclosure Management Summit - International Quality & Productivity Center (IQPC), Brussels

September 2009

Effective Responses to Regulatory Investigations/E-Disclosure – Team, Tools, Technology

Information Retention & E-Disclosure Management Summit - International Quality & Productivity Center (IQPC), Brussels

September 2009

Multi-Language and Multi-Jurisdiction Review

LegalTech, New York, NY

September 2009

Adjusting Your Document Management Plan to the New Realities of Discovery

4th National In-House Counsel Conference - American Conference Institute, New York, NY

February 2007

eDiscovery Best Practices

eDiscovery Conference - West LegalWorks, Chicago, IL

November 2006

ESI - Electronically Stored Information: Preparing For and Handling Regulatory Sweeps and Examinations

Conference - Bank Insurance and Securities Association (BISA), Philadelphia, PA

October 2006

Metadata in Discovery

Publishing Teleconference - Strafford

July 2006

Education

  • J.D., Columbia University School of Law, 1998Harlan Fiske Stone Scholar
  • M.A., University of Melbourne, Commonwealth of Australia, 1989Honors
  • B.A., University of Melbourne, Commonwealth of Australia, 1984Honors

Languages

  • French

Bar Admission

New York

Courts

  • U.S. District Court, Eastern District of New York
  • U.S. District Court, Southern District of New York