Mike Boland and Dan Graham to Present at The Masters Conference on e-Discovery Panels

May 27, 2014
CHICAGO, IL – Mike Boland and Dan Graham will present at The Masters Conference on “The Social Media (R)evolution: How Social Media Content Impacts e-Discovery Risks and Costs” and “Cloud Computing & Mobile Devices: How to be Prepared for Litigation” on Wednesday, May 28 at the Metropolitan Club of Chicago.

Boland will cover how best to develop sound social media policies while navigating the waters of compliance, corporate regulations, and attorney ethics. The panel will examine how pervasive social media truly is, while discussing how to develop strong policies without going too deep or taking on too much risk. The presentation will also touch on where social media is now, where it will be heading, and the importance of creating strong policies.

Graham will cover they ways in which corporations have been putting significant effort into increasing workforce productivity through mobile devices and optimizing infrastructure through Cloud storage of ESI. While these technologies are designed to save costs and enable employees to work from any location, they also may increase litigation risk and cost. The presentation will discuss the litigation pitfalls that may arise and methodologies that can help avoid those issues.

About The Masters Conference
Whether you are involved with e-discovery in your firm or company, dealing with data in our socially networked world, or preparing for global expansion, you know there is a divide between what is in practice today and where your firm needs to be in the near future. Legal and corporate professionals must develop strategies for spanning this data and e-discovery divide before it expands further across traditional borders, whether physical or technical.

Boland is the firm wide e-discovery Manager for Clark Hill PLC. In this role Boland is responsible for building and growing the firm’s internal e-discovery process, technology and talent by simplifying e-discovery and bring clients cost effective solutions by leveraging leading technology and workflows driven by top tier project management.

Graham is a member of Clark Hill’s Litigation Practice Group in the firm’s Chicago office, and is an adjunct member of the Corporate and Construction Practice Groups. Dan is also a member of Clark Hill's e-discovery thought leadership team. He has represented several clients relating to their various legal disputes.