Clark Hill Attorneys David G. Ries and Jerri A. Ryan Author Chapters in PBI’s New eDiscovery Book, 3rd Edition, Released May 5, 2014
– David G. Ries, a member in the Pittsburgh office of Clark Hill PLC, is Editor and author of two chapters in PBI’s new book, eDiscovery, 3rd Edition. Ries authored the opening chapter titled “eDiscovery—What’s It All About?,” as well as “eDiscovery: Professional Responsibility Considerations.”
Ries practices in the areas of environmental, commercial, and technology litigation. He has used computers in his practice since the early 1980s and chaired his firm’s eDiscovery and Records Management Group for 10 years. Ries was Editor and authored chapters in the initial publication of eDiscovery in 2008 and its first update in 2011. Ries is a co-author of Locked Down: Information Security for Attorneys (ABA 2012) and a contributing author to Information Security and Privacy: A Practical Guide for Global Executives, Lawyers and Technologists (ABA 2011) and Information Security for Lawyers and Law Firms (ABA 2006).
Jerri A. Ryan, a member in the Pittsburgh office of Clark Hill PLC, co-authored the chapter on “Admissibility of Electronically Stored Information.”
Ryan is a member of the firm’s E-Discovery and Records Management Committee, has advised clients and given numerous presentations on issues surrounding electronically stored information, and has written and spoken on the subject. Ryan co-authored a chapter in eDiscovery published by PBI in November 2008, updated in Summer 2011.
Clark Hill’s Digital Risk Management team practices in every area of electronic data, media, and technology. The multidisciplinary team oversees a suite of products, ranging in nature from document review and protection through e-discovery to policy development and protocol in social media. The Digital Risk Management team offers a unique, integrated portfolio of services that protects and defends clients before and during the e-discovery process through response planning, records management, policy development, and ongoing education.
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