PORTLAND, OR--(Marketwired - Jul 29, 2015) - Zapproved, a pioneer in developing cloud-hosted software for corporate legal departments, today announced its lineup of e-discovery luminaries, corporate counsel, litigation leaders and ground-breaking jurists who will comprise the faculty of PREX15, the fourth annual Conference on Preservation Excellence to be held September 16 - 18 in Portland, Oregon.

The conference sessions are structured to provide ample opportunities for peer-to-peer learning and will cover the full spectrum of legal, strategic and technological issues related to the legal preservation process. Topics covered by this year's PREX15 faculty include "The State of Preservation Today," "Finding Our Data in the Year 2020," "Preservation and Enterprise Information Strategies," "The Essential Preservation Plan," "The New Law Department Professionals and Big E-Discovery," "Building The Preservation-Ready Organization" and "Preservation and The Evolving IT Landscape." Zapproved will also hold a user group meeting for users of Legal Hold Pro, Zapproved's trusted solution for creating an automated, defensible preservation process. 

Keynote speaker Steve Watson, eDiscovery Architect at Intel and an expert in mobile device forensics, headlines an impressive roster of thought leaders and practitioners in the legal preservation domain, as well as prominent jurists including:

  • Woods Abbott, Raytheon
  • Michael Arkfeld, Arkfeld and Associates
  • Craig Ball, Craig D. Ball, P.C.
  • Bill Butterfield, Hausfeld LLP
  • Daniel K. Christensen, Intel Corporation
  • David Cohen, Reed Smith LLP
  • Maura Grossman, Wachtell, Lipton, Rosen & Katz
  • Charlotte Riser Harris, Practice Support, Hess Corporation
  • Hon. Ronald J. Hedges, Ronald J. Hedges, LLC
  • Hon. Elizabeth Laporte, United States Northern District of California
  • Hon. Frank Maas, United States Southern District of New York
  • Matt McClelland, Blue Cross Blue Shield of North Carolina
  • Robert Owen, Sutherland Asbill & Brennan LLP
  • Dawn Radcliffe, TransCanada
  • Hon. Xavier Rodriguez, United States Western District of Texas
  • Lisa Schaerer, Procter & Gamble
  • Chris Starr, Comcast
  • Charisma Starr, Exelon
  • Ariana Tadler, Milberg LLP
  • Brett Tarr, Caesars Entertainment
  • Jeane Thomas, Crowell & Moring LLP
  • David Walton, Cozen O'Connor
  • Hon. David J. Waxse, United States District of Kansas
  • Paul D. Weiner, Esq., Littler Mendelson, P.C.

PREX15 will be held at The Nines Hotel in Portland, beginning with a welcome reception at 6:00 - 8:00 p.m. on September 16, and continuing with two days of sessions on September 17 and 18. Click here to register, or call 971-205-5176.

For promotional photos, press passes and interviews, please contact Shana Graham at shana@plat4orm.com or call 206-661-6336.

About Zapproved Inc.
Founded in 2008 in Portland, Ore., Zapproved Inc. is a pioneer in developing cloud-hosted software for corporate legal departments. The Z-Discovery Platform returns power to in-house corporate legal teams and helps them navigate electronic discovery with minimal risk and cost, and it sets new standards for scalability and intuitive design. The company's flagship product, Legal Hold Pro, is widely adopted by Fortune 500 and Global 2000 corporations and has earned recognition in the 2014 and 2015 Best of the National Law Journal and the 2013 and 2014 Best of Legal Times. Zapproved was recognized in the 2014 Inc. 500 as one of the fastest growing private companies in the U.S. and was named as a "vendor to watch" in the 2015 Gartner Magic Quadrant for E-Discovery.

Contact Information:

Shana Graham
Plat4orm PR