PORTLAND, OR--(Marketwired - November 15, 2016) - Exterro® Inc, in partnership with ACEDS, Actiance, EDRM, Epiq, HBR Consulting, Legal Technology Professional Institute (LTPI) and Morae Legal today announced the full lineup of E-Discovery Day webcasts and in-person educational and networking events. Webcasts are being put on by E-Discovery Day sponsors and other organizations covering a wide range of E-Discovery Day topics. In addition, in-person events are being hosted in Dallas, Detroit (Royal Oak), Jacksonville, Houston, Los Angeles, Irvine (Orange County), Houston, and New York City. All events are taking place December 1, 2016. To register for webcasts or events, visit http://www.e-discoveryday.com/

"On December 1, 2015 a few companies and industry associations came together to celebrate the vital role e-discovery plays in today's legal process," said Bill Piwonka, CMO at Exterro. "What was perhaps most gratifying was the groundswell of support and interest generated that day across the industry and its practitioners. With even more supporters planning webcasts, educational material, meet ups and more, E-Discovery Day 2016 promises to be bigger, better and more valuable to those of us who practice e-discovery for a living."


Mainstream News & E-Discovery: What You Should Be Watching Out for in 2017 - Presented by Actiance & Exterro

TIME 11:15 AM ET / 8:15 AM PT

In this webcast, our expert webcast panel will recap what news events you should be tracking and proactively advising your legal team on to ensure you're prepared to take on new e-discovery risks in 2017.

  • Speakers: Craig Ball, Popular E-Discovery Blogger; Ball in Your Court
  • Robert Cruz, Sr. Director; Actiance
  • Tara Jones, Lead Paralegal; AOL, Inc.
  • Zach Warren, Editor in Chief; Legaltech News

Rule 26(b)(1): How to Make a Persuasive Proportionality Argument - Presented by Actiance & Exterro

TIME 12:30 PM ET / 9:30 AM PT

In this webcast, learn tips for making a persuasive proportionality argument that will hold up in court and how offering alternative remedies to overbroad productions requests can heighten your changes for a favorable ruling.

  • Speakers: Judge Joy Conti, U.S. Chief District Judge; Western Dist. of Pennsylvania
  • Ralph Losey, Popular E-Discovery Blogger; E-DiscoveryTeam.com
  • Maura Grossman, Research Professor; University of Waterloo

10 Years Forward and Back - Automation in eDiscovery - Presented by ACEDS & CloudNine

TIME 1:00 PM ET / 10:00 AM PT

This unique session highlights the progress of eDiscovery technologies during the last decade and looks forward through the lens of innovation to the next ten years data discovery. This information-packed session includes some of the world's foremost authorities on eDiscovery who will be sharing their thoughts, considerations, and recommended best practices for the use of Technology-Assisted Review. The session format will allow each expert an opportunity to present followed by a short dialogue. Additionally, the conclusion of this expanded lunchtime session will recognize at a high-level the aggregate recommendations of this expert panel.

What is E-Discovery Costing Your Organization? – Presented by HBR Consulting, Exterro & Morae Legal

TIME 1:45 PM ET / 10:45 AM PT

In this webcast, benchmark your organization's e-discovery costs against others and learn what metrics you should be focusing on to accurately track your e-discovery spend.

  • Speakers: William Hubbard, Assistant Professor of Law; University of Chicago Law School
  • Ross Dubinsky, Manager; Morae Legal
  • Bobbi Basile, Managing Director; HBR Consulting

Rule 37(e): Less Sanctions, More Negotiating – Presented by Epiq & Exterro

TIME 3:00 PM ET / 12:00 PM PT

In this webcast, learn how the courts are currently interpreting this new spoliation standard and get tips for safeguarding your organization from future spoliation sanctions.

  • Speakers: Joshua Gilliland, Esq. Popular E-Discovery Blogger; Bowtie Law
  • Judge John Facciola (Ret.), United States Magistrate Judge; District of Columbia
  • David Rohde, Esq., Senior Director; Epiq Systems

Why Every Firm/Legal Department Needs to Invest More in Legal Project Management – Presented by Exterro & LTPI

TIME 4:15 PM ET / 1:15 PM PT

In this webcast, learn how to utilize legal project management principles and tools to get tasks completed faster and discover how other legal teams have incorporated legal project management at their organizations.

  • Speakers: Seth Eichenholtz, Head of Electronic Discovery; MasterCard
  • David Yeirch, Esq., Director of eDiscovery; UnitedHealth Group
  • Thomas Mullane, E-Discovery Process Manager; United Technologies Corporation

E-Discovery Training for 2017 – Presented by ACEDS, Exterro & LTPI

TIME 5:30 PM ET / 2:30 PM PT

In this webcast, learn how to take your e-discovery acumen to the next level with insights from legal/e-discovery teachers on the topics you should be learning more about and how to get involved with educational e-discovery groups in 2017.

  • Speakers: Mary Mack Executive Director; ACEDS
  • William Hamilton, Executive Director; University of Florida Law E-Discovery Project
  • Eric Mandel, Board Chairman; Legal Technology Professionals Institute

eDiscovery 101 - An Alternate Career Path - Presented by Lighthouse EDiscovery

TIME 6:00 PM ET / 3:00 PM PT

Lighthouse eDiscovery will host a free educational webinar on eDiscovery Day 2016. Geared towards law students and others considering entering the ediscovery profession, this webinar will highlight how and when ediscovery fits into litigation, outline who the players are, and provide a glimpse into a day in the life of ediscovery work. Presenters will also cover law firm and vendor perspectives and processes, showcase how technology and litigation intermingle in the industry, and uncover potential career paths.


Dallas E-Discovery Day Educational Event, Hosted by iControl ESI

TIME 11:00am - 2:00pm CT // LOCATION Park Seventeen Building, 1717 McKinney, Dallas, Texas 75202

Join us live in downtown Dallas for 3 hours of educational programming covering a wide range of current eDiscovery topics. The education portion of our day will be held at 1717 McKinney, Dallas, Texas 75202 from 11 am to 2 pm. Signs will be posted in the lobby directing you to the education room. An evening social event will be held from 6:00PM - 9:00PM. Location of the evening event TBD.

E-Discovery Day Open House - Hosted by ACEDS Detroit Chapter

TIME 11:00am – 1:30pm // LOCATION Blackfinn Ameripub, 530 South Main Street, Royal Oak, MI 48067

ACEDS Detroit Chapter is holding an Open House to celebrate the 2nd Annual Day of E-Discovery. We hope you will join us for education, networking, and lunch. We will be broadcasting 2 webcasts (11:15 and 12:30) during the event. Lunch is provided by Exterro.

Los Angeles E-Discovery Day Social Event - Second Annual WiE eDiscovery Day Happy Hour

TIME 4:30pm - 7pm+ PT // LOCATION Suede Bar & Lounge, 404 S Figueroa St, Los Angeles, CA 90071

Come celebrate the second annual WiE eDiscovery day happy hour! Connect with old & new industry friends while raising a toast to eDiscovery day. This is a no-host, co-ed, relaxed event presented by the LA chapter of women in eDiscovery.

Orange County E-Discovery Day Social Event – Hosted by Orange County Chapter of Women in E-Discovery

TIME 5:30pm - 7:30pm PT // LOCATION El Torito Grill, 1910 Main St, Irvine, CA 92614

Join Women in E-Discovery's Orange County Chapter and Exterro for a Happy Hour E-Discovery Day Celebration! Appetizers and 1 complimentary drink will be provided by Exterro. This is a casual, co-ed event. Please register to ensure we have a seat saved for you!

Houston E-Discovery Day Social Event – Hosted by Exterro & Morae Legal

TIME 5:30pm - 8:00pm CT // LOCATION Kirby Ice House, 3333 Eastside St, Houston TX

Join Jeff Wade from Exterro and Bob Haskins with Morae Legal for an E-Discovery Day Happy Hour at the Kirby Ice House! We have reserved a few large tables on the outdoor patio to gather with colleagues and friends to celebrate all things E-Discovery! Appetizers and drinks will be provided. Please register to ensure we have a seat saved for you!

New York City Networking & Happy Hour Event – Hosted by Exterro & LTPI


Check e-discoveryday.com soon for details on the New York City E-Discovery Day event.

Jacksonville, Florida - All Day Open House and Happy Hour – Hosted by ACEDS Jacksonville and Jimerson & Cobb, P.A.

TIME 11:15AM - 7:00PM EST // LOCATION Jimerson & Cobb, P.A., 1 Independent Drive, Suite 1400 (14th Floor), Jacksonville, FL 32202

ACEDS Jacksonville and Jimerson & Cobb, P.A. will host a full day Open House, sponsored by Exterro, to Celebrate E-Discovery Day! Jimerson & Cobb, P.A. will stream various live webinars throughout the day from the firm's conference room. Snacks and drinks provided by Exterro.

About Exterro

Exterro®, Inc. is the preferred provider of software specifically designed for in-house legal and IT teams at Global 2000 and AmLaw 200 organizations. Founded with the simple vision that applying the concepts of process optimization and data science to the way companies respond to litigation would drive more successful outcomes at a lower cost, Exterro is once again positioned as a leader in Gartner's 2015 Magic Quadrant for E-Discovery Software. Built on an open architecture platform, Exterro's e-discovery and information governance software integrates with existing IT, HR and legal systems to deliver complete visibility into all critical data required for managing information assets more efficiently.