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  • November 30, 2016

    Epiq Expert to Share Tips for Avoiding Spoliation Sanctions in Complimentary eDiscovery Day Webcast

    New York, Nov. 30, 2016 — Epiq, a leading global provider of integrated technology and services for the legal profession, today announced David Rohde, senior director of consulting services, will speak on a panel entitled “Rule 37(e): Fewer Sanctions, More Negotiating,” on Dec. 1, 2016 at 12 p.m. EDT.

    “The new FRCP rule 37(e) has led to fewer spoliation sanction decisions in 2016 compared to 2015,” said Rohde. “With a more uniform and clear standard for what warrants electronically stored information (ESI) spoliation sanctions, legal professionals are given upfront the information to protect their organization or client from spoliation sanctions.”

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

    Also speaking on the panel are John Facciola, Magistrate Judge (Ret.); District of Columbia; and Joshua Gillialand, Esq., blogger at Bow Tie Law’s Blog. The webcast is part of the second annual eDiscovery Day 2016. Register for the webcast here.

    About David Rohde
    David Rohde is a senior director, consulting services for Epiq Systems. He brings more than 15 years of experience as a courtroom litigator and legal technology project manager to his role at Epiq. He has implemented new technologies in support of complex litigation, designed and implemented case and matter management systems and document management systems, advised on email archiving initiatives, and implemented systems and processes supporting all aspects of litigation/discovery preparedness. He has led highly successful initiatives to reengineer business processes and litigation workflows, and to develop both policy and processes relating to the management of records and information. Mr. Rohde holds the Information Governance Professional Certification. He also holds a B.B.S. from Bryant University, a J.D. from Touro Law School and an L.L.M. from New York University School of Law.

    About Epiq
    Epiq is a leading global provider of integrated technology and services for the legal profession, including eDiscovery, managed services, bankruptcy, class action and mass tort administration, federal regulatory actions and data breach responses. Our innovative solutions are designed to streamline the administration of litigation, investigations, financial transactions, regulatory compliance and other legal matters. Epiq’s subject-matter experts bring clarity to complexity, create efficiency through expertise and deliver confidence to our clients around the world. For more information, visit us at www.epiqsystems.com.

    Press Contact
    Sarah Brown
    Epiq
    +1 503 523 8980
    sbrown@epiqsystems.com

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