Leveraging Metadata as Evidence and Avoiding Inadvertent ESI Disclosure in Litigation
Recording of a 90-minute CLE webinar with Q&A
This CLE course will provide guidance for litigators to leverage metadata as evidence in litigation while preventing inadvertent exposure of the attorney's or client's metadata. The panel will discuss best practices for managing complex metadata during litigation to provide substantive evidence and authenticate key information.
- Understanding metadata
- Tracking changes
- Conversions to PDF, TIFF
- Electronic redaction
- Using metadata in litigation
The panel will review these and other key questions:
- What can counsel do to reduce or eliminate the risk of inadvertent disclosures with metadata?
- How can metadata authenticate evidence? How can metadata serve as substantive evidence?
- What are best practices for demanding the production of metadata?
Christian E. Dodd
As his firm's Legal Content and Informatics Partner, Mr. Dodd is responsible for the creation and maintenance of... | Read More
As his firm's Legal Content and Informatics Partner, Mr. Dodd is responsible for the creation and maintenance of the firm’s legal workflows and templates. He also oversees the identification, collection and coding of matter-specific data collected throughout the lifecycle of each firm matter. This data is utilized for continuous process improvement and to provide actionable business insight to firm clients. He has extensive experience managing the electronic discovery lifecycle in the context of both small- and large-scale litigation and government investigations.Close
Christina M. Lincoln, MLIS
Ms. Lincoln recently joined her firm to help grow the office’s insurance litigation (focusing on catastrophic... | Read More
Ms. Lincoln recently joined her firm to help grow the office’s insurance litigation (focusing on catastrophic loss) and business litigation practices. Her former practices at Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP and (most recently) Newmeyer & Dillion LLP focused on all aspects of general civil litigation. At Skadden, she represented clients through SEC and AG investigations; alleged violations under federal securities laws and the False Claims Act; administrative appeals and corresponding tax refund requests; and general business disputes concerning contracts, unfair business practices, and violations of local city ordinances. At Newmeyer, she represented clients on matters involving breaches of contract, contract interpretation, tort liability (such as negligence, fraud, and strict liability), breaches of fiduciary duty, unfair competition, misappropriation of trade secrets, alter ego liability, partnership disputes, and other related causes of action.Close