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Pamela Hutchins, CEDS has worked in the legal industry for more than 20 years and has worked in the eDiscovery area for more than 10 years. Pamela is a Senior eDiscovery Project Manager at Vorys where she provides in-house consulting and support with respect to electronic discovery including identification, preservation, collection, processing, analysis, review and production. Pamela received her CEDS certification from the Association of Certified E-Discovery Specialists (ACEDS) in 2012 and is also a certified Viewpoint Processing, Review & Analytics Admin. Pamela is the Founder and President of the ACEDS Ohio Chapter.
Julie is the litigation technology executive manager at Vorys. She has worked in legal technology for more than 20 years. She has a paralegal degree and has worked in law firms and in-house litigation departments. Her experience includes managing large scale ediscovery and document productions, records management, litigation technology training and development of numerous litigation technology databases. She manages Vorys' litigation technology department, which provides in-house support, training, processing and production of e-discovery. She also serves on the Electronic Discovery Reference Model (EDRM) advisory committee, leads various EDRM Projects and is a member of Sedona.
Vice President, Legal Operations, Records Management JPMorgan Chase Deborah Voronkov is the Vice President, Legal Operations Manager and Records Manager at JPMorgan Chase, in Columbus Ohio. Deb has extensive experience in Legal Operations, Legal Records Management, Contract Management, Matter Management and Electronic Billing, and eDiscovery. Prior to joining JPMorgan, Deb spent seven years at Vertiv, and Emerson Network Power, where she managed Legal technology projects, Legal Operations and Records Management. Deb has been a Certified Records Manager since 2005 and is an active member of ARMA International.
Amanda is a Legal Administrator - eDiscovery in the Litigation group of the American Electric Power Legal Department (AEP) in Columbus, Ohio. She joined the Legal Department headquarters in 2017. She oversees the department’s discovery matters, from initial collection and strategy through document review and production, while collaborating directly with partner law firms, legal vendors and AEP business employees. Amanda is the corporate legal hold administrator. She also assists the Litigation group’s investigations, including internal document collection and research. Amanda is on the Legal Department Culture Committee and believes in promoting opportunities for people to gather, share ideas, volunteer and collaborate.
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Linda F. Wong, Esq. is the Litigation Support Manager at Porter Wright. Linda is a highly experienced professional with a deep expertise in eDiscovery, forensic, mobile, and cloud collection.. As an e-discovery professional and attorney with Porter Wright, she works with clients to identify, preserve, process, review, and produce electronic data. In addition, she assists in tailoring a workflow and recommending analytics that best fits her clients’ needs to improve efficiencies in the review process. Prior to joining Porter Wright, Linda spent twelve years at a service provider, where she managed large-scale projects and played a key role in developing eDiscovery best practices. Her expertise in the field has been instrumental in helping law firms and corporations navigate the complexities of eDiscovery, mobile, and cloud collection. Overall, Linda's extensive experience in eDiscovery, forensic, mobile, and cloud collection, combined with her unique blend of legal and technical expertise, make her a valuable asset to any team working in this fast-paced and constantly evolving field.
Mike McDonald is a Senior Litigation Support Coordinator at Baker Hostetler. In the 20+ years he has been working in law firms, 13 of those years have been dedicated to eDiscovery consulting and litigation support. He has extensive experience assisting clients and legal teams with data identification and preservation, managing data through the processing phase, and managing complex document reviews and productions. While technically adept, Mike believes the most valuable tools for an eDiscovery professional are effective communication skills, critical but positive thinking, and team/relationship building.
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Doug is a partner in the Vorys Columbus office and a member of the litigation group. His practice focuses on electronic discovery matters, and he is the head of the firm's electronic discovery practice group. Doug has represented numerous businesses with regard to the management and discovery of electronically stored information. He has represented both corporate and public entities in a variety of litigation matters, including multiple putative class actions
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Tyler is a Senior Consultant and Director of Business Development for Consilio. For more than 15 years, Tyler has saved clients time and money by implementing strategies to optimize eDiscovery, document review, and related legal processes.
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Linda Weber is Director of Business Development at ProFile Discovery. Linda is an experienced litigation support specialist having provided consulting and services in the legal industry for over 26 years. Linda spent most of these years as a speaker and consultant on the effective use of demonstrative exhibits in the courtroom. Over the years she has also served as an account representative for e-discovery services and in 2021 joined the team at ProFile Discovery providing e-discovery, forensic collections, cyber security and trial services in the position of Director of Business Development. She is active in FDCC, ACEDS and DRI. She has presented at hundreds of CLE seminars, industry and association conferences, law schools, insurance companies, paralegal events and speaks regularly at law firms providing education on the latest innovations in e-discovery and trial services. Linda is a dynamic speaker who consistently receives the highest ratings for her CLE presentations.
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Brett Burney is Principal of Burney Consultants LLC. Always anxious to encourage legal professionals to take better advantage of the technology available to them, Brett primarily helps law firms and corporate legal departments successfully navigate their e-discovery challenges. Brett co-authored the eDiscovery Buyers Guide (www.ediscoverybuyersguide.com) designed to help small- and mid-sized law firms understand the options available for their e-discovery needs. Brett is also the eLaw Evangelist at Nextpoint where he helps to educate lawyers and law firms on the duties and responsibilities around collecting, reviewing, and producing electronically stored information. In addition, Mr. Burney teaches lawyers how to integrate Macs and iOS devices in their practice and coauthored the ABA-published book Macs in Law: The Definitive Guide for the Mac-Curious, Windows-Using Attorney. You can also follow him on his Macs in Law blog (www.macsinlaw.com) and Apps in Law blog (www.appsinlaw.com) where you’ll find video reviews of apps and a helpful podcast. Brett also co-hosts the weekly In the News podcast (www.inthenewspodcast.com) with Jeff Richardson from www.iphonejd.com. Brett served as the Chair of the 2015 ABA TECHSHOW Planning Board and regularly speaks around the country to lawyers and legal groups on a wide variety of technology-related topics.
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Joel-Henry Mansfield has over 15 years of experience in the practice areas of litigation and e-discovery, including 4 years at Nationwide Mutual Insurance Co. where he serves as Managing Counsel for Litigation Technology. In his role, he is responsible for overseeing in-house workflows across the EDRM on behalf of Nationwide’s Corporate Litigation Portfolio, and provides legal and technical advice on matters of Data Governance, Privacy, and proposed Enterprise technology pilots. Joel-Henry lives in Columbus, Ohio, where he teaches e-discovery as an adjunct professor at Capital Law School. He is an avid hiker, musician, and amateur board game designer.