Skip to Main Content
Events | November 17, 2022
3 minute read

2022 Advanced eDiscovery Institute

Thursday, November 17, 2022
8:30 a.m. – 5:30 p.m. ET

In Person and Virtual
Renaissance Downtown Hotel, Washington D.C.
999 9th Street NW, Washington D.C. 20015

Georgetown Law presents the 19th Annual Advanced eDiscovery Institute that explored cutting-edge content in technology, eDiscovery, privacy, cross-border discovery and data protection, and cybersecurity. The event took place at the Renaissance Downtown Hotel in Washington D.C. and included thought leaders from Am Law 100 firms, Fortune 500 corporations, high-profile plaintiffs’ law firms, and federal and state judges experienced in dealing with technology issues in both civil and criminal cases.

Among these participants was Warner attorney Jay Yelton. Yelton shared his expertise on “Topics in eDiscovery.” Yelton and his fellow panelists touched on matters such as privacy as a proportionality factor, eDiscovery issues pertaining to the Metaverse and cryptocurrency, and more. See the full agenda below.


7:30 a.m.        

Registration and Breakfast

8:15 a.m.        

Welcome Remarks

8:30 a.m.        

Keynote: Proportionality Under Rule 26 Revisited by Its Architects

Honorable David G. Campbell, U.S. District Court for the District of Arizona

Honorable Paul Grimm, U.S. District Court for the District of Maryland

9:40 a.m.        

Case Law Update: Practical Takeaways from Recent eDiscovery Decisions

Scott Milner, Lewis & Brockius LLP, Moderator

Honorable J. Michelle Childs, U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit

Honorable Gary R. Jones, U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Florida

Honorable Katherine H. Parker, U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York

Honorable Xavier Rodriguez, U.S. District Court for the Western District of Texas

11:10 a.m.      

Networking Break

11:30 a.m.      

Topics in eDiscovery

Honorable Zia M. Faruqui, U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia

Phil Favro, Innovative Driven

Jeanne Somma, Lineal

Kelly Twigger, ESI Attorneys

B. Jay Yelton III, Warner Norcross + Judd LLP

12:30 p.m.     


2:00 p.m. — Concurrent Sessions

A. Should It Stay or Should It Go? The Art of Defensible Data Disposition

Kenya Parrish-Dixon, Empire Technologies Risk Management Group, Moderator

Rishi Chhatwal, Coinbase

Matt Gardner, Meta Platforms, Inc.

Constance E. Mockaitis, AbbVie Inc.

Honorable Elizabeth A. Stafford, U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan

B. Teams, Slack and More: Tracking Today’s Collaboration Tools through the eDiscovery Workflow

Honorable Noelle C. Collins, U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Missouri

Mira Vayda Edelman, DISH Legal

Tara S. Emory, Redgrave Data

Chris Haley, Troutman Pepper Hamilton Sanders LLP

Martha K. Louks, McDermott Will & Emery

Paul H. McVoy, Meta-E Discovery LLC

3:00 p.m.       

Networking Break

3:15 p.m. — Concurrent Sessions

A. 2R + TAR: Advanced Techniques for Addressing 2nd Requests & more

Andrea L. D’Ambra, Norton Rose Fulbright LLP, Moderator

Burke Kappler, Federal Trade Commission

Christian J. Mahoney, Steen & Hamilton LLP

Pamela J. Schieffelin, Qualcomm

Rebecca Valentine, Defense, Industrials, and Aerospace Section, Antitrust Division, U.S. Department of Justice

B. Privacy Case Law Summary

Robert D. Keeling, Sidley Austin LLP, Moderator

Stephanie Mitchell, Siemens Corporation

Sean A. Petterson, Heimann & Bernstein, LLP

Honorable Karen Wells Roby, U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Louisiana

David Kessler, Norton Rose Fulbright

4:15 p.m.       

Networking Break

4:30 p.m.       

Virtual Discovery Motions: How to be a Better Advocate Over Zoom

Rebecca J. Schwartz, Shook, Hardy & Bacon LLP

Rhani Lott Choi, National Institute for Trial Advocacy

Alanna G. Clair, Dentons US LLP

Honorable Mark Drummond, New York University School of Law; Law Office of Mark A. Drummond

Carol Sowers

5:45 p.m.       

Off-Site Cocktail Reception at Cuba Libre

The full agenda can be viewed here.