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New ESI Sanctions Order Offers E-Discovery 101 Course for Lawyers

April 15 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Join the ACEDS Detroit Chapter for a virtual roundtable

Join Philip Favro as he discusses the DR Distributors article released in January. During the roundtable, you will be able to hear his thoughts and ask questions on the article.

Speakers:

Philip Favro is a Chambers-ranked lawyer who serves as a trusted advisor to organizations and law firms on issues relating to electronic discovery and information governance. Phil serves as a special master and an expert witness on cases involving electronic discovery issues. He also provides clients with guidance on data preservation practices, litigation holds, data collection strategies, and ESI search methodologies. Phil additionally offers direction on records retention policies, litigation hold policies, and the need to manage dynamic sources of information found on messaging applications and workplace collaboration tools.

Phil is also a nationally recognized legal scholar on electronic discovery issues and his articles have been frequently cited in academic journals and court opinions. He actively contributes to The Sedona Conference, where he serves as a member of the Steering Committee for Working Group 1 (Electronic Document Retention and Production). Phil has led various Sedona drafting teams including The Sedona Conference Primer on Social Media, Second Edition (2019), for which he served as editor-in-chief. He is currently leading the development of a commentary for Sedona Working Group 6 (International Electronic Information Management, Discovery and Disclosure) addressing international data protection and cross-border discovery issues relating to ephemeral messaging.

Phil is a licensed attorney and member of the California and Utah state bars. Prior to joining Driven, Phil practiced law in Northern California where he advised a variety of clients regarding business disputes and complex discovery issues. He also served as a Judge Pro Tempore for the Santa Clara County Superior Court based in San Jose, California.