WASHINGTON, D.C. – March 10, 2015 – Consilio, a global leader in eDiscovery software and review services, will host screenings of Joe Looby’s documentary, The Decade of Discovery™, in both Zurich (May 7) and London (May 12). The film spans ten years, detailing a U.S. government attorney’s quest to find a better way to search White House email, a teacher‘s stand for civil justice on the electronic frontier and the impact of these events on the way law is practiced in the U.S.
The evening will begin with a networking cocktail reception, followed by the documentary screening. After the film, there will be a panel discussion featuring Joe Looby, the filmmaker; Jason R. Baron, former Director of Litigation at the U.S. National Archives and star of the film; Ralph Losey, National eDiscovery Counsel at Jackson Lewis P.C.; and Consilio Managing Directors Michael Becker (Zurich) and Drew Macaulay (London). The panel will be moderated by Taylor Hoffman, Global Head of eDiscovery Management at Swiss Re America Holding Corporation. To register or learn more about the event, click here.
About Joe Looby
Joe Looby wrote and directed The Decade of Discovery, his first feature-length documentary. He served in the U.S. Navy’s Judge Advocate General Corps, practiced as an environmental enforcement attorney for New York State and co-founded the forensic technology practices at Deloitte and FTI. His film production company, 10th Mountain Films, was named in honor of his father who served in the 10th Mountain Division, a U.S. Army ski patrol that fought in World War II.
About Jason R. Baron
Jason R. Baron is Of Counsel to the Information Governance and eDiscovery Group at Drinker Biddle Reath LLP in Washington D.C. and co-chair of the Information Governance Initiative. He served 13 years as the first appointed Director of Litigation at the U.S. National Archives; prior to that was a trial attorney and senior counsel at the U.S. Department of Justice, serving as counsel of record in lawsuits involving the preservation of White House email. He was named an eDiscovery “trailblazer” by The American Lawyer in its 2013 issue “The Top 50 Big Law Innovators of the Past 50 Years.”
About Ralph Losey
Ralph C. Losey is a practicing attorney, writer, researcher and educator in the field of electronic discovery and legal search. He is a shareholder of Jackson Lewis P.C., where he serves as the firm’s National eDiscovery Counsel, Chair of its Electronic Discovery practice group and head of Litigation Support. Ralph has been a commercial litigator since 1980 and has over 70 published opinions to his credit, including some of the largest eDiscovery cases in the country. He is the founder of the Electronic Discovery Best Practices group, the developer of an online legal training course designed for eDiscovery teams and serves as the principle author and publisher of the blog e-Discovery Team.
About Taylor Hoffman
Taylor Hoffman is the Global Head of eDiscovery at Swiss Re, a leading wholesale provider of reinsurance, insurance and other insurance-based forms of risk transfer. In this role, he oversees all aspects of eDiscovery, including case management and development of policies and procedures. Prior positions include Corporate Counsel (Litigation and eDiscovery) at DISH Network, where he created and implemented an overhaul of DISH’s eDiscovery process; Litigation Associate at Covington & Burling LLP; and law clerk for the Honorable Emilio M. Garza on the United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit.
About Drew Macaulay
Drew Macaulay is Consilio’s Managing Director in London, with responsibility for Consilio’s Client Services teams in Europe and Asia. With over 10 years of experience in the legal technology sector, Drew specializes in the practical application of technology and outsourcing to control both cost and risk in large-scale and multi-jurisdictional dispute resolution and compliance matters—specifically as they relate to antitrust/competition investigations—and litigation and investigation matters involving financial services entities.
About Michael Becker
Michael Becker is a German-qualified solicitor (Rechtsanwalt) and Managing Director at Consilio. He advises clients in critical cross-border investigations, with expertise in discovery procedures, crisis situations and data protection. Michael has overseen major international antitrust investigations, litigations, arbitrations and internal investigation as well as compliance cases for multinational corporations and international banks. Prior to Consilio, Michael practiced law for international law firms, including CHSH Cerha Hempel Spiegelfeld Hlawati in Vienna (Austria) and Bucharest (Romania), Debevoise & Plimpton in Frankfurt (Germany) and Dammeier & Partner in Wiesbaden (Germany).
Consilio is an international eDiscovery and managed review provider with extensive experience in litigation, antitrust, second requests and internal and regulatory investigations. The company supports law firms and corporations with innovative software and cost-effective, end-to-end litigation services that include data collection, computer forensics, expert testimony, multilingual and onsite data processing, hosting and document review. ISO 27001 and Safe Harbor certified, the company can deploy its services rapidly and efficiently to clients anywhere in the world from offices and data centers in North America, Europe and Asia. For more information, please visit www.consilio.com.