What's in Your Smartphone? Mobile Device and Email Investigation Strategies and Stories

Level: Advanced
Runtime: 61 minutes
Recorded Date: January 30, 2019
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  • eDiscovery & investigations
  • The special challenge of cell phones
  • Calls and contacts
  • Pictures
  • Text Messages
  • Applications
  • Browser
  • Q & A
Runtime: 1 hour
Recorded: January 30, 2019


Your email and internet search history may be used against you in a court of law. Join a panel of forensic and eDiscovery experts to learn about the strategies and tactics they use to collect, investigate, and present digital evidence from the very device you are reading this on. Panelists will focus in on the special challenge of email and cell phones (policy, hardware, and software). Join this session to see just how much information we can pull off your devices and better understand the tools, techniques, and strategies available to modern investigators.

This program was recorded as part of ALM's Legalweek Conference on January 30th, 2019.

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Warren Singh

Supervisor of Practice Technology Consulting
Latham & Watkins

Warren's responsibilities include providing technical and professional leadership to the Discovery Technology Project Managers on the daily project workflow and supporting firm processes. Additionally, he provides advanced technical and workflow guidance to attorneys and paralegals regarding litigation support work such as e-discovery, document reviews, document productions and trial preparation.

Brian Morrison

Principal eDiscovery Analyst
Liberty Mutual

Currently a Princial eDiscovery Analyst with Liberty Mutual –Corporate Legal, Brian is responsible for developing, testing, implementing, and maintaining systems used by attorneys, paralegals, and eDiscovery examiners. Brian is also responsible for researching trends, tools, and competitors to make tactical and strategic recommendations to legal management, including the General Counsel.

Brian has been instrumental in the development and continuous improvement of internal repeatable and defensible processes used to preserve, process, and produce ESI. In addition, Brian is an experienced EnCase user, an expert with IBM Cognos, Microsoft Excel, Access, PowerBI, SQL, Cellebrite, and Passware. Brian’s diverse professional experiences and technical skillset lend themselves well to eDiscovery, computer forensics, analytics, and litigation support. Brian fully embraces the Agile mindset and is both a Certified Scrum Master and Certified Scrum Product Owner.

Brian graduated cum laude from the University of New Hampshire with a B.S. in Business Administration and a Minor in Management. 

Anna Mercado Clark

Phillips Lythe LLP

As leader of Phillips Lytle’s Data Security & Privacy and E-Discovery & Digital Forensics Practice Teams, Ms. Clark focuses on complex e-discovery and digital forensics, cybersecurity and data privacy, and complex commercial litigation. As a former Assistant District Attorney, she also handles white collar criminal matters and investigations. Ms. Clark has been awarded the Certified Information Privacy Professional/Europe (CIPP/E) designation by the International Association of Privacy Professionals (IAPP), a preeminent certification for advanced concentration in European data protection laws, standards and practices.

Ms. Clark routinely counsels sophisticated clients on data governance issues to address business needs while minimizing risks and complying with a rapidly evolving regulatory landscape and other legal obligations. She has extensive experience advising businesses in the technology, consumer, health care and financial industries regarding information management and disposition policies, litigation readiness, data transfers, third-party/vendor negotiation and management relative to data administration, and disaster recovery and avoidance.

Ms. Clark has successfully leveraged the latest technology, including artificial intelligence and technology assisted review (“TAR”), to streamline high-volume discovery, establish defensible document review workflows and minimize litigation costs. She is a member of EDRM at Duke Law, a community of e-Discovery and legal professionals who create practical resources to improve e-Discovery and information governance, including cross-border discovery in light of the General Data Protection Regulation (“GDPR”). She regularly speaks at national and international conferences as a subject matter expert on these issues.

As an experienced litigator, Ms. Clark is well positioned to identify and minimize litigation risks and assist with internal investigations, including managing digital forensic investigations. She is also able to seamlessly serve as litigation counsel in the event of a dispute or government investigation, having represented individuals, small businesses, multinational corporations and government entities in contract disputes, franchisor-franchisee litigation, trade secret disputes, antitrust litigation, securities litigation, labor and employment matters, and government investigations.

Ms. Clark is a member of the firm’s Diversity & Inclusion Committee.

Adam Kuhn

Director of Product Marketing

Adam is the Director of Product Marketing. He holds an advanced certification for the Axcelerate eDiscovery platform and is responsible for research, education and outreach programs. Adam also serves as a Senior Research Fellow at the McCarthy Institute for IP & Technology Law at the University of San Francisco School of Law.

Prior to joining OpenText, Adam worked as a legal analyst for a Fortune 500 company and as a senior research fellow at the McCarthy Institute for IP & Technology Law.

Adam holds a JD and MBA from the University of San Francisco and a BA from New York University.

Laura V. Roman

Market Regulation Operations Manager
New York Stock Exchange (NYSE)

Laura Roman is a Legal Operations Manager for the Market Regulation unit of the New York Stock Exchange. Her focus is on managing and supporting the Market Regulation team’s day-to-day processes and practices to maximize efficiency and effectiveness. Her role involves strategic planning, leading and supporting technology initiatives, budget management, vendor management, metrics and reporting, knowledge management, and eDiscovery management.

Prior to joining NYSE, Laura worked as a Staff Attorney specializing in electronic discovery for large-scale, complex litigations and investigations at Simpson Thacher & Bartlett LLP and Cravath, Swaine & Moore LLP.

Laura earned her Bachelor's degree in Government & Legal Studies from Bowdoin College, and her J.D. from Brooklyn Law School. She is a member of the New York Bar as well as a graduate of The eDiscovery Training Academy at Georgetown Law School.

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