This webinar presented by a panel of global professional experts, including the Honorable Andrew J. Peck (Ret.) and Honorable James C. Francis IV (Ret.) will focus on cutting-edge legal and technological issues addressing Technology Assisted Review (TAR). It will provide key insights and emerging trends in the scope of technology-assisted review and of particular interest will be a discussion of the In re Diisocyanates Antitrust Litig., No. 18-1001, 2021 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 181388 (W.D. Pa. Aug. 23, 2021) decision.
Judge Francis, who authored this opinion as a court appointed special master, and the Judge Peck, who authored pioneering decisions regarding TAR, will discuss issues raised by this case and several other cases involving TAR protocols. Our panelists will also address specific questions from participants during the webinar, which should be suitable for persons of all levels of knowledge about this subject matter.
What is Technology Assisted Review (TAR) and the different TAR methodologies?
Your legal duty to conduct a "reasonably comprehensive" search
The history of search and ESI - keyword search, conceptual searching, etc.
Electronic searching vs. manual review
Preliminary step of culling the ESI population
Judge Peck is ranked in Band 2 by Chambers and Partners in their 2021 Chambers USA guide in Nationwide E-Discovery & Information Governance. Judge Peck is recognized internationally for bringing electronic discovery competency to the attention of both the judiciary and bar. He is widely described as one of the first judges to tackle the subject of e-discovery head on.
Judge Francis is nationally recognized as an expert in electronic discovery. He has spoken on the topic at the judicial conferences of both the Third and Ninth Circuits, as well as at programs such as the Georgetown Law School Advanced eDiscovery Institute, annual meetings of the Sedona Conference and the ABA Cross-Border Institute. He is the author of numerous opinions concerning e-discovery, having addressed such issues as the obligation to preserve data, proportionality and cost-shifting.