•How to take a strategic approach to developing and enacting defensible retention policies and litigation hold procedures
•How to efficiently implement retention/destruction policies and litigation holds using archives and automated data identification and collection technologies
•How to quickly identify potentially relevant discovery and compliance data with early case assessment technology that works hand-in-hand with custodian repositories, collection mechanisms and automated policies
•How to provide outside counsel secure access to the review data set in an easy-to-use, scalable, hosted review platform that supports multiple matters, multiple project teams and automated workflow to accelerate review.
hiFred is Associate Director of Consulting for Iron Mountain Digital. In this capacity, he advises corporations and law firms on electronic discovery process creation, risk mitigation, and litigation and regulatory readiness related to information management and complex eDiscovery challenges. To prepare for litigation and regulatory needs, Fred works with clients to develop and implement programs designed to promote efficient, effective and defensible litigation response and eDiscovery best practices.
Prior to joining Iron Mountain Digital, Fred was Senior Counsel for Repligen Corporation, a publicly-traded biopharmaceutical company, concentrating on the development of novel therapeutics for neurological disorders. As in-house counsel for Repligen, Fred handled several patent and commercial disputes of significant consequence for the Company. Most recently, Fred worked with and oversaw outside counsel on two large patent lawsuits that both resulted in highly successful settlements for Repligen. In the course of those and other litigations, Fred developed and managed all aspects of Repligen’s litigation readiness and eDiscovery program.