Using Technology to Reduce eDiscovery Costs [On Demand]



On Demand
Course Leader : Carla Swansburg, Vice President, General Manager Canada, Epiq Global
Duration : 1 hour 0 minute
Price: Free

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Using Technology to Reduce eDiscovery Costs

The process of eDiscovery can be a very costly and risky endeavor for anyone going through litigation. Using advanced technologies saves money, reduces time, mitigates risk, increases consistency, and makes understanding data much easier. Tune into to learn how to effectively use technologies such as conceptual searching, email threading, near-duplicate analysis, and continuous active learning to streamline your eDiscovery process.


    Carla Swansburg
    Vice President, General Manager Canada, Epiq Global

    Carla Swansburg was recently appointed the Vice President and General Manager (Canada) for Epiq Systems, leading the Canadian operations and growth of Epiq Global. Epiq provides managed legal services, eDiscovery, business process outsourcing and claims management services as well as other support to law firms and businesses through its 80 offices across the globe.

    Jason Bell-Masterson
    Director, Client Services and Document Review Services, Epiq Global

    Jason Bell-Masterson has more than a decade of experience in eDiscovery across a variety of positions and locations. Prior to his current role as director of client services and document review services, he was a manager of client services for Epiq in Toronto.  Bell-Masterson has also worked in Epiq’s Tokyo and New York City offices as a global client leader and project manager in client services.

    Throughout his time at Epiq, Bell-Masterson has helped develop and spread industry best practices to ensure client needs are met, especially on large, complex, global matters.

    Ricelle San Juan
    Manager, Strategic Initiatives, Royal Bank of Canada Information Group

    Ricelle San Juan is the Manager, Strategic Initiatives with the Royal Bank of Canada Information Management group. She first joined RBC in 2015 and has had the opportunity to work with various functions in the bank, including a branch, an RBC affiliated not-for-profit organization, and Law Group, where she has worked with the Information Management and eDiscovery teams for 3 years. Ricelle is presently in charge of initiatives aimed at the assessment of the group’s program delivery models, to ensure their compliance with internal privacy, accessibility, and data governance standards. She also acts as a knowledge resource pertaining to cost efficient document review, data retrievability, and eDiscovery case management. She is interested in policies involving the retention and use of global, multijurisdictional data, and the management of information systems focused on collecting, distributing, and retaining data. Before her time at RBC, Ricelle received her Master of Arts degree in Political Science at the University of Toronto, and her hobbies include essay writing, and working with local community development organizations. 

    Sarah Millar
    Partner, Litigation, Osler, Hoskin & Harcourt LLP

    Sarah Millar is a Partner at Osler, Hoskin & Harcourt LLP and the Head of Osler’s Discovery Management Group. Sarah practises exclusively in the area of discovery. She regularly advises clients on complex issues related to the discovery phase of litigation and regulatory proceedings including document preservation, the sound capture or collection of client documentation, a litigant’s discovery obligations, the use of electronic evidence in proceedings and the law of privilege. Sarah has significant experience managing large scale documentary review and production in complex commercial cases and in multijurisdictional matters. Sarah also advises clients on best practices in document management and data retention to facilitate litigation preparedness.