SOURCE: Mitratech

June 12, 2008 09:00 ET

eDiscovery Specialists Join Interact 2008 to Share Best Practices for the Global Legal Department's Litigation Challenges

Expert Panel to Discuss Strategies to Overcome Language Barriers, Comply With International Privacy Laws, and Manage Other Cultural Considerations That Impact Global eDiscovery

LOS ANGELES, CA--(Marketwire - June 12, 2008) - Mitratech, a leading provider of software solutions for organizations to manage legal, compliance, and security risks, today announced that a group of eDiscovery specialists will lead the panel discussion entitled, "Crossing Borders: Global eDiscovery Challenges," at Mitratech's Interact 2008: The Legal and Compliance Technology Forum.

The session, sponsored by Huron Consulting Group, brings together Gerry Boccuti, Consulting Attorney and Litigation Support Manager, Wyeth Pharmaceuticals; Rob Hichens, Director, Huron Consulting Group; Tom Lahiff, Director, PricewaterhouseCoopers; David McCann, President and Chief Executive Officer, Electronic Evidence Discovery, Inc.; and Patrick Oot, Director of Electronic Discovery and Senior Litigation Counsel, Verizon.

The panel discussion marks Day One of the Interact agenda and will explore strategies and lessons learned to overcome the complexities of global eDiscovery. The conference draws general counsel, compliance and risk officers, in-house counsel, legal IT professionals, and department heads and provides expert speakers, case study sessions, peer learning, and CLE accredited courses.

"Developing best practices is the key to navigating the complexities of global eDiscovery matters," said Rob Hichens of Huron Consulting Group. "Interact 2008 will bring together leading experts to share an important dialogue about the unique and increasingly meaningful role eDiscovery is playing in litigation proceedings around the world."

"The legal and compliance communities thrive on peer-learning and knowledge-sharing," said Dan Welch, Mitratech's Senior Vice President of Sales and Operations. "Our educational forums, like Interact 2008, enable essential conversations and deliver the expertise to help organizations manage risks intelligently."

Additionally, Michael Stevens, Managing Director in Huron Consulting Group's Legal Consulting practice, will moderate discussions around "Avoiding the Technology RFP" on Day Two of the conference agenda and Huron professionals will be on hand in the exhibit hall for additional consultation.

Interact 2008 runs September 21-24 at the Marina Del Rey Marriott in California. For more information, please contact or visit

About Interact 2008

Interact 2008: The Legal & Compliance Technology Forum is a peer-driven conference designed to optimize best practices for corporate legal and compliance departments. Gathering representatives from the world's leading organizations together in an intimate and informative setting, Interact 2008 delivers expert speakers, case study sessions, panel discussions, and CLE accredited courses. The conference will take place September 21-24, 2008 at the Marina Del Rey Marriott in California. For more information, please visit

About Huron Consulting Group (NASDAQ: HURN)

Huron Consulting Group helps clients effectively address complex challenges that arise in litigation, disputes, investigations, regulatory compliance, procurement, financial distress, and other sources of significant conflict or change. The Company also helps clients deliver superior customer and capital market performance through integrated strategic, operational, and organizational change. Huron provides services to a wide variety of both financially sound and distressed organizations, including Fortune 500 companies, medium-sized businesses, leading academic institutions, healthcare organizations, and the law firms that represent these various organizations. Learn more at

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