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eTERA Consulting

May 11, 2016 09:15 ET

eTERA Consulting to Host Webinar on Social Media and eDiscovery

Prominent Legal Industry Veterans to Discuss the Challenges and Intricacies Involved in the Legal Discovery of Social Media

WASHINGTON, DC--(Marketwired - May 11, 2016) - eTERA Consulting, an internationally recognized and award-winning leader in data and technology management, today announced it will be hosting a complimentary webinar focused on eDiscovery and social media on May 19, 2016 at 11:00 AM EST with panel speakers Bruce Malter, Emily Acosta and Michael Dwyer.

Over 45% of corporations have used publicly available social media content in litigation and fraud investigations, according to a study conducted in 2015 on social media analytics and eDiscovery. This one-hour complimentary webinar will provide attendees with information on when social media must be discovered, how social media is discovered, and how to enact processes and procedures to protect a corporation from becoming liable in a case.

eTERA's Bruce Malter, Vice President of Consulting Solutions; Segal McCambridge's Emily Acosta, Esq., Associate; and Motorola Solutions' Michael Dwyer, Project Manager in the Office of the Chief Administrative Officer, will discuss the following key topics: 

  • Current state and continued growth of social media
  • Policies corporations could enact to reduce the risk of being held liable
  • How to contain costs when faced with litigation that involves social media
  • Information required from social media accounts in order to remain compliant with current regulations
  • How to pull data from social media accounts for a case 

This webinar is part of eTERA's ongoing series of training and education initiatives to help legal professionals stay abreast of critical issues surrounding data management and eDiscovery. To register, please click here.

Speakers:

Bruce Malter, Vice President of Consulting Solutions, eTERA Consulting
Bruce Malter is responsible for developing eTERA's client engagement program, as well as enhancing the company's consulting service offerings, while growing the Midwest client base. Bruce brings over 25 years of experience with professional services companies and technology providers.

Emily Acosta, Esq., Associate, Segal McCambridge
Emily Acosta represents clients in complex commercial, employment and data security matters. Whether in the context of litigation or business counseling, Emily provides her clients with practical, simple solutions. She handles cases from initial client meeting to trial, and has substantial experience drafting and arguing procedural and dispositive motions, conducting depositions and preparing complex matters for trial. 

Michael Dwyer, Project Manager in the Office of the Chief Administrative Officer, Motorola Solutions
Michael Dwyer is an experienced technology professional with over 20 years of legal analysis and management experience. Michael has extensive experience developing and implementing various corporate operational strategies, policies and platforms related to the legal function, including litigation preparedness plans, matter decision analytics and legal spend management. 

About eTERA Consulting
Founded in 2004, eTERA Consulting is an international, award-winning organization selected by clients to help solve the challenges of complex, big data projects in the areas of information governance, investigations, litigation, regulatory compliance, and security breach response. Built by the clients, for the clients®, eTERA provides customized data management solutions and services to Fortune 500 companies and the Am Law 100 at the intersection where legal, data analytics, security, and information technology meet. eTERA's experienced subject matter experts ensure client engagement success by using best practices, leading technologies, and proven project management methodologies combined with exceptional client service. Having passed the most stringent security audits, eTERA is trusted by the world's largest insurance, financial services, pharmaceutical, and energy companies. eTERA was selected by the Legal Times in 2014 and 2015 as the Best End-to-End Litigation Consulting Firm and was recognized by the National Law Journal as the nation's top End-to-End eDiscovery Company for five consecutive years. Headquartered in Washington D.C., eTERA maintains offices in Chicago, Detroit, Brussels, London, Paris and Rome.

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