New York, NY, October 20, 2015 --(PR.com
)-- The Knowledge Group/The Knowledge Congress Live Webcast Series, the leading producer of regulatory focused webcasts, has announced today that Randall M. Paulikens, Partner, WithumSmith+Brown, PC will speak at the Knowledge Congress’ webcast entitled: “Practical E-Discovery Advice For Lawyers Live Webcast.” This event is scheduled for December 18, 2015 from 12:00 PM -2:00 PM (ET).
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About Randall M. Paulikens
Randy is a partner with WithumSmith+Brown, PC, and is part of the leadership team who directs the firm’s litigation, valuation and forensic accounting services unit. He has over 25 years of public accounting experience including business valuation, taxation, litigation support, and consulting. Randy has provided consultation services for various business mergers and acquisitions. This includes valuation of the entities involved, developing compensation agreements, and legal structure, as well as financial feasibility analysis.
Randy has also performed all phases of litigation support including lost profits calculations, bankruptcies, forensic accounting, matrimonial accounting, wrongful death calculations, business valuations, and discovery. He has represented all sizes of clients from small solo practitioner professional practices to large Fortune 100 public companies. He has many years of traditional accounting experience including the taxation and reporting for closely-held businesses.
Randy holds a bachelor’s degree in economics (with a minor in physics) from Rutgers University, NJ. He is a certified public accountant and is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA), where he is Accredited in Business Valuation (ABV), Certified in Financial Forensics (CFF) and a Certified Information Technology Professional (CITP). He is also a member of the New Jersey Society of Certified Public Accountants (NJSCPA). He is also a board member of Court Appointed Special Advocates for Children of Monmouth County (CASA). He is also a Diplomate of the American Board of Forensic Accounting (DABFA) and is an associate member of the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners.
Randy has published numerous articles on forensic accounting, income taxes, valuation, as well as editing publications for other authors. He is a frequent speaker at various professional conferences, including the NJSCPA, National Association of Certified Valuation Analysts (NACVA), and others.
About WithumSmith+Brown, PC
WithumSmith+Brown, Certified Public Accountants and Consultants, is a full-service CPA firm ranking 6th largest in the Northeast and 28th largest in the country. For over 40 years, Withum has provided an elite level of service and quality to individual and corporate clients alike, with industry expertise to include Manufacturing, Not-for-Profit, Real Estate, Healthcare, Technology, Financial Services, Life Sciences, Professional Services and others. The firm offers one of the largest litigation support teams in the Metro NY area, focused on helping you achieve success in court. Expertise includes Business Investigations, Expert Testimony, Forensic Accounting Business Valuations, Matrimonial Accounting, Damage Measurement, Estate & Trust Matters, Bankruptcy and Integrity Monitoring Services.
E-discovery is becoming the de facto source of evidence in many legal cases. However, many attorneys struggle to stay abreast of the latest rules, regulations, case law, and ethical pitfalls involving electronically stored data. Many lawyers also struggle to understand the complex and multi-disciplinary aspects of E-Discovery law. A weak grasp of E-Discovery poses a risk to the practicing lawyer, his firm, and his clients.
In this CLE Webinar, a panel of skilled practitioners will provide the audience with a unique perspective that reveals legal oversights, litigation risks, indefensible proposals, improper methods, weak searches, and many more useful hints and tips to strengthen your position as an E-Discovery lawyer.
Key topics include:
- Common E-Discovery Oversights
- Information as a Litigation Risk
- Relevant ESI Sources and Repositories
- Improperly Identifying and Securing
- Failure to Place Defensible Legal Holds
- Failure to Coordinate with Opposing Counsel
- Collecting, Restoring, and Processing Data
- Reviewing and Coding
- Producing Responsive, Non-privileged ESI
- Logging With-held Documents
- Choosing E-Discovery Vendors
- Minimizing Costs
- Maximizing Efficiency
- New Search Tools
- New Filtering Methods
- Keyword Searching Secrets
- Advanced Search Technology
- Sampling and Document Analytics
- Search Process Enhancement
About The Knowledge Group, LLC/The Knowledge Congress Live Webcast Series
The Knowledge Congress was established with the mission to produce unbiased, objective, and educational live webinars that examine industry trends and regulatory changes from a variety of different perspectives. The goal is to deliver a unique multilevel analysis of an important issue affecting business in a highly focused format. To contact or register to an event, please visit: http://theknowledgegroup.org/