New York, NY, November 17, 2016 --(PR.com
)-- The Knowledge Group/The Knowledge Congress Live Webcast Series, the leading producer of regulatory focused webcasts, has announced today that Andrea D’Ambra, Senior Counsel, Norton Rose Fulbright US LLP, will speak at this live webcast entitled, “Social Media eDiscovery in Civil Litigation: What You Need to Know.” This CLE event is scheduled on November 17, 2016 @ 12:00 PM to 1:30 PM (ET).
Social media explosion has brought drastic changes in peoples' lives. Every day, millions of social media users "post," "like," "tweet" and "share."
Consequently, the rise of social media has brought noticeable impacts in eDiscovery and the overall the legal industry. Social media discovery now plays a big role in civil litigation lawsuits. Depending on the reasonability of surrounding circumstances, items such as Facebook posts, check-ins and Tweets may be used as evidence in a legal dispute. Social media evidence has already played a key role in several cases.
Given this, attorneys must be familiar with the legal perspectives of social media discovery, including the processes involved and the reasonable grounds.
Their panel of key thought leaders and practitioners brought together by The Knowledge Group will offer a discussion of the fundamentals, as well as updates, regarding the latest and significant issues surrounding social media discovery. This Live Webcast aims to help you avoid common pitfalls which may arise in civil litigation that involves eDiscovery.
Key issues that will be covered in this webcast are:
· Social Media eDiscovery - Legal Overview
· The Role of Social Media in Civil Litigation
· Standards of Accessing Social Media Evidence
· Reasonable Grounds of Social Media Discovery Requests
· Recent Civil Litigation Cases Involving Social Media Discovery
About Andrea D’Ambra
Throughout Andrea's legal career, she has developed and implemented cutting-edge technological solutions for addressing her client's electronic discovery and information governance challenges. Andrea's technical background helps her bridge the gap between legal requirements and technical realities and allows her to work effectively with her clients' IT personnel.
At a time when costs savings are critical to a company's ongoing success, Andrea has helped many clients find less expensive ways to comply with their discovery obligations and appropriately limit the scope of discovery.
Andrea counsels clients on preservation and data management issues, and has drafted information governance and records management policies for a number of multi-national companies. In addition to counseling, she has assisted clients in navigating foreign data privacy laws while complying with U.S. discovery obligations. Andrea also has presented at and moderated various Continuing Legal Education programs on patent, copyright and e-discovery issues, and has written on various e-discovery topics.
Andrea served for over seven years as an officer in the United States Navy. Her diverse Naval experience includes serving as an action officer for high-profile investigations within the Bureau of Naval Personnel and managing the administrative and legal issues of the Navy's computer network defense command. She also is an adjunct professor of law at Temple and William and Mary Law Schools where she teaches classes on Electronic Discovery.
About Norton Rose Fulbright US LLP
Norton Rose Fulbright US LLP is a global legal practice. We provide the world’s pre-eminent corporations and financial institutions with a full business law service. We have more than 3800 lawyers and other legal staff based in more than 50 cities across Europe, the United States, Canada, Latin America, Asia, Australia, Africa, the Middle East and Central Asia.
Recognized for our industry focus, we are strong across all the key industry sectors: financial institutions; energy; infrastructure, mining and commodities; transport; technology and innovation; and life sciences and healthcare.
About The Knowledge Group, LLC/The Knowledge Congress Live Webcast Series
The Knowledge Congress is a series of live webcasts produced by The Knowledge Group, LLC, which examine trends, regulatory, and technology changes across a variety of industries. Its mission is to produce unbiased, objective, and educational live webcasts 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.
The organization brings together the world's leading authorities and industry participants through informative two-hour webcasts to study the impact of changes and emerging trends. Hear from leading government officials/regulators, key thought leaders, and industry experts objectively analyze the latest trends and issues and their impact on industries.