Tuesday, November 19, 2013

Meet the Panel for National Law Institute and Empire Discovery CLE Event




Wednesday, November 20, 2013, 7pm-10pm, at:


501 Lexington Avenue
New York, NY 10017


Lori Moloney, Chadbourne & Parke LLP

Lori has over 13 years of experience in the litigation support field.  As the leader of her firm’s department, she actively evaluates and assesses new technologies for effectiveness, cost and potential implementation.  She has managed cases of all sizes including large multi-jurisdictional and multi-party matters involving terabytes of information.  Lori works closely with attorneys, legal assistants and IT staff to develop and implement litigation support technologies for all phases of a case.   She also works as a technical consultant on electronic discovery projects, providing practical knowledge on retrieval, processing, review and production of electronic data.  Her responsibilities consist of prioritizing and managing new projects including: application support; database development; satellite trial site set up; training; testing; and creation of end-user documentation.  Lori also has extensive experience with the coordination of in-house and off-site document review projects, developing databases and methodologies to track progress. Prior to joining Chadbourne & Parke, Lori was the Manager of Litigation Support Services at Weil, Gotshal & Manges, LLP.   She received her J.D. from American University, Washington College of Law.

Frank Canterino, Empire Discovery   

Frank Canterino is the Chief Technology Officer and Co-Founding Partner of Empire Discovery.  Frank is a nationally recognized industry leader with over 13 years of Legal Technology experience.  He is an expert in eDiscovery and responsible for Empire Discovery’s cutting edge technology. Frank regularly advises clients on Litigation Readiness, Data Collection Strategy, Early Data Assessment, Defensible Data Reduction, Rule 26F Meet and Confer Negotiations and eDiscovery Software Implementation. Frank has consulted on a wide range of cases involving Employment and Labor, Securities, Patents, Commercial Litigation, Intellectual Property and Bankruptcy. Prior to creating Empire Discovery, Frank spent 8 years with a regional Litigation Support company. During his last 4 years, Frank served as the Executive Vice President of Sales and Client Services, where he helped shift the company’s focus from paper to technology-based solutions.

Christopher Redlich, Allen Overy

Chris Redlich is Litigation Support Manager - Americas for the international law firm Allen & Overy LLP.   With more than thirteen years of litigation technology experience, Chris helps case teams and clients leverage the right mix of technology to meet their discovery needs.  Through his extensive knowledge of eDiscovery best practices and industry standards, Chris is frequently called upon by his peers seeking advisement on handling large scale, high profile matters.  At Allen & Overy, Chris is responsible for all eDiscovery related duties for the Americas.  Since building their litigation support department from the ground up, Chris has implemented cutting-edge technology, such as predictive coding, to the firm.  He often manages large scale reviews for major corporations and financial institutions and has experience in managing trial support for high profile trials such as WorldCom and most recently, the trial of Fabrice Tourre. Prior to joining Allen & Overy, Chris was Litigation Support Manager at Curtis Mallet, where he was responsible for the formation of that department.

Manuel Almonte, Greenberg Traurig LLP 

Manuel Almonte is one of the most innovative technical solutions architects in the eDiscovery industry. Beginning his career as an Oracle/SQL DBA for Multinational Computer Models, a private financial software firm, Manny implemented global databases which integrating multiple systems, including hedge fund, securities, and risk management. After a successful career in the financial sector, Manny transitioned into the legal profession as an IT Helpdesk Specialist for Lowenstein Sandler, an AMLAW Top 200 law firm.  While at Lowenstein Sandler, he was promoted into the Litigation Support Department, where he began work as a technical specialist and trial support analyst. After nearly 20 years in the legal profession, Manny is currently an eDiscovery Project Manager with Greenberg Traurig, an AMLAW Top 20  Law firm, where the supervises the New York and Eastern Regional Litigation Support Departments.  Over the past five years, he has developed significant experience in the management of complex discovery practices. Manny focuses mainly on the various electronic discovery procedures in preservation, collection, including large-scale document reviews, document production, and trial support.  In 2012, Manny published a white paper, Orcatec’s Predictive Coding Successful Where Keyword Culling Fails, on the successful use of Technology Assisted Review.

Space is limited email  info@empirediscovery.com if you would like to attend. 

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