RenewData, a full-service eDiscovery provider that offers the industry’s broadest spectrum of review acceleration solutions, today announced that its president, Rich Cohen, will speak on September 19 at the E-Discovery for the Corporate Market Conference held in Houston.
The conference, which was created by the Executive Counsel Institute and runs Sept. 19-20, provides comprehensive discussions and practical advice about eDiscovery hurdles facing today’s corporate legal departments.
Cohen, who has more than 30 years of experience as a corporate executive, consultant and general counsel, will speak the opening day of the conference on September 19, at 1:45 pm CT. His session, titled “The Importance of Day-to-Day Processes, Management Skills, Swimming Upstream: Information Management and Governance,” will focus on meeting the challenges of the left side of the EDRM and the skills needed to address them.
Cohen joins industry-lauded conference moderators such as Browning Marean III, senior counsel at DLA Piper and David Kessler, partner at Fulbright & Jaworski LLP.
With a focus on peer-driven conversation for in-house counsel, the Executive Counsel Institute’s E-Discovery for the Corporate Market Conference provides roundtables led by experts that address factual and legal issues surrounding eDiscovery. The conference also includes sessions focused on project management, ethics, litigation holds and data security. To learn more about the event or to register, visit executivecounselinstitute.com/houston2012.
About Rich Cohen
Rich Cohen, president, leads RenewData's external activities and client advisory service functions. He brings more than 30 years of management and legal experience as a corporate executive, consultant, and general counsel to RenewData. Mr. Cohen has received MARTINDALE-HUBBELL's prestigious AV® PreeminentTM Rating for 15 consecutive years and currently serves on the Advisory Board of Bryan University's eDiscovery Project Management program and on the Strategic Advisory Panel of Trustifi. Prior to joining RenewData, Mr. Cohen served as senior vice president and managing director of legal services for a large legal services organization focusing on complex litigation matters and bankruptcies. Previously, Mr. Cohen was COO of Integrex Professional Claims Services, where he was responsible for operations, IT, sales and marketing. His extensive experience also includes: general counsel at Ohio Power and Columbus Southern Power Companies; senior director, corporate legal markets and strategic alliances/licensing at Lexis-Nexis; vice president at Lexford Residential Trust; deputy law director for the city of Cuyahoga Falls; and assistant law director for the city of Akron.
He has served as the president of the American Corporate Counsel Association in Ohio and currently serves as the editor-in-chief of the Electricity Journal. He is a member of the American and Ohio State Bar Associations, and has chaired the American Bar Association's Coordinating Group on Energy Law, co-chaired the American Bankruptcy Institute's Mass Torts Subcommittee, and has been a member of the ABA Class Actions/Derivative Suits Subcommittee. Mr. Cohen is a member of the Corporate Counsel Advisory Board for The Metropolitan Corporate Counsel and a recipient of the Distinguished Legal Service Award conferred by Corporate Legal Times. Mr. Cohen holds a bachelor’s degree from the State University of New York at Buffalo and a Juris Doctor from the University of Akron School of Law.
RenewData (renewdata.com) is a full-service eDiscovery provider that helps corporations and law firms achieve significant time and cost savings, attain a high level of defensibility and reliability, and easily manage multiple projects for legal, regulatory and investigative matters. The company has a deep history building and applying advanced technology for eDiscovery, and has a particular expertise in review acceleration, delivering the industry’s broadest spectrum of solutions to expedite analysis of large collections of data. Of particular note, RenewData’s Language-Based Analytics offering uniquely accelerates review without relying on artificial intelligence, delivering dramatic savings with a high level of transparency and insight into reviewer decisions.