2016 Agenda & Participants

Michael R. Arkfeld Michael R. ArkfeldFounding Director, ASU-Arkfeld eDiscovery and Digital Evidence Program As a former assistant United States Attorney for the District of Arizona, Michael handled multimillion-dollar cases involving personal injury, medical malpractice, wrongful termination and a host of other tort claims. He has appeared before both federal and state appellate courts and has extensive experience in jury (over 30 trials) and bench trials. Michael lectures and consults throughout North America and internationally on the impact of technology to the practice of law and the discovery and admission of electronic evidence.
Maura R. Grossman Maura R. Grossman, is Of Counsel at Wachtell, Lipton, Rosen & Katz, where she advises the firm and its clients on legal, technical, and strategic issues involving electronic discovery and information governance, both domestically and abroad. Maura teaches electronic discovery both at Columbia Law School and the Georgetown University Law Center. She has served as a court-appointed special master, mediator, and expert on eDiscovery in federal court. Maura is a prolific researcher, writer, and speaker in the area of technology-assisted review. In addition to her law degree from Georgetown, Maura also holds an M.A. and Ph.D. in Psychology from the Gordon F. Derner Institute of Advanced Psychological Studies at Adelphi University.
Daniel Martin Katz Daniel Martin Katz, Professor Katz is a scientist, technologist and law professor who applies an innovative polytechnic approach to teaching law, meshing litigation and transactional knowledge with emerging software and other efficiency-enhancing technologies to help create lawyers for today’s challenging legal job market. Both his scholarship and teaching integrate science, technology, engineering, and mathematics. Professor Katz’s forward-thinking ideas helped to earn him acknowledgement in the 2013 Fastcase 50, an award which “recognizes 50 of the smartest, most courageous innovators, techies, visionaries, and leaders in the law.” He was also named to the American Bar Association Journal’s 2013 Class of “Legal Rebels,” a prestigious group of change leaders in the legal profession.
Gary Marchant Gary Marchant – Gary’s research interests include the use of genetic information in environmental regulation, risk and the precautionary principle, legal aspects of personalized medicine, and regulation of emerging technologies such as nanotechnology, neuroscience and biotechnology. Gary frequently lectures about the intersection of law and science at national and international conferences. He has authored more than 130 articles and book chapters on various issues relating to emerging technologies. Among other activities he has served on five U.S. National Academy of Sciences committees, has been the principal investigator on several major grants, and has organized numerous academic conferences on law and science issues. He was named a Regents’ Professor in 2011 and also is a professor in ASU’s School of Life Sciences, and is a Distinguished Sustainability Scientist in ASU’s Global Institute of Sustainability.

Agenda for the 2016 Workshop 

9:00-9:10         Welcome & Participant Introductions

9:10-9:30         Overview of Legal Analytics

Gary Marchant, Sandra Day O’Connor College of Law, ASU

9:35-10:00       Uses for New Kinds of Data

Michael Arkfeld, Arkfeld & Associates

10:00-10:30     Discussion

10:30-10:45     Coffee Break

10:45-11:15     Technology-Assisted Review: Fact or Fiction?

Maura Grossman, University of Waterloo & Maura Grossman Law

 11:15-11:45     Experts, Crowds + Algorithms: The Three Forms of (Legal) Prediction

Daniel Katz, Chicago Kent College of Law & The Law Lab @ Illinois Tech

11:45-12:15     Discussion

12:15-1:00       Lunch (provided)

1:00- 2:15        Specialized Topic Presentations          

Jamie Winterton: Metadata and Tracking: On the Internet, Everyone Knows You’re A Dog

Michael Saks: Statistical Analysis of Legal Doctrine and Epi-Doctrine

Mary Juetten: Let’s Try Medium Data for the Law

William Kellermann: Successful Failures – Implementing Mandatory UTBMS Codes

Bill Sowinski: A Sneak Preview of Some 2016 Real Rate Reports Results

2:15-3:15         Discussion

3:15-3:30         Coffee Break

3:30-4:30         Discussion: Where Do We Go From Here?

Workshop Participants

Michael Arkfeld / ASU Law

Fred Bellamy / Ryler Carlock

Lauren Burkhart / ASU Law

Jeffrey Cantrell / Assistant Attorney General

Larry Cohen / Private Practice

Bob Copple / Copple Law

Josh Covey / ASU Law

Kyle Day / Snell & Wilmer

Steve Goldstein / Squire Patton Boggs

Maura Grossman / University Waterloo

Ray Harris / Fennemore Craig PC

Mary Juetten / CEO & Founder Traklight

Daniel Katz / Kent School of Law

Bill Kellermann / Hanson Bridgett

Jason Kerkmans / MindSet

Lyn Kiehl / MindSet

Brian Lake / Perkins Coie

Gene Landoe / Wolters Kluwer

David Li / ProSearch

Gary Marchant / ASU Law

Nicolas MartinoASU Law

Dominic Papa / ASU Law

Nicholas Robbins / Lifelock

Michael Saks / ASU Law

Robert Singleton / Squire Patton Boggs

Bill Sowinski / Wolters Kluwer

Yvonne StevensASU Law

Tammy Thibodeau / ASU Law

Sophia Triche / ASU Law

Brad Vynalek / Quarles & Brady

Racheal White Hawk / ASU Law

Jamie Winterton / ASU Global Security Initiative

Joy Woller / Lewis Roca Rothgerber Christie