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(Guaranteed Introductions & One on One Meetings)

Litigation. E-discovery. Contracts Management. Document Management. Data Privacy. Cyber Security. Risk. Compliance. Governance. Regulatory Affairs. Arbitration. Dispute Management. Forensics Investigations. Fraud & Corruption. White-Collar Crime. M&A. Legal Translation. Cloud Computing. Blockchain. AI. Legal Technology.




23 OCTOBER 2024

  • Chief Legal Officer

  • General Counsel - Litigation

  • Head of Litigation

  • Chief Litigation Officer

  • Vice President of Litigation

  • Director of Litigation

  • Lead Litigation Counsel

  • ​Senior Litigation Counsel

  • Managing Litigation Counsel

  • Litigation Manager

  • Litigation Attorney

  • Head of eDiscovery

  • Director of Legal Technology

  • Chief Information Officer

  • Director of Litigation Support

  • Senior eDiscovery Counsel

  • eDiscovery Manager

  • Senior Legal Technology Manager

  • Information Governance Manager

  • eDiscovery Project Manager

  • Law Firm Partner


The Global Litigation & E-Discovery ConfEx is a premier event scheduled to take place on October 23, 2024, in New York, USA, gathering a diverse group of professionals from across the country for learning and networking.

Key Features:

  • Keynote Speeches: Industry leaders will share insights on current trends and future directions in the field.

  • Case Study Presentations: Real-world case studies will offer practical solutions and strategies.

  • Interactive Roundtable Discussions: Participants will delve into pressing issues and innovative practices through in-depth discussions.

  • Introductions and One-on-One Meetings: Opportunities for personalized networking with peers and industry experts.

  • Exhibitions: Showcase of the latest tools, technologies, and services in the industry.

Attendees will enrich their knowledge, expand their professional network, and discover new business opportunities at the ConfEx.


About the Speakers

Events 4 Sure & GeneralCounsel360 have assembled a distinguished lineup of global thought leaders, featuring in-house lawyers from multinational corporations across diverse industries worldwide. These esteemed speakers will share invaluable perspectives, contributions, and guidance. Attendees can anticipate gaining profound insights from experts as they delve into key topics outlined in the program agenda.


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Stacey Blaustein

Litigation Counsel,


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Michael Melore

Senior Cybersecurity Advisor,


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Marvin Lowenthal


Cohen & Gresser LLP

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James M. Black II, Esq.

Partner & General Counsel,

Falcon Rappaport & Berkman LLP

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Elyse B. Glazer

Managing Associate General Counsel,

HSBC North America

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Kristin Meister

Senior Counsel,


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Samantha Schonfeld


Bortstein Legal Group

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Frank X. Wukovits

Associate Attorney,

Chiesa Shahinian & Giantomasi PC

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Alejandro Galván Illanes

Head of Legal & Data Privacy Officer,

Petco Mexico

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Sean Kelly

Risk Officer,

Highmark Healthcare

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Paul Gupta


Rimon PC

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Jennifer Driscoll

Co-Chair of Antitrust + Trade Regulation Team/Counsel, Robinson+Cole

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Gail L. Gottehrer

Vice President, Legal – Global Litigation, Labor, Employment & Government Relations,

Del Monte Fresh Produce Company

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Brad Schaffel

Senior Manager - Electronic Discovery & Litigation Support, Sullivan & Cromwell LLP

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Sherry Xia

Litigation Partner,

Hinshaw & Culbertson

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Matthew R. Birnbaum

eDiscovery Solutions Attorney, Latham & Watkins


(Guaranteed Introductions & One on One Meetings)

(08:00 AM – 05:25 PM Local Time)

08:00 AM – Onwards

Conference Registration

  • Networking tea with speakers & delegates.

  • Informal networking with exhibitors.

08:45 AM – 09:00 AM

Introductions: Connecting Speakers, Participants, and Exhibitors

  • Enhance familiarity by introducing yourself to everyone in the conference hall.

  • Get to know each other and distinguish participants.

  • Utilize designated timeframes to freely exchange business cards and explore new opportunities.

09:00 AM – 09:40 AM

Collaborative Round Table Discussions

Maximizing the Financial Impact: Leveraging Litigation Departments for Corporate Growth and Success

  • Proactive Risk Management: Identifying and Mitigating Legal Risks to Avoid Costly Litigation and Regulatory Penalties.

  • Efficient Resource Allocation: Implementing Cost-effective Litigation Strategies to Optimize Return on Investment.

  • Intellectual Property Protection: Safeguarding Valuable Assets through Effective Litigation and Contract Enforcement.

  • Revenue Protection and Enhancement: Maximizing Profitability by Pursuing Claims, Enforcing Contracts, and Defending Against Infringement.

  • Strategic Advisory Services: Providing Insightful Legal Counsel to Management on Financially Impactful Legal Matters and Opportunities.


Kristin Meister, Senior Counsel, IDEMIA

09:40 AM – 10:00 AM

Keynote Address

Unveiling Best Practices for Litigation Risk & Compliance Teams in the Age of Generative AI

10:00 AM – 10:40 AM

Collaborative Round Table Discussions

Emerging Trends in E-discovery: AI, Machine Learning, and Predictive Analytics

  • Advancements in AI-powered E-discovery: Exploring How Machine Learning Algorithms Are Revolutionizing Document Review Processes.

  • Predictive Analytics in E-discovery: Leveraging Data Insights to Enhance Efficiency and Accuracy in Litigation Preparation.

  • Ethical Implications of AI Adoption in E-discovery: Addressing Concerns Surrounding Bias, Fairness, and Transparency in Algorithmic Decision-making.

  • Integration of AI Technologies with Existing E-discovery Platforms: Maximizing the Potential of Machine Learning to Streamline Workflows and Reduce Costs.

  • Future Directions: Anticipating How AI, Machine Learning, and Predictive Analytics Will Continue to Shape the Landscape of E-discovery Practices.


Stacey Blaustein, Litigation Counsel, IBM

Michael Melore, Senior Cybersecurity Advisor, IBM

Frank X. Wukovits, Associate Attorney, Chiesa Shahinian & Giantomasi PC

Sean Kelly, Risk Officer, Highmark Healthcare

10:40 AM – 11:00 AM

Keynote Address

Leading-edge E-discovery Techniques: Pertinence for Litigation Professionals

11:00 AM – 11:20 AM

Informal Networking & Tea Break

  • Networking tea with speakers & delegates.

  • Informal networking with exhibitors.

11:20 AM – 12:00 PM

Collaborative Round Table Discussions

Blockchain and Smart Contracts: Implications for Litigation and Arbitration

  • Disruptive Potential: Exploring How Blockchain and Smart Contracts Challenge Traditional Legal Processes in Litigation and Arbitration.

  • Contractual Transparency: Understanding How Blockchain Enhances Traceability and Trust in Dispute Resolution.

  • Automated Enforcement: Examining the Role of Smart Contracts in Streamlining Arbitration Procedures and Reducing Legal Friction.

  • Regulatory Landscape: Navigating the Legal and Regulatory Frameworks Surrounding Blockchain and Smart Contracts in Litigation and Arbitration.

  • Future Outlook: Anticipating the Evolution of Blockchain and Smart Contract Applications in Reshaping the Future of Dispute Resolution.


Marvin Lowenthal, Counsel, Cohen & Gresser LLP

12:00 PM – 12:10 PM

Exclusive Case Study Presentation

Utilizing Blockchain and Smart Contracts Technology in Litigation Practice

12:10 PM – 12:50 PM

Collaborative Round Table Discussions

The Impact of Data Privacy Regulations on Litigation and Arbitration Proceedings

  • Compliance Complexity: Navigating the Interplay Between Evolving Data Privacy Laws and Litigation Strategies.

  • Cross-Border Challenges: Addressing the Implications of Global Data Privacy Regulations on International Arbitration Proceedings.

  • Evidentiary Considerations: Understanding How Data Privacy Regulations Influence the Collection and Admissibility of Evidence in Legal Proceedings.

  • Risk Mitigation Strategies: Implementing Robust Data Protection Measures to Safeguard Sensitive Information Throughout Litigation and Arbitration Processes.

  • Future Trends: Anticipating the Continued Evolution of Data Privacy Regulations and Their Impact on the Landscape of Legal Disputes.

12:50 PM – 01:00 PM

Exclusive Case Study Presentation

GRC and Data Privacy Solutions Tailored for Litigation Professionals

01:00 PM – 02:00 PM

Informal Networking & Lunch Break

  • Networking lunch with speakers & delegates.

  • Informal networking with exhibitors.

02:00 PM – 02:40 PM

Collaborative Round Table Discussions

ESG, DEI, and Governance Factors in Litigation and Arbitration Decision-Making

  • Integrating ESG Considerations: Incorporating Environmental, Social, and Governance criteria into legal strategies to align with corporate sustainability goals.

  • Promoting Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI): Ensuring fair representation and equal access to justice in litigation and arbitration proceedings.

  • Enhancing Corporate Governance: Upholding principles of transparency, accountability, and ethical conduct to maintain stakeholder trust and confidence.

  • Mitigating Reputational Risks: Addressing ESG and DEI issues proactively to safeguard corporate reputation and brand integrity.

  • Advancing Social Responsibility: Leveraging litigation and arbitration platforms to advocate for positive societal impact and ethical business practices.


James M. Black II, Esq., Partner & General Counsel, Falcon Rappaport & Berkman LLP

02:40 PM – 02:50 PM

Exclusive Case Study Presentation

Leveraging AI-Powered Solutions for Enhanced ESG Integration in Litigation Management

02:50 PM – 03:30 PM

Collaborative Round Table Discussions

Strategic Management of Cybersecurity Risks Across Litigation, E-discovery, and Arbitration Proceedings

  • Proactive Risk Assessment: Implementing Robust Cybersecurity Protocols to Identify and Mitigate Potential Threats Across Legal Processes.

  • Data Encryption and Access Controls: Utilizing Advanced Encryption Techniques and Access Management Solutions to Safeguard Sensitive Information.

  • Incident Response Planning: Developing Comprehensive Response Plans to Address Cybersecurity Breaches Promptly and Effectively During Litigation, E-discovery, and Arbitration.

  • Vendor Due Diligence: Conducting Thorough Assessments of Third-party Providers to Ensure Compliance with Cybersecurity Standards and Protect Legal Data.

  • Ongoing Training and Awareness: Providing Continuous Education and Training to Legal Teams on Emerging Cybersecurity Risks and Best Practices for Risk Mitigation.


Jennifer Driscoll, Co-Chair of Antitrust + Trade Regulation Team/Counsel, Robinson+Cole

Paul Gupta, Partner, Rimon PC

Samantha Schonfeld, Partner, Bortstein Legal Group

Gail L. Gottehrer, Vice President, Legal – Global Litigation, Labor, Employment & Government Relations, Del Monte Fresh Produce Company

03:30 PM – 03:40 PM

Exclusive Case Study Presentation

Cybersecurity Risk Management Solutions for Litigation, E-discovery, and Arbitration

03:40 PM – 04:20 PM

Collaborative Round Table Discussions

Remote Arbitration and E-discovery: Best Practices and Lessons Learned

  • Seamless Remote Access: Implementing Secure and User-friendly Technologies to Facilitate Remote Participation in Arbitration and E-discovery Processes.

  • Virtual Collaboration Tools: Leveraging Video Conferencing and Document Sharing Platforms to Enhance Communication and Collaboration Among Remote Teams.

  • Data Security Measures: Employing Encryption and Access Controls to Safeguard Confidential Information During Remote Arbitration and E-discovery Activities.

  • Remote Evidence Collection: Developing Protocols for Ethical and Efficient Collection of Electronic Evidence in Remote Settings, Ensuring Admissibility in Legal Proceedings.

  • Remote Hearing Management: Establishing Clear Procedures and Guidelines for Conducting Virtual Hearings and Depositions, Optimizing Efficiency and Fairness in Remote Arbitration Proceedings.

04:20 PM – 04:30 PM

Exclusive Case Study Presentation

AI and Technology Integration in Remote Arbitration and E-discovery Processes

04:30 PM – 04:40 PM

Informal Networking & Tea Break

  • Networking tea with speakers & delegates.

  • Informal networking with exhibitors.

04:40 PM – 05:20 PM

Collaborative Round Table Discussions

Ethical Considerations in E-discovery: Ensuring Compliance and Best Practices

  • Legal and Regulatory Adherence: Prioritizing Compliance with Ethical Standards and Data Privacy Regulations in E-discovery Processes.

  • Transparent Documentation: Documenting E-discovery Procedures and Decision-making to Ensure Accountability and Ethical Transparency.

  • Fairness and Impartiality: Implementing Measures to Ensure Fair Treatment of Parties Involved in E-discovery, Regardless of Size or Resources.

  • Confidentiality Safeguards: Enforcing Strict Confidentiality Measures to Protect Sensitive Information Throughout E-discovery Procedures.

  • Continuous Education: Providing Ongoing Training and Awareness Programs to Keep Legal Teams Informed of Evolving Ethical Considerations and Best Practices in E-discovery.


Alejandro Galván Illanes, Head of Legal & Data Privacy Officer, Petco Mexico

Sherry Xia, Litigation Partner, Hinshaw & Culbertson

05:20 PM – 05:25 PM

Thank You Note & Closing Remarks

Thank you note in the presence of all speakers, sponsors & global delegates who made this event happen with their undaunting support and participation.

*Program and Timings are subject to change without notice.

**A collaborative round table discussion is a group conversation format where individuals from different backgrounds and experiences come together to discuss a specific topic or issue. Unlike traditional presentations or lectures, where one person is the  primary speaker, round table discussions encourage all participants to share their ideas, experiences, and perspectives

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"I had a great time as a speaker at the Global IP Confex in San Francisco, where I spoke about the 2017 USPTO Patent Plans. If you're looking for speakers in the San Francisco or Silicon Valley areas for future events, please feel free to contact me for potential speaking opportunities."

Thomas George

Senior Director, Patent 
Samsung Research America, USA

"I am grateful for the opportunity to participate as a speaker in this year's event, and I thoroughly enjoyed the experience. I look forward to the possibility of working together in the future. Please find my responses to your questions below, and I hope you have a great day."

Ksenia Takhistova

Vice Chair, Director and Legal Counsel, CME Group of ACS NY USA

"I believe that the event has been beneficial for our business as we have received many potential leads. We are satisfied with the quality of leads we have received thus far."

Alex Adewunmi

Business Development Director, EMEA & MENA, Global Lingo


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