What Should Lawyers Know About Information Governance?

In this edition of Digital Detectives hosts Sharon D. Nelson and John W. Simek invite Jason R. Baron, former director of litigation at the U.S. National Archives and Records Administration to discuss Information Governance as it relates to e-discovery, privacy, record keeping and security. Baron connects the dots between all these areas and helps lawyers understand they need to know about information governance and the current trends he is see in this area.

Baron serves as counsel to the Information Governance and E-Discovery Practice Group at the law firm of Drinker Biddle and Reath, in Washington, DC. His prior career in the federal service included acting as trial lawyer and senior counsel at the Department of Justice, and for the past 13 years as director of litigation at the US National Archives and Records Administration. He is an internationally recognized speaker on the subject of electronic records.

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  • Eric Kronthal

    There is no doubt that digital records and electronic communication have
    complicated client privacy and security. As mobile voice communication
    and even text messaging becomes commonplace between attorneys and
    clients, it is imperative for law firms to have the tools to protect
    these confidential communications. Last year, the Ashcroft Law Firm
    became the first to adopt encryption technology for client
    communications and this seems to be a growing trend particularly among
    many law firms
    http://www.koolspan.com/blog/ashcroft-adopts-encryption-technology/