April 04, 2018

2018 Judge Justin L. Quackenbush Lecture Featuring George Socha

Event Details

Date & Time

Wednesday, Apr 04, 2018 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM


Department

School of Law


Location

Barbieri Courtroom


Contact/Registration

RSVP to Bryn Boorman at 509-313-3742 or alumnievents@lawschool.gonzaga.edu.


Event Type & Tags

  • Alumni

About This Event

Gonzaga University School of Law invites you to the Judge Justin L. Quackenbush Lecture featuring George Socha, Managing Director, BDO, speaking on Corporate E-discovery and Privacy Concerns in the Digital Age.

Keynote Speaker: George Socha, Managing Director, BDO

George Socha is a Managing Director in BDO Consulting’s Forensic Technology Services practice. Named an “E-Discovery Trailblazer” by The American Lawyer, he assists corporate, law firm, and government clients with all facets of electronic discovery, including information governance. George has served clients in a variety of industries including pharmaceutical, energy, retail, banking and technology, among others.

As a renowned industry thought leader, Mr. Socha has authored more than 50 articles and spoken at more than 200 engagements across the world on a variety of e-discovery topics. His extensive knowledge has also been utilized more than 20 times to provide expert testimony. Co-founder of the Electronic Discovery Reference Model (EDRM), a framework that outlines the standards for the recovery and discovery of digital data, and the Information Governance Reference Model (IGRM), a similar framework specific to information management, George is skilled at developing and implementing electronic discovery strategies and managing electronic discovery processes. Prior to joining BDO, George spent 16 years as a litigation attorney in private practice before starting his own consulting firm focused on e-discovery issues in 2003.