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When the Impossible Became the Necessary

An ILTA webinar sponsored by Opus 2


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About the webinar

The legal industry has been on a slow digital transformation journey over the last decade. As a result of the novel Coronavirus pandemic, law firms were forced to very quickly adapt. Processes and technology once thought to be impossible to implement suddenly had to become a reality in order for law firms to continue to conduct business and service their clients.

In this roundtable webinar, litigation practice leaders and lawyers at leading law firms shared their perspectives on adapting to accelerating changes and associated risks in managing people, processes, and technology pre-, during, and post-pandemic. 

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The panel


Timothy B. McGranor
Partner at Vorys, Sater, Seymour and Pease LLP

Tim's practice focuses primarily on oil and gas litigation and commercial litigation. He has represented clients in a wide range of disputes including landowner lease disputes, royalty claims, and business-versus-business disputes, and has been involved in a range of disputes from single-plaintiff actions to multi-defendant class actions. 

Julie K. Brown
Director of Practice Technology at Vorys, Sater, Seymour and Pease LLP

Julie has worked in legal technology for more than 30 years. She has a paralegal degree and has worked in law firms and in-house litigation departments.  She oversees Vorys' practice technology department which provides innovative and practical solutions to all practice areas.  Julie is an active ILTA member and serves on the advisory board for ACEDs.


Melissa L. Weberman
Lead Attorney and Managing Director of the eData Group at Arnold & Porter

Melissa counsels clients in eDiscovery and information governance processes and best practices. She works closely with Arnold & Porter's lawyers across practice groups to tailor strategies and discovery management plans for clients in numerous industries.


Gregory L. Jordan
Director of Discovery Operations at Arnold & Porter

Gregory consults regularly with legal teams regarding the best use of available technology to manage document-intensive litigation matters from discovery through trial. With over 30 years of experience in the field of litigation support, Greg brings a wealth of knowledge and unique perspective to his position and works to implement a common-sense approach to matter management ensuring a cost-effective and client-oriented outcome. 


Michael Simon
Legal Technology Consultant and Principal at Seventh Samurai

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