Upcoming Events | Government

Currently, eDiscovery professionals like yourself are being impacted in a multitude of ways. Current events are sparking the development and implementation of new mandates for federal agencies. The new initiatives surrounding privacy, security, and governance will impact all eDiscovery professionals. Our Cowen Government Series is designed to create an environment that facilitates knowledge transfer among senior-level e-discovery professionals at federal government agencies to elevate and accelerate their careers.

Key areas of focus include:

– eDiscovery “Best Practices

– Privacy, Security and Governance

– People and the Demand for Talent

– Process and Workflow

– Agency Collaboration

– Demand and Need for New or Improved Technology

– Budget and Resources

– Training

– Top Resources for Compliance….. and more

Join our Cowen Government Community 

Virtual Workshops

Evolving Best Practices for Form of Production Requests

November 18th |1:00 – 2:00pm EST


o   Best Practices for drafting standard form of production specifications

o   How to tailor specifications for your technology and workflows

o   Commonly encountered pitfalls with incoming document productions

o   Differences among small, mid, and large agencies needs/uses for incoming document productions

o   Impact of proportionality scope change to FRCP Rule 26(b)(1) to document requests and productions


Retired Magistrate Judge John Facciola of the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia. February 9, 2015. Photo by Diego M. Radzinschi/THE NATIONAL LAW JOURNAL.

Judge Facciola
Retired US Magistrate Judge



Dr. Curtis Levinson
United States Cyber Defense Advisor to NATO




Live Workshops

Pre-Workshop Dinner

Wednesday, December 9th | 6:30 pm ET

Half-Day Workshop: eDiscovery Best Practices for Government Practitioners

Thursday, December 10th | 8:30 am – 11:30 am

National Press Club
Washington, DC



8:00 – 9:00am: Coffee and Networking

9:00 – 9:15am: Opening Remarks with David Cowen and Steve Ashbacher

9:15 – 10:00am: Icebreaker and Table Intros

Worksheet #1: Top Challenges | People, Process and Technology

10:00 – 10:45am: Topic #2: “Evolving Best Practices for Budgeting and Spending Proposals for eDiscovery Technology”

Worksheet #2: TBD

10:45 – 11:00am: Coffee Break

11:00 – 11:30am: Topic #3: “Evolving Best Practices for Form of Production Requests”

Worksheet #3: TBD

11:30 – 12:00pm: Topic #4 : “Ability of Available Technology to Solve the Most Pressing Government Challenges “ with Steve Ashbacher

12:00 – 12:10pm: Closing Remarks and Takeaways by David Cowen


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