BOSTON — June 6, 2017 — David G. Thomas, a shareholder in the Boston Litigation Group at global law firm Greenberg Traurig, LLP, will speak at The Knowledge Group’s live webcast, “How Has It Been a Year After Its Commencement? Revisiting FRCP and Dredging Its Major Impacts on e-Discovery,” from 12:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m. ET June 21.
In this webcast, a panel of distinguished professionals and thought leaders will give the audience an overview of the significant changes brought by the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure (FRCP) amendments to e-Discovery. Thomas and fellow speakers will provide insights on the recent court rulings addressing these changes. Key topics include:
- 2015 Amendments to FRCP – An Overview
- Proportionality and Scope of Discovery
- ESI Preservation and Spoliation
- The Use of Technology Assisted Review (TAR)
- Review of Recent Case Law
- Compliance Risk Mitigation
Thomas is a litigation, trial, and appellate attorney focusing on defending companies against unfair or deceptive business practices claims in individual and putative class action settings. He represents manufacturers and retailers facing false advertising claims arising out of alleged violations of federal and state consumer protection statutes, including the Federal Trade Commission Act, mortgage brokers and servicers facing predatory lending and unfair servicing claims arising out of the Truth in Lending Act (TILA), Real Estate Settlement Procedures Act (RESPA), and state laws governing consumer financing and mortgage loan servicing. Thomas also represents companies defending claims under state and federal false claims acts.
About Greenberg Traurig’s Boston Office
Established in 1999, Greenberg Traurig’s Boston office is home to nearly 70 attorneys practicing in the areas of corporate, emerging technology, governmental affairs, intellectual property, labor and employment, life sciences and medical technology, litigation, public finance, and real estate. An important contributor to the firm's international platform, the Boston office includes a team of nationally recognized attorneys with both public and private sector experience. The team offers clients the value of decades of legal experience and hands-on knowledge of the local business community, supported by the firm's vast network of global resources.
About Greenberg Traurig, LLP
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