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Nelson Mullins' John Martin to Discuss Litigating E-Discovery Disputes

February 12, 2015

"Litigating E-Discovery Disputes" will be the topic of a panel discussion that will include John Martin, a partner in Nelson Mullins Riley & Scarborough LLP's Columbia, S.C. office and practice leader for Nelson Mullins Encompass, a division of the firm that provides information governance and electronic discovery and review counsel services. The presentation is part of the Spring Symposium, sponsored by the Federal Courts Law Review of the Charleston School of Law. The symposium, which is entitled "Searching for Data: New Tools and New Rules," will be held on February 20, 2015.

The symposium will open with a keynote address on "Ethics in the Digital Age" to be presented by the Honorable John M. Facciola, retired U.S. Magistrate Judge for the District of Columbia. The Honorable David J. Waxse (U.S. Magistrate Judge for the District of Columbia) and Sarah M. Montgomery (Supervising Attorney, Executive Office, for the U.S. Attorney's Litigation Technology Help Desk) are also among symposium faculty members.

Joining Mr. Martin in the panel discussion on Litigating E-Discovery Disputes will be Anne Marie Hanson (Regulatory and Compliance Counselor for BlueCross BlueShield of South Carolina) and Doug Moore (Technology Concepts and Design, Inc.). Allyson Haynes Stuart, Professor of Law at the Charleston School of Law, will moderate the panel discussion.

Mr. Martin's practice focuses on product liability and business litigation, electronic discovery, and information management. Mr. Martin assists clients with electronic discovery readiness and response strategies, developing technologies, and execution of large-scale document review projects. He helps clients develop offensive and defensive electronic discovery strategies and has served as enterprise eDiscovery Counsel, global discovery and review counsel, national coordinating counsel, and as local counsel in pharmaceutical mass tort litigation.

Nelson Mullins Encompass is a division of Nelson Mullins Riley & Scarborough LLP. Headquartered in Columbia, S.C., with more than 300 seats of review capacity in Columbia and in Nashville, Tenn., Encompass provides information governance and electronic discovery services. Encompass serves as enterprise e-discovery and discovery and review counsel for Fortune 200 companies and companies in heavily regulated industries on matters that include government investigations, internal investigations, and a range of litigation. For more information on Nelson Mullins Encompass, go to: www.encompassEdiscovery.com.

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