Inference Data Sponsors Panel Discussing Legal and Practical Implications of New Media in Electronic Discovery at The Masters Conference, October 14

Oct 08, 2009, 08:31 ET from Inference Data

NEW YORK, Oct. 8 /PRNewswire/ -- Inference Data President Nicholas Croce and Hughes Hubbard & Reed eDiscovery Counsel Mira Edelman will present a Masters Conference session addressing the impact of new media applications and platforms on the electronic discovery process. The session, "Beyond Email: Legal and Practical Implications of 21st Century ESI," will be held Wednesday, October 14, 10:30 am in the Ronald Regan Building & International Trade Center, Washington, D.C.

Mira Edelman is a litigator with more than eight years' experience handling discovery matters in complex litigation and a founding member of the eDiscovery Committee of the Washington, D.C. Bar Association Litigation Section. Ms. Edelman has developed firm-wide "best practices" at Hughes Hubbard & Reed for handling eDiscovery, and managed various aspects of document review and production in federal courts and multi-district litigation. She also advises the firm's litigation teams with respect to negotiating the scope and terms of discovery.

Nicholas Croce has dedicated the last 15 years of his career to developing advanced electronic discovery technologies. As president of Inference Data, he has led the development of the company's advanced analytics software for electronic discovery, Inference, and advises major law firms on incorporating e-discovery technology into their business models.

Mr. Croce and Ms. Edelman will discuss how lawyers should approach collection, preservation, processing, review and production of data from 21st century media such as such as Facebook, Twitter, cloud computing, instant messaging, digital voicemail and social enterprise software with an eye toward managing risk and controlling costs. These two eDiscovery experts will also address what sources parties must disclose in discovery and how new media may be the next treasure-trove of discoverable, potentially relevant information in terms of both tangible data and facts.

About The Masters Conference

Since 2006, the Masters Conference has brought together experts and leading professionals from law firms, corporations and the bench to discuss strategies, practices and resources for managing the information lifecycle. The Masters Conference is an intimate forum where legal industry professionals can share, collaborate and obtain master knowledge of the most relevant topics in the legal industry today. By limiting attendance to 450 delegates, the Masters Conference is meant to be an exclusive opportunity to learn and network with the top legal professionals in the industry without battling large crowds and an overwhelming vendor hall. For additional information on the 2009 Masters Conference, please visit

About Inference Data

Inference Data provides corporations and law firms with next-generation software for analytics-driven assessment, meet-and-confer preparation, and accelerated legal review. The company's product, Inference, applies conceptual search and analysis to prioritize datasets and find key documents for faster and more cost-effective review. Inference, a web-based solution, is distinguished by its highly scalable Autonomy architecture and a user-intuitive, configurable workflow. Inference Data is privately held and headquartered in New York, NY. For more information, visit

About Hughes Hubbard & Reed LLP

Hughes Hubbard & Reed LLP has offices in New York, Washington, D.C., Los Angeles, Miami, Jersey City, Paris, and Tokyo, and more than 30 specialized practices. The firm is ranked #2 in the "top firms among the nation's legal elite" by The American Lawyer. Hughes Hubbard's eDiscovery Practice Group has extensive experience in all aspects of eDiscovery and Records Management. Its expertise in eDiscovery has been forged in some of the nation's largest, most document-intensive litigations, and the firm has applied that knowledge to matters of every size and shape. The firm has experience in every phase of the EDRM process, including the preservation, collection, review, and production of hard copy and electronically stored information (ESI). To learn more, visit

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