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Planet Data Presents E-Discovery 2020 at Legal Tech 2011

Emerging Technology Session Features Judge Michael Baylson and Distinguished Panel of Attorneys

Elmsford, NY – January 11, 2011 – Planet Data, a global innovator in the creation and development of defensible legal technologies, services and solutions, announces an exclusive CLE session at Legal Tech 2011. E-Discovery 2020 – The Next Generation of Innovation: Practical Advice for Successfully Navigating the Second Decade takes place Tuesday, February 1, 2011 at 4:00 pm in the Sutton Center Ballroom, Hilton New York Hotel and is open to all registrants.

The session will explore how attorneys can prepare for the proliferation of new data sources, technology, and review techniques that will be at the forefront of e-discovery heading into its second decade. A distinguished panel of experts will discuss major challenges ahead and practical advice for the attorneys and legal support professionals who are regularly confronted with these issues, as well as the federal judiciary's recent focus on current and future e-discovery dynamics.

The panel features Judge Michael Baylson (US District Court-Eastern District of Pennsylvania and "Rhoads Industries opinions" author); Andrew Horne (Partner, Kirkland & Ellis); John O'Tuel (Assistant General Counsel, Dispute Resolution & Prevention, GlaxoSmithKline); Mark Yacano, Esq. (Executive Vice President, Hudson Legal); Moderator Ian Hochman (Special Counsel for E-Discovery, Willkie Farr & Gallagher) and Host Howard Reissner, Esq. (CEO, Planet Data).

"Over the past decade, the e-Discovery landscape has evolved substantially in terms of technology, case law, information management and review techniques," said Reissner, who co-founded Planet Data. "We have compiled some of the leading minds in e-Discovery to explore what attorneys will face as we witness mind-boggling explosions in electronic data creation. We will examine the continuing scrutiny of data processing and review, including the accuracy and cost effectiveness of various methodologies. We will also address issues surrounding the risk of data breaches and judicial scrutiny of e-Discovery techniques."

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About Planet Data – Celebrating ten years of excellence, Planet Data is a global leader in Early Case Assessment and Discovery Management Services. Planet Data is SAS 70 Type II and US Safe Harbor certified, and operates state-of-the-art data processing and hosting centers and delivers flexible, high-quality, cost-effective eDiscovery services, high-level consulting, technical support and project management.