WEBINAR: Data Breach Response: Orchestrating legal and technical resources to contain and mitigate

Data breaches are inevitable and the aftermath of a data breach can be a significantly difficult exercise.  When legal and technical resources work together, both proactively and reactively, the response can run more smoothly.  This webinar will provide practical guidance and workflow suggestions to change potential cacophony into symphony. 

Examples of proactive and reactive guidance include:

  • System data retentions to ensure appropriate sets are available for post breach analysis
  • Breach response workflow processes that integrate legal and technology resources
  • Post breach preservation considerations

This is the first of four parts of

The Director's Series - Essential Litigation Webinars which will be held throughout 2017.



  Julian Ackert
  Managing Director
  iDiscovery Solutions



Mr. Julian Ackert, a Managing Director at iDiscovery Solutions (iDS) in Washington DC, has over 15 years of consulting and project management experience in the technology and litigation industries. He has extensive experience with forensic data collection, computer forensic analysis, creating and implementing preservation and collection strategies, managing electronic data processing and review endeavors, analyzing complex transactional data systems, and working with large multi-national corporations to establish and develop methodologies and best practices for litigation preparedness. Mr. Ackert has written expert reports and provided testimony on the forensic preservation, acquisition, and analysis of electronic information. Additionally, he has worked on several international projects involving complex data privacy, collection, and review challenges.

Mr. Ackert is a member of The Sedona Conference, Working Group 11 (Data Security and Privacy). Prior to joining iDS, he was a Principal and New York regional lead at LECG and a Manager at FTI Consulting. Mr. Ackert began his career designing, developing, and implementing Knowledge Management / Content Management applications, government middleware solutions, and E-business applications for Federal Government services at Accenture.


  Drew Sorrell
  Chair, Privacy & eDiscovery Group
  Lowndes, Drosdick, Doster, Kantor & Reed, P.A.



As a shareholder and chair of the firm’s multi-discipline Privacy, Cybersecurity and eDiscovery Group, Drew Sorrell focuses his practice on complex commercial issues including those related to technology and privacy/data breach - both litigation and contractual. He also has experience with general commercial litigation, intellectual property, employment and tort/insurance issues. He is a frequent speaker and writer on the topics of technology and business ethics.

Drew has argued to the United States Court of Appeals at the federal and the Fifth District Court of Appeal at the state levels. He is also admitted to the Bar of the United States Supreme Court, as well as the state courts of New York and the District of Columbia courts in addition to Florida.

Previously, Drew practiced in New York City with a large international firm, primarily in the area of litigation. Prior to that, he served as a law clerk to Senior United States District Judge John H. Moore, II in Jacksonville, Florida.



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