How Information Governance Promotes Information Security

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This is a virtual event, accessible online and over phone. Access instructions will be provided after registration.


This is a complimentary program sponsored by Epiq.

Corporations with robust information governance are better able to protect and access sensitive data, whether it’s intellectual property, financial information, or third-party personal data. An integrated approach to information management can help mitigate the risk of breaches, and can potentially limit regulatory consequences or litigation.

In this 60-minute program, you will learn how a comprehensive system of information governance can assure data security, defensibility, and compliance with reporting requirements.

Panelists will discuss:

• How understanding your data frames steps for protecting it
• How tech tools and industry guidelines shape effective information governance
• How an effective program protects information and minimizes consequences of breach

Educational Objectives:

• Security benefits of comprehensive information management
• Ins and outs of implementing proactive information governance policies 
• Tech options for information governance and security

Who would benefit most from attending this program?

• In-house attorneys, especially those responsible for information governance, risk management, and e-discovery
• Attorneys advising clients on information security obligations
• Regulatory and compliance officers
• E-discovery professionals
• Knowledge management professionals


Moderator: Samantha Green
  • Manager of Thought Leadership
  • Epiq

Samantha Green is a subject matter expert on all aspects of electronic discovery and data privacy law, drawing on her more than 15 years of litigation and consulting experience. She has published numerous articles and white papers, and has authored chapters for ABA, Inside Counsel, and West publications. She has spoken all over the country and provided over a hundred CLEs on topics relating to e-discovery, litigation readiness, international data privacy, and case law. Samantha has an in-depth understanding of electronic discovery and data privacy. She has drafted electronic discovery response plans, litigation readiness protocols, and best practices for both law firm and corporate clients, and formulated workflow solutions for a wide range of large and complex discovery matters. As a litigator, she has taken a number of cases from pre-discovery through trial, and has handled a broad spectrum of cases, from government investigations (including FCPA and SEC matters) to HSR second requests and commercial litigation matters.

Christian Ortego
  • Chief Counsel
  • HII Technical Solutions

Christian Ortego is the chief counsel at Huntington Ingalls Industries’ Technical Solutions division. He is responsible for providing legal advice and counsel to senior management and across all Technical Solutions business units. Ortego joined HII in 2013 and has served as counsel to the company’s Newport News Shipbuilding division in various capacities. Prior to joining HII, he worked in private practice and at the U.S. Department of Justice in Washington, D.C. He is an active member of the Commonwealth of Virginia and State of Colorado Bars and the Association of Corporate Counsel. Ortego is a Captain in the U.S. Navy Reserve and has served in a variety of command and non-command positions on active duty and in the reserves, including onboard USS Gettysburg (CG 64) and USS Doyle (FFG 39) and a 2011 mobilization to Baghdad, Iraq.

Jennifer Prisco
  • Vice President and Chief Legal Officer
  • Red Lion Controls

Jennifer is the vice president and chief legal officer for Red Lion Controls, a company based in York, Pennsylvania that provides products and solutions for industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) projects. Prior to joining Red Lion, Jennifer served in a number of senior legal positions at TE Connectivity, most recently as corporate ombudsman. In this capacity, Jennifer reported directly to the board of directors and oversaw compliance investigations encompassing a broad range of alleged violations of laws and employee misconduct across TE’s global footprint. Prior to her role as ombudsman, she was senior counsel to a number of global business units and functional areas. In addition, Jennifer serves on the board of directors of the Central PA Association of Corporate Counsel (ACC). 

Paul L. Renehan Jr.
  • Director, Information Governance Consulting
  • Epiq

Paul Renehan has more than 15 years of experience in eDiscovery operations, IT management, information security, and information governance consulting. He offers expert-level client support on a variety of matters—including corruption, intellectual property, financial misstatements, embezzlement, fraud, employee termination, internal investigations and other types of disputes. He has often been called upon to serve as a subject matter expert in cases involving data classification and disposition, litigation readiness and complex eDiscovery workflow creation. Renehan is a Certified eDiscovery Specialist (CEDS), Relativity Certified Administrator (RCA) and an Exterro Platform Administrator.

Continuing Education

1.0 General COA, 1.0 CLE
Practice Areas:
Background knowledge of information governance and security
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