In 2013, the director of e-discovery for the Civil Division of the United States Department of Justice (DOJ) acknowledged that “electronic evidence plays a tremendous role in investigations.” These words have become even more powerful today. Read about some basic guiding principles for attorneys as they counsel clients in regards to electronically stored information (ESI).
Nicole A. Schroeder, Esq. is a Senior Discovery Consultant at Inventus. She works with law firms and corporate clients to reduce the costs and risks associated with the discovery process. The move to Inventus was made so that Nicole can bring her consultative approach to large law firms and corporations in the Chicago area and globally in order to streamline litigation workflows from the past by integrating technology of the future. Her legal background provides the real life experience of being in the hot seat and how to stay cool by finding the right partner. Prior to joining Inventus, Nicole was an Account Manager for LexisNexis in their Litigation sector where she did consulting and sales for LexisNexis’ eDiscovery tools with the AmLaw 100 law firms. While at Lexis, Nicole conducted hundreds of presentations including CLEs for her clients providing her expertise in the eDiscovery space. Nicole was a Civil and Criminal Prosecutor for the Cook County State’s Attorney’s Office in Chicago before entering the eDiscovery space. Nicole always puts her clients first and her creativity in the solutions she provides opens doors clients didn’t realize were there.