Attorney, Information Governance and eDiscovery, Baker McKenzie
Dera J. Nevin is the Firm’s eDiscovery Counsel and she is also responsible for the Firm’s eDiscovery and Information Governance programs, and its Records Management and Conflicts screening processes.
Dera’s practice focuses on eDiscovery and Information Governance. She has significant operational experience developing and managing eDiscovery and practice support programs and teams. She maintains a focus on strategic process and technology initiatives and e-Discovery matter and program cost containment. She has significant experience recommending and implementing technology, building and evaluating e-discovery operations and spearheading strategic initiatives directed at increasing e-discovery program effectiveness. Her experience includes advising on all aspects of e-discovery in civil, criminal, regulatory and M&A transactions and in internal investigations, and in transborder eDiscovery. She has managed review and production totals of over 500 million records. She has pioneered the use of e-discovery applications, including technology-assisted review and technology-driven multi-lingual search. She has advised numerous corporations on the development and implementation of e-discovery programs and strategies, including litigation hold management and audit. She also has experience in related aspects of information governance, including records retention and disposition initiatives, such as those arising from document conversion and system migration projects.