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Washington, DC, United States, 2012/05/24 - The Masters Conference for Legal Professionals, an advanced legal educational experience, today announced that Anthony Diana, a partner in the New York office of Mayer Brown, will serve as the 2012 Masters Conference Chair.
The annual conference will be held on October 8-10, 2012, at the Grand Hyatt in Washington, D.C.
“The Masters Conference has an excellent reputation in the legal community for providing timely, interesting and relevant subject matter for attorneys and litigation support professionals,” said Diana. “I am thrilled to be representing the conference as Conference Chair and look forward to working with the speakers and conference team in putting together an excellent event in 2012.”
At Mayer Brown, Diana focuses his practice on commercial litigation, electronic discovery, internal and regulatory investigations, and bankruptcies. As a co-leader of the firm’s Electronic Discovery and Records Management group, he counsels large financial institutions, pharmaceutical companies and manufacturers on all aspects of the discovery and management of electronic information. Diana is editor of the Electronic Discovery Deskbook, a treatise published by PLI, and co-author of six chapters in this treatise. He is a frequent speaker on electronic discovery issues and has published numerous articles on this topic.
“The Masters Conference is so pleased to have Anthony Diana serving as this year’s Conference Chair,” said Marilyn Gladden, director of the Masters Conference. “His depth of experience and knowledge with electronic discovery will provide a solid foundation to our planning and delivery of every session at the conference in October.”
The theme of Masters Conference 2012 on October 8-10 in Washington, D.C. is Information Convergence: Creating Synergy Between Compliance, Discovery and Security. Experts will explore and share what leading corporations and law firms are doing today to remain compliant to government regulations. Sessions will cover the complexities and risk of information security and offer methodologies of protection and proper protocol. The conference will also offer management strategies including information convergence, technology and integration, financial planning, adherence to FRCP, and thought-leader discussions on what the future holds for discovery.
The Masters Conference provides practical CLE education for lawyers and litigation support professionals that is delivered by experts with front-line experience. Masters Conference content is developed by an advisory cabinet of industry thought leaders. Attendees will gain practical knowledge, presented by peers, on current issues that can be applied immediately to everyday practice.
About Masters Conference
Since 2006, the Masters Conference (themastersconference.com) has brought together experts and leading professionals from law firms, corporations and the bench to discuss strategies, practices and resources for managing the information lifecycle. The Masters Conference events are intimate forums where legal industry professionals can share, collaborate and obtain master knowledge of the most relevant topics in the legal industry today. By limiting attendance, the Masters Conference is meant to be an exclusive opportunity to learn and network with the top legal professionals in the industry without battling large crowds and an overwhelming vendor hall. The Masters Conference offers several educational opportunities, including its Masters Conference in Washington, D.C. in October, its Masters Series for Legal Professionals in various cities, and via webinars throughout the year. You can follow the Masters Conference on Twitter @MastersConf and #MCLP12.