On Friday, May 30, 2014, Blackwell Burke P.A. attorney Brendan M. Kenny will present on a panel at the NorCal eDiscovery & Information Governance Retreat held at Cavallo Point Lodge in Sausalito, California. The title of the panel discussion is “eDiscovery Comes of Age – What Does the Future Hold?” The panel will focus on how companies have changed how they handle e-discovery and the effect that moving e-discovery in-house has had on the relationships between in-house counsel, outside counsel, and vendors. Mr. Kenny will be joined by co-panelists Bryon Bratcher, Senior Litigation Support Analyst at Reed Smith LLP; David Yerich, Director of eDiscovery at UnitedHealth Group; M. Darren Traub, Partner in the Litigation Practice Group at Akerman LLP; and Gail Gottehrer, Partner at Axinn, Veltrop & Harkrider LLP.
Brendan M. Kenny is the founder of the Twin Cities E-Discovery Forum and a member of the Seventh Circuit Electronic Discovery Pilot Program’s National Outreach Committee. He was named an “Up & Coming Attorney” by Minnesota Lawyer in 2013. The recognition highlights those lawyers within their first 10 years of practice who have already distinguished themselves by their achievements. Before joining Blackwell Burke P.A., Mr. Kenny was a Deputy Attorney General in the California Attorney General’s Office in San Francisco where he gained first-chair trial experience. Since joining Blackwell Burke, Mr. Kenny has focused his practice on toxic tort, products liability, and other complex litigation.
Blackwell Burke P.A., a litigation and trial boutique in Minneapolis, Minnesota, serves as national trial and litigation counsel for numerous Fortune 500 companies. The firm is recommended by Benchmark Litigation and honored as a “Go-To Law Firm” for the Top 500 Companies by Corporate Counsel magazine. The firm has represented corporate clients in practically every jurisdiction in the country, as well as several foreign countries.