Bryn Bowen is currently establishing a national information and records management program at an 1800 lawyer, 35 office law firm. Formerly a principal at Greenheart Consulting LLC, based in NYC, he has worked in the legal industry for over 20 years and is currently the Executive Vice President of the ARMA Metro New York chapter.

Beth Chiaiese is widely-recognized as a co-author of Records Management in the Legal Environment, published by ARMA. During her 34-year career, she has helped firms develop work processes and technology in records management and risk management. Ms. Chiaiese is a former member of the ARMA International Board of Directors.

Bryn Bowen
Director, Records Information Management
Greenberg Traurig

Beth E. Chiaiese
National Director of Professional Responsibility & Compliance

Foley & Lardner

Complimentary Webinar: A Proposed Information Governance Framework for Law Firms

Wednesday, September 19, 2012
2:00 - 3:00 pm Eastern

With lawyers using mobile devices, clients asking about information security, and the continuing explosion of digital media, Information Governance is the new buzzword at law firms today. In this brave new world, many firms struggle to understand just what law firm IG is, why they need it, and how it can be applied to the business of practicing law. In this webcast you will learn about a newly proposed IG framework for law firms. Developed by a group of thought leaders at a recent Law Firm Information Governance Symposium, the framework offers law firms guidelines, definitions, and principles for creating an IG program. The authors offer the framework as a first step toward an industry-wide approach, but encourage each firm to tailor it to work for its unique culture.


Discussions Include:

  • How to use the framework for strategic IG discussions at your firm
  • Who to involve in developing IF to ensure its success
  • What the fundamental principles of law firm IG are
  • What law firm processes must be guided by the principles
  • How IG can increase productivity, mitigate risk and lower costs for your firm

In her role at Iron Mountain Carolyn Casey specializes in law firm information governance and management strategies. She led development of the Law Firm Information Governance Symposium, has an extensive eDiscovery background, and practiced law at Brobeck, Phleger & Harrison LLP. Ms. Casey holds an AB from Stanford University and a JD from American University.

Carolyn Casey, Esq.
Senior Manager, Legal Vertical
Iron Mountain

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This webcast is the first in a series. Be sure to attend the entire series to learn about all aspects of a successful law firm IG program.

Brianne Aul
Firmwide Records Manager
Reed Smith LLP

Brianne Aul has been the Firmwide Records Manager for Reed Smith LLP since 2009, a position to which she was promoted after serving as Records Supervisor for the firm's Pittsburgh office since 2006.  She has been with Reed Smith since 2001.  Ms. Aul is the current Vice President of the Pittsburgh chapter of ARMA, and a CRM candidate.  Ms. Aul also received her B.A. in English from The Pennsylvania State University in 2001, and her M.B.A. from Waynesburg University in 2008.

It takes a Village: Information Governance in Law Firms: A lively  discussion on the role each department plays in IG and leading practices  to ensure all department goals are met, and IG process improvements are  set in place to minimize risk and maximize client service delivery.  Maureen Babcock, Dana Moore, Charlene Wacenske. Thursday, October 11,  2012

An Information Security Assessment Framework: A thoughtful  discussion of the key information security risks facing law firms and a  proposed framework for assessing those risks and designing processes to  mitigate them. Brianne Aul, Beth Faircloth, Paul Singleton. Wednesday, November 14, 2012

How to Move Forward with a Law Firm Information Governance Program: An assessment of the internal dynamics impacting IG  development, and strategies for effective collaboration, communication,  professional development and marketing to gain the investment and  strategic alignment necessary for success. Leigh Isaacs, Grant James,  Douglas Smith. Thursday, December 13, 2012


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