5 Reasons Information Governance Is Critical For Legal Practitioners

Now Available on demand

Duration:60 minutes


The complexities of Information Governance, particularly with the explosive growth of cloud-based content, are a crucial challenge for legal practitioners. On October 26, Above the Law, in partnership with cloud services leader Box, will present a webinar aimed at helping lawyers understand the best strategies to govern their practice’s content and ensure proper security and compliance. Moderator Bob Ambrogi will be joined by a panel of experts, including James Sherer, the chair of Baker Hostetler’s IG practice team and Sanam Saaber, Senior Director of Legal at Box, to address the following topics:

  • Categorization, data retention, and other  IG fundamentals
  • Maintaining compliance and minimizing global risk
  • Best practices for enabling defensible discovery and building an eDiscovery ecosystem (and risks associated with poor eDiscovery)
  • Using the EDRM methodology to streamline ediscovery
  • And much more

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Sanam Saaber

Senior Director, Legal

Sanam has been working for Box since October 2012. During her tenure she has help the company grow from a 500 person startup with one location to a public company with over 1300 employees worldwide. She currently manages the legal commercial team and procurement teams. In addition, she handles litigation, privacy, product lifecycle, corporate, government process, security, compliance and employment matters for Box. Prior to joining Box, she was an Associate in the Technology Transactions Group at Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe LLP in the Menlo Park office working with both big companies and emerging companies. Sanam began her legal career as an Associate in the IP Litigation Group at Townsend, Townsend & Crew LLP in Palo Alto concentrating on patent litigation and complex business litigation. Sanam received her B.S. in Biology from U.C.L.A., M.S. in Biological Sciences from Stanford University, and J.D. from U.C. Davis School of Law

Robert Ambrogi

Lawyer, media and technology professional; Founder

Bob Ambrogi is the only person to have held top editorial positions at both National Law Journal and Lawyers Weekly USA. He writes two nationally-recognized blogs, LawSites, covering new networking sites and technology for the legal profession, and MediaLaw, on freedom of the press. Ambrogi is a Massachusetts attorney representing clients at the intersection of law, media, and technology for his firm, The Law Office of Robert J. Ambrogi.

James Sherer


James is a Partner in BakerHostetler’s New York office, where he chairs the Information Governance practice team and serves as a member of the E-Discovery and Management and Privacy and Data Protection groups. His work focuses on litigation; discovery management processes; enterprise risk management; records and information governance; data privacy, security, and bank secrecy; technology integration issues; artificial intelligence; and related merger and acquisition diligence. He holds an MBA, his CIPP/US, CIPP/E, CIPM, and FIP data privacy professional credentials, the CIP and IGP information governance designations, and the CEDS eDiscovery specialist credential.

5 Reasons Information Governance Is Critical For Legal Practitioners
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