Jackson Walker partner Jonathan Lass co-presented a session on “Technology Law from the Bench” at the University of Texas School of Law’s 29th Annual Technology Law Conference in Austin, Texas on May 26-27, 2016.
The panelists discussed technology, eDiscovery and information governance best practices as they occur in federal litigation. The panelists also presented on topics such as best practices for companies and agencies to govern electronic information, such as development and testing of document retention policies and litigation hold policies. The panelists addressed the recent Amendments to the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure adopted on December 1, 2015, including issues of spoliation of evidence, proportionality, and cost-shifting.
Jonathan is a partner at the law firm of Jackson Walker in their Austin, Texas office where he assists private and public sector clients with technology and corporate transactions, intellectual property protection, and complex projects. These transactions range from joint development transactions, mergers and acquisitions deals, software licensing, outsourcing services transactions to cyber security and data breach projects. He recently co-authored a chapter titled “Computer Usage Policies, Records Management, and Information Governance,” in the Essentials of E-Discovery, which was published by the State Bar of Texas in 2014. Jonathan was named a “Rising Star Lawyer in Texas” for 2010, 2011, and 2012 as published by Texas Monthly. He is a Fellow of the Texas Bar Foundation and serves on the Board of the Austin Symphony Orchestra.