eDiscovery Evangelist and Marketing Content Strategist

Sarah is an eDiscovery Evangelist and Marketing Content Strategist at Lighthouse. She has over 18 years of experience across the legal, technology, and marketing industries since graduating from law school. She specializes in creating digital marketing strategy and content for Lighthouse. She particularly enjoys the challenge of translating and communicating the benefits of legal technology to help clients innovate and optimize their information governance and ediscovery programs. Her expertise in ediscovery began in the early days when she supported clients in a project management capacity on a multitude of cases including regulatory investigations and complex litigation. She earned her B.A. in Political Science from the University of Washington, and J.D. from American University in Washington, D.C.

Cybersecurity in eDiscovery: Protecting Your Data from Preservation through Production

Published Mon, May 18, 2020 by Sarah Ledgerwood

Now more than ever, data security has become priority number one, especially in the context of litigation and ediscovery. And as the worlds of ediscovery, information governance, and cybersecurity continue to rapidly converge, cybersecurity incidents are alarmingly on the rise, showcasing all of the weaknesses in an organization’s information governance system. Addressing cybersecurity continues to be a top challenge in ediscovery. Many are unsure if their own internal processes are safe, not to mention those of the vendors who manage their...

Achieving eDiscovery Compliance Amidst the Ever-Evolving Cloud Landscape

Published Thu, May 14, 2020 by Sarah Ledgerwood

There’s a whirlwind of change sweeping across the globe right now, and I’m not just talking about COVID-19. In the legal world, companies both big and small are continuing their steady march toward migrating to the Cloud, and, in particular, moving their data landscape to Microsoft 365 (M365). Amongst this huge technological shift comes significant benefits derived from cloud computing, but also an accompanying landscape fraught with risk and previously unknown challenges. For example, as GDPR, CCPA, and other burgeoning privacy regulations...

Embracing Remote Document Review in the Age of COVID-19

Published Thu, April 30, 2020 by Sarah Ledgerwood

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Three Steps to Tackling Data Privacy Compliance Post GDPR

Published Mon, April 20, 2020 by Sarah Ledgerwood

Recently we took Lighthouse’s legal technology podcast series Law and Candor on the road and broadcast a special live edition to our audience straight from Legaltech. One episode focused on the issue that’s at the forefront of the ediscovery and information governance world: data privacy compliance in the post-GDPR world. Our distinguished Law and Candor hosts spoke with special guest Kelly Clay, global ediscovery counsel and head of information governance at GlaxoSmithKline (GSK), about the key challenges or “opportunities” that GDPR,...

California’s New Discovery Rules too Costly? Technology is the Answer

Published Wed, February 19, 2020 by Sarah Ledgerwood

Last year, California passed legislation that alters civil discovery procedures and significantly impacts discovery for all litigants in state court. This change in the state court rules of civil procedure essentially makes it mandatory for the producing party to identify the specific discovery request to which each and every document is responsive. Many fear this new rule will exponentially increase the cost and burden of discovery requests. The good news is there’s a simple solution: use technology to easily automate the process. In this...

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