Dera Nevin


eDiscovery Counsel, Proskauer Rose LLP

Dera J. Nevin is eDiscovery Counsel at Proskauer Rose LLP. She is an accomplished e-discovery lawyer with significant operational experience developing and managing eDiscovery and practice support programs and teams. Her experience includes advising on all aspects of e-discovery in civil, criminal, regulatory and M&A transactions and in internal investigations, and in transborder eDiscovery. She has managed review and production totals of over 500 million records. She has pioneered the use of e-discovery applications, including technology-assisted review and multi-lingual search. She has advised numerous corporations on the development and implementation of e-discovery programs and strategies, including litigation hold management and audit. She also has experience in related aspects of information governance, including records retention and disposition initiatives, including those arising from document conversion and system migration projects.

Ms. Nevin is a founding member of the Legal Technology Professionals Institute, was a past member of the EDRM Advisory Board and Co-Chair of the EDRM Metrics Group. Ms. Nevin is also on the advisory board and taught in the Bryan University e-Discovery Project Management (EDPM) post-graduate program. She is a frequent speaker on a variety of topics relating to electronic evidence management, including document review and production, large team coordination, international transmission of data and the law of privilege and privacy in the management and exchange of electronic records. She has published articles on e-Discovery in the Association of Corporate Counsel Magazine and in the LTN and Canadian Lawyer.

Ms. Nevin graduated from the University of Toronto Faculty of Law (J.D.), and holds an M.A. and a B.A. (Hons.) from Queen’s University. She is admitted to the bars of New York and Ontario (Canada).

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