Chief Legal officer and Head of Managed Review, Lineal Services
Jeanne Somma is the Chief Legal Officer and Head of Managed Review at Lineal Services. She has over a decade of experience in the legal industry, with strong expertise in eDiscovery, analytics application, and consultation regarding defensible uses of technology in document review and production.
Jeanne is a licensed attorney and has studied law both in the US; receiving her LLM in International Business and Trade from Fordham University School of Law and her J.D. from Hofstra University School of Law; as well as abroad at both the University of Sydney Law School and the University of Nairobi School of Law. She is admitted to practice in New York and New Jersey.
Jeanne writes and speaks frequently on topics such as best practices for incorporating analytics into discovery workflows, developments in the laws around data privacy and cross-border discovery, and strategies for reducing cost and improving efficiency in discovery. In addition, Jeanne supports higher education for underprivileged students through philanthropic engagement. She is a charter member of the Syracuse University’s Leadership Annual Giving Society.
Industry Principal, Onna
Scott McVeigh is the Industry Principal at Onna, a Knowledge Integration Platform on a mission to make enterprise information accessible, useful, and private. Onna currently integrates with over 30 of today’s most popular applications and helps companies with Compliance, Information Governance, eDiscovery, and more. Scott has over 15 years of experience in the Information Governance space, and was previously the VP of Service Delivery at Deloitte.
Lauren Doucette, RCA
Practice Technology & eDiscovery Project Manager , Sheppard Mullin
Lauren Doucette, RCA is a Practice Technology and eDiscovery Project Manager at Sheppard Mullin, managing the eDiscovery needs for the San Diego and Del Mar offices.Ms. Doucette and the Practice Technology & eDiscovery team administers the firm’s variety of eDiscovery tool, such as Relativity, CaseMap, TextMap, CaseFleet, Legal Radius, and various forensic tools. Ms. Doucette consults case teams on ESI protocols and testifies in support of the firm’s clients in eDiscovery related motions. She currently serves as the Southwest Regional Director for Women in eDiscovery, organizing monthly educational seminars, establishing the chapter’s mentorship program, and fostering a partnership between Girls in Tech and the organization.