Erik Laykin To Chair ABA’s New International Evidence, Discovery and Privacy Subcommittee

The American Bar Association’s (ABA) International Litigation Committee recently announced that Duff & Phelps Managing Director Erik Laykin will serve as the first chair of the newly formed International Evidence, Discovery and Privacy Subcommittee. The Subcommittee will focus on emerging issues including cloud computing, social media, jurisdictional issues, and practical considerations for the collection and management of evidence in foreign states.

The International Litigation Committee is one of the 42 practice groups open to all members of the ABA’s Section of Litigation. Founded in 1878, the ABA is the world’s largest voluntary professional organization. It is committed to improving the legal profession, eliminating bias and enhancing diversity, and advancing the rule of law throughout the United States and around the world. Other goals include improving the administration of justice, accrediting law schools and establishing model ethical codes.

Based in Duff & Phelps’ Los Angeles office, Laykin is part of the firm's Dispute and Legal Management Consulting practice. He is also a member of the Forensic Technology and Analytics group, focusing on high-stakes eDiscovery, computer forensics and corporate investigations on behalf of law firms and corporations throughout the North America, Asia and Europe. Erik is active with various committees of the American Bar Association, the Sedona Conference, the Academy of Court Appointed Masters, the Forensic Expert Witness Association, the Electronic Commerce Council and the High Tech Crime Investigators Association.

To learn more about the ABA International Litigation Committee and its Subcommittees, click here.

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