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Everlaw Connect D.C.

May 21, 2024
8:00am - 3:00pm
Horizon Ballroom, Ronald Reagan Building
Washington, D.C.

Washington DC

The Art and Science of Litigation Transformation

Join thought leaders and industry experts from throughout the federal government for a day of in-person education and peer-to-peer training on government transformation, change management, and actionable strategies for leveraging technology and optimizing litigation efficiency.

Registration is free, but space is limited. Save your spot today!

Why Attend Everlaw Connect D.C.

Take on the most pressing issues facing government legal professionals, forge powerful new connections, and see the future of litigation at Everlaw Connect D.C.

Connect with Peers

Everlaw Connect is dedicated to authentic community building, bringing together government legal professionals from throughout your area for networking, connection, and candid conversations.

Stay Ahead of the Latest Trends

Find inspiration for effective leadership, learn about the latest trends impacting public sector litigation, and expand your knowledge with insights from thought leaders and industry experts from throughout the profession.

Made for the Public Sector

Whether you’re an attorney, paralegal, IT or anyone involved in federal, state, or local legal government, Everlaw Connect D.C. is a great opportunity to expand your knowledge and network.


Breakfast and Opening Remarks

8:00am - 9:00am

Kick off Everlaw Connect D.C. with a continental breakfast alongside your colleagues and peers, followed by opening remarks by Everlaw’s Alan Lawrence, General Manager, Public Sector.

Leading Change: The Department of Justice's eLitigation Journey

10:00am - 10:45am

  • Jane Erisman, Senior Counsel, U.S. Department of Justice
  • John Carr, Director of Federal Programs, Everlaw

The Department of Justice’s electronic litigation initiative signaled a strategic commitment to modernizing legal processes. The department has since invested in bringing new resources, people, technology, and training to support the transformation. Join this fireside chat with Jane Erisman, attorney advisor for the program, as she discusses the program’s challenges and successes, organizations leading the way, and the future of electronic litigation.

Consumer Protection Multistate Collaboration by State Attorneys General

10:50am - 11:35am

  • Abigail Stempson, Special Counsel, Kelley Drye & Warren LLP
  • Jeff Hill, Executive Counsel, Tennessee Attorney General’s Office

State attorneys general are the primary enforcers of consumer laws within their state and their activities. They deal with a full range of issues that consumers encounter in the marketplace and at home. AGs often work together across jurisdictional boundaries to protect consumers from unfair, false, misleading, unconscionable, and deceptive acts and practices. Join us for a fireside chat wherein collaboration between the AGs is discussed from the perspective of a long-term assistant attorney general and private practitioner who formerly served as a state enforcer and Director of the National Association Attorneys General Center for Consumer Protection.


11:35am - 12:45pm

Join us for a delicious networking lunch on site.

Electronic Discovery and Artificial Intelligence: A Government Perspective

12:50pm - 1:35pm

  • Deeanna Fleener, VP, Solution Management, Government & Public Services, Deloitte

Explore how ediscovery and AI work together in the legal industry from a government perspective. This discussion is designed to analyze how ediscovery and AI are interrelated and the possible impact, industry practices, challenges, and opportunities for public sector legal use cases to include litigation, investigations, and document requests. The panel is intended for public sector legal professionals seeking to use ediscovery and AI to improve their efficiency, effectiveness, and quality of service in dealing with ESI.

Future-Proofing Litigation: People, Process, and Technology

1:35pm - 2:20pm

  • Hon. John M. Facciola, U.S. Magistrate Judge (ret.)
  • Jessica Van Eerde, Chief of Operations, StateRAMP
  • Lyzette M. Wallace, Discovery Counsel, Cohen Milstein
  • Tom O’Connor, Director, Gulf Coast Legal Technology Center
  • Jessica Shane, Director of State, Local, and Education Programs, Everlaw

In today’s legal landscape, modern litigation encompasses the transformation of office structures, skill development among employees, and the implementation of sound practices that effectively integrate technology-based tools.

Join this accomplished panel as they explore the changing nature of litigation and the pivotal roles of people, process, and technology. Learn new strategies for navigating this shifting landscape by empowering people, streamlining processes, and leveraging technological advancements.

Closing Remarks


Join Everlaw’s Jessica Shane, Director of State, Local, and Education Programs, as she closes out the day.

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