EDRM Appoints O’Donnell to 2021/22 Global Advisory Council

EDRM Appoints O’Donnell to 2021/22 Global Advisory Council

The Electronic Discovery Reference Model (EDRM) has once again appointed Crystal O’Donnell, the firm’s Founder and CEO, to its Global Advisory Council.

 

The EDRM empowers global leaders of eDiscovery and creates practical global resources to improve eDiscovery, privacy, security, and information governance.

 

Since 2005, EDRM has delivered leadership, standards, tools, guides, and test data-sets to strengthen best practices throughout the world.  It has an international presence in 113 countries, spanning 6 continents, and provides an innovative support infrastructure for individuals, law firms, corporations, and government organizations seeking to improve the practice and provision of data and legal discovery.… Read More

Tune in to an EDRM Podcast featuring Crystal O’Donnell

Tune in to an EDRM Podcast featuring Crystal O’Donnell

Tune in to the EDRM Global Podcast Network and listen to an interview/conversation with our Founder and CEO Crystal O’Donnell.

 

As part of the EDRM’s (Electronic Discovery Reference Model) educational content program, the organization produces and hosts an extensive series of podcasts to help eDiscovery practitioners improve their overall acumen.

 

Part of the EDRM Podcast Network is Illumination Zone.  Hosted by Mary Mack, EDRM’s CEO and Chief Legal Technologist, and Kaylee Walstad, Chief Strategy Officer, Illumination Zone is a series of interviews and discussions with global leaders in eDiscovery and adjacent disciplines.

 

Click here to tune in to Crystal’s interview and discussion about her career path to eDiscovery and current issues and trends in Canada.… Read More

O’Donnell and Felsky Selected as eDiscovery Thought Leaders

O’Donnell and Felsky Selected as eDiscovery Thought Leaders

We are happy to advise that both Crystal O’Donnell, the firm’s founder and CEO, and Martin Felsky, Senior Counsel, have been selected by the international Who’s Who Legal (WWL) as 2021 eDiscovery Thought Leaders.

 

The selection is particularly meaningful as two of the only seven people selected in Canada are from Heuristica.

 

Brian Pel, the firm’s COO and Senior Counsel said “the selection of both Crystal and Martin following both peer and client review is a testament to the progress the firm has made to be the leader in eDiscovery law and practice in Canada”.… Read More

Pleased to Sponsor the CBA’s Competition Law Symposium

Pleased to Sponsor the CBA’s Competition Law Symposium

We are once again pleased to sponsor the Canadian Bar Association‘s (CBA) Competition Law Spring Online Symposium April 29th and 30th.

 

Presented by the CBA Competition Law and Foreign Investment Review Section the theme of the two-day symposium is “Staying Ahead of the Curve: Advanced Topics in Mergers and Joint Ventures” and will focus on answering the following questions:

 

  • What are the best practices in merger reviews?
  • Where are the major pitfalls and risks for clients undertaking a complex merger?
  • How could merger reviews be conducted more expeditiously in today’s economic environment?

Leading experts will discuss these topical issues on the law, policy and practice of mergers and joint ventures in the following sessions:

 

  • The “But For” World: Competitive Effects and Plausible Remedies
  • Keynote Presentation and Discussion with Commissioner Boswell and Senior Deputy Commissioner Pratt
  • Transaction Negotiations, Information Exchanges and Gun-Jumping
  • Risky Business: Merger, Joint Venture or Conspiracy?
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O’Donnell and Felsky Contribute to eLitigation Course

O’Donnell and Felsky Contribute to eLitigation Course

The firm is excited to contribute to the University of Calgary Law School‘s innovative new eLitigation course. 

 

Crystal O’Donnell, the firm’s founder and CEO, is co-instructing the course and Martin Felsky, Senior Counsel, will contribute as a guest lecturer.

 

The course, taught by Assistant Professor Gideon Christian, is a specialized civil litigation course that seeks to introduce students to the practice of litigation in the era of social distancing.  The intent is to develop the knowledge and practical skills necessary to initiate and conduct litigation using electronic technology, and to foster specialized competence in the commencement and conduct of civil proceedings virtually. … Read More