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July 2023 - Collection & Handling Ephemeral Messaging Apps in eDiscovery

  • July 20, 2023
  • 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
  • Greenberg Traurig, 90 South 7th St., Suite 3500, Minneapolis, MN 55402 ***The Reserve – Wells Fargo Center 7th Floor***


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    Guest registration requires guest fee paid via Credit Card, PayPal, or check on day of event.
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June 2023 - Collection & Handling Ephemeral Messaging Apps in eDiscovery


As mobile data has become more complex, our approach to ediscovery needs to evolve. Ephemeral messaging and other mobile collaboration/chat applications are exploding in the market and are being used by employees at early stage start-ups and large corporations alike. These data sources can be leveraged to streamline business or to obfuscate bad actors. During this presentation, we will walk you through the top mobile messaging applications and what you need to know before your next case.


- Overview of how new messages apps are structured

- WhatsApp

- WeChat

- Facebook Messenger

- Telegram

- SnapChat

- Signal

- Discord

- Production & Review Standards


Robert Hook, Senior Forensic Consultant, Lighthouse

With over three decades of experience, Rob has cultivated a distinguished career in developing innovative solutions for clients like the DOD, DOJ, FBI, and a multitude of law firms. His extensive skillset includes comprehensive investigations, forensic collections, and specialized software and tool development. Serving as a testifying expert in states including Virginia, New Jersey, and Texas, Rob's case portfolio spans from intellectual property theft to contract disputes. His involvement in pivotal national investigations showcases his significant contribution to the field. As an inventor on numerous U.S. software patents, his profound understanding of computer systems and software is invaluable. Rob's expertise makes him an irreplaceable asset to our computer forensics department and clients.

John Del Piero, Vice President, Global eDiscovery Solutions, Lighthouse

As Vice President, John focuses on developing integrated partnerships with law firms and corporations to manage fast-moving, complex litigation and investigations. John works with a team of consultants to manage Lighthouse’s relationships with various AmLaw 200, Global 100, and Fortune 500 clients. John has overseen some of the company’s most complex engagements including global anti-trust investigations from both US and EU institutions, FCPA investigations, and large complex class actions.


Greenberg Traurig

90 South 7th St., Suite 3500

Minneapolis, MN 55402

***The Reserve – Wells Fargo Center 7th Floor***



07/20/2023 @ 12pm

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