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Cyber Security Lawyer Pinguelo Authors Crisis Management Chapter in Thomson Reuters Book and Speaks on Ethical Issues Affecting eDiscovery


February 7, 2014
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National Organization of Bar Counsel invites Fernando Pinguelo to speak at Mid-Year Meeting in Chicago to discuss Ethics and Professional Responsibility in Electronic Discovery

Fernando Pinguelo ediscovery lawyerOcean, New Jersey, February 7, 2014 – Scarinci Hollenbeck is pleased to announce that Partner Fernando M. Pinguelo, has been invited by the National Organization of Bar Counsel (NOBC) to speak at the their annual Mid-Year Meeting. Pinguelo will join panelists in a program titled “Professional Crossroads: Ethical Issues and Professional Responsibilities with Respect to E-Discovery.” This program is offered as part of other presentations held during the NOBC’s Mid-Year Meeting at The Conrad Chicago on February 5-8, 2014.

Pinguelo will join speakers: The Honorable Nan R. Nolan (retired U.S. Magistrate and co-founder of the Seventh Circuit E-Discovery Pilot Program) and Timothy J. Chorvat (Jenner & Block). The panel will be moderated by Charles Centarino (Director of the Office of Attorney Ethics of the New Jersey Supreme Court) and Wendy J. Muchman (Chief of Litigation and Professional Education – Attorney Registration & Disciplinary Commission (ARDC) of the Illinois Supreme Court). The panel will discuss various resources available to help lawyers become educated and competent in e-discovery issues and the ethical issues involved in e-discovery. They will also discuss the obligations of the legal profession and the responsibility of Bar Counsel’s offices with assisting lawyers in obtaining competency and knowledge in technology.

Pinguelo is no stranger to eDiscovery. He is the chair of Scarinci Hollenbeck’s eDiscovery group as well as chair of the firm’s Cyber Security & Data Protection Group. He recently co-authored Chapter 17 “Electronic Data, Cyber Security & Crisis Management,” with Edwin A. Machuca, senior corporate counsel for CBRE, Inc. for eDiscovery for Corporate Counsel (Thomson-West 2013–14). Known as the first E-Discovery treatise for in-house counsel, eDiscovery for Corporate Counsel is recognized for its practical analysis of litigation readiness, cost-control strategies, team development, and crisis management; by leading corporate counsel, outside counsel, and service providers.  Pinguelo also designed one of the first, state-of-the-art electronic discovery law courses in the country, which he teaches at Seton Hall University School of Law; and created the ABA Journal award-winning eLessons Learned (www.eLLblog.com), an educational blog about how technology impacts lawsuits.

For more information about Fernando M. Pinguelo and his areas of practice please go to: http://www.scarincihollenbeck.com/attorneys/partners/fernando-m-pinguelo/

Contact Information:
Fernando M. Pinguelo
fpinguelo@scarincihollenbeck.com
Direct Dial: 732-568-8374

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About NOBC
NOBC is a non-profit organization of legal professionals whose members enforce ethics rules that regulate the professional conduct of lawyers who practice law in the United States, Canada and Australia.  Formed in 1965 to enhance the professionalism and effectiveness of lawyer disciplinary counsel throughout the United States, NOBC membership has grown to include federal lawyer regulatory agencies in the United States, Canada, and Australia, and is represented in the American Bar Association (ABA) House of Delegates. NOBC’s international membership now includes the Canadian Law Societies of Alberta, British Columbia, Manitoba, Saskatchewan, and Upper Canada (Ontario), the Nova Scotia Barrister’s Society, and the Office of the Legal Services Commissioner of New South Wales, Australia.

About Scarinci Hollenbeck
Scarinci Hollenbeck (@S_H_Law) is a New York, New Jersey and Washington, D.C. law firm that serves a diverse group of clients in numerous industries. The full service, general practice law firm retains a highly trained legal team with expertise in several areas, including Cyber and Data Privacy Law, E-Discovery, Corporate Transactions and Business Law, Insurance Law, Bankruptcy and Creditor’s Rights, Environmental and Land Use Law, Litigation, Public Law, Commercial Real Estate, Sports and Entertainment Law, and Tax, Trust & Estate Law. Top-tier personnel, innovative technology and superior client service adds to Scarinci Hollenbeck’s reputation as one of the most highly ranked law firms in the New York and New Jersey Metropolitan area.