Panel: Navigating Information Governance Within The Corporate Legal Culture

Those folks who are already deeply entrenched in the Information Governance realm recognize the importance that IG plays in defining and supporting the continued success of our organizations. However, the Corporate Legal Department (CLD) / Office of the General Counsel (OGC) is often viewed as an island unto itself within the overarching Corporation/Enterprise. With its unique requirements, the CLD/OGC teams routinely encounter roadblocks when attempting to acquire the IG Tools that they require to support their internal legal operations, interact with the business units which they advise, and collaborate with external parties, and yet, navigate the processes to meet the IG Goals developed by the Enterprise IT Team.

During this session, we will be exploring key strategies that can be adopted/embraced in your quest to bring about an Information Governance roadmap to the Office of the General Counsel / Corporate Legal Department that will place your organization on the road to IG excellence.

Join our seasoned legal technology panelists and subject matter experts including Matt Blaine, Esq. (Davison, Eastman, Muñoz, Lederman & Paone, P.A.), Dennis Garcia, Esq. (Microsoft Corporate, External & Legal Affairs (CELA)), Ann Gorr (Legal Technology Consultant @ Ann Gorr, LLC), and Don Knight (PNC Bank, Legal Department) as they discuss key areas of focus and IG approaches to assist those who design, deploy, and support technology projects within the CLD/OGC environment.


  • Develop a better understanding of the internal structures, goals, and politics existing between the CLD/OGC & Enterprise teams;
  • Identify how to better serve the CLD/OGC client and provide improved processes for the CLD/OGC to support their internal constituents/business units;
  • Understand the moving parts and requirements involved in collaborating with external clients, vendors, and outside counsel;
  • Managing the risk which is involved on a wide range of levels throughout the enterprise and, specifically, within those areas which fall under the control of the OGC/CLD.

Presented by:

Ann Gorr  Matt Blaine  Don Knight  Dennis Garcia