Board of Directors
Seth Magaw, Director of eDiscovery Client Services, Ricoh USA, Inc., oversees a team of project managers who work on all aspects of eDiscovery requests, including large forensic collection projects, electronically stored information (ESI) and hosting projects, with a specialty in end-user litigation support consulting for multiple litigation support programs. Seth is responsible for the development and implementation of service delivery for Ricoh’s eDiscovery technology and hosting services and enhancing the organization’s overall standing in the eDiscovery field. Seth has worked with Ricoh for over fifteen years and prior to his current role, he served Ricoh Legal as Regional Digital Support Project Manager and Digital Sales Analyst. Seth was also a civil litigation defense Paralegal prior to working with Ricoh.
Immediate Past President
Colleen Freeman, Esq. has worked in the legal industry for more than 20 years as a licensed attorney and a discovery consultant. She is highly sought after as a recognized expert in the field with notable experience in antitrust litigation and securities fraud. Colleen led the expert team that was chosen by the Plaintiffs’ Steering Committee to support the complicated discovery work in the sweeping Blue Cross Blue Shield Antitrust Litigation. In her role as senior director at BIA, she regularly consults with Am Law 100 firms and Global Fortune 50 companies on internal investigations, complex litigation, and enforcement. She is also responsible for managing large global accounts, providing thought leadership, and building new strategic partnerships. Colleen recently held a five-year term as the President of the Association of Certified E-Discovery Specialists (ACEDS) New England Executive Board and is a member of the Boston Bar Association’s JD Advisory Committee.
Salomon B. Louis, Esq., is the eDiscovery program owner at MassMutual. As program owner, he is responsible for the development and operationalization of eDiscovery technologies and processes in support of various business stakeholders. He has a history of strong leadership skills in bridging the gap between IT and Legal and identifying potential risks and process improvement opportunities to ensure the company meets its legal obligations for ESI preservation. Additionally, Salomon has a unique perspective in how eDiscovery can add value in non-traditional ways, as the program sits within the cyber security organization. For example, leveraging eDiscovery processes within the context of cyber incidents. Though early in his eDiscovery journey, Salomon is a certified eDiscovery professional and also teaches the subject at Western New England University School of Law, his alma mater. He is licensed to practice law in New York.
David Horrigan is Relativity’s discovery counsel and legal education director. An attorney, law school guest lecturer, e-discovery industry analyst, and award-winning journalist, David has served as counsel at the Entertainment Software Association, reporter and assistant editor at The National Law Journal, and analyst and counsel at 451 Research. He serves on the Editorial Advisory Board of Legaltech News, the Data Law Board of Advisors at the Yeshiva University Cardozo Law School, the Global Advisory Board of ACEDS, and the Faculty and Planning Committee of the University of Florida E-Discovery Conference. David was First Runner-Up for Best Legal Analysis in the 2019 Lexblog Excellence Awards, and he is the author of the annual Data Discovery Legal Year in Review. He holds a Juris Doctor from the University of Florida, and he studied international law at Universiteit Leiden in the Netherlands. He is licensed to practice law in the District of Columbia.
Brian A. Moretti is a certified eDiscovery professional, and currently sits on the Association of Certified E-Discovery Specialists ("ACEDS") Northeast Board of Directors, former KROLL eDiscovery Corporate Advisory Board member, and experienced project management professional. Brian’s 25 years of comprehensive project management across the entire Electronic Discovery Reference Model (“EDRM”) in both law firm and corporate in-house practices. Moreover, he has a history of demonstrable success in managing large-scale legal, regulatory, and finance/banking projects, a variety of SEC, DOJ Government investigations, CID and Second Requests, and private sector internal investigations.
Director of Education
John is the Managing Director of Mintz Levin’s E-Data Consulting Group. In this role, John’s practice focuses exclusively on counseling clients – from start-ups to Fortune 500 companies – on information governance, e-discovery readiness, and the utilization of technology and artificial intelligence to manage large data matters. John has particular experience working with clients in the life sciences, pharmaceuticals, and healthcare industries facing commercial litigation, M&A issues/second requests, and government investigations. John also directs and oversees the team of lawyers and technologists who comprise the E-Data Consulting Group and manages the Firm’s discovery vendor partnerships and internal discovery functions. Outside of the office, John lectures, speaks and writes frequently on issues of e-discovery law, information governance, and data privacy. John teaches E-Discovery Law at Suffolk University Law School, one of the few national full-semester offerings on the subject matter.
Director of Marketing
Ryan O’Leary is a Research Manager who leads IDC’s Privacy and Legal Technology research program. In this role, Mr. O’Leary leverages his legal experience to provide perspective on changes in laws, shifting regulation, and other market forces that affect technology decision making today. He also provides thought leadership that technology suppliers and technology buyers may use to develop effective strategy for the future. Mr. O’Leary’s core research coverage includes the evolution of eDiscovery and legal technology. Mr. O’Leary’s research also includes an emphasis on governance, risk management, and compliance solutions. Previously, Ryan was an eDiscovery leader at General Electric’s eDiscovery center of excellence managing complex tort litigation. He also led GE’s global launch of an AI enabled contract management software solution. Prior to GE, Mr. O’Leary operated a private practice law firm. He is licensed to practice law in Massachusetts and is a proud graduate of Syracuse University and avid fan of both his beloved Orange and the Boston Celtics.