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Ignatius Grande
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Speaker Bio
Ignatius Grande is a Director at Berkeley Research Group where he advises clients on issues relating to electronic discovery, digital forensics, information management, and data privacy. With his legal and technical expertise, Ignatius is able to bridge the gap that can exist between IT and legal/compliance personnel. Ignatius often works with companies to address complex information management issues, including the onboarding of new software and the implementation of advanced technologies, including artificial intelligence software. He has performed compliance risk assessments for corporations addressing information management practices and he regularly works with clients to implement or update corporate policies. He advises law firms and corporations on data security and assists clients with incident preparedness. He also works with both law firms and companies to guide them through the eDiscovery and the forensic investigation process and has been appointed to serve as a neutral forensic examiner on several occasions.

Ignatius was recently asked to serve on the New York State Bar Association (NYSBA) Task Force on Artificial Intelligence. He is the immediate past Chair of the NYSBA Commercial & Federal Litigation Section. He also recently served as President of the New York Metro Chapter of the Association of Certified eDiscovery Specialists (ACEDS). Ignatius also teaches a technology course at St. John’s University School of Law. He has worked for two global law firms and has also served as in-house counsel for a global commodities trading company. Ignatius graduated from Yale College in 1996 and Georgetown University Law Center in 1999.
Ignatius Grande