How to Win Friends and Influence People...In the IT Department

This recording is especially important for: 
  • Legal Operations teams
  • Ediscovery managers
  • General counsel
  • ...or anyone needing more alignment between legal ops and IT

Whether you’re a legal operations pro, an ediscovery manager, or even general counsel, one of the most critical relationships for you to develop within your company is your alliance with the IT department.

However far apart IT and legal can feel, a healthy, functional relationship between the two departments is essential for keeping up with data maps, improving processes, aligning on retention policies, and reducing security risks. 

Watch this webinar for practical advice from industry veterans on how to make sure your relationships with IT are flourishing rather than faltering.

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Joel-Henry Mansfield, J.D., CEDS
Sr. Consultant, Litigation Technology
Nationwide Mutual Insurance Company
Joel-Henry Mansfield is an attorney and manager of the Litigation Technology team within Nationwide’s Discovery Management Unit. He is responsible for providing legal and technical support for all corporate litigation matters, and oversees discovery workflows throughout all stages of the EDRM. He has 13 years of litigation and e-discovery experience, including 5 years as a litigation support manager for an LSP supporting large-scale class-action and securities cases. In his current role, Joel-Henry offers consultative advice to corporate defense counsel on defensible practices for the identification, preservation, collection, review, production, retention, and remediation of discovery data, and helps to drive innovation in Nationwide’s legal technology solutions.
Chris Waful
Software Engineer, Corporate Staff Services IT
Chris Waful (pronounced “waffle”) graduated from Johns Hopkins University with a degree in Political Science. After graduating, he taught himself to build websites, and then worked in Web Solutions and Retail Assortment companies for seven years. In 2016 he moved to Texas and joined USAA, where he now helps to maintain and modernize software in the Legal space.
Leah Langston
Product Marketing Manager

Leah Langston is the Product Marketing Manager for Digital Discovery Pro and Legal Hold Pro at Zapproved. In her current role, Leah works closely with corporate legal professionals in all industries to understand the business and technical needs specific to in-house teams. Leah has a proven track record in the technology sector, both as a marketer and a technical support manager. She is currently pursuing an Executive MBA and has a degree in Electrical Engineering from the Colorado School of Mines.