Jenna Sindle, Managing Editor
Jenna Sindle is a Director at Strategic Communications Group, Inc. and is responsible for managing client relationships and publications. With over 15 years of experience in marketing and corporate communications for information technology companies, as well as a background in academia Jenna is well versed in the art of clearly communicating complex ideas and bringing together the strands of a story into a compelling message.
Jenna holds a Ph.D. from the University of Toronto with concentrations in International Relations and Political Science.
Meribeth Banaschik is an American attorney and English solicitor, currently practicing law at Noerr LLP in Dusseldorf and Frankfurt, Germany in the Litigation, Arbitration and ADR Group. With more than a decade of experience advising companies in litigation, many of which focused on banking litigation, Meribeth brings a unique perspective to The Chronicle of eDiscovery, including first-hand experience in building an in-house e-Discovery practice and team to handle complex cross-border matters. She holds a Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration from Texas A&M University and earned her Juris Doctor and MBA from St. Mary’s University in San Antonio, Texas.
Chris Dale runs the eDisclosure Information Project, which disseminates information about court rules, problems, and technology to lawyers, their clients, judges, and others. Dale became an English solicitor in 1980 after studying History at Oxford. He was a litigation partner in London and then a litigation software developer and litigation support consultant before turning to commentary on electronic disclosure and discovery.
Bruce Ellis Fein is an experienced litigator and a pioneer in the field of legal predictive coding. In the last decade Bruce has co-founded Backstop LLP, which was recently acquired by Consilio, and has now turned his attention to more comprehensive eDiscovery solution with Dagger Analytics.
Before entering the data analytics field, Bruce was an associate in the litigation group of the Washington, D.C. law firm Kellogg Huber Hanson Todd Evans and Figel, and was previously an associate at Sullivan & Cromwell. He formerly taught at the University of Chicago Law School and served as a law clerk for Judge Morton I. Greenberg of the United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit. He is a member of the Sedona Conference Working Group 1 and holds the rank of Major in the Army National Guard. Mr. Fein holds a J.D. degree with honors from the University of Chicago, where he also received his A.B. with honors in Political Science.
Dr. Christian Schröder, a German attorney, advises domestic and international clients on IP, IT and Data Protection law with a focus on data protection, IT, unfair trade, and trademark law (national as well as international), outsourcing, nearsourcing, compliance, e-discovery, legal advice as well litigation. Dr. Schröder has studied at the Université de Lausanne, Rheinische Friedrich-Wilhelms-Universität Bonn, Columbia Law School, and the University of Kiel, from which he received his Ph.D. in law in 2007.
Jonathan Fowler currently serves as Vice President and Chief Information Security Officer for Consilio. He is a Subject Matter Expert (SME) in the fields of Electronic Discovery and Digital Forensics, and advises clients on all aspects of the Electronic Discovery Reference Model (EDRM) from effective information governance strategies through document production and presentation. He previously headed up Consilio’s global Digital Forensics team, overseeing all data preservation, collection, and forensic examination operations, including the allocation of human and technology resources at the matter level, also serving as the driving force behind the growth and strategic direction of the department. He has experience as an expert witness in Computer Forensics in both Federal and state courts, and has also prepared multiple expert reports, affidavits, and statements of fact for various clients.