Adam Cohen
Adjunct Professor of Law

Fordham University School of Law
140 West 62nd Street
New York, NY 10023
Telephone: (212) 841-9393

Selected Speaking Engagements

eDiscovery Cost Control, American Bar Association Electronic Discovery Institute (Chicago, Il., May 22, 2009)

Mock Hearing on eDiscovery Burden Dispute, DRI Electronic Discovery Seminar (New York, NY, May 7, 2009)

Developments in eDiscovery Technology, Rutgers Business Law Journal eDiscovery Seminar (Newark, NJ, April 2, 2009)

Litigation Developments, Argyle Chief Legal Officer Forum (New York, NY March 6, 2009)

Privilege in the Age of Globalization, New York State Bar Association Annual Meeting (New York, NY, January 29, 2008)

Ask the Experts, 5th Annual Advanced E-Discovery Institute:  The Discovery of ESI Comes of Age (Arlington, VA, November 21, 2008)

Papering Electronic Discovery, DRI Annual Meeting (New Orleans, LA, October 24, 2008)

Sorting Through the Mess of ECM Offerings, Compliance in Information Management Forum (New York, NY, September 17, 2008)

Preparing for a World of Litigation:  How Does a Pharmaceutical Company Create and Sustain an Effective E-Discovery Program, IQPC 3rd E-Discovery for Pharma, Biotech & Medical Device Industries (Philadelphia, PA, September 9, 2008)

Containing Costs for In-House Law Departments, FTI Webinar (June 30, 2008)

E-Discovery and Ethics, Pennsylvania Bar Association Annual Meeting (Hershey, Pennsylvania, June 5, 2008)

Discussing Judicial Perspectives of E-Discovery Experiences, IQPC Fifth E-Discovery (Las Vegas, NV, May 6, 2008)

Introduction to E-Discovery, NYCLA Bridge-the-Gap Program, (New York, NY, May 2, 2008)

‘07/’08 Program Chair, Defense Research Institute Electronic Discovery Seminar (Washington, D.C., April 19-20, 2007)

Critical Issues in Discovery of Paper Documents and Electronically Stored Information, ACI 11th Annual Drug and Medical Device Litigation Conference (New York, NY, December 15, 2006)

Progam Co-Chair, New York State Bar Association Commercial and Federal Litigation Section Electronic Discovery Conference (New York, NY, December 6, 2006)

Triage Time – Last Minute Preparation for the December 1st Impact of the E-Discovery Amendments to the FRCP, panelist, ACI 4th Annual Advanced Forum on Document Management & E-Discovery (New York, NY, November 29, 2006)

Collection of Electronically Stored Information, Key Developments in the Case Law Over the Past Year and Trends Going Forward, Managing the E-Discovery Process, The 3rd Annual Georgetown Law Center Advanced E-Discovery Institute: A Practical Guide to Implementation of the New Federal Rules (Washington, D.C., November 15-17, 2006)

Program Co-Chair, The Ethics of Electronic Discovery:  Best Practices & How to Avoid Civil & Criminal Sanctions, Association of the Bar of the City of New York (New York, NY, November 9, 2006)

Not Your Father’s 26(f) Conference: Negotiating a Joint Discovery Plan, Washington State Bar Association’s Modern Discovery: New Rules, New Approaches (Seattle, WA, October 26, 2006)

New Federal Rules of Civil Procedure, 2006 Eastern District of Texas Bench and Bar Conference (Galveston, TX, October 12, 2006)
Document Management & E-Discovery Preparedness, ACI’s Preventing and Defending Chemical Products Liability Litigation (Chicago, IL, October 4, 2006)

Outsourcing E Discovery, IQPC’s 2d E Discovery:  Real World Solutions and Practical Strategies in a Changing Environment (New York, NY, September 20, 2006

The Impact of the New Federal Rules of Civil Procedure on Information Management Policies and Procedures, Executive Briefing in Conjunction with Jeffer, Mangels, Butler and Marmaro LLP (San Francisco, CA, September 12, 2006; Los Angeles, CA, May 25, 2006)

Minimizing E-Discovery Risk in IP Litigation, WRG IP Litigation Summit (New York, NY, May 23, 2006)

Preparing for the 26(f) Conference Under the New Federal Rules of Civil Procedure, panelist, Defense Research Institute’s Electronic Evidence conference (Philadelphia, PA, May 19, 2006)

Minimizing the Costs of E-Discovery and Document Management, panelist, E-Discovery Preparedness for Pharma (New York, NY, March 27, 2006)

The Ethics of Electronic Discovery, panelist, E Discovery:  Real World Solutions and Practical Strategies (Miami, FL, March 1, 2006)
Electronic Evidence:  Be Prepared for Changes in the Matrix, program chair, New York State Bar Association (New York, NY, April 6, 2006)

State of the Art in E-Discovery: The Law and the Technology, panelist, the Georgetown Law Center 2nd Annual Advanced E-Discovery Institute (Washington, DC, November 17, 2005)

Electronic Discovery in New York Practice, chair; New York Judicial Institute (White Plains, NY, May 11, 2005)

Safe Harbors - Finding Shelters in E-Discovery Storms, panelist; The Sedona Conference (Cambridge, MD, April 21, 2005)

E-Discovery Update: Proposed Amendments to the FRCP and Recent Case Law Developments, The Pharmaceutical Industry's Guide to Document Management and E-Discovery (Philadelphia, PA, April 20, 2005)

Understanding the Proposed Modifications to the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure, Fios webcast (April 19, 2005)

Electronic Discovery: the Basics and Beyond, co-chair; New York Judicial Institute Conference (White Plains, NY, April 6, 2005)

Understanding the Proposed Modifications to the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure, ACI Electronic Document Retention and Discovery Conference (San Francisco, CA, March 16, 2005)

Electronic Discovery: Current Issues and Lessons Learned, PricewaterhouseCoopers 2005 Leadership Forum Conference (Palm Springs, FL, February 17, 2005)

The Role of Electronic Evidence in Forensic Accounting and Financial Fraud Investigations, What Every Lawyer Needs to Know About Forensic Accounting (New York, NY, February 15, 2005)

Best Practices for Legal Holds & Document Collections, Compliance, Governance and Oversight Council 2005 Executive Summit (New York, NY, January 28, 2005)

Hot Topics in Discovery, Including E-Discovery and Differences in State and Federal Practice, New York State Bar Association - Commercial and Federal Litigation Section Annual Meeting (New York, NY, January 26, 2005)

Safe Document and Retention Practices for Venture Capital and Other PE Firms, Private Equity Analyst Outlook Conference (New York, NY, January 19, 2005)

Managing Documentation in Forensic and Litigation Services Engagements, American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (webcast, December 15, 2004)

Document & Information Retention: What Every OGC & IT Department Needs to Know, International Banking and Capital Markets Conference, PricewaterhouseCoopers (New York, NY, December 14, 2004)

Chair, Electronic Discovery Seminar for the Justices of the Commercial Division of the New York State Supreme Court, New York State Bar Association Commercial and Federal Litigation Section (New York, NY, November 16, 2004)

Spyware, Adware and Spam, Current E-Commerce Issues, Intellectual Property and Media Law Seminar, Weil, Gotshal & Manges LLP (New York, NY, October 19, 2004)

Preventive and Post-Operative Medicine - Advising Your Client on Electronic Documentation Retention Policies, E-Discovery Conference (New York, NY, October 5, 2004)

Information Management in the Shadow of Electronic Discovery, Media Law Resource Center annual conference (Washington, DC, September 30, 2004)

The Newest Legal Developments in Electronic Discovery, The Corporate Counsel's Advanced Forum on Document Retention and E-Discovery (New York, NY, September 22 - 23, 2004)

Case Update: Recent Important Decisions, Mealey's Advanced E-Discovery Conference (Philadelphia, PA, September 21, 2004)
The Impact of Recent E-Discovery Think Tank Reports - The Sedona Principles & ABA Civil Discovery Standards: How do they compare?, Kroll OnTrack E-Discovery Seminar (New York, NY, June 30, 2004)

Chair, Mealey's E-Discovery Conference (Washington, DC, June 17, 2004, and Dallas, TX, June 22, 2004)

Piracy, Privacy and Discovery: Litigating in the Information Age, Panel Discussion - New York State Bar Association's Commercial and Federal Litigation Section (Norwich, CT, May 2004)

Music Licensing and the New Media, Intellectual Property and Media Law Seminar, Weil, Gotshal & Manges LLP (New York, NY, March 16, 2004)

Rules 33 and 34 - Defining E-Documents and the Form of Production, E-Discovery Conference, Standing & Advisory Committees on the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure, Fordham Law School (New York, NY, February 20, 2004)

Developing an Electronic Discovery Action Plan, LegalTech New York (New York, NY, February 2004)

Hot Issues in Electronic Discovery, Mealey's E-Discovery Conference (San Francisco, CA, December 9, 2003)

Demystifying Electronic Discovery, American Bar Association (July 2003)

Careers in Arts and Entertainment Law (New York, NY, June 2003)

Electronic Discovery and Computer Forensics Issues, 2003 Leadership Conference, PriceWaterhouseCoopers, (Phoenix, AZ, February 2003)

When Software Deals Go Sour: How to Litigate and Settle IT Disputes, Association of the Bar of the City of New York (New York, NY, September 2002)

Update on the Digital Music Wars, Advanced E-Commerce Institute, Georgetown University Law Center (Washington, DC, November 2001)

E-Mail in Litigation: Discovery and Admissibility, Association of the Bar of the City of New York (New York, NY, October 2001)
Digital Performance Rights and Other Issues, American Intellectual Property Law Association Annual Meeting (Arlington, VA, October 2001)

Napster and Current Digital Music Rights Litigation, Sponsored by New York State Bar Association Intellectual Property Section (New York, NY, June 2001)

Arbitration and the Internet, International Arbitration Symposium, Sponsored by Weil, Gotshal & Manges LLP; Rajah & Tann; and Derains & Associes (New York, NY, June 2001)

Computer Systems Failure–Legal Issues, Mealey’s Seminar (New Orleans, LA, March 2001)
Music Licensing in the Digital Age, Jazz Seminar “Think Tank,” at the University of Pittsburgh (Pittsburgh, PA, February 2001)
Update on Digital Music Litigation, Media Law Seminars: Litigation Developments, Sponsored by Weil, Gotshal & Manges LLP (New York, NY, December 2000)

Trespassing Software Robots Head To The US Court of Appeals: E-Bay v. Bidders Edge, Media Law Seminars: E-Commerce, Sponsored by Weil, Gotshal & Manges LLP (New York, NY, October 2000)

Internet Security - Liability Issues, E-Business 2000 Seminar, Sponsored by Weil, Gotshal & Manges LLP (New York, NY, October 2000)

Current Legal Issues in the Internet Music Business, E–Business Training Program, Sponsored by PriceWaterhouseCoopers at the UCLA Anderson School of Business (Los Angeles, CA, May 2000)

Current Legal Issues in the Digital Music Business, Internet Forum, Sponsored by the New York County Lawyers Association, Committee on Entertainment and Communications Law (New York, NY, May 2000)

Professional Affiliations

Co-chair, Electronic Discovery Committee of the New York State Bar Association’s Federal and Commercial Litigation Section

Program Chair 2007-2008 Defense Research Institute E-Discovery Conference and Member DRI E-Discovery Committee

Member, Advisory Board of the Georgetown Law Center E-Discovery Institute

Adjunct Faculty, Rutgers Law School