ASU-Arkfeld 7th Annual eDiscovery and 
Digital Evidence Conference

“Gaining An Edge: Law, Technology, and Analytics”

March 6-8, 2018 
 Sandra Day O’Connor College of Law, Phoenix, AZ

About this event

This innovative conference focuses on the practical and cutting-edge issues affecting electronic information, information governance, and data analytics. Leading jurists, attorneys, and legal and technological professionals will explore a wide array of eDiscovery issues, examining established precedent and projected new challenges, current and emerging technologies, and everything in between. All of our attendees, whether new to the world of eDiscovery or hoping to increase their existing eDiscovery expertise, will find knowledge, new ideas, and valuable networking opportunities at the ASU-Arkfeld eDiscovery and Digital Evidence Conference!

Last year’s event attracted over 180 attorneys, corporate counsel, law-practice support personnel, service providers, and other professionals.

*Eligible for up to 14 CLE Credits & 3 Ethics Credits 

Keynote Speakers

Hon. Andrew J. Peck

US District Court SDNY (ret.)

Magistrate Judge Andrew J. Peck was appointed United States Magistrate Judge for the Southern District of New York on February 27, 1995, and served as Chief Magistrate Judge in 2004-2005. Judge Peck is co-chair of the S.D.N.Y.-E.D.N.Y. Local Rules Committee, and a member of the Second Circuit Federal-State Judicial Council. Judge Peck graduated with honors from Cornell University in 1974 and from Duke University School of Law in 1977, where he was an Editor of the Duke Law Journal. Judge Peck is a member of the Duke Law School Board of Visitors (2012 to Present). Judge Peck served as law clerk to Judge Paul Roney of the United States Court of Appeals for the Eleventh (then-Fifth) Circuit, during the 1977-1978 term.

Gary Marchant

Center for Law, Science & Innovation, ASU

Gary Marchant is Regents Professor and the Lincoln Professor for Emerging Technologies, Law & Ethics at the Sandra Day O’Connor College of Law at Arizona State University.  He has been Faculty Director of the Center for Law, Science & Innovation since 2001, and is also affiliated with the School of Life Sciences, The Global Institute of Sustainability, the Lincoln Center for Applied Ethics, the School for the Future of Innovation in Society, and the Global Security Initiative’s Center for Cybersecurity and Digital Forensics (CDF) and Center for Human, Artificial Intelligence, and Robot Teaming (CHART), all at ASU.   His training includes a Ph.D. from the University of British Columbia, a J.D. from Harvard Law School, and a M.P.P. from the Kennedy School of Government. 

Joe Gervais


Joe Gervais is Principal Cybersecurity Researcher and Red Team member at Symantec. Previous roles have included Principal InfoSec Engineer and Lead Penetration Tester. He has 25+ years of security- and software engineering experience, mostly working with US government/DoD, and served as an Intelligence Analyst and Counterintelligence Specialist in the United States Marine Corps. Joe has been breaking into systems (and helping to secure them) since the early 1980s. More recently, in 2013 he took 1st place in the Lockheed Martin Cyber Challenge. Joe's education includes a bachelors degree in Cognitive Science, and a masters degree in Information Assurance.


“This conference pulled together industry experts who shared situational experiences and encouraged thoughtful conversation from the attendees." - Mark MacFarlane
“This is the best technology and legal conference in the country. The format is excellent and the exchange of ideas is wide open.” -Jeffrey Parkhurst
"The focus on thinking ahead and the interactivity of the sessions was excellent." -Anonymous
“Of all the conference options available, the ASU Arkfeld stands head and shoulders above the others. Simple, honest, and direct, it is about good lawyering at the intersection of law and technology.” - William Kellermann
“(This conference) was a great learning experience and will be immensely helpful in my current job…. a first class program with presenters and attendees who are among the most knowledgeable in their field.” - Tom R. Shepherd
“This is the event to attend to learn practical tips on how to do better discovery and what the future holds." - Kelly Twigger    
“Brilliant minds coming together for constructive discord." - Anonymous
“The program format allows me to learn from a variety of perspectives and goes far beyond identifying eDiscovery issues by providing practical solutions.” -Anonymous
*The State Bar of Arizona does not approve or accredit CLE activities for the Mandatory Continuing Legal Education requirement. This activity may qualify for up to 13 hours toward your annual CLE requirement for the State Bar of Arizona.

Questions about the Conference? 
Interested in Sponsorship?

Contact Lauren Burkhart, Director, Center for Law, Science & Innovation, at or 480-965-2465