Boston Chapter Meeting - Career & Business Development

  • 10 Apr 2019
  • 12:00 PM - 1:30 PM (EDT)
  • Nixon Peabody LLP 53 State Street Boston, MA 02109

On April 10, 2019, please join us for “Career & Business Development.” Here are the details:


12:00PM - 1:30PM


Nixon Peabody LLP

Exchange Place

53 State Street

Boston, MA 02109

Please Note:

Space is limited - register ASAP!

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Lunch Sponsor:

Divergent Language Solutions


Our panelists will discuss “Career & Business Development.” The panel will explore the ways in which we can individually pursue employment options in the legal and eDiscovery industries, as well as how to develop business and make your brand stand out from the rest of the crowd.


Colleen Freeman, Director, Technology & Discovery Consulting Practice at FTI Consulting; President of the ACEDS New England Executive Board

Colleen is a legal technology expert and a licensed attorney. At FTI Consulting, she specializes in data privacy guidance and discovery consulting related to complex litigation, government inquiries and internal investigations. After completing her judicial clerkship, she entered private practice and then transitioned to the consulting side of the business where she regularly consults with clients on defensible eDiscovery strategies, document review protocols and data privacy management.

Amy Katz, Managing Director of the In-House Practice Group at Major, Lindsey & Africa

Using her knowledge of the legal industry, extensive experience as a practicing attorney and significant network of contacts, Amy places attorneys at all levels within public and private, non-profit and academic legal departments across the country. She has experience working with clients in a wide range of industries, most notably life sciences, healthcare and technology.

Prior to joining Major, Lindsey & Africa, Amy was a partner at Outside GC, advising employers on a wide range of employment law matters, conducting workplace and academic investigations, and designing and delivering compliance training. Before that, she served as senior employment counsel for Genzyme Corporation, a global multibillion dollar biotech company based in Cambridge, Massachusetts. At Genzyme, she was responsible for advising senior management and human resources on employment law; designing and delivering HR compliance training programs; managing and resolving a litigation docket including employment, professional and product liability disputes; advising on employment aspects of corporate transactions; creating compliance and HR policies and initiatives; and managing the company's immigration program. Amy began her legal career as an associate with Foley Hoag LLP in Boston.


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We will be collecting items for donations for the women at My Sister’s House at the Dimock Center. Many of these women are victims of domestic violence and are receiving treatment for other issues. All types of clothing are needed and welcomed. Warm clothes, coats, gloves, hats, and scarfs are especially helpful at this time of year. We will also accept unused tote bags and unused toiletries.

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We look forward to seeing you!

Women in eDiscovery | Boston Chapter Board Members:

Chapter Director: Marie A. Foley Watson

Chapter Assistant Director: Dianalynn Saccoccio

Chapter Secretary: Shirley Tian

Chapter Membership Director: Aurora Baker

Chapter Meetings Co-Director: Carolyn C. Van Tine

Chapter Meetings Co-Director: Alexandra Deal

We hope you can make it!Cheers,Boston Women in eDiscovery

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