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The speakers at our Global LPO Conferences are chosen based on their credentials, qualifications and the extensive experience they have in the legal industry. These speakers are leaders in their respective fields and can shed light on almost every aspect of the legal industry and resolve the various questions participants may come up with during the course of the conference.

Speakers Board

Ronald J. Hedges, Principal at Ronald J. Hedges LLC and Of Counsel, Corodemus and Corodemus Law LLC

Ron Hedges is the Principal of Ronald J. Hedges LLC and Of Counsel at Corodemus and Corodemus Law LLC. Ron serves as a special master, mediator and arbitrator. He sat as a United States Magistrate Judge in the District of New Jersey from 1986 to 2007. Among other things, Ron is a member of the adjunct faculty of Georgetown University Law Center, where he teaches an introduction to electronic discovery and evidence. He is also a Visiting Research Collaborator at the Center for Information Technology at Princeton University for the academic year 2010-11.

In addition to his responsibilities as a Principal and Of Counsel for Ronald J. Hedges LLC and Corodemus and Corodemus Law LLC, Ron is an active member of various associations:

Member of the Sedona Conference Advisory Board; the Sedona Conference Working Group on Protective Orders, Confidentiality and Public Access, the Sedona Conference Working Group on Best Practices for Electronic Document Retention & Production, Member of the Law Alumni Board and the E-Discovery Advisory Board of Georgetown University Law Center, Member of the CPR E-Discovery Committee and Member of the ARMA Records Destruction Task Force, American Law Institute, the American Bar Association, Federal Bar Association, Member of the Board of Directors of the Historical Society and the Lawyers Advisory Committee of the United States District Court for the District of New Jersey.


McCauley & Associates ALC

John (Jay) McCauley, Mediator and Arbitrator, Principal at McCauley & Associates ALC

John (Jay) McCauley is a dedicated and experienced full-time Arbitrator and Mediator, is an arbitrator on the large complex case and employment panels of the American Arbitration Association and former Adjunct Professor (Pepperdine Law School, Loyola Law School, UMKC Law School). He came to this profession more than 10 years ago from a background as a Harvard Law educated, AV rated, "Big Firm" trial and appellate advocate, handling complex, and sometimes precedent-making, commercial, employment, and real property matters including class actions. As a neutral, he has a reputation as a "quick study," able to use his broad legal background and his analytic abilities to find simplicity and bring conceptual organization to seemingly complicated disputes, and has been entrusted with resolving hundreds of such matters throughout the state.

Jay has written and spoken extensively on the topic of negotiation dynamics in challenging cases and his efforts have brought recognition from his peers; he is listed as a "Southern California Superlawyer" and is listed in Best Lawyers in America for Alternative Dispute Resolution, as well as in the Martindale-Hubbell Register of Preeminent Lawyers.

Jay received his bachelor degree from University of California, Irvine, masters from University of Pennsylvania and J.D. with honors, from Harvard Law School.

 

Sanjay Kamlani, Co-CEO, Pangea3

Sanjay is a co-founder and Co-CEO of Pangea3, the leader in India legal outsourcing. In this capacity, Sanjay oversees Pangea3's India legal outsourcing business operations and manages all delivery, quality control and administrative services for Pangea3 on a global basis.

Prior to forming Pangea3, Sanjay was the CFO & General Counsel of OfficeTiger B.V., a multinational professional support services outsourcing company. In 2003, Sanjay lived in Chennai, India managing OfficeTiger's India facility. Prior to becoming a member of the founding management team at OfficeTiger in 2000, Sanjay was a Senior Manager with PricewaterhouseCoopers in New York where he developed and managed the US firm's India International Business Network advising U.S. and India- based multinationals on structuring and implementing cross-border business investments, acquisitions and operations in India and the U.S. His major clients included AT&T, Ford Motor Company, Hughes Electronics, Lucent, Cognizant, NASDAQ-Software Solutions International, Softbank and Syntel. Sanjay's experience at OfficeTiger coupled with his experience at PwC working with that firm's 2,000 plus professionals to deliver cross border business solutions and advisory services to U.S. clients amounts to more than 15 years of experience in professional services outsourcing from India, this is one of the factors that makes Pangea3 a leader in India legal outsourcing.

Sanjay holds a B.A. (Cum Laude) from Duke University, a J.D. from the University of Pennsylvania Law School, and an LL.M. from the New York University Law School. Sanjay is admitted to the New York Bar.

Orijit Das, Board Member, Association of Corporate Counsel; UK and Senior Legal Counsel & Vice President (Europe) Genpact, London, United Kingdom

Orijit Das works for Genpact as their European General Counsel and is responsible for Genpact's legal affairs and Offshoring transactions out of Europe. Genpact is a leading provider of Business Services and is listed on the NYSE.

In the past Mr Das has worked as the EMEA & India - General Counsel for a large technology company and for leading international law firms like Bird & Bird, K&L Gates, PricewaterhouseCoopers and Arthur Andersen.

Board member of ACC (which is the largest body of Corporate Counsels with over 25,000 members across the globe); In his capacity as the UK country rep he is involved in its activities in Europe.

Peter Brudenall, Partner, Lawrence Graham

Peter is a specialist in technology and outsourcing law. He has over 15 years' experience in advising companies on technology procurement, the outsourcing of services, contract disputes, software development and the licensing and exploitation of intellectual property. He also advises companies on data protection, IT security, research and development agreements and distribution agreements.

He acts for both customers and suppliers, and has significant experience in acting for Indian-based outsourcing vendors.

Peter is ranked as a leading lawyer for both outsourcing and technology law in all major legal directories. Peter is recommended by Chambers UK 2011 as "knowledgeable and accommodating" for his outsourcing work and, for his IT work, is "widely respected by the market and has particular expertise in offshore transactions".

Peter is a frequent speaker on technology law and outsourcing issues, and has been widely published in legal journals in the UK and internationally.

Richard Reade, UK General Counsel, ISS World

Richard joined ISS, from Pinsent Masons, in 2007. As UK General Counsel he established and built the UK legal function and set up the first UK legal team. Richard has influenced global ISS legal policies - particularly in contractual risk management.

ISS is a global support services company whose work includes facility management; security; cleaning; catering; landscaping and construction. Forbes lists ISS as the world's 5th largest private employer. In the UK alone, it has 43,000 employees. ISS was published in the American Fortune Magazine, as the world's 6th best outsourcing company (data complied and assessed by the IAOP).

Richard oversees most corporate legal issues in the UK but with particular emphasis on risk management in commercial contracts. He is a passionate believer in the benefits of sending legal work offshore and has spoken, and written, on the subject. ISS was amongst the first major companies to engage an LPO service provider.

 

Mark Ross, Vice President - Legal Services, Integreon Managed Solutions

Mark Ross is an experienced UK litigation solicitor and former partner at high profile UK law firm Underwoods Solicitors.Mark's involvement in legal outsourcing dates back to January 2004 when Underwoods became the first UK law firm to outsource legal work to a lower cost common law jurisdiction. Chambers Guide refers to Underwoods as "a pioneer of legal offshoring". Mark was responsible for the development of the workflow system for outsourcing to the firm's South Africa office.

Mark moved to Los Angeles in 2006 as Vice President of Global Sales and Marketing at a niche LPO before joining Integreon in November 2009. He is a recognized authority and thought leader in the field of legal outsourcing. He has been published by, and interviewed for, numerous mainstream and legal publications, including TIME magazine, the UK Law Society Gazette, and the ABA's Law Practice Management. He is the former Chair of the International Association of Outsourcing Professionals' Legal Outsourcing Chapter. He is a recognized expert on the Ethics of Legal Outsourcing, and has written numerous articles and a widely acclaimed White Paper dealing with the subject. He developed the first State Bar approved MCLE Ethics course, provided by a legal outsourcing company, on the ethical implications of outsourcing legal work.

Mark's experience in the field of legal outsourcing is such that he has been invited to address the American Bar Association, UK Law Society and the International Bar Association.He has also been invited to speak as a leading authority on legal outsourcing at conferences run by prestigious organizations including: Financial Times, U.C. Berkeley School of Law, Stanford Center for the Legal Profession, Practicing Law Institute, and American Lawyer.

Deepak Malhotra, Senior Vice President and General Counsel, Constellation Brands (Europe and Australia)

Deepak Malhotra is Senior Vice President and General Counsel of Constellation Europe and Australia. He is acknowledged as a leader in the global legal community, and his team won Global Legal Team of the Year 2006 at the Legal Week Awards. He has presented at several conferences and written papers for journals on issues facing General Counsel, and relationship with law firms. Deepak has worked in industry for over 12 years, for Constellation, AB Inbev and Gillette, prior to which he worked for two international law firms.

Deepak also serves on the Advisory Board of Global Leaders in Law, which is the leading global General Counsel forum with over 2,000 GCs as members.