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[Webcast] Are You a Team Player? Managing Enterprise Messaging Data in eDiscovery

November 16, 2022 @ 12:00 pm EST

HaystackID Educational Webcast

Are You a Team Player? Managing Enterprise Messaging Data in eDiscovery

The proliferation of enterprise messaging content in the COVID era accelerated the pre-existing industry trend of legal teams’ grappling with the increasingly complex nature of enterprise messaging vs. traditional email. With this acceleration and complexity, many organizations now face new messaging management and discovery challenges that can negatively impact investigations and litigation if not properly handled.

During this hour-long webcast, industry forensics, legal discovery, and Microsoft 365 specialists will highlight a collection of enterprise messaging topics and provide expert considerations on the emerging issue of enterprise messaging platform data in eDiscovery. With a particular focus on Microsoft Teams and Slack, our distinguished panelists will discuss:


  • Explosion in usage during the COVID era
  • Understanding the impact of Teams licensing
  • Teams data types and storage locations
  • Teams collection and format issues
  • Review considerations


  • Recent changes in market position
  • Understanding the impact of Slack licensing
  • Available collection technique affects output results

Teams and Slack

  • Early preparation is the key to success
  • Licensing determines a lot!
  • Understanding the impact on review
  • Special handling likely to be required

Expert Panelists

Jason Covey
M365 eDiscovery Consultant, HaystackID

As the lead M365 eDiscovery Consultant in HaystackID’s Client Services group, Jason Covey provides a unique combination of consulting and technical expertise in operationalizing M365’s toolsets for eDiscovery and investigation matters. Working closely with HaystackID’s forensics group, Jason also develops and delivers training content and technical support for law firms, corporate legal departments, and IT professionals. Jason has extensive industry experience with more than 20 years of experience in law firm civil litigation, eDiscovery, and litigation support, primarily in Am Law 100 firms.

John Wilson
ACE, AME, CBE, Chief Information Security Officer and President of Forensics, HaystackID

As Chief Information Security Officer and President of Forensics at HaystackID, John Wilson provides consulting and forensic services to help companies address various matters related to electronic discovery and computer forensics, including leading forensic investigations, cryptocurrency investigations, and ensuring proper preservation of evidence items and chain of custody. He regularly develops forensic workflows and processes for clients ranging from major financial institutions to governmental departments, including Fortune 500 companies and Am Law 100 law firms.

Sergio Garcia
Vice President of Forensics, HaystackID

As Vice President of Forensics at HaystackID, Sergio Garcia is a highly accomplished forensic and eDiscovery professional with over 19 years of management, business development, and client delivery experience working directly with corporations and Am Law 100 firms across the entire EDRM spectrum. He brings highly consultative expertise to digital forensics and electronic discovery.

Rene Novoa
Director of Forensics, HaystackID

As Director of Forensics for HaystackID, Rene Novoa has more than 20 years of technology experience conducting data recovery, digital forensics, eDiscovery, and account management and sales activities. During this time, Rene has performed investigations in civil and criminal matters and directly provided litigation support and forensic analysis for seven years. Rene has regularly worked with ICAC, HTCIA IACIS, and other regional task forces supporting State Law Enforcement Division accounts and users in his most recent forensic leadership roles.

About HaystackID®

HaystackID is a specialized eDiscovery services firm that helps corporations and law firms securely find, understand, and learn from data when facing complex, data-intensive investigations and litigation. HaystackID mobilizes industry-leading cyber discovery services, enterprise solutions, and legal discovery offerings to serve more than 500 of the world’s leading corporations and law firms in North America and Europe. Serving nearly half of the Fortune 100, HaystackID is an alternative cyber and legal services provider that combines expertise and technical excellence with a culture of white-glove customer service. 

HaystackID is a trusted partner to corporations, law firms, and governmental agencies, supporting targeted audits, complex investigations, and civil litigation matters with a dedicated global team of cybersecurity, information governance, and legal discovery experts. Applying the potential of artificial intelligence, the precision of data science, the power of machine learning, and the practicality of expertly trained and managed reviewers, HaystackID provides clients with secure, defensible, and flexible capabilities to address the most complex and time-sensitive eDiscovery-centric challenges. 

In addition to consistently being ranked by Chambers USA, the company was recently named a worldwide leader in eDiscovery Services by IDC MarketScape, a representative vendor in the Gartner Market Guide for E-Discovery Solutions, and a Legal Technology Trailblazer by The National Law Journal. Further, HaystackID has achieved SOC 2 Type II attestation in the five trust service areas of security, availability, processing integrity, confidentiality, and privacy.


November 16, 2022
12:00 pm EST