Meet the Advisory Board
Christian E. Dodd
Lisa Balter is the Director of Information Management in the Law Department at CSX Transportation. Lisa has responsibility for CSX’s Enterprise Information Management Program which includes Enterprise Content Management, Records Management and eDiscovery. Lisa is focused on the Electronic Discovery Reference Model (EDRM) and believes that proper information management requires successful collaboration between key stakeholders – Business, Information Technology (IT) and Legal.
As Hickey Smith’s Legal Content and Informatics Partner, Christian Dodd is responsible for the organization and analysis of legacy work product and the creation, editing and maintenance of best practices templates for all firm matters. He has significant experience managing the e-discovery lifecycle in the context of both small and large scale litigation and government investigations.
Steven W. Teppler
Steven W. Teppler leads his firm’s electronic discovery and technology based litigation practice. He has practiced law since 1981. His experience includes Federal and state court litigation matters, both against and on behalf of Fortune 500 companies. He is an adjunct professor at the Ave Maria School of Law, teaching electronic discovery, and he also lectures nationwide on evolving theories of information governance and electronic discovery.
Chris Dix, CEDS
Chris practices in the area of complex commercial litigation. His experience includes litigation of disputes involving contracts, real property, estates and trusts, fraudulent transfers, mechanics liens, corporate control and business entities.
Chris has also earned the CEDS (Certified E-Discovery Specialist) designation.He advises clients regarding cybersecurity, data breaches, social media, information governance and compliance with e-discovery rules and disputes.