Utilizing years of experience as a problem solver and team builder in the corporate setting, Vince works with clients to develop best practices and untangle issues related to data preservation, litigation management and international and cross-border collection. With a focus on strategic solutions to litigation and investigation complexities, Vince helps companies create policies governing information management and social networking, and navigate the technology implications related to mergers and acquisitions.

Before joining Shook, Vince served as Senior Counsel, Global Discovery Manager for E. I. du Pont de Nemours and Company. In this role, he was responsible for counseling the company on how best to comply with evolving legal standards relating to discovery; guiding and supporting the legal teams in the development of e-discovery response strategies and the use of litigation technology; coordinating, managing and monitoring the work of the company’s discovery vendors; and overseeing DuPont Legal’s Discovery Excellence Center, which was named one of Inside Counsel Magazine’s Top 10 Innovative Legal Departments for 2013.

Prior to joining DuPont, Vince practiced in suburban Philadelphia where he concentrated on Construction Litigation on the state and federal level. He represented a diverse client base from industry suppliers to individual contractors in contract disputes, design interpretation, zoning matters and sales agreements.

Publications

Managing the Emerging Business and Legal Realities of Social Media in Corporate America, ACC Docket Magazine.

Shhh—the Internet is listening: Has technology eroded Attorney-Client Privilege and what can You do about it?, International In-house Counsel Journal.

Every Cloud Has a Silver Lining, or Does It?, International In-house Counsel Journal.

Speaking Engagements

The In-House To Do List for 2017, Panel discussion for ALM In-House Innovates East (Oct. 2016).

A Dialogue on Diversity and the Elimination of Bias in the Legal Profession, Panel discussion at The Sedona Conference® Working Group One Annual Meeting (Oct. 2016).

Turning on the Lights in a Dark (Data) Room, Panel discussion for LegalTech® New York 2016 (Feb. 2016) and Ing3nious (Feb. 2016).

Electronic Discovery Process: Metrics, Sampling and Standards, Panel discussion with Patrick Oot at CEIC: cybersecurity, e-discovery, and digital investigations conference (May 2015).

Legal Ethics and Social Media, Panel discussion with Gary Miller and Patrick Castle at Update of the Law, Shook, Hardy & Bacon CLE (June 2015).

The Social Media (R)evolution: How Social Media Content Impacts E-Discovery Risks and Costs, panel discussion for The Masters Conference, New York (July 2015).

A Team Effort: Working Together to Manage the eDiscovery Process, Women in EDiscovery, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (July 8, 2015).

Practical In-House Approaches to Cross-Border Discovery & Investigations, Sedona Working Group 6, New Orleans, Louisiana (November 4-7, 2014).

TED talk on Diversity Committee, EDI National, Fort Lauderdale, Florida (October 15-17, 2014).

Beyond Basics Discovery Panel, Reed Smith, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (October 15-17, 2014).

E-Discovery Breakfast Briefing: Taking Control in Litigation and Regulatory Matters, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, Huron Legal Institute (May 20, 2014).

Apples, Oranges, Bananas, Carrots . . . What Should this All Cost? and Collecting ESI – because “how” matters (with the Hon. Shira A. Scheindlin), Arizona State University, Phoenix, Arizona (March 12-14, 2014).

Death, Taxes and . . . Social Media? How Companies Can Adapt to the Social Media Age, Bloomberg BNA Webinar (October 10, 2013).

What is Driving the Change?: A Discussion of Globalization, Technology and Generational Preferences and How They Are Impacting Change in the Legal Industry, National Association for Law Placement, Washington, D.C. (Oct 2-3, 2013).

E-Discovery Programs, National Complex Litigation Conference: A Symposium on Current & Emerging Issues, Chicago, Illinois (June 19-20, 2013).

Update of Pilot Projects across the Country (panel discussion), Sedona WG1 Mid year, St. Louis, Missouri (April 26, 2013).

Spotting the Right Issues at the Right Time in Electronic Discovery Projects, ABA E-discovery Seventh Annual National Institute on E-Discovery, New York City, New York (April 5, 2013).

Viability of Redaction software, Association of Certified E-Discovery Specialists, Fort Lauderdale, Florida (February 28-March 1, 2013).

Legal Process Outsourcing and Insourcing, Electronic Discovery Institute, Fort Lauderdale, Florida (April 18-19, 2012).

e-Discovery Primer, Appellate Advocacy Seminar 2012, DRI, Boston, Massachusetts (April 21-22, 2012).

A New Era: The Trends, Benefits, and Risks in Legal Outsourcing, American Bar Association National Legal Malpractice Conference, New York City, New York (April 19, 2012).

Use of Social Media for Legal marketing: Risks and Benefits, DuPont PLF Marketing Meeting, Las Vegas,  Nevada (October 26-28, 2011).

The Delaware Default Standard For EDiscovery (with Kevin Brady), ESI Bytes Podcast (February 20, 2012).

Legal Process Outsourcing and Insourcing, EDI Leadership Summit, Jacksonville, Florida (Sept 6-8, 2011). (Above the Law Coverage)  

E-Discovery Round Table, Delaware State Bar Association, Corporate Counsel Section, Wilmington, Delaware (August 2011).

Developing Sustainable Work Flows, Carmel Valley E-Discovery, Carmel, California (July 18-20, 2011).

Reducing Discovery Costs, ALM 23rd Annual Corporate Counsel Conference, New York City, New York (June 7, 2011).

Mastering eDiscovery: Implementation, Management and Cost Reduction Solutions, Chief Litigation Officers Summit, Fort Lauderdale, Florida (March 24-25, 2011).

e-Discovery as a Repeatable Business Processes, Legal Tech NYC 2011, New York City, New York (Jan 31-Feb 2, 2011).

E-Discovery Renaissance: Early Evidence Assessment: Strategies for Search, Retrieval and Review (Panel), Georgetown Institute, Washington, D.C. (Nov 17-19, 2010).

Cloud Computing: Business Drivers & Legal Risks, International Legal Technology Association, Las Vegas, Nevada (August 24-27, 2010).

Hands‐on Workshop: Developing a Legal Hold (with Mark Michels), Georgetown E-Discovery Training Academy, Washington, D.C. (March 8-12, 2010).

E-Discovery, Trends and Developments Two Years After the New Rules, Hispanic National Bar Association Annual Meeting, Albuquerque, New Mexico (Sept 3-4, 2009).

Establishing Offshore Operations to Provide Litigation Support Services: Saving Money and Improving Quality (and doing so securely), Chief Litigation Counsel Association, Wilmington, Delaware (May 21, 2009).

Intersection of Legal Records Management and Discovery Needs, Lorman Conference, Wilmington, Delaware (Sept 23, 2008).

Offshoring Seminar, ACC Annual Meeting, Chicago, Illinois (Oct. 29-31, 2007).

Strategies For Using the New E-Discovery Rules To Your Advantage in Patent Litigation (with Kenneth W. Brothers, Dickstein Shapiro), DuPont In House seminar, Wilmington, Delaware (June 12, 2007).

Developing Effective Strategies to Address the Challenges Associated with Electronic Evidence, IADC Corporate Counsel College, Chicago, Illinois (April 19-20, 2007).

Electronic Discovery Under the New Federal Rules, DuPont Internal Education Conference (DuPont Legal), Wilmington, Delaware (January 2007).