Mr. Regard is an electronic discovery and computer science consultant with 25 years’ experience in consulting to legal and corporate entities. A programmer and an attorney by training, Mr. Regard has conducted system investigations, created data collections, and managed discovery on over a thousand matters. He is responsible for the development and implementation of case and matter strategies that leverage technology in litigation and investigations. Mr. Regard has both national and international experience advising on such issues as electronic discovery, computer forensics, data analytics, structured data, and information management. He is a frequent speaker, teacher, and publisher on issues of electronic discovery.
Prior to founding iDiscovery Solutions in 2008, Mr. Regard was the national director of e-Discovery for LECG. He was also the national director of Electronic Evidence & Consulting for FTI Consulting, and was an electronic discovery and data analytics team leader in Analytical Dispute Services at Deloitte & Touche, where he managed multi-national, multi-jurisdictional, and multi-counsel litigation support projects. He began his career as the founder of a nationwide litigation-technology company.
Mr. Regard is a member of The Sedona Conference WG1: Electronic Document Retention and Production, and WG6: International Electronic Information Management, Discovery and Disclosure. He is a board member of Georgetown Law’s Advanced eDiscovery Institute, one of the original four founders of the Electronic Discovery Institute (EDI), and a founding member of the The Master’s Conference Cabinet. Mr. Regard is the founder of b-Discovery, a monthly eDiscovery networking group that meets throughout the United States.