Matthew Knouff, General Counsel for Complete Discovery Source, Inc. (CDS) to Mediate Panel at Masters Conference 2011

Complete Discovery Source (CDS) will be a sponsor at the 2011 Masters Conference, an advanced legal educational event. CDS's General Counsel and eDiscovery Counsel, Matthew Knouff, will moderate an expert panel on emerging issues and best-practices.

NEW YORK, NY - The Masters Conference, an advanced legal educational experience, has announced that Complete Discovery Source, Inc. (CDS) will be a sponsor at its 2011 conference, and the company's General Counsel and eDiscovery Counsel, Matthew Knouff, will moderate an expert panel. CDS is a global provider of scalable, defensible eDiscovery solutions to leading law firms, corporations, and government agencies, and maintains one of the most advanced and secure data processing, hosting, and review infrastructures in the legal technology industry.

The theme for the Masters Conference 2011 is "Security, Privacy, and Compliance within Corporate Litigation." The three-day event will be held October 3-5 at the Ronald Reagan Building in Washington, D.C. Sessions will give attendees from across the globe the chance to learn eDiscovery skills and best practices from corporate and law firm thought leaders. Participants will also have access to advanced sessions on emerging issues of data security, data privacy, and data compliance systems.

Matthew Knouff, Esq., General Counsel of CDS, is an expert in the fields of eDiscovery best-practices, litigation readiness, and legal technology. He is a frequent writer and speaker on issues of eDiscovery and data security, and is a contributor to an upcoming article on Cloud Computing in the April 2011 edition of the ABA Law Journal. Mr. Knouff is a member of the Sedona Conference Working Group on Electronic Document Retention and Production and sits on the Board of Directors of the New York County Lawyers' Association's Cyberspace Law Section. He also coordinates the advanced eDiscovery curriculum for the Organization of Legal Professionals, and is the author of the book eDiscovery 101: A Comprehensive Primer for Attorneys Handling ESI in Litigation.

"Far too often I read about doom and gloom when it comes to electronic discovery: higher costs, larger data volumes, higher stakes," says Mr. Knouff. "The simple fact is that the vast majority of mistakes, sanctions, and wastefulness related to eDiscovery can be prevented if attorneys take the time to understand the process as well as the benefits offered by electronic data. The Masters Conference is an industry leading forum that presents advanced, practical knowledge regarding the intersection between law and technology. CDS is proud to be a part of it again this year."

Each year the Masters Conference provides practical CLE education for lawyers and data-oriented professionals that is delivered by an advisory cabinet of industry thought leaders. Attendees will gain practical knowledge, presented by peers, on current issues that can be applied immediately to everyday practice.

To register online for Masters Conference 2011, visit

About Complete Discovery Source, Inc.
Complete Discovery Source, Inc. (CDS) is a full-service provider of eDiscovery and managed review services. Founded in 2003, the company has grown consistently over the years and continues to be the fastest growing electronic discovery services provider headquartered in New York City. CDS partners with leading software developers to provide eDiscovery services that successfully address each node of the EDRM. The CDS team's commitment to exceptional client support gained them recognition as a top-three eDiscovery provider in the New York Law Journal's 2010 readers' poll. As a trusted advisor to top law firms, global corporations, and government agencies, CDS provides defensible and efficient solutions while reducing costs and managing risk. For more information, visit

About Masters Conference
Since 2006, the Masters Conference has brought together experts and leading professionals from law firms, corporations, and the bench to discuss strategies, practices and resources for managing the information lifecycle. The Masters Conference is an intimate forum where legal industry professionals can share, collaborate and obtain master knowledge of the most relevant topics in the legal industry today. By limiting attendance to 350 delegates, the Masters Conference is meant to be an exclusive opportunity to learn and network with the top legal professionals in the industry without battling large crowds and an overwhelming vendor hall. For additional information on the Masters Conference, please visit

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