Scott M. Cohen is the Director of E-Discovery & Information Governance for Winston & Strawn LLP. Mr. Cohen is responsible for all aspects of the Firm's litigation support technology, practice & client services group, electronic discovery operations and document review center management.
Throughout his career, Mr. Cohen has worked in a consultative capacity with law firms and corporate legal departments enabling them to effectively leverage technology in all legal practice areas. With a focus on electronic discovery, complex data analytics, and project management, Scott advises firm lawyers and clients on a wide range of technical issues relating to discovery in complex litigation. Mr. Cohen is a frequent writer and speaker on a variety of topics ranging from electronic discovery best practices and legal cost control to leadership development, performance management and staff mentoring in legal organizations.
Prior to joining Winston & Strawn, Mr. Cohen was the Practice Support Director for Proskauer Rose where he was responsible for the development and operation of the firm’s practice support department. Mr. Cohen also served as the Director of Information Technology for MetLife where he was responsible for providing general technology and litigation support services to the corporation's large and geographically dispersed legal, records and internal audit departments.
Mr. Cohen is a member of The Sedona Conference Working Group on Electronic Document Retention and Production, an adjunct instructor in the Bryan University Department of Electronic Discovery, and an executive board member of the East Coast Association of Litigation Support Managers. He is also an advisory board member of the Association of Certified eDiscovery Specialists and an active member of the International Legal Technology Association, the Association for Information and Image Management and the American Records Management Association.