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The 25th Year of Delivering Premier Electronic Records Management Education

ANNOUNCING MER 2016 Speakers: Legal Track

Legal Track Speakers

The National Conference on Managing Electronic Records (MER) will occur May 23-26, 2016.

The focus of the MER is the management of electronic records – from three perspectives: the legal, technical, and operational issues associated with achieving successful information governance.

The MER’s commitment to excellence is renowned!

The quality of the MER’s speakers is reflected in this registrant’s comment:

Wonderful speakers that made me think and

pushed my thoughts. Loved how the crowd was drawn in.

This is the first of four posts announcing the 45+ speakers presenting at MER’16.

In this post are the speakers who will be presenting in the MER’s Legal Track:

  • Joseph Burton, Esq.
  • Priscilla Emery
  • Hon. Ronald Hedges
  • Debra Sabatini Hennelly, Esq.
  • John Isaza, Esq.
  • Eric Lakin
  • Johnny Lee, Esq.
  • John Stanley, Esq.
  • Steven Teppler, Esq.
  • Robert Williams
  • Ken Withers, Esq.

Click to view Speakers in the other tracks:



Bob Williams is the founder and president of Cohasset Associates, Inc. and founder of the National Conference on Managing Electronic Records, (MER).Mr. Williams is renowned for his leadership in addressing the legal, technical, and operational challenges associated with the life-cycle management of records, especially electronic records.  He has edited two definitive legal research studies: Legality of Microfilm and Legality of Optical Storage.  His also has overseen many industry white papers focused on compliance the SEC’s requirements for the storage of computer stored information (CSI).As a renowned speaker, Mr. Williams has given more than 1,000 presentations at briefings, seminars, and conferences throughout the United States as well as in Europe and South America.Mr. Williams’ primary focus now is organizing, running, and co-chairing the MER, Cohasset’s nationally renowned conference on managing electronic records