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James Sherer

James Sherer

James Sherer is a partner in the New York office of BakerHostetler, where he is a co-leader of the emerging technology team for the Digital Assets and Data Management Group. James also serves as the co-leader of The Sedona Conference® Working Group Eleven Drafting Team on Ethics in AI and Algorithmic Design. James’s work and scholarship focuses on litigation; discovery management processes; enterprise risk; records and information governance; data privacy, security, and bank secrecy; technology integration issues; artificial intelligence; social media and the Internet of Things, and related merger and acquisition diligence.

James holds an MBA, the CIPP/US, CIPP/E, CIPM, FIP, and PLS data privacy professional credentials, the CIP and IGP information governance designations, the UCLA Extension Global Cyber Institute’s Cybersecurity Certification, and the CEDS and eDPC eDiscovery specialist credentials. James is U.S. and Global Chambers® Ranked for eDiscovery, a Life Fellow of the American Bar Foundation, and serves as a member of The Sedona Conference® Working Groups One, Six, and Eleven. He is also a member of the New York State Bar Association eDiscovery Committee as well as the New York eDiscovery Counsel Roundtable. James serves as an elected board member for the New York Chapter of ACEDS, the Stecher & Horowitz Foundation, and the Michigan-based Cleveland Manor Community. He is admitted to practice in New York, Washington DC, and Michigan.

Guest Appearances
February 6, 2020

Legalweek 2020: Algorithmic Malpractice & Lawfare

James Sherer and Jordan Thompson discuss the implications of algorithmic malpractice.

August 14, 2017

ABA Annual Meeting 2017: Artificial Intelligence and the Law

This On The Road Report from the 2017 ABA Annual Meeting talks about how AI can help the legal profession as it grows and matures.

March 27, 2015

2015 Trade Shows and Trends in E-Discovery

Gibson Dunn recently released its 2014 Year-End E-Discovery Update. There was a big focus in the last year on predictive coding solutions, social media, mobile devices, and the upcoming Federal Rules of Civil Procedure (FCRP) amendments. Spring is the time for new trade shows and conferences to discuss this year’s trends in the Discovery industry....

January 5, 2015

E-Discovery Goals And Resolutions for 2015

It is the new year so everybody is talking about resolutions, even those working in the field of electronic discovery. While we all have our personal resolutions, many legal professionals also create resolutions to improve their jobs, client happiness, organization, or their use of legal technology. Litigation professionals across the world are creating resolutions related...