Jason R. Baron, Esq.

Jason R. Baron, Esq.

Jason R. Baron, Esq. serves as Of Counsel at Drinker Biddle Reath LLP, in their Information Governance and eDiscovery Group, in Washington DC. He is Co-Chair of the Information Governance Initiative, is currently Chair-elect of the DC Bar Litigation Section E-Discovery Committee, and serves on the Adjunct Faculty of the University of Maryland. His 34 years of public service included serving as a trial lawyer and senior counsel at the US Department of Justice, and as the first Director of Litigation at the US National Archives and Records Administration.  An internationally recognized speaker and writer on the subject of electronic records, Mr. Baron has been recognized by The American Lawyer magazine as a “trailblazer” in e-discovery, in its August 2013 issue of “The Top 50 Big Law Innovators of the Past 50 Years.”  He was the 2013 recipient of the Federal Bar Association’s Justice Tom C. Clark Outstanding Government Lawyer award.


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Guest Appearances
September 3, 2015
Hillary Clinton’s Emails and the Looming Issue of Shadow IT

“It is very difficult to conceive of a scenario — short of nuclear winter — where an agency would be justified in allowing its cabinet-level head officer to solely use a private email communications channel for the conduct of government business.” – Jason R. Baron to the New York Times On March 2nd, 2015, The...

January 21, 2015
The Government’s Dark Data: A Decade of Discovery

Joe Looby recently released his documentary The Decade of Discovery about the United States versus Philip Morris tobacco lawsuit in the early 2000s and email e-discovery issues. The film also discusses the emergence of the Sedona Conference as a think tank and forum for discussion about cooperation in e-discovery. Many prominent federal judges were interviewed...


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