Director at Large
Bryant Isbell is the Managing Director of Global eDiscovery and Data Advisory at Baker McKenzie. Bryant is an industry expert with more than 20 years of experience focusing on information governance, data privacy, full EDRM lifecycle execution and management, and data analytics.
During Bryant’s career, he has worked on countless disputes and investigations. Bryant handles all aspects of e-discovery and forensics globally for the firm. Additionally, he provides consultative advice to clients on the preservation, collection, processing, hosting and production of ESI. Bryant has successfully implemented analytics and Technology Assisted Review (TAR) workflows into client engagements to defensibly and efficiently reduce data volume and project cost. Bryant is an expert in data privacy and international collection logistics, and has managed multiple complex projects in North America, Latin America, Europe and Asia involving hundreds of millions of documents and thousands of reviewers worldwide. He is responsible for the strategic selection and implementation of electronic discovery tools for the firm, as well as training and professional development of the litigation support professionals. Bryant is also responsible for managing and overseeing the firm’s use of LPO’s, and contract attorney teams.
Bryant is a member of the Sedona Conference Working Group on International Electronic Information Management and Disclosure, as well as Electronic Document Retention and Production. Bryant is also a frequent panelist on topics of project management, electronic discovery, and information governance at ILTA Con and Legal Tech New York. Bryant is also an adjunct professor for the eDiscovery Distance Learning Program, and a member of the Executive Advisory Board of the International Legal Technology Association (ILTA).