Jason R. Baron

Of Counsel, Information Governance and eDiscovery Group at Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP, Washington D.C.; Co-Chair, Information Governance Initiative (; former Director of Litigation at the National Archives and Records Administration (2000-2013); Trial Attorney and Senior Counsel, Department of Justice (1988-2000); former Co-Chair, Working Group 1 of The Sedona Conference (2009-2011); Outside Director, Board of Directors, ARMA International (2012-2013); Co-Founder, US NIST TREC Legal Track (2006-2009); Co-Founder, DESI (Discovery of Electronically Stored Information) Workshop series (2007-present); Recipient, Emmett Leahy Award (2011) (international recognition for career achievements in records and information management); Recipient, American Lawyer award, "Top 50 Big Law Innovators in Past 50 Years" (2013). Publications include: "Where Light in Darkness Lies: Preservation, Access, and Sensemaking Strategies for the Modern Digital Archive," UNESCO Memory of the World Conference, Vancouver BC (2012), seern