Cheryl Curran  

Director, Discovery Services

Executive Summary

​​​​Cheryl Curran is the Director of Discovery Services. She is responsible for developing firm standards for the collection, processing, review and production of electronic data. She manages and mentors team members to adhere to firm standards and best practices using the firm's leading edge e-Discovery solutions and processes.

Cheryl advises lawyers, law clerks and clients on e-Discovery, document management, litigation-support applications and technology issues. She holds numerous litigation software certifications and is a Relativity Certified Administrator and Relativity Certified Review Specialist.

Publications & Presentations

  • Speaker, "The E-Discovery Roller Coaster," BLG In-House Counsel Conference, May 2019.
  • Speaker, "The e-Discovery Roller Coaster," Institute of Law Clerks of Ontario (ILCO), 2018.
  • ​Co-author, "Best Practice Guide for Keyword Searching," 2016.
  • ​Co-author, "Document Exchange Protocol," 2015.
  • Co-author, "Best Practice Guide for Handling and Processing of Electronic Data," 2015.
  • Speaker, "Defensible Collection Social Media," Ottawa Law Clerks Association (OLC), 2015.
  • Speaker, "Managing Client Documents Electronically," Ottawa Law Clerks Association (OLC), 2014.
  • Speaker, "Technology Options to assist with e-Discovery," Continuing Legal Education Society (CLE), 2013.
  • Speaker, "Dealing with e-Discovery Vendors," Continuing Legal Education Society (CLE), 2013.
  • Speaker, "Collecting Electronically Stored Information (ESI)," Continuing Legal Education Society (CLE), 2013.
  • Speaker, "e-Discovery Essentials," BLG Lawyers, 2012.
  • Speaker, "Trends in Litigation Support," BLG Lawyers, 2012.
  • Speaker, "Early Case Assessment," Ottawa Law Clerks Association (OLC), 2011.
  • Speaker, "Industry Trends in Litigation Support," Department of Justice, 2011.
  • Speaker, "Optimizing your Review Platform," Technology in practice Conference, 2010.
  • Speaker, "Preparing for an Electronic Trial," Technology in Practice Conference, 2010.
  • Speaker, "Electronic Courtrooms," Canadian Centre for Court Technology (CCCT) , 2010.