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Hausfeld LLP Partner William P. Butterfield Appointed to the Masters Conference Advisory Cabinet

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Hausfeld LLP Partner William P. Butterfield Appointed to the Masters Conference Advisory Cabinet

ORLANDO, Fla., June 15, 2010 - The Masters Conference, an advanced legal educational experience, announced today that it has appointed Hausfeld LLP Partner William P. Butterfield as a new Advisory Cabinet member for the conference. Hausfeld LLP is a global claimants’ law firm dedicated to handling large and complex litigation matters for individuals, corporations and organizations. The appointment reflects Mr. Butterfield’s longstanding role in helping to shape and advance legal practice in the field of electronic discovery (e-discovery).

“I am honored to join this diverse group of thought leaders in the field of information management,” said William P. Butterfield, Partner at Hausfeld LLP.

The Masters Conference Advisory Cabinet is comprised of e-discovery, library, records management and research thought leaders and government officials who are committed to upholding the advanced educational level of the Masters Conference. As a think tank for global thought leadership, the Advisory Cabinet will collaborate on methods to improve management of the information lifecycle for the benefit of the legal community at large. It is also charged with ensuring that the Masters Conference upholds its mission of providing an elite educational forum where all participants benefit from the educational message.

Butterfield is on the Steering Committee of The Sedona Conference® Working Group on Electronic Document Retention and Production, where he served as Editor-in-Chief of the Case for Cooperation (2009) and was a co-editor of The Sedona Conference® Commentary on Preservation, Identification and Management of Sources of Information That Are Not Reasonably Accessible (2008). He is also a member of The Sedona Conference® Working Group on International Electronic Information Management, Discovery and Disclosure. In addition to his work for The Sedona Conference®, Mr. Butterfield is also on the faculty of Georgetown University Law Center’s Advanced E-Discovery Institute and speaks frequently at conferences and workshops worldwide on e-discovery issues.

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About Hausfeld LLP

Hausfeld LLP, based in Washington, D.C., is a global law firm providing litigation services in the areas of consumer fraud, antitrust/competition law, human rights violations, product liability, civil rights, and environmental law. In addition to the Washington office, the firm has operations in New York City, Philadelphia, San Francisco, and London. For additional information about Hausfeld LLP and its services, please visit

About the Masters Conference

Since 2006, the Masters Conference has brought together experts and leading professionals from law firms, corporations and the bench to discuss strategies, practices and resources for managing the information lifecycle. The Masters Conference is an intimate forum where legal industry professionals can share, collaborate and obtain master knowledge of the most relevant topics in the legal industry today. By limiting attendance to 350 delegates, the Masters Conference is meant to be an exclusive opportunity to learn and network with the top legal professionals in the industry without battling large crowds and an overwhelming vendor hall. For additional information on the Masters Conference, please visit

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