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Husch Blackwell's Tessa Jacob Selected to Sedona Conference Working Group 1 Steering Committee

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Husch Blackwell partner Tessa Jacob has been appointed to The Sedona Conference Working Group 1 Steering Committee on Electronic Document Retention and Production. Jacob’s three-year term began in January.

Jacob was appointed to the Steering Committee “because of [her] capacity for dialogue and working to reach consensus, subject-matter expertise, significant contributions to brainstorming groups and drafting team efforts, and a demonstrated commitment to the mission of The Sedona Conference. Before being appointed to the Steering Committee, Jacob was the co-Editor-in-Chief of the Sedona Conference, Commentary on Rule 45 Subpoenas to Non-Parties, Second Edition, 22 SEDONA CONF. J. 1 (2020).

Based in Kansas City, Jacob has emerged over the course of her three decades in private practice as a leader in the area of electronic discovery. She routinely serves clients as e-discovery counsel in major litigations and government investigations. She also assists clients in developing and implementing consistent, defensible and repeatable legal hold and e-discovery solutions.

The Sedona Conference Working Group Series was launched in 2002 as a continuing forum to discuss some of the most challenging and tipping-point issues faced by the U.S. legal system. The mission of Working Group 1 (Electronic Document Retention and Production) is to develop principles, guidance and best practice recommendations for information governance and electronic discovery in the context of litigation, dispute resolution and investigations.


Tessa K. Jacob