Hon. Facciola Sedona a Conference Advisory Board Member

Hon. John M. Facciola will join JAMS neutrals Hon. Janice Symchych (former) and  Hon. James Rosenbaum (former), and current U.S. Chief Judge James F. Holderman from the N.D. Illinois at Judge Symchych’s  Too Big to Litigate?  A Judicial and Lawyers Forum on the New Paradigm of Cost-Driven Litigation Strategies.  

Also featuring speakers from Microsoft, Medtronic, 3M, LexisNexis, Deloitte and FTI Consulting, this important event will take place at the University of Chicago’s Booth School of Business Gleacher Center on November 9.

Judge Facciola was appointed a United States Magistrate Judge in the District of Columbia in 1997. Prior to being appointed to the bench, he served as an Assistant District Attorney in Manhattan from 1969-1973, and was in private practice in the District of Columbia from 1974-1982. Judge Facciola joined the U.S. Attorney’s Office in 1982 and served as Chief of the Special Proceedings section from 1989 until his appointment as Magistrate Judge.

Judge Facciola is a frequent lecturer and speaker on the topic of electronic discovery. Judge Facciola is a member of the Sedona Conference Advisory Board, the Georgetown Advanced E-Discovery Institute Advisory Board and he is also the former Editor in Chief of The Federal Courts Law Review, the electronic law journal of the Federal Magistrate Judges Association. He has recently been appointed to the Board of Directors of the Federal Judicial Center. His most recent publication is with Jonathan M. Redgrave, Asserting and Challenging Privilege Claims in Modern Litigation: The Facciola-Redgrave Framework, 2009 Fed. Cts. L. Rev. 19 (2009). He received his A.B from the College of the Holy Cross and his J.D. from the Georgetown University Law Center.