Bennett B. Borden is a partner in the firm's Litigation Group, Chief Data Scientist, and Co-chair of the Information Governance and eDiscovery Group. He is also an executive managing director of the firm's subsidiary, Tritura Information Governance LLC, which provides state of the art ediscovery technology and services to the firm's clients.
As Chief Data Scientist at DBR, Bennett is responsible for the firm’s data analytics strategy. Harnessing the power of data is essential for DBR’s clients for both driving value in their business operations and to tell their side of the story in litigation. Bennett advises DBR and its clients on the development and use of analytics models that enable insight, data storytelling, and economic value generation. Bennett’s ground-breaking research into the use of machine-based learning and unstructured data for organizational insight is now being put to work in data-driven early warning systems for detecting and preventing corporate fraud and other misconduct at DBR clients. As one of the world’s first lawyer/data scientists, Bennett also builds machine-based learning models to transform and improve legal outcomes in key corporate events including mergers and acquisitions, information governance program development and enforcement, litigation and investigations, and business intelligence.
Bennett is Chair of the Cloud Computing Committee and Vice Chair of the eDiscovery and Digital Evidence Committee of the Science and Technology Law Section of the ABA. He is also a founding member of the steering committee for the Electronic Discovery Section of the District of Columbia Bar, an Information Governance drafting group member of The Sedona Conference, an Advisory Committee Member for the Georgetown Paralegal Studies Program and a Board Member for the D.C. Chapter of ARMA. He is a frequent speaker and author and a guest lecturer at Georgetown University Law Center, the University of Virginia Law School, Temple University Law School, and the University of Maryland College of Information Studies.
In addition to conducting both offensive and defensive electronic discovery in complex litigation, Bennett has extensive experience counseling clients on the establishment of information governance and records management policies. He regularly advises multinational clients regarding data privacy, security, and regulatory compliance.
In General. Bennett earned a bachelor of arts degree from George Mason University with highest honors, completing his final semesters at an Honors Program at Oxford University, England. He earned a master of science degree in Business Analytics at New York University and earned his J.D. from the Georgetown University Law Center, cum laude. While in law school, he was a Legal Writing Fellow.