Phil is a Chambers-ranked lawyer, Band-2 USA-Nationwide Litigation Support/eDiscovery, who serves as a trusted advisor to organizations and law firms on issues relating to electronic discovery and information governance. Phil serves as a special master and an expert witness on cases involving electronic discovery issues. He is also a nationally recognized thought leader and legal scholar on the discovery process. Phil actively contributes to The Sedona Conference, where he serves as a member of the Steering Committee for Working Group 1 (Electronic Document Retention and Production). Phil has led various Sedona drafting teams including The Sedona Conference Primer on Social Media, Second Edition (2019), for which he served as editor-in-chief. He is currently leading the development of a commentary for Sedona Working Group 6 (International Electronic Information Management, Discovery and Disclosure) addressing international data protection and cross-border discovery issues relating to ephemeral messaging.