Philip Favro is a Chambers-ranked lawyer 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. 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 Primer on Social Media, Second Edition (2019) and the Commentary on Proportionality in Electronic Discovery (2017). He is presently serving as the editor-in-chief for The Sedona Conference Commentary on Ephemeral Messaging (2021) for Working Group 6 (International Electronic Information Management, Discovery and Disclosure).