David is VP / Associate General Counsel Information Lifecycle Governance for DaVita. He oversees all aspects of information governance and eDiscovery globally for DaVita as well as assisting with data security and protection compliance. Prior to joining DaVita, David served as International eDiscovery and Data Privacy Counsel for Shell Oil Company. He advised Shell businesses and functions on international eDiscovery issues, data breach response situations, IT security, and various other data privacy and cybersecurity related issues. He began his practice at Norton Rose Fulbright, where he assisted clients with eDiscovery, information governance, and data privacy issues. David’s practice spans work throughout the US, EU, Latin America, Middle East, and APAC. He is a frequent speaker and author of numerous articles on eDiscovery and data protection issues, particularly on cross-border issues. David is Chair Emeritus of the Steering Committee of The Sedona Conference Working Group 11 on Data Security and Privacy Liability (WG11) and also is an active member of Working Group 1 on Electronic Document Retention and Production (WG1) and Working Group 6 on International Electronic Information Management, Discovery and Disclosure (WG6).