On September 20, 2012, the inaugural meeting of The Prometheus Project was held at the offices of Baker Donelson Bearman, Caldwell, & Berkowiz, PC in Nashville, Tennessee. Over forty members of the local legal community including outside counsel, in-house counsel, eDiscovery counsel for Recommind, paralegals, litigation support vendors, legal project management professionals, records management professionals, and litigation support professionals attended.
The Prometheus Project is a round-table discussion group founded by Drew Lewis of Recommind (formerly of Baker Donelson), Gordon Moffat and Hans Schmidt of Baker Donelson, Austin Maddox and Jeff Stoneking of DSi, Document Solutions, Inc., Marc Jenkins of Hubbard & Jenkins & Hubbard, Berry & Harris, and Russell Taber of Riley, Warnock & Jacobson. The group is affiliated with the Friends of E-Discovery.
The Prometheus Project is a multi-discipline organization with a focused mission to assist the local business and legal communities at the intersection of law and technology. The Project believes that, through cooperative dialogue and informed discourse, the practice of law can better meet the increasingly complex demands of the 21st century, and counsel and business consumers of legal services will have an increased understanding of how to most effectively address matters pertaining to technology and the law.