Jim Merrifield

Information Governance Manager, Robinson+Cole; Co-Founder, Information Governance Conference


Jim Merrifield is the firm-wide Information Governance Manager at Robinson & Cole LLP, a member of the firms Data Privacy + Security Team, and Co-founder of the first ever conference focused exclusively on information governance, InfoGovCon, an Information Coalition event. Prior to joining Robinson & Cole LLP, he was the Director of Information Governance at FileTrail. He is an respected advisor in the information governance community and active member of a number of industry associations including: Information Coalition, ILTA, IAPP, AIIM and ARMA.

Jim’s experience within information governance includes deployment of enterprise programs, policy development and enforcement, creation of disposition programs and technology solution evaluation. He has published numerous publications, frequently speaks on information governance and data privacy issues, and has provided consulting services to law firms and Fortune 500 companies.

Jim is a certified information governance professional (IGP) and can be reached at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. Connect with Jim on Linkedin and follow his blog posts on R+C Data Privacy & Security Insider.