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ACEDS Proudly Partners with the Following Organizations
Founded in 2002, Advanced Discovery is a leading provider of investigatory and litigation support services for corporations, governmental agencies and Am Law firms worldwide. Advanced Discovery is a service-driven organization, applying best-in-class consultation, innovative technologies and e-Discovery best practices to provide the highest level of customer satisfaction. At Advanced Discovery, we give clients the advantage of having a full-service solution provider for all document management needs. Our efficient and consultative approach allows us to create solutions that deliver, manage and secure data faster with fewer hassles and more cost efficiency.”
ARMA International, which was founded in 1955, is a professional association and the leading authority on managing records and information – paper and electronic. Its approximately 11,000 members include records managers, archivists, corporate librarians, imaging specialists, legal professionals, IT managers, consultants, and educators, all of whom work in a wide variety of industries, including government, legal, healthcare, financial services, and petroleum in the United States, Canada, and more than 30 other countries. For more information, visit ARMA.org.
With 20 years of experience providing innovative and responsive technology solutions, Aquipt leverages unparalleled industry expertise to create dedicated offerings that help law firms and litigation support organizations overcome the challenges related to the specific IT realities of the Legal sector. Our solutions deliver significant reductions in costs and capital expenses, while driving high levels of flexibility and responsiveness. And rather than providing a finite, one-size- fits-all service, Aquipt acts as a customizable, single point of contact for your end-to-end technology requirements.
For almost a decade, BIA has been developing and implementing defensible, technology driven solutions that reduce the costs and risks related to litigation, regulatory compliance and internal audits. BIA offers enterprise software solutions complemented by mature professional services in the areas of Litigation, Digital Investigations and Electronic Policy Consulting. BIA provides software and services to Fortune 1000, Global 2000 companies and Am Law 100 law firms. Headquartered in New York City, BIA also has offices in San Francisco, Seattle, Washington DC and in Southwest Michigan. BIA maintains digital evidence response units throughout the United States, Europe, Asia, and the Middle East. BIA’s unique and positive workplace culture promotes diversity and celebrates the professional skills of each individual.
Clearwell Systems is transforming the way enterprises, government agencies, and law firms perform e-discovery in response to litigation, regulatory inquiries, and internal investigations. The Clearwell E-Discovery Platform streamlines end-to-end e-discovery, providing a single product for identification, collection, processing, analysis, review, and production. Leading organizations such as Clear Channel Communications, Constellation Energy, Cisco, the Department of Health and Human Services, DLA Piper, Johnson & Johnson, Microsoft, NBC Universal, and Toyota are using Clearwell to streamline collections, accelerate early case assessments, intelligently cull-down data, increase reviewer productivity, and ensure the defensibility of their e-discovery process. Clearwell Systems is an active participant in the Electronic Discovery Reference Model (EDRM) Project, The Sedona Conference, and the Text Retrieval Conference.
Just. Speedy. Inexpensive. Those words defined Digital WarRoom’s vision when designing their leading ediscovery platform. It provides legal teams with complete document processing, review and production in a single application. This cloud based software solution meets the challenge of managing the sheer volume of data that is being produced on multiple devices and saved in different locations. Understanding the challenges of meeting deadlines and budgets at the same time, Digital WarRoom is fast to implement, easy to use and offers flat fee pricing. Best of all – there are no per-gigabyte cost surprises. Digital WarRoom is a team comprised of enterprise software designers and legal professionals who are experts providing highly defensible solutions for an unprecedented level of confidence in your production. Additionally, professional consultants are on hand to assist in meeting any challenge. To learn more about Digital WarRoom visit www.digitalwarroom.com.
DTI is a legal process outsourcing (LPO) company serving law firms and corporations around the globe. DTI helps its clients accelerate the changes they must make to remain competitive. DTI is a preeminent leader in the management of information and processes. The company manages risks and minimizes costs associated with complex litigation and compliance functions. Its extensive experience in eDiscovery, managed services and litigation support is unmatched in the industry. To learn more about DTI’s global footprint, flexibility, capacity and world-class project management, visit www.DTIglobal.com.
EDRM creates practical resources to improve e-discovery and information governance. Launched in May 2005, EDRM was established to address the lack of standards and guidelines in the e-discovery market. In January 2006, EDRM published the Electronic Discovery Reference Model, followed by additional resources such as IGRM, CARRM and the Talent Task Matrix. Since its launch, EDRM has comprised 313 organizations, including 184 service and software providers, 71 law firms, 44 corporations, 7 governmental entities, 3 industry groups and 4 educational institutions involved with e-discovery and information governance. For more information, visit EDRM.net.
Founded in 2003, Elijah Ltd. is an industry leader in providing electronic discovery, computer forensic and data security solutions. Elijah has been recognized as one of the 20 Most Promising Legal Technology Solution Providers by CIO Review, as a “Top 100+” eDiscovery provider by Complex Discovery and among the top twenty companies nationally in eDiscovery processing capacity. Elijah offers flexible eDiscovery managed services solutions to companies and firms of all sizes, leveraging its proprietary eDiscovery Integrator project management software. Headquartered in Chicago and currently with additional offices in California, Florida, Iowa, Michigan and Texas, Elijah is called upon by many of the largest law firms and Fortune 500 companies to meet their computer forensic, eDiscovery and data security needs. For additional information, please visit http://www.elijaht.com or call 866-354-5240.
FRONTEO is a publicly traded global technology and services company specializing in Big Data, Artificial Intelligence, Information Governance, Managed Review, and Litigation Consulting for the eDiscovery market. FRONTEO serves AM Law 200 law firms, Fortune 500 companies and government agencies across all phases of the e-Discovery process including collections, processing, forensic investigation, hosted review, and production. FRONTEO provides robust English language services along with advanced specialization in Chinese, Japanese and Korean (CJK) languages. Driven by FRONTEO’s unique AI technology KIBIT™, companies are able to proactively and predictively assess fraud, data leakage and pre-crime events alongside the e-Discovery lifecycle and gain a deep understanding of their data. FRONTEO is also a Relativity Best in Service Orange partner. For more information visit www.fronteo.com/usa.
UBIC’s proprietary technology platform, Lit i View™, version 5.5, is an innovative eDiscovery solution that accurately handles Asian-language characters, encoding schemes and native file systems. UBIC also recently launched its flexible and customizable Legal Cloud™ service to address the problem of rising costs associated with the growth and dispersion of data volumes across the globe, along with prolonged investigations and litigations.
With seasoned professionals and secure data centers strategically located worldwide, UBIC provides global technology with local expertise. For more information about UBIC, contact firstname.lastname@example.org or visit http://www.ubicna.com.
The Georgetown University Center for Continuing and Professional Education empowers individuals and organizations seeking to make positive and lasting impacts through professional education.Georgetown and ACEDS share an abiding interest and mission through their respective programs to advance competence, skills and knowledge in electronic discovery and to build communities of kindred professionals. The university’s program, which is composed of three comprehensive courses, leads to a Certificate in Litigation Technology and Legal Project Management. Under this groundbreaking partnership, students who successfully complete the Georgetown University Certificate in Litigation Technology and Legal Project Management will be eligible to apply for the CEDS certification examination leading to the awarding of the Certified E-Discovery Specialist credential and receive one year of professional membership in ACEDS, as part of their enrollment in the program. More information at SCS.georgetown.edu.
Hogan Lovells is a global legal practice that helps corporations, financial institutions, and governmental entities across the spectrum of their critical business and legal issues globally and locally. We have over 2,500 lawyers operating out of more than 40 offices in Africa, Asia, Europe, Latin America, the Middle East, and the United States. As the globalization of businesses and advances in information technology continue to break down barriers to commerce and communication, information risks are more complex than ever before. Electronic discovery and disclosure are critical in litigation and disputes, and information management risks affect your enterprise’s routine business operations, commercial and corporate transactions, and regulatory and administrative matters. Our industry-specific knowledge enables us to provide practical and targeted advice about all facets of your enterprise’s electronic information management, from the development of sound information-risk and records-management policies and procedures to strategic and cost-effective electronic discovery plans.
The International Legal Technology Association is the premier peer networking organization, providing information to members to maximize the value of technology in support of the legal profession. For more than 30 years, ILTA has led the way in sharing knowledge and experience to those facing challenges in law firms and corporate legal departments. Partnership with ILTA facilitates e-discovery certification and training to 13,000 professionals who work at 1,300 ILTA-member law firms and corporations. ACEDS promoted the training and peer networking programs of ILTA, especially the ILTA 2011 Rev-elation, in Nashville, and ILTA Insight 2011, in London. More information at ILTAnet.org.
Founded in 1989, Ipro is a global leader in the development of advanced software solutions used by legal professionals to streamline the discovery process. Ipro’s worldwide network of corporations, law firms, government agencies, and legal service providers rely on Ipro’s Enterprise platform to organize, review, process, and produce litigation data of vast sizes and complexity levels more efficiently and cost-effectively than ever before.
As an industry pioneer, Ipro has seen first-hand the dramatic changes in the electronic discovery and litigation management landscape, but our mission statement has remained the same: To Put Our Clients In A Position To Win. Whether that client is a small law firm working on their first eDiscovery request or a large corporation using digital fingerprinting to save hundreds of thousands of dollars on dozens of annual litigation requests, we make sure that each Ipro client has access to the technology and support they need to win whatever it is they’re after.
KPMG’s Forensic Technology Services (“FTS”) combines an end-to-end suite of eDiscovery services with measurable differences in quality and efficiency. KPMG provides services that span EDRM phases from identification through production, and assists clients with burden analysis related to compliance with document production requests. KPMG also provides advisory services to assess and enhance discovery programs and develops executive dashboards that help organizations better understand data volumes, velocity, and costs related to discovery. For more information, contact Ken Koch at (404) 614-8658 email@example.com.
Kroll Ontrack provides technology-driven services and software to help legal, corporate and government entities as well as consumers manage, recover, search, analyze, produce and present data efficiently and cost-effectively. In addition to its award-winning suite of software, Kroll Ontrack provides data recovery, data destruction, electronic discovery, document review, computer forensics, secure information services and ESI consulting. Kroll Ontrack is the technology services division of Kroll Inc., the global risk consulting company. Kroll is a subsidiary of Altegrity, an industry-leading provider of information solutions. Altegrity, Inc., is the largest commercial provider of background investigations for the government; the world’s leading risk consulting company that provides a broad range of investigative, intelligence, financial, security and technology services to organizations and multinational corporations around the world; a global commercial employment background and drug screening supplier to more than one-third of the Fortune 500; and one of the principal providers of data services to the insurance industry. Altegrity has approximately 11,000 employees in 30 countries. Altegrity, which is the holding company for USIS, Kroll, and HireRight, partners with its government and commercial clients to help them Make Decisions Smarter® by uncovering, reviewing, analyzing and delivering information. For more information on Kroll Ontrack products and services visit www.krollontrack.com.
LDiscovery is a leader in eDiscovery management solutions, providing end-to-end legal and technology consulting services to AmLaw 200 law firms, Fortune 500 corporations, and government agencies. Established in 2005 and headquartered in McLean, VA, LDiscovery has quickly grown into one of largest national eDiscovery providers with offices in New York, Philadelphia, Chicago, Atlanta, and San Francisco, as well as full processing and Relativity data hosting capabilities in London to facilitate review of data residing within the EU. 30% employee owned, LDiscovery provides the highest of standards for customer support – true 24 X 7 X 365.LDiscovery has been recognized as one of the fastest growing companies in America by both Inc. Magazine (Inc. 5000) and Deloitte (Deloitte Fast 500). Additionally, LDiscovery is an Orange-level Relativity Best in Service Partner, a Relativity Premium Hosting Partner, and its data center is SSAE 16/ISO 9001 Certified.
LexisNexis® Legal & Professional (www.lexisnexis.com) is a leading global provider of content and technology solutions that enable professionals in legal, corporate, tax, government, academic and non-profit organizations to make informed decisions and achieve better business outcomes. As a digital pioneer, the company was the first to bring legal and business information online with its Lexis® and Nexis® services. Today, LexisNexis Legal & Professional harnesses leading-edge technology and world-class content, to help professionals work in faster, easier and more effective ways. Through close collaboration with its customers, the company ensures organizations can leverage its solutions to reduce risk, improve productivity, increase profitability and grow their business. Part of Reed Elsevier, LexisNexis Legal & Professional serves customers in more than 100 countries with 10,000 employees worldwide.
Logik is the creator of www.logikcull.com – the leading cloud-based eDiscovery platform for the legal industry. Logikcull is ideal for law firms and corporations that want an easy-to-use, affordable, and accessible eDiscovery platform without needing to invest in significant hardware and software costs. Logikcull can be accessed using PCs and Macs as well as mobile devices including the iPhone and iPad.
To keep customer data secure, Logikcull.com resides behind a enterprise SSAE16 SOC-1 Type II certified data center. For added security and customer comfort, Logikcull is not hosted in a public cloud like Amazon Web Services (AWS). Some use cases for Logikcull are: eDiscovery, information governance, document archiving, document collaboration, deal rooms, attorney transfers, and internal investigations.
Logik is headquartered in Washington, DC with offices in San Francisco, CA, and was founded by Andy Wilson and Sheng Yang in 2004. Email firstname.lastname@example.org, call 1-800-951-5507 or follow us on Twitter @logikcull.
Legal Service Providers Association
The Legal Service Providers Association is dedicated to the growth and promotion of the service providers within the legal industry. The LSPA’s mission is to use our combined purchasing power and knowledge to provide legal service companies of all sizes access to training, educational programs and forums, supplier discounts, technical and human resources support they could not develop on their own. For more information on LSPA, visit www.legalspa.org, call (720) 545-9200 or email email@example.com. Join the LSPA community on Twitter, Facebook or LinkedIn.
The Masters Conference
The Masters Conference brings leading experts and professionals from law firms, corporations and the bench to develop strategies, practices and resources for managing the information life cycle. Masters Conference is a boutique educational forum where a select group of speakers, vendors and attendees convene to engage in a proactive collaboration on current challenges in the legal space. Our advantage is that we have a different focus that caters to a niche target audience of high level decision-makers who steer the course of the industry. http://www.themastersconference.com employees worldwide.
Modus is a data management company that helps organizations assess, strategize and leverage critical business intelligence obtained from people, processes and data to optimize legal and enterprise-wide business results.At Modus, we listen to what really matters. No, we’re not just another eDiscovery company, nor a loosely defined managed services. We’re leaders in a more advanced category of business intelligence servicesdesigned specifically for law firms and corporations to help them improve their entire legal operations – not just their individual eDiscovery matters.
National Bar Association
Founded in 1925, the National Bar Association is the nation’s oldest and largest national network of minority attorneys and judges. It represents approximately 44,000 lawyers, judges, law professors and law students and has over 80 affiliate chapters throughout the United States and around the world. The organization seeks to advance the science of jurisprudence, preserve the independence of the judiciary and to uphold the honor and integrity of the legal profession. For additional information about the National Bar Association, visit www.nationalbar.org.
Nuance designs and delivers technologies that help people work smarter. Our technologies, applications and services make the user experience more compelling by transforming the way people interact with information and how they create, share and use documents. Every day, millions of users and thousands of businesses experience Nuance’s proven applications.
From imaging technologies that empower users to maximize paper-to-digital conversion opportunities, to print management solutions that take the costs and inefficiencies out of document output processes, Nuance delivers the industry’s most complete product portfolio to support document workflows that span the MFP, the desktop, mobile devices and the cloud.
Pangea3, a Thomson Reuters Business, is the leading provider of legal process outsourcing (LPO) services to in-house legal departments of Fortune 500 companies and law firms across the U.S., Europe and Japan. Since 2004, Pangea3 has offered the most comprehensive suite of legal outsourcing solutions including litigation, corporate, compliance and IP related solutions to hundreds of clients across the globe. Using exceptional legal talent and process experts in the United States, Europe and India and supported by innovative technology driven products, Pangea3 delivers fully integrated, end-to-end legal solutions. By acting as an extension of each client’s team, Pangea3 enables corporate legal and IP departments to increase capacity, improve efficiency, predict internal and external resources, and save money. For more information, visit http://www.pangea3.com.
RenewData is a trusted provider of eDiscovery, archiving and review-acceleration solutions to help law firms, corporations, and government agencies manage the inherent risks associated with Electronically Stored Information (ESI). RenewData services feature unique and scalable technology, superior legal and technical expertise, and a high security facility to deliver defensible, accessible, and manageable data to our clients in a cost-effective and timely manner. RenewData has been ranked a top provider for five consecutive years in the Socha-Gelbmann Electronic Discovery Survey Report and included for three years in Inc. Magazine’s list of fastest-growing privately held companies.
Robert Half Legal
Robert Half Legal offers cost-effective and scalable solutions for your e-Discovery needs. We strategically work with clients to provide an integrated solution that includes legal staffing services, a team of highly-skilled project professionals, dedicated project space and an experienced project management team. We can implement an electronic data discovery and review process you can depend on to deliver consistent results every time you are faced with a request for discovery. We provide you with one managed process that provides the most cost-effective and highest quality results on every case, regardless of its size, requirements and complexity.
Smart Data is a national provider of technology consulting and e-discovery services to legal, government and corporate entities. Our experienced consultants provide transparent strategies to manage the e-discovery process in the most cost-effective way possible.
For over a decade, Smart Data’s consultants have been handling some of the largest and most complex cases in the country. Whether you’re looking for assistance in managing the entire e-discovery process, or just one component, Smart Data provides proven and defensible methods to help you build a solid foundation for current and future cases.
Stroock & Stroock & Lavan
Stroock & Stroock & Lavan LLP is a law firm providing transactional and litigation guidance to leading multinational corporations, investment banks and private equity firms in the U.S. and abroad. Stroock’s emphasis on client service and innovation has made it one of the nation’s leading law firms for 138 years. Stroock’s practice areas include capital markets/securities, commercial finance, mergers, acquisitions and joint ventures, private equity, private funds, commodities and derivatives, employment law and benefits, energy and project finance, entertainment, environmental law, financial restructuring, financial services litigation, government relations, insurance, intellectual property, investment management, litigation, national security, personal client services, real estate, structured finance and tax. For more information, please visit Stroock’s website at www.stroock.com.
TRU Staffing Partners
TRU Staffing Partners is an award-winning search firm representing talent and opportunities in the Legal Technology industry, with an emphasis on e-Discovery, Forensics, and Litigation Support staffing. TRU was founded in early 2010 by veteran Litigation Support recruiter Jared Coseglia with a mission of bringing unparalleled personalized career consulting and staffing services to the growing community of professionals working in e-Discovery at law firms, corporate legal departments, and outsourced service providers. TRU’s deep network of relationships in the AmLaw 200, Fortune 1000, and vendor community gives us exclusive access to candidates and job openings throughout the United States, Europe, and Asia. If you are looking to hire, or to find a new career opportunity as a Litigation Support Analyst or Specialist, e-Discovery Coordinator or Project Manager, National Manager or Global Director of Practice Support Services, e-Discovery/Document Review/Hosted Solutions Sales professional, Litigation Readiness or Regulatory and Compliance Consultant, TRU can efficiently and effectively assist in your search. For more information, visit Trustaffingpartners.com.
Women in e-Discovery
Women in e-Discovery (“WiE”) is a pioneering organization that primarily provides educational opportunities regarding technology in the legal industry to its members. The organization offers networking and leadership avenues, promotes personal and professional growth of women, and donates mentoring and charitable contributions to its communities. WiE incorporates a broad network of women volunteers who uplift and support each other and work together to recognize and honor each other’s achievements as women. Members receive discounts on CEDS certification and ACEDS Annual Conference registration. More information at Womeninediscovery.org.
ZyLAB’s industry-leading, modular eDiscovery and enterprise information management technology puts clients in command of boundless enterprise data in order to mitigate risk, reduce costs, investigate matters and elicit business productivity and intelligence. For nearly three decades, ZyLAB’s award-winning, XML-based Information Management Platform has helped commercial and government organizations across the globe to gain greater control of their information.
The company’s products and services are used on an enterprise level by corporations, government agencies, courts, and law firms, as well as on specific projects for legal services, auditing, and accounting providers.