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James Bickley, leading e-discovery strategist at TransPerfect, to join ACEDS Advisory Board

Thursday, May 16, 2013   (0 Comments)
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Mathew Baum
Executive Vice President

James Bickley, leading e-discovery strategist at TransPerfect,
to join ACEDS Advisory Board

Miami The Association of Certified E-Discovery Specialists today announced the appointment to its Advisory Board of James Bickley, Managing Director of E-Discovery and Consulting Services at TransPerfect Legal Solutions in Washington, DC.

Mr. Bickley, among the first persons to earn the Certified E-Discovery Specialist credential, is a respected industry veteran whose high-profile engagements include matters before the US Justice Department, Securities and Exchange Commission and Federal Trade Commission.

A senior member of TransPerfect’s ESI Discovery Team, he advises law firms, corporations and government entities on a wide variety of e-discovery issues to limit the scope and costs associated with document review and production. He has managed all elements of e-discovery in antitrust and intellectual property disputes, second request investigations, corporate compliance actions and cases brought under the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act.

Mr. Bickley also manages TransPerfect’s business development efforts in Washington, DC, and emphasizes training, industry awareness, and professional development to foster a greater return on his clients’ investments.

“James is an esteemed e-discovery expert whose advice is valued by organizations and practitioners everywhere,” said Mathew Baum, ACEDS Executive Vice President. “He has a long-standing relationship with ACEDS which we are proud to recognize with his well-deserved appointment to our Advisory Board.”

“We count on his guidance as ACEDS expands its global reach.”

ACEDS Advisory Board includes diverse group of seasoned experts

Mr. Bickley joins a distinguished group of experts on the ACEDS Advisory Board who hold a variety of positions in the widespread e-discovery terrain. They include a former president of the American Bar Association, a former Chief Justice of the Florida Supreme Court, and a member of the Federal Civil Rules Advisory Committee.

The ACEDS Advisory Board is led by Chairman Alvin Lindsay, a partner at Hogan Lovells in Miami. Other members include John Barkett, partner at Shook, Hardy & Bacon and past chair of the ABA’s National E-Discovery Institute; Carnival Corporation General Counsel Arnaldo Perez; and Kimarie Stratos, Senior Vice President and General Counsel of Memorial Healthcare System. For information on the entire Advisory Board, visit


ACEDS is an international membership organization for private and public sector persons in law, litigation support, technology, and records management, and others who face e-discovery in their work. ACEDS awards the Certified E-Discovery Specialist (CEDS) credential to eligible candidates who pass a rigorous proctored examination that they can take at 600 secure ACEDS-Kryterion Testing Centers worldwide. It has CEDS professionals on four continents, and also offers live and online training, specialized information and community and network-building events.


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