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Stephanie Giammarco to speak at ACEDS Annual Conference

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Robert Hilson
Editorial Director

Stephanie Giammarco, head of Forensic Technology Services practice at BDO Consulting, to speak at ACEDS Annual Conference

Global leader BDO Consulting signs on as ACEDS Silver Sponsor, joining a growing roster of prominent companies to participate in second annual conference

Miami The Association of Certified E-Discovery Specialists announced today that Stephanie Giammarco, CEDS, will return as a speaker at the ACEDS Annual Conference in April. With nearly 20 years of consulting experience, she is the head of the Forensic Technology Services practices at BDO Consulting and a thought leader in electronic evidence. BDO joins the ACEDS conference as a Silver Sponsor becoming the 32nd company to sign on as a sponsor and exhibitor.

Ms. Giammarco is a member of the ACEDS Advisory Board and was among the first professionals to earn the Certified E-Discovery Specialist (CEDS) credential. A partner at BDO in New York, she has provided litigation and investigative services to a range of Fortune 500 clients and law firms, including matters involving class action lawsuits, internal investigations, complex litigation and securities and financial statement fraud matters. She speaks frequently on e-discovery, data mining and computer forensics topics.

“We’re pleased that Stephanie will be a returning speaker among more than 25 other leaders and practitioners in the field,” said Lanny Morris, ACEDS Executive Director.” The diversity and uniqueness of the ACEDS Annual Conference program sets it apart from any other e-discovery event. Stephanie’s prominence in the industry and depth of knowledge makes her ideally suited to speak on multiple panels designed to provide actionable knowledge and next phase e-discovery best practices for our attendees,” Morris continued.

“We also thank BDO for their generous sponsorship. They have joined a growing number of top companies and firms that will be showcasing their services and solutions during the conference in the exhibition hall,” Morris concluded.

About BDO Consulting 

BDO Consulting’s Forensic Technology Services practice provides e-discovery, computer forensics and data analytics services to assist clients with a range of litigation and investigative needs. Our e-discovery professionals combine their experience and knowledge of legal evidentiary procedures and testifying experience, with state-of-the-art technology and a dedicated forensics lab to assist clients with the complex challenges of Electronically Stored Information (ESI). We assist counsel through all phases of e-discovery, including preparing for Rule 26(f) “meet and confer” conferences, drafting ESI protocols, efficiently and cost-effectively managing the identification through production phases of e-discovery and providing testimony.

BDO Consulting is a division of BDO USA, LLP, a Delaware limited liability partnership and the U.S. member of BDO International Limited. BDO International Limited is a UK company limited by guarantee, and forms part of the international BDO network of independent member firms. BDO is the brand name for the BDO network and for each of the BDO Member Firms. BDO serves clients through more than 41 offices and over 400 independent alliance firm locations nationwide. As an independent Member Firm of BDO International Limited, BDO serves multinational clients through a global network of 1,118 offices in 135 countries.

As a Silver Sponsor, BDO Consulting receives prominent exposure at the ACEDS 2012 Annual Conference and in the ACEDS Exhibition Hall, as well as prime placement in conference materials and on the ACEDS website at

About ACEDS 

ACEDS, a membership organization devoted to the professional interests of the e-discovery community, seeks to enhance competence through certification, conferences, online and live training, community-building through forums and other live and electronic events that foster the exchange of ideas and solutions, and news, information and guidance. It will hold the ACEDS 2012 Annual Conference and Exhibition from April 2-4 at the Westin Diplomat in Hollywood, FL. Companies wishing to attend can download the Prospectus for Sponsors and Exhibitors available at

For more information about sponsorship and exhibiting, contact Matt Dodge, ACEDS Senior Account Executive, at 786-517-2721 or via e-mail at

Persons interested in attending the conference can register online or contact Debbie Pelland, ACEDS Members Services Manager, at 786-517-2701 or via email at

(Accredited members of the media may obtain credentials to cover the conference and access to the rich members-only portions of, by contacting Robert Hilson, ACEDS Editorial Director, at 786-517-2714 or

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