25+ years of litigation services experience.
10+ years in-house law firm experience.
Create, build and direct service-oriented organizations.
Coordinate and manage complex, large-scale projects.
Manage teams of up to 450 document reviewers.
Design and implement management systems and litigation support projects.
Excellent ability to adapt through extensive management, project and sales experience.
Developed the concept of Strategic Document Review using advanced searching and analytic techniques.
Proven productivity analyst.
Developed resources and facilities from inception through implementation in legal and corporate environments.
Responsible for profit and loss.
In-depth knowledge of digital forensics and incident response.
Experience in remote/on site projects and facilities.
Hands on software design and development.
NELSON MULLINS ENCOMPASS
June 2015 – Present
Columbia, South Carolina
Data Center/Review Management Consultant (Contract). Create workflow for new data center. Integrate different products (Nuix, IPRO, Relativity) for processing data, ECA, review and production. Develop process and procedures for project creation, data intake, keyword and concept searching, testing, sampling and other tasks. Create checklist and reports for accurate updates to management personnel. Drive technology into the review workflow. Institute threading, clustering, email analysis and other techniques to reduce time and personnel needed for document review. System has ingested over 35 million records since being instituted.
February 2015 – Present
Fort Worth, Texas
Senior eDisocvery Consultant. Provide support for clients using hosting systems (IPRO Eclipse, Disco).
WHITAKER CHALK SWINDLE & SCHWARTZ
November 2013 – October 2015
Fort Worth, Texas
Practice Support Manager (Contract). Handle support duties for mid-sized law firm. Litigation support, ediscovery, collection, software support and marketing.
February 2014 – November 2014
Fort Worth, Texas
Regional Vice President. Managed West Coast sales and operations for mid-sized litigation support and ediscovery company.
January 2005 – October 2013
Fort Worth, Texas/Phoenix, Arizona
Partner/COO. Responsible for operations for $2+ million litigation services firm.
Provide litigation case consulting solutions.
Recruit, train and manage document review projects (5 – 50+ attorneys).
Assist clients on search strategy, document priority, privilege logs, and deadlines.
Provide data management services for document review projects
Perform risk management evaluations for corporate collection and data security.
Developed new product lines for business including
1994 - Present
Austin/Fort Worth, Texas
Litigation Support Consultant. Provide services to law firms and corporations regarding document management, systems integration, imaging, case management, trial support, document production, database management and training.
APEX DOCUMENT SOLUTIONS
Phoenix, Arizona/Fort Worth, Texas
Director of Operations Responsible for operations of $4.5 million litigation services firm.
SIMPLIFIED DEVELOPMENT CORP.
June 2000 – May 2001
Senior Solutions Advisor. Member Professional Services Group; Duties related to four areas: sales; solutions; development; and new product opportunities.
HUNTON & WILLIAMS
December 1998 – April 2000
Litigation Technology Support Manager.
HAYNES AND BOONE, L.L.P.
January 1995 - May 1997
Litigation Support Consultant. Worked on various projects to update and upgrade litigation support section.
June 1994 - March 1997
Managed large on-site imaging project for Fortune 50 pharmaceutical corporation. Coordinated activities of three document sites, two scanning locations, six vendors, multiple co-defendants and law firms. Performed systems integration of a dedicated network, including software evaluation, for retrieval of case documents. Provided services to clients including training, systems design and project management.
American Legal Systems, a subsidiary of CACI, Inc.
September 1992 - April 1994
Sales Executive/Project Director. Managed several large litigation projects for law firms and corporate legal departments.
Jackson & Campbell, P.C.
April 1989 - September 1992
Litigation Support Manager/Senior Litigation Paralegal.
Collier, Shannon, Rill & Scott
March 1988 - April 1989
Litigation Case Manager. Managed multi-district PMPA cases.
Davis, Polk & Wardwell
November 1987 - March 1988
Senior Legal Assistant.
Worked with, trained and supervised a team of over 50 project paralegals screening and analyzing four million discovery documents in fraud and negligence litigation. Analyzed documents for financial information to discover and document fraud. Drafted witness summaries in preparation of depositions and interviews.
University of Houston, B.A., Political Science, 1986