Advanced Discovery is excited to announce the hiring of Deena Smith as a Solutions Engineer.
Ms. Smith brings her extensive background in both electronic discovery and litigation to her role as Solutions Engineer. Having formerly practiced at one of the country’s top law firms, she understands the important role e-Discovery plays in litigation, from early data analysis through review and production. As a kCura Relativity Certified Sales Professional, Ms. Smith successfully creates diverse workflows to navigate complex e-Discovery projects. Ms. Smith is uniquely positioned with both an attorney and e-Discovery consultant’s point of view to provide strategic and cost-effective solutions tailored to each client’s needs. Ms. Smith will be responsible for client consulting for best uses of technology workflow for e-Discovery matters.
Prior to joining Advanced Discovery, Ms. Smith specialized in large-scale e-Discovery projects for Am Law 100 firms and Fortune 500 companies. She was previously an associate attorney at Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP. Ms. Smith is licensed to practice law in California. She earned her JD from Santa Clara University School of Law.
“Deena is a very exciting addition to the Advanced Discovery team,” said Brian Kawasaki, Executive Vice President, Technology Solutions of Advanced Discovery. “Her unique experience as a practicing attorney with significant review experience, coupled with her certification as a Relativity Certified Sales Professional, will add significant value in consulting our clients.”
The electronic discovery process poses significant opportunities and challenges for attorneys, their clients, technical advisers and the courts. Understanding the discovery process and having a strong knowledge of available technology for the most efficient and effective workflow is crucial to successful matter management. Ms. Smith’s addition to the Advanced Discovery team will continue the best in class e-Discovery services provided by the company.
About Advanced Discovery
Advanced Discovery is a leading provider of e-Discovery services to clients worldwide in both the legal and corporate communities. Their services include computer forensics, electronic discovery, early case assessment, web hosting, document review, and paper discovery. Advanced Discovery offers technology solutions that assist law firms and corporations to quickly and accurately reduce vast amounts of electronically stored information into essential and searchable data sets effectively providing a high value product at a low comparative cost. Headquartered in Mountain View, Calif., Advanced Discovery also maintains locations in San Jose, Calif.; San Francisco; Los Angeles; Orange County, Calif.; Chicago; Austin, Texas; and Overland Park, Kan. More information is available at www.advanceddiscovery.com.