Advanced Discovery expands it’s NYC presence with the hiring of Michael Nelson as EVP, Managing Partner.

New York — Advanced Discovery has further expanded their New York presence with the recent addition of Michael Nelson, as EVP, Managing Partner. In conjunction with the new personnel additions, Advanced has also recently expanded its physical operations footprint in New York with the addition of a second office in mid-town Manhattan.

Michael Nelson joins Advanced Discovery with extensive and innovative in house experience at MetLife.  He successfully managed MetLife’s largest matters and the strategy teams appointed, receiving distinguished recognition companywide for his knowledge of technology, leadership and cost savings opportunities/achievement. Michael identifies resources and implements strategies for Fortune 500 Corporate clients and Amlaw top 100 Law firms on legal hold/preservation policies, custodial database design, and best practices for efficient e-discovery and managed review. Michael has also managed multiple international depositions.  Michael holds a Bachelor of Science in Management of Technology & Business Administration from the State University of New York and studied his M.B.A at Long Island University C.W. Post.

Quote from Michael:  “I feel extremely proud to be associated with one of the fastest growing and highly respected e-discovery firms in the world.”

Advanced Discovery CEO David Vandygriff said, “We are proud to have Michael Nelson join our team. His years of experience in the e-discovery industry bring the added weight needed in opening our New York City offices. We believe that Michael is valuable in building our east coast presence and will exceed our customer’s expectations in quality and expertise.”



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, California; San Francisco; Los Angeles; Orange County, California; Chicago; Austin, Texas; Dallas; Washington D.C. and Overland Park, Kansas. More information is available at

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