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BlackStone Discovery Names Chris Coleman, Esq. 
Newest Case Manager

Technically Savvy and Experienced Attorney Joins BlackStone Discovery

Silicon Valley, California – July 30, 2014 – BlackStone Discovery, a leading provider of litigation support services for AM Law 100 firms and Fortune 500 corporations, announces the appointment of Chris Coleman, Esq. as a Case Manager. With the acquisition of Chris, the BlackStone Discovery team continues to expand its professional services group. Chris will assume a management role focused on Review Database Administration, Managed Review and Technology-Assisted Review solutions to assist BlackStone Discovery’s enterprise clients.

“We spent a considerable amount of time looking for the right person to fill this role. Chris is a huge addition to our already very strong team. Chris brings a deep understanding of E-Discovery work flow blended with technology expertise. Plus he is a Golden Bear – it doesn’t get better than that.” elaborated John P. Kelly, President and CEO of BlackStone Discovery.

As a Case Manager, Chris will be responsible for assisting BlackStone’s clients with their end-to-end review needs – helping them design effective review workflows, extract key insights from their review database, provide TAR solutions and customize their review database to meet their litigation needs. In addition, Chris will manage BlackStone’s Managed Review group, assuring every client receives the most cost-effective, defensible document review results available.

Prior to BlackStone Discovery, Chris Coleman was an E-Discovery Attorney at Essential Discovery, Black Letter Discovery and Google, where he managed E-Discovery projects and supervised contract attorneys. Chris handled numerous responsibilities including data evaluation, advanced analytics and implementing strategic filtering processes to efficiently cull, target, and prioritize responsive data for attorney review.

He holds a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science and Philosophy from the University of California, Berkeley, and Juris Doctor from Golden Gate University, School of Law where he earned a Certificate with distinction in International Law. While at Berkeley, Chris participated in rugby and boxing.

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A leading provider of litigation support services for law firms and corporations, successfully launched and completed the first Litigation Support Services Survey in Silicon Valley. Read More...

Bryce M. Welke Named Forensic Services Manager

Silicon Valley, California – July 17, 2013 – BlackStone Discovery, a leading provider of litigation support services for law firms and corporations, announces the appointment of Bryce M. Welke to Forensic Services Manager. The addition of Mr. Welke to BlackStone Discovery’s “Digital Evidence Management – Practice Group” significantly enhances the team’s expertise in data acquisition and data analysis.   Read More...

Blackstone Discovery Celebrates 10 Years

For 10 Years, from 2003 until 2013 BlackStone Discovery has delivered eDiscovery and document management solutions to its valued clients. We sincerely appreciate and value our employees, clients and community – thank you for your support.

We’ve had your back for 10 years… and counting.

Please join us in celebrating our 10 Year Anniversary
Thursday, May 30, 5PM-8PM

The Patio Restaurant
412 Emerson Street
Palo Alto, CA 94301

Food, drinks and fun times provided!

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BlackStone Discovery and Confluence Law Partners Deliver Electronic Discovery Collection and Preservation Services at No Charge

Leading Silicon Valley eDiscovery Provider and Veteran Intellectual Property Firm Combine to Address the Challenges of Digital Data Collection and Preservation by Providing No Fee eDiscovery Capture and Assessment Offerings. Read More...

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Thank you for Making eDiscovery 3.0 a Success!

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