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.