SILICON VALLEY, CA – AUGUST 21, 2019
BlackStone Discovery, the premier legal technology and consulting provider, announces the hiring of Angela Leifson as it’s new Cyber Investigator and Forensic Specialist. This key addition comes amid a historic period of growth and global expansion for BlackStone and its emerging Forensics and Cyber Investigations Group.
Leifson’s experience and education is notable in its variety, with a focus on developing improved security measures and advanced forensic analysis methodologies.
“Adding Angela greatly enhances the technological expertise and experience of our Cyber Investigations team,” Lead Cyber Investigator James Sahm said. “Adding someone with her level of understanding and sophistication with cutting-edge tools is a real coup for BlackStone Discovery and a great benefit to its clients.”In addition to her expertise in Computer Forensics, Leifson specializes in Cyber Security, eDiscovery services, and Managed Detection and Response (MDR). Before joining BlackStone, Leifson worked with Microsoft’s Detections and Response Team, specializing in threat hunting, security monitoring, incident analysis, and incident response
“I anticipate Angela taking BlackStone’s Forensics and Cyber Investigations Group, particularly our incident response services, to a whole new level,” said BlackStone President Derek Duarte. “Her extensive experience in high profile investigations will bring unique value to our leading corporate clients.”
About BlackStone Discovery
BlackStone Discovery is a premier legal technology and consulting provider, working with leading Fortune 500 companies and AM Law 100 firms. Born in Silicon Valley and expanding globally from its Palo Alto Headquarters, BlackStone has spearheaded the search for digital truth and its translation into legal rights in litigation, investigations, and data governance. Using best-in-class tool integration, automation, artificial intelligence, and a diverse team of legal and technology experts, BlackStone achieves optimal and efficient results on behalf of its clients.