Thomas Gersey joined BlackStone as the company’s director of client solutions in 2016. His primary role is managing BlackStone’s legal consulting team focused on delivering early litigation insights and superior project management. Thomas is also charged with assisting the company’s clients as they adopt several new cloud-based technologies, helping them to secure their data and mitigate risk in case of litigation.
Gersey specializes in advanced analytics at the early case assessment and review stages, bringing a deep understanding of litigation strategy, eDiscovery best practices, and business needs to every matter he manages. Of his many areas of expertise, he specializes in privilege, notably in helping clients navigate the sensitive issues surrounding privilege review workflows, QC safeguards, permissible redactions, production disputes, and defensible privilege logs.
Prior to BlackStone, Gersey worked as a discovery and document review staff attorney for Google. He also held appointments at De Novo Legal and Black Letter Discovery and has a corporate finance background. He holds a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science and Legal Studies from the University of Minnesota, and a Juris Doctor from the University of San Diego.