San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) September 17, 2013
Discovia, a global provider of eDiscovery and related legal services, has hired Laura Fichet as project manager and promoted Yordanos Teferi from senior project manager to client manager. Fichet will assist with the design, implementation and management of web-based litigation support systems and help determine best practices for complex litigation workflow. Teferi will ensure Discovia teams employ legally defensible processes consistent with client case objectives and strategies.
“Both Laura and Yordanos bring us unique experience from premier law firms. Laura’s litigation technology and workflow expertise, combined with her management experience, will definitely be put to use fine-tuning our web-based support systems. And in her new role, Yordanos will ensure our clients continue receiving a seamless discovery experience. In a process as complex as eDiscovery, excellent project and client management skills are essential,” said Discovia CEO Christian Lawrence.
Previously manager of litigation data systems and technology at international law firm Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe LLP, Fichet has more than ten years of experience in law firm technology and eDiscovery. She earned a BTS in computer science from the University of Versailles.
Teferi, who was an eDiscovery associate at Litter Mendelson, has nearly a decade of experience providing case and client-specific counsel related to “meet and confer” obligations, data culling, document review and other discovery requirements. She earned a BS in international law and politics from Georgetown University, and a JD from Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law, Yeshiva University.
Discovia is the first eDiscovery services firm to deliver a fixed-price managed service, enabling Fortune 500 corporate legal departments and law firms to gain a world-class eDiscovery function without building it internally. An eDiscovery managed service can reduce litigation costs by more than 50 percent and achieve better control, visibility, and defensible results. Discovia’s clients include Oracle, VMware, McKesson and more than 100 Am Law 250 law firms. More information is available at 415-392-2900 or at Discovia.com.
Nuala Coogan, Discovia: nuala[at]discovia[dot]com, 415-321-8279
Vanessa Bradford, c3PR: vanessa[at]c3pr[dot]com, 209-505-3690