Washington, DC (PRWEB) January 10, 2013
eTERA Consulting, nominated by the National Law Journal as the nation’s top eDiscovery services provider and end-to-end litigation consulting firm who specializes in helping Fortune 1000 companies and the Am Law 100 overcome the costs and budget challenges of managing large volumes of data and electronic discovery, today announced the appointment of Yin Lu as Vice President, Global Head of eDiscovery Consulting Division based in New York. In his capacity, Mr. Lu will be responsible for advising corporate and law firm clients and directing consulting teams on matters pertaining to document collection, processing, review, hosting, production and leading technologies. Mr. Lu is widely recognized for his proven ability to manage and consult on eDiscovery and data management projects regardless of size, scope, duration and location.
“Under Yin’s leadership, we will be able to build a global consulting division to compliment our forensics, eDiscovery and data management capabilities,” said eTERA’s president Scott Holec. “Yin’s domestic and international consulting experience and expertise will add tremendous value in assisting clients in the reactive and proactive management of eDiscovery, data management and technology challenges in litigation, investigatory and regulatory matters within the U.S. and foreign markets.”
“The opportunity to join a nationally recognized company with a strong management team, global reach and reputation for customer service excellence provides the perfect environment to expand an international consulting practice and team,” said Mr. Lu. “Given the continued growth and complexity of data and eDiscovery in today’s economic climate, organizations need consulting firms such as eTERA who can help them to manage data challenges, enhance decision-making abilities through data analytics, minimize risks, and achieve cost savings.”
Prior to joining eTERA Consulting, Mr. Lu served as Director in the Technology Consulting practice at FTI Consulting. As a member of the management team, he helped grow the FTI Consulting Technology practice from 50 employees to over 400 in 6 years, while managing over 80 complex eDiscovery matters in various venues including the United States, United Kingdom and Brazil. Mr. Lu was instrumental in expanding FTI’s service capabilities in London and Sao Paulo, and introducing leading litigation technology into the Brazil legal marketplace.
Mr. Lu holds a M.S. degree in electrical engineering from Columbia University, with concentrations in network telecommunications engineering and wireless and mobile communications. Mr. Lu also holds a B.S. degree in electrical engineering from Kettering University (formerly GMI), with a minor in business management. He is a Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE) and member of the High Technology Crime Investigation Association (HTCIA) and the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE). Mr. Lu is fluent in English and Mandarin Chinese.
About eTERA Consulting
eTERA Consulting is a nationally recognized company providing innovative global solutions to help Fortune 1000 and Am Law 100 clients overcome the costs and budget hardship of managing large volumes of data, electronic discovery, content searching and operational challenges. As a technology independent international consultancy, eTERA offers four key services encompassing Early Information Assessment®, Forens1cs One (sm), Intell1gent One (sm) and Opt1mum One®. These solutions help clients to proactively identify and interpret key data early in the life cycle allowing for significant data reduction, enhanced decision-making abilities, compliance, and lower risk resulting in significant downstream savings on processing and document review costs. eTERA Consulting provides clients with the subject and management expertise, technical roadmap, resources, and data analysis tools needed to defend against litigation, government investigations and regulatory oversight. eTERA’s diverse team of data management, technology and eDiscovery experts have managed the most complex cases of our times for corporations, law firms and government agencies. Headquartered in Washington, DC, eTERA Consulting has served the legal vertical since 2004.