Monday, December 9, 2013

Empire Discovery Co-Sponsors 5th Annual B-Discovery Holiday Party



Join us Tuesday December 10, 2013 for our 5th Annual Toys for Tots Event

Sponsored by
Empire Discovery
The PeterSan Group
Venio Systems
Digital Legal

If you would like to sign up to attend click here https://www.eventbrite.com/e/nyc-b-discovery-holiday-party-tickets-9478178487

Wednesday, November 27, 2013

Tuesday, November 19, 2013

Meet the Panel for National Law Institute and Empire Discovery CLE Event



E-DISCOVERY:


WHAT YOU DON’T KNOW CAN HURT YOU


JOIN US

Wednesday, November 20, 2013, 7pm-10pm, at:

THE ROGER SMITH HOTEL

501 Lexington Avenue
New York, NY 10017


Panelists



Lori Moloney, Chadbourne & Parke LLP

Lori has over 13 years of experience in the litigation support field.  As the leader of her firm’s department, she actively evaluates and assesses new technologies for effectiveness, cost and potential implementation.  She has managed cases of all sizes including large multi-jurisdictional and multi-party matters involving terabytes of information.  Lori works closely with attorneys, legal assistants and IT staff to develop and implement litigation support technologies for all phases of a case.   She also works as a technical consultant on electronic discovery projects, providing practical knowledge on retrieval, processing, review and production of electronic data.  Her responsibilities consist of prioritizing and managing new projects including: application support; database development; satellite trial site set up; training; testing; and creation of end-user documentation.  Lori also has extensive experience with the coordination of in-house and off-site document review projects, developing databases and methodologies to track progress. Prior to joining Chadbourne & Parke, Lori was the Manager of Litigation Support Services at Weil, Gotshal & Manges, LLP.   She received her J.D. from American University, Washington College of Law.


Frank Canterino, Empire Discovery   

Frank Canterino is the Chief Technology Officer and Co-Founding Partner of Empire Discovery.  Frank is a nationally recognized industry leader with over 13 years of Legal Technology experience.  He is an expert in eDiscovery and responsible for Empire Discovery’s cutting edge technology. Frank regularly advises clients on Litigation Readiness, Data Collection Strategy, Early Data Assessment, Defensible Data Reduction, Rule 26F Meet and Confer Negotiations and eDiscovery Software Implementation. Frank has consulted on a wide range of cases involving Employment and Labor, Securities, Patents, Commercial Litigation, Intellectual Property and Bankruptcy. Prior to creating Empire Discovery, Frank spent 8 years with a regional Litigation Support company. During his last 4 years, Frank served as the Executive Vice President of Sales and Client Services, where he helped shift the company’s focus from paper to technology-based solutions.



Christopher Redlich, Allen Overy

Chris Redlich is Litigation Support Manager - Americas for the international law firm Allen & Overy LLP.   With more than thirteen years of litigation technology experience, Chris helps case teams and clients leverage the right mix of technology to meet their discovery needs.  Through his extensive knowledge of eDiscovery best practices and industry standards, Chris is frequently called upon by his peers seeking advisement on handling large scale, high profile matters.  At Allen & Overy, Chris is responsible for all eDiscovery related duties for the Americas.  Since building their litigation support department from the ground up, Chris has implemented cutting-edge technology, such as predictive coding, to the firm.  He often manages large scale reviews for major corporations and financial institutions and has experience in managing trial support for high profile trials such as WorldCom and most recently, the trial of Fabrice Tourre. Prior to joining Allen & Overy, Chris was Litigation Support Manager at Curtis Mallet, where he was responsible for the formation of that department.



Manuel Almonte, Greenberg Traurig LLP 

Manuel Almonte is one of the most innovative technical solutions architects in the eDiscovery industry. Beginning his career as an Oracle/SQL DBA for Multinational Computer Models, a private financial software firm, Manny implemented global databases which integrating multiple systems, including hedge fund, securities, and risk management. After a successful career in the financial sector, Manny transitioned into the legal profession as an IT Helpdesk Specialist for Lowenstein Sandler, an AMLAW Top 200 law firm.  While at Lowenstein Sandler, he was promoted into the Litigation Support Department, where he began work as a technical specialist and trial support analyst. After nearly 20 years in the legal profession, Manny is currently an eDiscovery Project Manager with Greenberg Traurig, an AMLAW Top 20  Law firm, where the supervises the New York and Eastern Regional Litigation Support Departments.  Over the past five years, he has developed significant experience in the management of complex discovery practices. Manny focuses mainly on the various electronic discovery procedures in preservation, collection, including large-scale document reviews, document production, and trial support.  In 2012, Manny published a white paper, Orcatec’s Predictive Coding Successful Where Keyword Culling Fails, on the successful use of Technology Assisted Review.



INVITE ONLY
Space is limited email  info@empirediscovery.com if you would like to attend. 


Friday, November 1, 2013

National Law Institute and Empire Discovery CLE Event


E-DISCOVERY:
WHAT YOU DON’T KNOW CAN HURT YOU


JOIN US
Wednesday, November 20, 2013, 7pm-10pm, at:

THE ROGER SMITH HOTEL

501 Lexington Avenue
New York, NY 10017


Program

E-DISCOVERY BASICS
Understanding of the process of e-discovery, doing e-discovery in a time efficient and cost-effective manner, and new technologies that make this happen.

E-DISCOVERY AND SOCIAL MEDIA
E-discovery of social media websites such as Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter, etc.

E-DISCOVERY AND THE LAW
A lawyer’s obligation to his/her client and the court and ramifications of failing to comply. Review of federal and state case law on the issue.


Speakers

Introductory Remarks: 
Marc Israel, Esq. and Robert A. Schechter, Esq.

Panelists:  
Christopher Redlich- Litigation Support Manager- Americas, Allen Overy LLP

Frank Canterino- Chief Technology Officer & Co-Founding Partner, Empire Discovery

Lori Moloney- Litigation Support Manager, Chadbourne & Parke LLP

Manuel Almonte- E-Discovery Project Manager, Greenberg Traurig LLP 

Moderated by:
Lori Marks-Esterman- Partner, Olshan Frome Wolosky LLP


Wine/beer/soda and hors d’oeuvres will be provided.
Bring your business cards!

INVITE ONLY
For more information or to check availability contact info@empirediscovery.com 

Tuesday, October 29, 2013

Empire Discovery to speak on upcoming National Law Institute Panel








Presents
CLE Panel Discussion
"eDiscovery -What you don't know can hurt you."
Wednesday, November 20, 2013
Evening event Location TBD

The Panel

Manuel Almonte
Litigation Project Manager
Greenberg Traurig LLP

Frank Canterino
Chief Technology Officer & Co-Founding Partner
Empire Discovery

Christopher Redlich
Litigation Support Manager- Americas
Allen & Overy LLP

Lori Moloney
Manager- Litigation Support
Chadbourne & Parke LLP


Moderated by 

Lori Marks-Esterman
Partner
Olshan LLP



*More information to come as we get closer to the event.

Monday, September 23, 2013

Empire Discovery Becomes Certified in Mobile Device Forensics and Preservation












New York City, NY- September 24, 2013 - Empire Discovery, a leading national eDiscovery and consulting company, is proud to announce it has received certification from Cellebrite for Mobile Device forensics and preservations. Cellebrite is the first choice for forensic specialists in law enforcement, military, intelligence, corporate security and eDiscovery agencies in more than 60 countries. It provides the most powerful and feature-rich extraction, decoding, and analysis tools in the mobile forensic industry.

“Our goal is to be at the forefront of Digital Forensics and Investigations”, says Frank Canterino CTO and Co-Founder. "With the increased amount of mobile devices being used in the workplace, there is a major need for this type of forensic capability."

About Empire Discovery

Empire Discovery is a leading eDiscovery and consulting company. We have assembled an elite team of professionals focused on providing you with the best solutions to meet the needs of your cases. Our team of experts has more than 50 years of combined litigation support experience. At Empire, we believe superior client service, fast turnaround times, and quality results are what make a difference.

We offer a full life cycle eDiscovery process from Collection, Early Case Assessment, Processing, Hosting, Review and Production. We work hand in hand with our clients to determine the best solutions for their needs.

Empire Discovery is headquartered in New York, with regional offices in Washington DC, Philadelphia, South Carolina and Austin, Texas. For more information contact us at info@empirediscovery.com

Tuesday, September 17, 2013

Frank Canterino to Speak at Masters Conference on eDiscovery Best Practices and Key Cases



September 17, 2013 - Frank Canterino, Chief Technology Officer and Co-Founder for Empire Discovery, a leading national eDiscovery and consulting company, will participate on a panel entitled "e-Discovery Introduction: Best Practices & Key Cases" at this year's Masters Conference.

The Masters Conference will be held September 18th and 19th in Washington D.C. at the Marriott Renaissance Downtown. To register go to http://themastersconference.com/events/washington-dc-2013 

Frank Canterino is a nationally recognized industry leader with over 13 years of Litigation Support experience. He is an expert in Litigation Support Technology and is responsible for Empire Discovery’s cutting edge technology. As an ESI expert, Frank regularly advises clients on Litigation Readiness, Data Collection Strategy, Early Data Assessment, Defensible Data Reduction, Rule 26F Meet and Confer Negotiations and eDiscovery Software Implementation. Frank has consulted on a wide range of cases involving Employment and Labor, Securities, Patents, Commercial Litigation, Intellectual Property and Bankruptcy. Prior to creating Empire Discovery, Frank spent 8 years with a regional Litigation Support company as the Executive Vice President of Sales and Client Services, where he helped transform the company’s focus from paper to technology. 


About the Masters Conference

The Masters Conference brings together leading experts and professionals from law firms, corporations and the bench to develop strategies, practices and resources for managing the information life cycle.
Masters Conference is a boutique educational forum where a select group of speakers, vendors and attendees convene to engage in a proactive collaboration on current challenges in the legal space. As a global legal conference, Masters Conference takes the lead to differentiate itself while consistently raising the bar as the most well-respected conference in the legal technology industry.
As an industry leader, Masters Conference is building its image of mastery in our field through different promotional events, conferences, membership and publications which offer innovative ideas, cutting-edge topics and important solutions. Our advantage is that we have a different focus that caters to a niche target audience of high level decision-makers who steer the course of the industry.


About Empire Discovery

Empire Discovery is a leading eDiscovery and consulting company. We have assembled an elite team of professionals focused on providing you with the best solutions to meet the needs of your cases. Our team of experts has more than 50 years of combined litigation support experience. At Empire, we believe superior client service, fast turnaround times, and quality results are what make a difference.


We offer a full life cycle eDiscovery process from Collection, Early Case Assessment, Processing, Hosting, Review and Production we work hand in hand with our clients to determine the best solutions for their needs.

Empire Discovery is headquartered in New York, with regional offices in Washington DC, Philadelphia, South Carolina and Austin, Texas. For more information contact us at info@empirediscovery.com

Wednesday, September 11, 2013

Empire Discovery Relocates and Expands Austin, Texas Office


















AUSTIN, TEXAS — September 11, 2013   Empire Discovery, a  leading national eDiscovery and consulting company, has relocated its Austin, Texas regional office to a new location, 12600 Hill Country Blvd. This expansive location will help support Empire’s rapidly growing business in the Southern region. Empire Discovery’s highly secure, SSAE 16 SOC 1 Type II audited data center remains at a separate, undisclosed location.
“This new space gives us an increased ability to serve the region,” said Frank Canterino, Chief Technology Officer and Co-Founder. “We now have more resources to serve our rapidly growing client base in the South.”
The Austin team will offer expert capabilities in digital forensics, business intelligence and investigations, incident response, data breach and eDiscovery.

Luke Cats, Director of Digital Forensics and Investigations explains, “ This office will give Empire more capacity than ever to help better serve the market’s growing need for digital forensic and eDiscovery services.”

About Empire Discovery 


Empire Discovery is a leading eDiscovery and consulting company. We have assembled an elite team of professionals focused on providing you with the best solutions to meet the needs of your cases. Our team of experts has more than 50 years of combined litigation support experience. At Empire, we believe superior client service, fast turnaround times, and quality results are what make a difference.

We offer a full life cycle eDiscovery process from Collection, Early Case Assessment, Processing, Hosting, Review and Production we work hand in hand with our clients to determine the best solutions for their needs.

Empire Discovery is headquartered in New York, with regional offices in Washington DC, Philadelphia, South Carolina and Austin, Texas. For more information contact us at info@empirediscovery.com

Wednesday, August 28, 2013

Sales and Staffing Position


RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Recruit employees by cold calling, reviewing resumes and assessing candidates’ applications.
  • Cold calling to set up appointments with Corporations and Law firms
  • Network, build and maintain relationships with industry professionals.
  • Maintain network of candidates by using company’s applicant tracking system.


QUALIFICATIONS
  • Experience utilizing a consultative approach for sourcing, assessment, and selection in order to recruit qualified candidates and set meetings.
  • Experience utilizing technology to streamline the recruitment process to reach both passive and active candidates.
  • Excellent relationship building and consultative skills.
  • Ability to understand and manage expectations and provide a high level of customer satisfaction.
  •  Drive to deliver results, take accountability and ownership of work, and strive for continuous improvement.
  • Strong communication, interpersonal, time management and decision making skills is required.
  • 1-3 years experience in staffing industry.
  • Bachelor’s Degree. 
  • Requires proficient PC skills including: Microsoft Office, Excel, LinkedIn and Job Boards. 


About Empire Discovery 


Empire Discovery is a leading eDiscovery and consulting company. We have assembled an elite team of professionals focused on providing you with the best solutions to meet the needs of your cases. Our team of experts has more than 50 years of combined litigation support experience. At Empire, we believe superior client service, fast turnaround times, and quality results are what make a difference.

We offer a full life cycle eDiscovery process from Collection, Early Case Assessment, Processing, Hosting, Review and Production we work hand in hand with our clients to determine the best solutions for their needs.

Empire Discovery is headquartered in New York, with regional offices in Washington DC, Philadelphia, South Carolina and Austin, Texas. For more information contact us at dharari@empirediscovery.com

Monday, August 26, 2013

Empire Discovery Opens New Southeast Regional Office















New York City, NY – August 26, 2013 - Empire Discovery, a leading national eDiscovery and consulting company, announces its expansion into the Southeast with a new office opening in South Carolina. The new office will expand Empire’s national presence and offer expert capabilities in digital forensics, business intelligence and investigations, data breach and eDiscovery for the Southeast region. 

In addition to opening the new location, Empire has also hired Daniel Czekalski as Director of Legal Services to lead the Southeast team.  Prior to joining Empire, Daniel spent the last seven years as Vice President of Sales for Merrill Corporation.  

"Our new South Carolina location will allow us to better serve law firm and corporate clients in the Southeast," says Frank Canterino, CTO and Co-Founder.  “Daniel’s experience and understanding of the eDiscovery process and how to apply technologies to that process will be a valuable asset to our clients.”

About Empire Discovery 


Empire Discovery is a leading eDiscovery and consulting company. We have assembled an elite team of professionals focused on providing you with the best solutions to meet the needs of your cases. Our team of experts has more than 50 years of combined litigation support experience. At Empire, we believe superior client service, fast turnaround times, and quality results are what make a difference.

We offer a full life cycle eDiscovery process from Collection, Early Case Assessment, Processing, Hosting, Review and Production we work hand in hand with our clients to determine the best solutions for their needs.

Empire Discovery is headquartered in New York, with regional offices in Washington DC, Philadelphia, South Carolina and Austin, Texas. For more information contact us at info@empirediscovery.com

Tuesday, August 6, 2013

Empire Discovery Implements Cutting Edge Social Media Preservation Technology













New York City, NY- August 6, 2013- Empire Discovery, a leading national eDiscovery and consulting company, announces its implementation of their new social media forensic preservation technology. Empire’s new technology will allow them to preserve forensically sound archives of social media content including Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, YouTube, Flickr, Tumblr, Instagram and more. It will also retain the data in native formats along with all associated metadata and related content.  

“The challenges of preserving social media have become a major issue for many of our clients," says Frank Canterino, CTO and Co-Founder. “Our ability to help our clients forensically preserve social media is a game changer."  


About Empire Discovery 

Empire Discovery is a leading eDiscovery and consulting company. We have assembled an elite team of professionals focused on providing you with the best solutions to meet the needs of your cases. Our team of experts has more than 50 years of combined litigation support experience. At Empire, we believe superior client service, fast turnaround times, and quality results are what make a difference.

We offer a full life cycle eDiscovery process from Collection, Early Case Assessment, Processing, Hosting, Review and Production we work hand in hand with our clients to determine the best solutions for their needs.

Empire Discovery is headquartered in New York, with regional offices in Washington DC, Philadelphia and Austin, Texas. For more information contact us at info@empirediscovery.com

Thursday, July 18, 2013

Ann Snyder Joins Empire Discovery to Lead Philadelphia Office















Philadelphia, PA- July 18, 2013 -  Empire Discovery, a leading national eDiscovery and consulting company announced that Ann Snyder has joined the company as Vice President of Legal Services in the Philadelphia office.

"As both a lawyer and former project manager, Ann truly bridges those two vantage points within eDiscovery," says Frank Canterino, CTO and Co-Founder. "Our clients will greatly benefit from Ann's extensive experience as she can provide a consultative approach to their projects."

Prior to joining Empire, Ann was a practicing litigator in Pennsylvania. Ann’s legal experience includes work in eDiscovery, antitrust, products liability, intellectual property, and commercial litigation. Ann has a thorough understanding of the discovery process and best practices from substantive, legal issues to the effective management of document review teams and the technical aspects of the eDiscovery process. 

Ann received her undergraduate degree from the University of Pennsylvania and her J.D. from Harvard Law School. Ann is admitted to practice law in Pennsylvania.

About Empire Discovery 

Empire Discovery is a leading eDiscovery and consulting company. We have assembled an elite team of professionals focused on providing you with the best solutions to meet the needs of your cases. Our team of experts has more than 50 years of combined litigation support experience. At Empire, we believe superior client service, fast turnaround times, and quality results are what make a difference.

We offer a full life cycle eDiscovery process from Collection, Early Case Assessment, Processing, Hosting, Review and Production we work hand in hand with our clients to determine the best solutions for their needs. 

Empire Discovery is headquartered in New York, with regional offices in Washington DC, Philadelphia and Austin, Texas. For more information contact us at info@empirediscovery.com






Monday, July 8, 2013

Empire Discovery Opens New Office in Philadelphia, PA


















New York City, NY – July 9, 2013 - Empire Discovery, a leading national eDiscovery and consulting company, announces its continued expansion with a new office opening in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. The Philadelphia office will expand Empire’s national presence and offer expert capabilities in digital forensics, business intelligence and investigations, data breach and eDiscovery.

In addition to opening the new location, Empire has also hired Ann Snyder as Vice President of Legal Services to lead the Philadelphia team.  Prior to joining Empire, Ann was a practicing litigator in Pennsylvania. Ann’s legal experience includes work in eDiscovery, Antitrust, Products Liability, Intellectual Property, and Commercial Litigation. Ann has a thorough understanding of the discovery process and best practices from substantive, legal issues to the effective management of document review teams and the technical aspects of the eDiscovery process. 

"We are excited to further our expansion on the East Coast," explains Frank Canterino, CTO and Co-Founder. "Having a presence in Philadelphia allows us to seamlessly service our client's increasing needs in the Philadelphia area. Philadelphia's corporate and legal communities can now benefit from Empire Discovery's solutions as they continue to move forward. 



About Empire Discovery



Empire Discovery is an end to end Litigation Support provider. We have assembled an elite team of professionals focused on providing you with the best solutions to meet the needs of your cases. Our team of experts has more than 50 years of combined Litigation Support experience. At Empire, we believe superior client service, fast turnaround times, and quality results are what make a difference.

We offer a full life cycle eDiscovery process from Collection, Early Case Assessment, Processing, Hosting, Review and Production. We work hand in hand with our clients to determine the best solution for their needs.

Our ability to handle large volume productions in house with strict quality assurance measures sets us apart from the competition. Our 24 hours a day, 7 days a week operation allows you peace of mind in knowing the job is getting done right the first time. For more information contact us at 
info@empirediscovery.com

Thursday, June 6, 2013

Empire Discovery Opens New Office and Digital Forensic Lab in Austin, Texas















New York City, NY - June 6, 2013Empire Discovery, a leading national eDiscovery and consulting company, announces the opening of a new office and state-of-the-art digital forensics laboratory in Austin, Texas. The Austin team will expand Empire’s national presence and offer expert capabilities in digital forensics, business intelligence and investigations, data breach and eDiscovery.

Frank Canterino, CTO and Co-Founder explains, “The opening of our new office and forensic lab in Austin, Texas allows us to broaden our geographic scope and enhance our ability to serve our clients across the country.”



About Empire Discovery


Empire Discovery is an end to end Litigation Support provider. We have assembled an elite team of professionals focused on providing you with the best solutions to meet the needs of your cases. Our team of experts has more than 50 years of combined Litigation Support experience. At Empire, we believe superior client service, fast turnaround times, and quality results are what make a difference. 

We offer a full life cycle eDiscovery process from Collection, Early Case Assessment, Processing, Hosting, Review and Production. We work hand in hand with our clients to determine the best solution for their needs. 

Our ability to handle large volume productions in house with strict quality assurance measures sets us apart from the competition. Our 24 hours a day, 7 days a week operation allows you peace of mind in knowing the job is getting done right the first time. For more information contact us at info@empirediscovery.com 

Wednesday, May 15, 2013

Litigation Support Entry Level Sales Position


Job Description

  •     75-100 calls a day together with sending emails. 
  •     Contact businesses or private individuals by telephone in order to secure appointments for Account Executives.
  •     Record names, and reactions of prospects contacted in our CRM system.
  •     Adjust sales scripts to better target the needs and interests of specific individuals.
  •     Maintain records of contacts and activity in our CRM system.
  •     Schedule appointments for Account Executives to meet with prospective customers.
  •     Deliver prepared sales talks, reading from scripts that persuade potential prospects to meet with Account Executives with the intent to purchase legal services.
  •     Perform other duties as assigned.

All interested candidates should email there resumes to info@empirediscovery.com 


About Us

Empire Discovery is a full service end to end Litigation Support provider. We have assembled an elite team of professionals focused on providing you with the best solutions to meet the needs of your cases.  Our team of experts has more than 50 years of combined Litigation Support experience.  At Empire, we believe superior client service, fast turnaround times, and quality results are what make a difference.

We offer a full life cycle E-Discovery process from Collection, Early Case Assessment, Processing, Hosting, Review and Production.  We work hand in hand with our clients to determine the best solution for their needs.


Our ability to handle large volume productions in house with strict quality assurance measures sets us apart from the competition.  Our 24 hours a day, 7 days a week operation allows you peace of mind in knowing the job is getting done right the first time. Contact us at www.empirediscovery.com


Wednesday, May 1, 2013

Empire Discovery Strengthens its Project Management Team

New York (May 1, 2013) Empire Discovery, a leading national provider of full service, end-to-end Litigation Support for law firms and corporations, today announced the hiring of David Zeng, former Lead of Processing Services at Epiq Systems. In his new role as Assistant Project Manager, David will help bolster Empire's processing capabilities and project management team. 

"We are very excited to add David to our team" says Frank Canterino, Empire Discovery's Chief Technology Officer and Co-Founder "David's experience in working with high level clients and voluminous eDiscovery projects will enhance Empire's position in the marketplace".

About Empire Discovery 


Empire Discovery is a full service end to end Litigation Support provider. We have assembled an elite team of professionals focused on providing you with the best solutions to meet the needs of your cases.  Our team of experts has more than 50 years of combined Litigation Support experience.  At Empire, we believe superior client service, fast turnaround times, and quality results are what make a difference.

We offer a full life cycle E-Discovery process from Collection, Early Case Assessment, Processing, Hosting, Review and Production.  We work hand in hand with our clients to determine the best solution for their needs.

Our ability to handle large volume productions in house with strict quality assurance measures sets us apart from the competition.  Our 24 hours a day, 7 days a week operation allows you peace of mind in knowing the job is getting done right the first time. Contact us at www.empirediscovery.com, or by calling 212.480.9900.