ACEDS and HaystackID Partnership Announcement

ACEDS and HaystackID Announce Renewed Partnership, Strengthening Commitment to Innovation and Excellence in eDiscovery

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May 22, 2023 – DALLAS, TX – The Association of Certified E-Discovery Specialists (ACEDS), the world’s leading organization for training and certification in e-discovery and part of The BARBRI Group of legal education companies, today announced that HaystackID will return as an ACEDS Affiliate Partner, strengthening the collaboration between the two organizations. Through this partnership, HaystackID and ACEDS will work closely to keep the legal community informed about the latest industry trends and best practices in the rapidly evolving field of e-discovery.

ACEDS, a leading international member association for e-discovery professionals, is dedicated to promoting training, networking, and certification opportunities for the legal community. As an ACEDS Affiliate Partner, HaystackID will support furthering these objectives and contributing to the ongoing education and advancement of legal professionals in the e-discovery domain.

HaystackID, a specialized e-discovery services provider, implements innovative cyber discovery services, enterprise solutions, and legal discovery offerings to leading companies worldwide, all while providing best-in-class customer service and prioritizing security, privacy, and integrity. With a reputation for innovation and excellence, HaystackID’s return as an ACEDS Affiliate Partner signifies a continued commitment to collaboration and knowledge sharing within the legal community.

Erin Meyer, Senior Director of Marketing for HaystackID, commented on the partnership, “We are excited to renew our relationship with ACEDS and work together to support the legal community in staying abreast of the latest trends and best practices in e-discovery. This partnership exemplifies our commitment to fostering innovation and collaboration in the industry and our focus on career training and advancement.”

Maribel Rivera, Vice President of Strategy and Client Engagement at ACEDS, also expressed enthusiasm for the renewed partnership, stating, “We are thrilled to have HaystackID return as an ACEDS Affiliate Partner. Their expertise and dedication to knowledge sharing make them an invaluable asset in our mission to promote professional development and education in e-discovery.”

Together, ACEDS and HaystackID will focus on delivering relevant and timely information to legal professionals, ensuring they remain well-equipped to tackle the challenges and opportunities in the e-discovery field. By fostering a strong partnership, both organizations aim to contribute to the ongoing professional development and success of e-discovery specialists and legal practitioners.

The strengthened relationship between ACEDS and HaystackID underscores their shared dedication to advancing the e-discovery industry and the professionals who drive it. As the legal landscape evolves, this partnership will be crucial in keeping the community informed and prepared to navigate the challenges ahead.

ACEDS and HaystackID will be hosting a monthly series via livestream titled #DataUnmasked. The first inaugural stream took place on Thursday, May 18, 2023 and featured ACEDS’s President Michael Quartararo and HaystackID’s Michael Sarlo, EnCE and Anya Korolyov. Click here to watch the event on-demand via LinkedIn and stay tuned for our next episode which will stream live on June 15, 2023 at 11:00 AM ET.

About HaystackID®

HaystackID is a specialized eDiscovery services firm that supports law firms and corporate legal departments and has increased its offerings and expanded with five acquisitions since 2018. Its core offerings now include Global Advisory, Discovery Intelligence, HaystackID Core™, and artificial intelligence-enhanced Global Managed Review services powered by ReviewRight®. The company has achieved ISO 27001 compliance and completed a SOC 2 Type 2 audit for all five trust principles for the second year in a row. Repeatedly recognized as a trusted service provider by prestigious publishers such as Chambers, Gartner, IDC, and The National Law Journal, HaystackID implements innovative cyber discovery services, enterprise solutions, and legal discovery offerings to leading companies across North America and Europe, all while providing best-in-class customer service and prioritizing security, privacy, and integrity. For more information about its suite of services, including programs and solutions for unique legal enterprise needs, please visit


The Association of Certified E-Discovery Specialists (ACEDS), part of leading legal education provider BARBRI Global, is the world’s leading organization for training and certification in e-discovery, information governance, and related disciplines. ACEDS provides training to corporate legal departments, law firms, the government, service providers and institutions of higher learning. Our flagship CEDS certification is recognized around the world and used to verify skills and competence in electronic discovery for organizations and individuals through training, certification, and continuing education. The CEDS credential is held by practitioners at the largest Fortune 500 companies, Am Law 200 firms and government agencies. ACEDS has 30 chapters in most major US cities, Canada, the UK, Ireland, the Netherlands, South Africa, and Australia. Our goal is to help professionals and organizations reduce the costs and risks associated with e-discovery while helping to improve and verify their skills and advance their careers and overall technology competence in e-discovery and related fields.

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