ACEDS Announces Affiliation with AccessData Group

Jan. 10, 2018 – Miami  – The Association of Certified eDiscovery Specialists (ACEDS), a BARBRI Professional Association, is pleased to announce that AccessData Group is the association’s newest “Gold Level” affiliate member. This status allows AccessData to leverage the full breadth of ACEDS education, training and professional development resources to enhance the overall electronic discovery skills and capabilities of its employees.

Among the ACEDS opportunities available to AccessData and other members are leading-edge job tools, networking forums and opportunities, a best-practice-oriented community of professionals, and the exclusive preparation and exam for the career-enhancing CEDS™ professional certification.

AccessData’s eDiscovery solution, AD eDiscovery®, helps organizations more efficiently manage the complete end-to-end eDiscovery process, mitigate risk,  and improve response efficiency. A single, fully integrated platform for forensically sound enterprise-wide preservation/litigation hold, search, collection, processing, data assessment and complete legal review, AD eDiscovery gives teams a repeatable, defensible process for managing eDiscovery that will hold up in court.

“AccessData is very well positioned to meet the new requirements of self-authenticating evidence in FRE Rule 902, as well as the rigorous security expected of corporate and legal teams. We are thrilled they are partnering with us to bring excellent programming to our community,” said Mary Mack, executive director of ACEDS.

“AccessData is committed to working with eDiscovery professionals in corporate, government and law firm environments to help them reduce the costs and risks associated with data collection and eDiscovery management,” said Victor Limongelli, chief executive officer of AccessData. “This strategic focus is perfectly aligned with ACEDS’ mission, and is at the heart of the training, education and certification programs they deliver with such skill. We look forward to partnering with ACEDS to help advance the eDiscovery profession.”

The ACEDS Professional Association, part of leading legal education provider BARBRI, is a membership association committed to promoting and verifying eDiscovery skills and competence through training, education, and certification to organizations and individuals. The association’s goal is to help professionals and organizations reduce the costs and risks associated with eDiscovery, and realize the advantages of performing it effectively. ACEDS awards the Certified eDiscovery Specialist (CEDS) credential, which is held by practitioners at AmLaw 200 firms, government agencies, including the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission and U.S. Justice Department, and some of the largest corporations in the world.

About AccessData
Whether it’s for investigation, litigation or compliance, AccessData offers industry-leading solutions that put the power of forensics in your hands. For 30 years, AccessData has worked with more than 130,000 clients in law enforcement, government agencies, corporations and law firms around the world to understand and focus on their unique collection-to-analysis needs. The result? Products that empower faster results, better insights, and more connectivity.

Cindy Parks