ACEDS Announces FTI Consulting is the Newest Gold Level Affiliate Member

May 10, 2018 – Miami – The Association of Certified eDiscovery Specialists (ACEDS), a BARBRI Professional Association, is pleased to announce that the Technology practice of FTI Consulting  is the association’s newest “Gold Level” affiliate member. This prestigious status allows FTI Technology 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.

“ACEDS is very grateful for the support of FTI Technology.  Our growing global chapters welcome the experience the FTI Technology team can provide to advance the industry and the professionals within it,” said Mary Mack, Executive Director of ACEDS.

Among the ACEDS opportunities and resources available to FTI Technology 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.

“Joining ACEDS demonstrates our commitment to advancing best practices within the industry,” said Colleen Casey Voshell, a senior managing director in the Technology practice. “We’re excited about the opportunity to provide another professional development opportunity for our colleagues, and also to contribute to the well-regarded ACEDS thought leadership program.”

From legal holds and global data collections, to legal review and production, FTI Technology consultants can assist in developing policies, deploying technology, or executing entire eDdiscovery programs as a managed service. The company is experienced managing data requirements within certain highly-regulated industries, and leading discovery efforts for a wide range of matters, including Hart-Scott-Rodino “Second Requests” to Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA) matters and small, internal investigations. As part of this, FTI Technology provides clients with a choice of technology and service options to best meet their particular needs. FTI Technology professionals have extensive experience leveraging a wide range of eDdiscovery and data governance applications on client matters, including the Exterro Orchestrated Suite, Index Engines, Microsoft Office 365 Advanced eDiscovery, Nuix, Relativity, Ringtail and StoredIQ.

The ACEDS Professional Association, part of leading legal education provider The BARBRI Group, 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 E-Discovery 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 FTI Consulting
FTI Consulting is an independent global business advisory firm dedicated to helping organizations manage change, mitigate risk and resolve disputes: financial, legal, operational, political & regulatory, reputational and transactional. Individually, each practice is a leader in its specific field, staffed with experts recognized for the depth of their knowledge and a track record of making an impact. Collectively, FTI Consulting offers a comprehensive suite of services designed to assist clients across the business cycle – from proactive risk management to the ability to respond rapidly to unexpected events and dynamic environments.

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