ACEDS Announces Ricoh USA Renews as Premier Diamond Level Affiliate Partner

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Mar. 27, 2019Eagan, MN – Leading global eDiscovery education and certification provider the Association of Certified eDiscovery Specialists (ACEDS), a BARBRI professional association, is pleased to announce that Ricoh USA, Inc., has renewed as a premier “Diamond Level” affiliate partner.

This prestigious status allows Ricoh to leverage and contribute to the full breadth of ACEDS education, marketing, training and professional development resources to enhance the overall electronic discovery skills and capabilities of eDiscovery practitioners.

“We are grateful for the trust Ricoh has put into ACEDS and for the leadership, educational and generous sponsorship they have provided us and our global chapters,” said Mary Mack, ACEDS Executive Director. “We are especially pleased they’ve chosen to upgrade their affiliate status to our highest premier level, Diamond.”

Among the ACEDS opportunities and resources available to Ricoh and other members are leading-edge job tools, networking forums and opportunities through a global chapter network and events, a best-practice-oriented community of professionals, and the exclusive preparation and exam for the career-enhancing CEDS™ professional certification, as well as ACEDS’ new eDiscovery Executive Certificate Program.

“We experienced tremendous value working with ACEDS over the past two years, so deepening our partnership was a natural progression,” said David Greetham, VP eDiscovery for Ricoh USA, Inc. “As an educationally-based organization, ACEDS is a great fit for Ricoh. They help amplify the Ricoh eDiscovery brand as one of innovation and expertise, and our team benefits greatly from their practical education and CEDS™ certification programs.

About Ricoh
Ricoh is empowering digital workplaces using innovative technologies and services enabling individuals to work smarter. Ricoh eDiscovery services help legal teams gain competitive advantage by intelligently identifying, retrieving and analyzing relevant data from any source to comply with legal requests, develop case strategies and expedite key business decisions..

Headquartered in Tokyo, Ricoh Group operates in approximately 200 countries and regions.

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The Association of Certified E-Discovery Specialists (ACEDS), part of leading legal education provider The BARBRI Group, is a global membership association committed to promoting and verifying eDiscovery skills and competence for organizations and individuals through training, certification, and supported by ACEDS chapters around the world. 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 United Nations and some of the largest multinational corporations in the world.

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