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ACEDS Recognized as Top eDiscovery Firm in 2021 JD Supra Readers’ Choice Awards for Second Consecutive Year

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April 2, 2021 – EAGAN, Minn. – The Association of Certified E-Discovery Specialists (ACEDS), the world’s leading e-discovery training and certification professional association and part of The BARBRI Group, has been recognized as the Top eDiscovery Firm in the 2021 JD Supra Readers’ Choice Awards. Awarded as #1 in eDiscovery for 2020, this is the second consecutive year that ACEDS receives this accolade. 

Five contributors representing ACEDS were placed in the Top 10 authors in the eDiscovery category. Selected from a pool of over 500 candidates, these ACEDS authors were recognized for their work:

  • George Socha
  • Chip Delany
  • Sean O’Shea
  • Rob Robinson
  • Helen Geib

JD Supra annually recognizes top authors and organizations that publish content on their platform. A leading distributor of legal and business content, over 58,000 professionals published work through JD Supra this year. These awards highlight contributors with the highest engagement and visibility among readers.  

“It is truly an honor to be named for the second year in a row as the #1 eDiscovery Firm by the JD Supra Readers’ Choice Awards,” said Mike Quartararo, president of ACEDS. “Content is king when writing in the e-discovery space, and this is a testament to the contributions that George, Sean, Helen, Chip and Rob, as well as many others, have made to the ACEDS Blog. Our mission is to educate the masses about e-discovery processes and through our blog and other content we are able to fulfill that mission.”

The Association of Certified E-Discovery Specialists (ACEDS), part of leading legal education provider The BARBRI Group, is a global association for professionals working in e-discovery, information governance, compliance, and the broader legal community. ACEDS provides training and certification in e-discovery and related disciplines to corporate legal departments, law firms, the government, service providers and institutions of higher learning. The 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 ongoing education. The CEDS credential is held by legal professionals at the largest Fortune 500 companies, Am Law 200 firms and government agencies. ACEDS has 26 chapters, with locations in major U.S. cities, the UK, Ireland, Canada, the Netherlands, and South Africa. 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.

About JD Supra
JD Supra delivers need-to-know legal and business content to professionals in all industries in daily email digests, via more than 100 proprietary social feeds, on mobile platforms, to partner websites, and as news across the web. Through the innovative use of technology and curated audiences, JD Supra connects over 58,000 professionals writing on important topics to C-suite executives, in-house counsel, and media members concerned with matters impacting business today. JD Supra also provides firms with competitive insights and market intelligence derived from the thousands of articles being read daily across the platform. For more information, visit and check out last year’s awards here.

Katie Saylor
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