Dec. 19, 2019 – Eagan, Minn. – Leading global eDiscovery education and certification provider the Association of Certified eDiscovery Specialists (ACEDS), a BARBRI professional association, is pleased to announce that HaystackID is the association’s newest affiliate partner. HaystackID is a specialized eDiscovery services firm that helps corporations and law firms find, listen, and learn from data when they face complex, data-intensive investigations and litigation.
The affiliation enables HaystackID to access and contribute to the full breadth of ACEDS education, marketing and professional development resources to enhance the overall electronic discovery skills and capabilities of its eDiscovery practitioners and stakeholders.
“We’re very pleased to welcome HaystackID as our newest affiliate partner and to join with them in offering the global ediscovery community access to HaystackID’s expertise,” said Mike Quartararo, president, ACEDS and Professional Development. “This new relationship combines the strengths of two eDiscovery pioneer organizations and I’m excited about the opportunities and benefits it brings to our community of professionals.”
Among the ACEDS opportunities and resources available to HaystackID 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 development opportunities including the exclusive preparation and exam for the career-enhancing CEDS™ professional certification, as well as ACEDS’ new eDiscovery Executive Certificate Program and and Mini MBA.
“ACEDS plays an important role in the education and proficiency of legal and technology professionals by providing trusted training, industry certifications, and community forums that help individuals and organizations expand their knowledge and understanding of eDiscovery,” shared Hal Brooks, CEO of HaystackID. “We are excited to join with ACEDS as we collectively seek to increase the effectiveness, efficiency, and ease of eDiscovery and look forward to working with and for the ACEDS community as we move into the new year.”
“As data types increase, data volumes expand, and discovery complexity escalates, it is more important than ever for legal and IT practitioners to be educated and proficient on the best practices and approaches available for data and legal discovery,” added Michael Sarlo, Partner and Executive Vice President at HaystackID. “ACEDS is a trusted partner in delivering educational opportunities to industry practitioners and our HaystackID team looks forward to supporting and contributing to the international ACEDS community in these important educational efforts.”
The Association of Certified E-Discovery Specialists, 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 and certification, and is 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 Am Law 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.
HaystackID is a specialized eDiscovery services firm that helps corporations and law firms find, listen, and learn from data when they face complex, data-intensive investigations and litigation. With an earned reputation for mobilizing industry-leading computer forensics, eDiscovery, and attorney document review experts, our Forensics First, Early Case Insight, and ReviewRight services accelerate and deliver quality outcomes at a fair and predictable price.
HaystackID serves more than 500 of the world’s leading corporations and law firms from North American and European locations. Our combination of expertise and technical excellence, coupled with a culture of white glove customer service, makes us the alternative legal services provider that is big enough to matter but small enough to care. Learn more today at HaystackID.com.
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