SOURCE: Clearwell Systems

Clearwell Systems

June 22, 2010 12:13 ET

Clearwell Systems Named Top Bay Area Workplace by San Jose Mercury News

Leading E-Discovery Software Company Honored Again for Excellence in Corporate Culture and Employee Satisfaction

MOUNTAIN VIEW, CA--(Marketwire - June 22, 2010) -  Clearwell Systems, Inc., a leader in intelligent e-discovery, today announced that it ranked #4 in its category in the "Top Workplaces" 2010 listing published by the Bay Area News Group and San Jose Mercury News. This is the second award Clearwell has received this year in recognition of its workplace excellence.

"Every individual at our company contributes to Clearwell's welcoming and inspiring corporate culture, and it's to our collective credit that we have achieved this win," said Aaref Hilaly, president and CEO of Clearwell Systems. "The quality and dedication of our team have been critical to Clearwell's success and we are honored to receive further recognition for our commitment to a transparent, passionate workplace."

The "Top Workplaces" award, presented among three categories based on company size, recognizes Bay Area companies that have created a rewarding work atmosphere for their employees. The 60 companies included on this reputable list are ranked based on employee survey feedback, comprising of themes ranging from company benefits, values, and workplace culture and team effectiveness to trust in company leadership.

Between 2006 and 2008, revenue at Clearwell increased eightfold, and tripled in 2009. The company is profitable, debt-free and is aggressively hiring as it plans to grow to 200 employees by the end of 2010.

Clearwell has received awards, accolades, and recognition from many of the industry's leading authorities including the Socha-Gelbmann E-Discovery Survey, International Legal Technology Association (ILTA), the Cowen Group, Law Technology News, Red Herring, SC Magazine, Network World, eWEEK and more. Clearwell also earned the highest possible rating of "Strong Positive" in Gartner's 2009 E-Discovery MarketScope Report. The company has received recognition in the Silicon Valley Business Journal, where Clearwell was ranked second in its category in the 2010 "Best Places to Work in the Bay Area" and Clearwell's chief financial officer Anup Singh was honored as the 2009 "CFO of the Year" among venture-backed companies.

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About Clearwell Systems
Clearwell Systems is transforming the way enterprises and law firms perform electronic discovery (e-discovery) in response to litigation, regulatory inquiries, and internal investigations. The Clearwell E-Discovery Platform automates the processing, analysis, review, and production phases of e-discovery via a single, integrated product. Leading organizations such as Clear Channel, Constellation Energy, Cisco, DLA Piper, Johnson & Johnson, Microsoft, NBC Universal, Toyota, and the Department of Health and Human Services / Office of Inspector General are using Clearwell to accelerate early case assessments, intelligently cull-down data, increase reviewer productivity, and ensure the defensibility of their e-discovery process. Consistently ranked as a leader in independent e-discovery industry surveys and reports, Clearwell Systems is an active participant in the Electronic Discovery Reference Model (EDRM) Project and The Sedona Conference. For more information,, follow us on Twitter at, or subscribe to the E-Discovery 2.0 blog at

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