SOURCE: Applied Discovery

Applied Discovery

April 27, 2012 03:00 ET

Applied Discovery® Names Kelli Clark Vice President of Solutions and Services

New Position Created to Further Expand Company Vision and Focus on Professional Services

BELLEVUE, WA--(Marketwire - Apr 27, 2012) - Applied Discovery®, a worldwide leader in professional discovery services including multinational collection, early case assessment (ECA), processing, hosting, production, and managed review services for law firms, corporations, and government agencies, announced today it has named Kelli Clark as Vice President of Solutions and Services. In this newly created executive position, Clark will lead the company's solutions and client services teams.

Applied Discovery leverages its broad technology palette, process flow for data, and work flow for document review to deliver the industry's best-in-class and broadest set of services. Clark will oversee the design of solutions and services to clients in a value-added, consultative manner and will supervise delivery by the company's industry-leading project managers, business analysts, and solution managers.

"Organizations are asking us both for reliable and cost-effective discovery solutions and services to help them respond to litigation and regulatory events as they occur, as well as for innovative and strategic solutions for proactively managing their enterprise information for risk," said Ramana Venkata, Executive Partner at Siris Capital Group and CEO, Applied Discovery. "We are pleased to welcome Kelli, who has the expertise, experience and excellence to drive our industry-leading professional solutions and services to meet both these challenges."

Clark is an industry veteran who has overseen hundreds of large-scale e-discovery projects and managed client-services, consulting, and technical teams. Clark has spoken on e-discovery topics at CLE courses and seminars throughout the United States and Europe, and she has been called upon to provide expert testimony regarding e-discovery procedures and best practices. She is also a guest lecturer in the E-Discovery Management Program at the University of Washington.

Her eleven year career in e-discovery includes positions as an attorney at Cooper, White and Cooper LLP in San Francisco and in the e-discovery practice group at the Seattle office of Preston Gates and Ellis LLP, as well as eight years at e-discovery service providers, including a prior stint at Applied Discovery. A member of the Washington State Bar Association, Clark received her law degree from Cornell Law School. During law school, she served as a clerk for Chief Judge Frederick J. Scullin, Jr. of the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of New York.

About Applied Discovery®
Applied Discovery (http://www.applieddiscovery.com) is a worldwide electronic discovery leader offering multinational collection, early case assessment (ECA), processing, hosting, production, and managed review services for law firms, corporations, and government agencies. Founded in 1998, Applied Discovery is based in Bellevue, WA, with East Coast headquarters in New York City and regional offices in Washington, DC, Chicago, San Francisco, Los Angeles, Dallas, Atlanta, Houston, and Cleveland.

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