SOURCE: Attenex

April 25, 2005 08:00 ET

Attenex Expands Nationwide Operations Into New York City and San Francisco

SEATTLE, WA -- (MARKET WIRE) -- April 25, 2005 -- Attenex® Corp., a developer of electronic document review software for litigation and regulatory response, today announced an expansion of its North American operations into the New York City and San Francisco markets to support increasing demand for Attenex® Patterns®. Paul A. Kelley and Chad M. Smith have joined the company as corporate sales executives in these new regions.

Kelley and Smith will work with Attenex® Advantage™ service providers, the growing national network of Attenex software resellers, to offer a complete solution for law firms, corporate legal departments and government agencies in matters requiring electronic discovery, analysis, and storage and production of large volumes of electronic data.

"By expanding our local presence in these areas of the country, we are better able to provide in-depth support and expertise for our clients in New York and San Francisco as well as throughout the Western, Southwestern and Northeastern regions," said Joe White, vice president of sales at Attenex. "Paul and Chad are a tremendous addition to our sales team. Their individual depth of experience and understanding of electronic discovery and corporate compliance issues are a real asset to Attenex clients and partners across the country."

Kelley has extensive experience in the legal industry, previously working as a senior forensic and litigation services consultant for leading firms such as KPMG LLC and Deloitte & Touche LLP, both in New York City. He also worked with leading U.S. corporations on high-profile investigations as well as the Federal Government on loss evaluation as a result of the September 11th, 2001 acts of terrorism against the United States. He is based in New York City and his territory covers all of New York State.

Prior to joining Attenex, Smith was the National Channel Sales Representative of a tier-one electronic discovery service provider. There, he assisted and developed national channel sales and inside sales departments, while building long-term relationships with AmLaw 200 law firms and corporations by helping them manage costs and increase the likelihood of defensibility in court. He is based in San Francisco and his territory includes California, Nevada, Arizona, Utah and Texas.

These professionals are ideally suited to working with corporations and their law firms to help them integrate complex electronic document discovery with early case assessment and strategic case planning for complex litigation, investigation and regulatory response issues.

About Attenex Corporation

Founded in 2001 and headquartered in Seattle, Attenex is a business-to-business software company that provides tools that enable corporations, law firms and government agencies to improve the efficiency of processing and reviewing electronic documents, as well as managing e-discovery projects. These efficiencies dramatically reduce the total cost of discovery for clients while saving valuable review time. For more information about the company and its products, call (206) 373-6565 or visit

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