SOURCE: Encore Legal Solutions

May 20, 2008 12:00 ET

Encore Legal Solutions Expands Data Forensics, Sales Teams

Anton Litchfield, William Sampson and Derek DuVall Join Leading Electronic Discovery Provider

PHOENIX, AZ--(Marketwire - May 20, 2008) - Encore Legal Solutions, a leading national provider of electronic discovery and related services, announced today that it has expanded its senior data forensics and sales teams. The company has augmented its national data forensics team with the hiring of Anton Litchfield, a leading data forensics expert based in Portland, Oregon, as its new Director of Data Forensics & Analytics. In addition, William Sampson, based in Lake Elsinore, California, and Derek DuVall, based in Denver, Colorado, joined the company as Senior Sales Consultants.

Mr. Litchfield assists law firms, corporate legal departments and federal, state and local governments with litigation readiness, data collections, preservation of evidence, computer forensics, incident response and cybercrime prevention. Prior to joining Encore, he was Managing Director of the data forensics consulting practice at Bridge City Legal and Managing Principal of the data forensics practice at NTI. He is an EnCase Certified Examiner and holds a professional certificate in computer forensics from Oregon State University.

"With the addition of Anton to our data forensics and analytics team, Encore now features in Warren Kruse and Anton Litchfield two of the most prominent experts in computer forensics and data collections in our profession," said Greg Mazares, Encore's President and CEO. "As a former law enforcement officer, Anton has significant experience in online investigations and computer forensics and is a leading consultant and expert witness for law firms, corporations and government agencies across the United States."

William Sampson brings more than 22 years of sales expertise in high-level technology, retail and traditional manufacturing environments for Fortune 500 companies including IKON Office Solutions, FedEx Kinko's, Whitmont Legal Technologies and Ethical Solution Providers. He is a Senior Sales Representative for Encore business development initiatives within the Southern California marketplace with a focus on Orange, San Diego, and Riverside counties.

As Senior Discovery Consultant for Colorado and the Pacific Northwest, Derek DuVall brings Encore more than 15 years of achievement in sales, marketing and general management. He has served in management positions at companies including Hayden, Inc., ATEC Trans-Tool, Endar Corporation, IKON Office Solutions and Document Technologies, Inc (DTI).

"We are excited to add Bill and Derek to our growing sales team," added Mazares. "I am confident that they will provide our clients with excellence in client service and strategic discovery solutions."

About Encore Legal Solutions

Through a combination of knowledge, technology and process, Encore Legal Solutions provides a broad range of discovery solutions to major law firms and corporate legal departments across the U.S. According to independent surveys in 2006 and 2007, Encore is ranked as one of the leading providers of electronic data discovery and related services, including Web hosting, data forensics, imaging, coding and reprographics. For more information, please visit

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