SOURCE: Encore Discovery Solutions

July 08, 2008 12:00 ET

Matthew Byrne, Donna Drumm & Rhonda Reid Join Encore Discovery Solutions as Senior Discovery Consultants

Leading E-Discovery Services Provider Continues to Build Premier Consulting Team

PHOENIX, AZ--(Marketwire - July 8, 2008) - Encore Discovery Solutions, a knowledge-based provider of electronic discovery and related services, announced today that it has expanded its national Discovery Consultants team. Matthew Byrne of Bethesda, Maryland; Donna Drumm of Phoenix, AZ and Rhonda Reid of Redondo Beach, California joined the company as Senior Discovery Consultants. In their new roles, each consultant will be responsible for advising Encore's clients on best practices and effective solutions in electronic discovery, Web hosting, and related services.

"Growing our consulting talent is a major part of our transition from a production-based operation to a true knowledge-based leader in sophisticated electronic discovery and related services," said Gregory J. Mazares, President & CEO of Encore Discovery Solutions. "Matt, Donna and Rhonda all have many years of experience providing a wide array of discovery and trial strategies and solutions. These individuals are extremely bright and have years of practical litigation experience. Their decisions to join Encore support our strategy of hiring the best and brightest people in the profession."

Prior to joining Encore, Matthew Byrne served as Managing Director of LDSI, where he successfully built its New York and North American operations. Mr. Byrne has also served in executive positions at companies including DOAR Litigation Consulting, On-site Sourcing Acquisition Fund, On-site Sourcing, Inc. and with the prominent Jones Day law firm. He holds an undergraduate degree in political science from Catholic University and earned his MBA from the University of Georgia.

Donna Drumm joins Encore with more than seven years of experience as an attorney at Boies, Schiller & Flexner LLP where she was involved in litigation for major international clients. Ms. Drumm also brings more than 20 years of additional experience in financial and consulting services. She holds an undergraduate degree in business administration from Marymount College and earned her law degree from the Pace University School of Law.

Rhonda Reid brings more than 20 years of experience in paralegal and litigation support expertise to Encore. Most recently she worked as Senior Litigation Paralegal for the Los Angeles-based law firm of Allen Matkins Leck Gamble Mallory & Natsis LLP. She has extensive experience with litigation software for organizing, retrieving and displaying information and in organizing and managing complex "war rooms" for discovery and trial preparation. Rhonda earned her paralegal certificate as a litigation specialist from California State University, Los Angeles. She is a member of the Association of Business Trial Lawyers, the Los Angeles Paralegal Association, and the National Association of Legal Assistants (NALA).

About Encore Discovery Solutions

Through a combination of knowledge and innovation, and with a focus on helping clients achieve favorable results, Encore Discovery 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 and collections, imaging, coding and reprographics. For more information, please visit www.encorediscovery.com.

Contact Information

  • Contacts:
    Brad Blickstein for Encore Discovery Solutions
    Blickstein Group, Inc.
    847-256-5298
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