Women in eDiscovery November Meeting | November 8, 2017
Caragh Landry, President, Litigation Services presents on the topic of GDPR
We are excited to have Caragh Landry represent TCDI at the Women in eDiscovery November meeting in Atlanta, Georgia. She gave a presentation on the topic of GDPR (General Data Protection Regulation), the upcoming deadline and what the new regulations mean for corporations. GDPR will go into effect in the Spring of 2018 and regulate how companies protect the data of EU citizens.
It is an honor for both Caragh and the TCDI team to have had the opportunity to present at a WiE event to further promote women in the legal technology industry.
7th Annual Electronic Discovery Institute (EDI) | October 11 – 13, 2017
TCDI Sponsoring and Speaking at eDiscovery Thought Leadership Event
TCDI is honored to serve as a Gold Ambassador for the 7th Annual EDI Leadership Summit. Over the past several years, the Electronic Discovery Institute has offered industry leaders a platform for advocacy and advancement in the fields of eDiscovery, information governance, cybersecurity, litigation and big data . As sponsors of this event since 2012, TCDI has enjoyed watching EDI’s commitment to education and thought leadership positively impact our industry.
In addition, Tim Opsitnick and Paul Gettmann from TCDI will be speaking on the panel titled Using Keywords to Find Needles, Not More Haystacks being held from 11:40 – 12:40 on October 12. They will be discussing proven strategies for developing, using and refining keywords to help effectively manage data.
To register for this year’s Electronic Discovery Institute, please click here.
TCDI Participates in Duke Law’s Technology Assisted Review (TAR) Best Practices Conference – September 7 – 8
On September 7 – 8, members of the TCDI team headed to Arlington, Virginia to participate in Duke Law’s Technology Assisted Review (TAR) Best Practices Conference. During the conference, judges, law professors and eDiscovery experts helped discuss and draft TAR best practices and protocol by examining what exactly TAR is and how it differs from other eDiscovery tools. We are excited to see how TAR can effectively be implemented in the future and become a leading tool for eDiscovery litigation teams.
TCDI Sponsors 8th Annual Kevin Harvick Foundation Wyndham Championship Pro-Am on Monday, August 14, 2017
The Kevin Harvick Foundation was established in 2010 and works to help underprivileged youth find and realize their dreams. TCDI is honored to sponsor the Kevin Harvick Foundation Wyndham Championship Pro-Am along with BB&T. There was a great turnout, and we would like to thank everyone who attended the event to show their support. To learn more about the foundation, or to make a donation, please visit www.kevinharvickfoundation.org. Photo credit to James Hahn (Instagram @JamesHahnPGA).
Eric Vanderburg describes steps to take following a data breach in his article, “The First 24 Hours After the Breach”, published by LegalTech News
Time is of the essence when responding to a data breach. In the article published on September 20, 2016, Eric Vanderburg, Director of Information Systems and Security at TCDI, describes what typically unfolds during the first 24 hours after a data breach. The decisions made during these initial hours can make the difference between successfully mitigating the threat versus making a difficult scenario even worse. To learn more or to read the full article, please click here.
Deal expands TCDI’s service offerings and expertise
Bill Johnson, president and CEO of TCDI, says, “Here at TCDI, protecting our clients’ data has always been a top priority. While security is a cornerstone of our software, this acquisition gives us the opportunity to provide cybersecurity solutions as a stand-alone service.” He continues, “This is just one example of the many possibilities the synergy provides.”
Timothy Opsitnick, founder of JURINNOV Ltd., says, “This welcomed acquisition is a classic ‘win-win.’ The complement of our core competencies was such a great fit that it was too good an opportunity to pass up.” He adds, “We are excited about the recent launch of TCDI’s CVFox hosted processing and review tool. CVFox offers small and medium-size law firms and corporations, and our core clients, affordable access to advanced tools and technology.”
Bogdan Salamakha, Security Analyst, Talks with IBM Regarding the IoT and Driverless Cars
As technological advances continue to grow, so do that cybersecurity risks. IBM Big Data and Analytics Hub discusses how the Internet of Things (IoT) will continue to play a major role as we become more and more connected to our devices. Interviewing five security analysts in their blog post, Analytics Brief: Will the IoT and driverless cars make car hacking the norm?, TCDI’s own Bogdan Salamakha had the opportunity to sit down and share his insights on the issues and possible solutions to help protect people from attacks. To read the post, please click on the link above.
Join Timothy Opsitnick at the Cybersecurity and Privacy Protection Conference on April 7 – 8
The inaugural Cybersecurity and Privacy Protection Conference will be held at the Cleveland-Marshall College of Law on April 7 – 8, 2016 in Cleveland, Ohio. Timothy M. Opsitnick, TCDI’s Founder and General Counsel, is a member on the National Advisory Board for the Center for Cybersecurity and Privacy Protection and will moderate a panel discussion at the event. Please join us to meet with government officials, in-house counsel, business executives, information security officers and other industry leaders to discuss current trends in cybersecurity and privacy risk management. During the two-day conference, you will have the opportunity to learn about a variety of topics including:
• Managing reputational, legal and economic risks associated with a data breach;
• Exploring the field of cyber-risk insurance including questions to ask when purchasing coverage; and
• Examining the role federal law enforcement agencies play in combating cybercrime.
To learn more about the conference and to register, please visit Cleveland-Marshall College of Law’s website. 11 hours CLE pending.
Eric Vanderburg Discusses Security and the Hybrid Cloud at Dell World
Eric Vanderburg spoke on a panel at Dell World on Thursday, October 22, 11:15 Eastern (10:15 Central) time. The panel was moderated by Bryan Kramer, and the discussion revolved around the hybrid cloud. Eric discussed the security side of things while his co-panelist Kevin Jackson discussed the technical and business issues associated with it. In case you missed the discussion, click on the video player below to watch.
Listen to Eric Vanderburg Discuss Data Breaches and How to Combat Them
Eric Vanderburg was interviewed by The Identity Theft Warriors on August 10th, and they discussed why data breaches happen and what people can do in order to better protect themselves. As data breaches continue to become more serious, the importance of investing more time and resources to combating the threats cannot be stressed enough. As The Identity Theft Warriors put it, “internet security is everyone’s problem!” To listen to the whole interview for free on iTunes, click here.
Join Timothy Opsitnick on a Discussion of Why Cybersecurity Matters
Timothy M. Opsitnick and other panelists will be holding an in-depth discussion on the likely perpetrators and targets of cybercrime, the methods of cybercrime, cyber-insurance, and how to prevent, prepare for and respond to cybercrime. The panel will be held on July 29 at Hellriegel’s Inn in Painesville, and attendees will earn 1.5 CLE Hours. A lunch buffet will be served from 11:00 – 11:45, and the panel discussion will run from 11:45 – 1:15. Registration is $15.00 for Lake County Bar Association Members and $20.00 for Non-Members. Reservations must be made by July 24 by calling the bar Office at (440) 350-5800 or emailing email@example.com.
TCDI’s Eric Vanderburg Interviewed by WKYC on Recent OPM Hack Thursday July 9 at 11 PM, Eric Vanderburg was interviewed by WKYC on the recent Office of Personnel Management (OPM) hack. The first breach was discovered on June 4 with an estimated 4 million exposed federal employee files. A second, separate breach was isolated on June 12, and the number of exposed records has jumped to 21.5 million. During the interview, Vanderburg explains that it was not only data being targeted during these incidents, but sensitive information such as financial, medical, and criminal records of federal employees and their families. To watch the news clip and learn more, click on the video player below or visit WKYC.com.
TCDI’s Eric Vanderburg and Ramana Gaddamanugu Will Be Speaking at the 11th Annual Premier CIO Forum Friday June 12 at the Embassy Suites in Cleveland, Ohio – Eric Vanderburg will moderate the panel discussion on “Cloud Security Infrastructure – What to Assess the Selected Supplier For.” The panelists, including Ramana Gaddamanugu, will offer advice on the process of developing an RFI / RFP, selecting appropriate vendors based on your organization, negotiating contracts, and service management. For more information on this event, visit the CIO Forum website.
Join Timothy M. Opsitnick, Founder and Senior Partner of TCDI, as He and Other Experts “Talk SMAC” With You
Data breaches happen every day. What is more concerning is that most of these breaches go undetected for days, months, and sometimes even a year. Timothy M. Opsitnick will discuss, along with the other panel members, how to create an incident response plan that will protect, prevent, and help you recover from data breaches involving Social, Mobile, Analytics, and Cloud (SMAC) systems. The event will be held on June 10th from 11:30 – 1:00 at Tri-C’s Advanced Technology Training Center in Cleveland and again on June 11th from 11:30 – 1:00 at Cologix in Columbus. For more information on the event or to register, click here.
TCDI’s Eric Vanderburg Will Be Speaking at JumpStart’s Cyber Security Event November 12, 2014 – Eric Vanderburg is speaking at JumpStart’s cyber security event. He is participating on the panel on the topic “Can your company afford a breach?” The panel will offer advice on how to protect your customers, assets, employees and your small business. For more information on this event, visit their website at: http://www.jumpstartinc.org/entrepreneursupport/events/2014/1112-cybersecurity.aspx
Kenneth S. Feinberg, Esq. Hired by TCDI to Consult and Expand Cybersecurity and Compliance Clientele His Position will Support the Success of TCDI Through Consulting and Client Development Download as PDF CLEVELAND, OHIO – Tuesday October 21, 2014 – TCDI(www.tcdiV.com), a technology company that provides cybersecurity and eDiscovery services, today announced the appointment of Kenneth S. Feinberg, Esq. Mr. Feinberg will focus his time on consulting and developing new client relationships in the areas of cybersecurity and compliance, as well as computer forensics and eDiscovery. Mr. Feinberg graduated Cum Laude from Bowling Green State University with a BBA in Marketing. He later received his Juris Doctorate at Case Western Reserve University. Mr. Feinberg has twenty-seven years of experience as an attorney, and as general counsel with a leading software developer. Ken exhibits strengths in technology, sales, networking and relationship building, which is why he will be a great asset to TCDI. “Ken brings an immense amount of law and relationship building experience to TCDI,” stated Timothy M. Opsitnick, Founder and General Counsel. “His knowledge on technology and law will enhance TCDI greatly, and we are excited to see what types of relationships he will build.” About TCDI Established in the year 2000 by Timothy M. Opsitnick, TCDI has become a trusted resource for companies whose technology needs are as varied and specialized as the companies themselves. TCDI’s international consulting practice focuses on the application of technology solutions to challenging business and legal demands, including cybersecurity consulting, incident response, compliance, and computer forensics. Cybersecurity consulting includes investigating accidental or malicious data breaches as well as providing security strategies and assessments to prevent such occurrences. eDiscovery consulting includes computer forensic investigations and ASP ESI hosting. For further information about TCDI please call +1.216.664.1100 or visit our website at www.tcdi.com.
Eric Vanderburg and Ramana Gaddamanugu to Speak at Information Security Summit October 31, 2014 – TCDI’s Eric Vanderburg and Ramana Gaddamanugu will be speaking at the Information Security Summit in Westlake, OH at La Centre. This year’s theme is Continuous Improvement. Eric Vanderburg and Ramana Gaddamanugu will speak on the topic, “Preventing Fraud from Top to Bottom.” This presentation will equip organizations to establish strong, proactive and comprehensive anti-fraud measures. For more information on the event, follow this link: https://www.informationsecuritysummit.org/wp-content/uploads/2014/09/Fall_Agenda_V3.pdf
Eric Vanderburg Interviewed by Inside Business Magazine September 2014 – For its September / October issue, Inside Business Magazine interviewed Eric Vanderburg on security breaches and how to avoid becoming a target. Vanderburg described where threats come from and gave advice on how to prevent breaches, among other things. To read the interview, follow this link: http://ibmag.com/main/Archive/Defense_Mechanism_12664.aspx
Timothy Opsitnick Speaks to Local News Stations on Home Depot Data Breach September 3, 2014 – Timothy Opsitnick gave his expert opinion on the recent Home Depot data breach to Cleveland’s news stations: WKYC and 19 Action News. He provided insight into why these breaches keep occurring, as well as tips on how to protect yourself. Some of these tips Opsitnick provided included monitoring credit card and bank account statements, along with never giving any of your information out to protect your data.
Timothy Opsitnick Will Speak at Georgetown Law’s 11th Annual Advanced eDiscovery Institute Join JURINNOV Founder, Timothy Opsitnick at the 11th Annual Advanced eDiscovery Institute. He will be speaking on a panel titled, “Data Privacy and Security: Substantive Claims and eDiscovery Issues Abound.” Get ready to connect with attendees from across the country to learn from General Counsel, government officials, and industry experts. The two-day program features new developments in the area of eDiscovery including proposed FRCP amendments, data privacy and security issues, information governance, technology assisted review (TAR), attorney eDiscovery competency, and defensible processes . Plan to attend Nov. 20-21 at The Ritz Carlton in Tysons Corner. Register here.
Eric Vanderburg Participates as Speaker at Information Security Summit on Incident Response June 4, 2014 – Eric Vanderburg, Director of Information Systems and Security, spoke at the Information Security Summit at Williams-on-the-Lake in Medina, Ohio. The theme for this year’s event was “Business Resiliency.” Eric discussed the importance of the first responder and the role the responder plays in an incident. He advised attendees on how to be prepared in the event of an incident. To view more on the event you may follow this link: https://www.informationsecuritysummit.org/?page_id=436
The World’s Largest Outdoor Chandelier Built Directly Outside TCDI – Cleveland
May 2, 2014 – PlayhouseSquare teamed with General Electric to build the world’s largest outdoor chandelier which is located at Euclid Avenue and East 14th Street in Cleveland, Ohio. On May 2, PlayhouseSquare hosted over 20,000 spectators for “Dazzle the District.” The event included musical performances along with a special chandelier lighting celebration.
The picture to the right was taken from the TCDI conference room. A video of the lighting ceremony is available below.
JURINNOV Expands to Washington D.C.
April 14, 2014 – JURINNOV is pleased to announce that it has opened an office in Washington, D.C. due to the growing demand for cybersecurity and computer forensic services in the area. The office is located in the heart of the nation’s capital, at: 601 Pennsylvania Avenue NW, South Building – Suite 900 Washington, D.C. 20004 The Federal Trade Commission and Justice Department are close neighbors of our new office. The District of Columbia Moulrtie Courthouse, the Verizon Center and China Town are all within walking distance as well. Our newest location will allow us to better serve our rapidly growing client base. If you are located in the area and need computer forensics or cybersecurity services then please give us a call at 202.350.4410.
Timothy Opsitnick, Esq. Will be Attending LegalTech in New York City, NY
February 4 – 6, 2014 – Timothy Opsitnick will be attending LegalTech 2014 in New York City. The event has been called, “the largest and most important legal technology event ofthe year. LegalTech is the #1 Resource for law firms and legal departments to get hands-on practical information for improving their law practice management.” For more information on the event, please visit almevents.com.
Timothy Opsitnick, Esq. Participating as a Panelist at 3rd Party Cybersecurity Breakfast Seminar at Tri-C January 29, 2014 – Timothy Opsitnick, Founder and General Counsel of JURINNOV, joined a panel of experts representing legal, security, and technology firms to discuss the security of third parties with whom you share your data and some of the warning signs associated with “hactivism.”
Eric Vanderburg, Participates as Keynote Speaker for The North Coast Chapter of HDI January 16, 2014 – Eric Vanderburg, Director of Information Systems and Security at JURINNOV, was recently the keynote speaker at a meeting for The North Coast Chapter of HDI at Tri-C’s Advanced Technology Training Center. Eric’s keynote speech was on “Professional Development in IT” where he shared his knowledge on careers in information technology and cybersecurity. For more information, click here.
Timothy Opsitnick, Esq. Appears on WKYC Channel 3 News to Discuss Breaking Developments Surrounding the Target Data Breach January 10, 2014 – Timothy M. Opsitnick appeared on Cleveland’s WKYC Channel 3 news to discuss the new developments surrounding the Target data security breach. As the number of consumers potentially affected by the breach increased from 40 million to 110 million, Tim offered his thoughts on the implications of these new developments as well as advice concerning additional precautions consumers should take to protect themselves. To watch the news clip, click on the video player below or visit WKYC.com.
Timothy Opsitnick, Esq. Appears on WKYC Channel 3 News to Discuss Cybersecurity in the Midst of the Target Data Breach December 20, 2013 – Timothy M. Opsitnick appeared on Cleveland’s WKYC Channel 3 news in the midst of the recent Target data security breach to offer his insights on cybersecurity. He suggested tips to those impacted by the breach and gave advice on how consumers can protect themselves in the future. To watch the news clip, click on the video player below or visit WKYC.com.
JURINNOV Announces Partnership with Global 7 Technologies Thursday, December 19, 2013 – JURINNOV today announced its partnership with Global 7 Technologies, the makers of Global Discovery Network. Global Discovery Network is a secure cloud-based virtual data room that is used for the storage, collaboration, distribution and review of documents. It is intended for use by document-intensive industries such as legal and financial sectors for a wide range of activities, ranging from evidence review in litigation, due diligence review in merger and acquisitions, loan syndications, or private equity and venture capital transactions. Through the partnership with Global 7 Technologies, JURINNOV will make Global Discovery Network available to its clients. Key highlights include: • Global Server Network (Asia, Europe, North America and South America) • Robust Data Preview, Processing and Management Functionality •Intuitive User Interfaces • Innovative Platforms • Straightforward Pricing Models To view the entire press release, click here
Timothy Opsitnick Participating as a Speaker at the Ohio State Bar Association Legal Technology Conference December 12, 2013 – Timothy M. Opsitnick spoke at the Ohio State Bar Association (“OSBA”) Legal Technology Conference for Solo and Small Firm Practitioners in Dublin, Ohio. His presentation focused on computer forensics and electronic evidence.
Eric Vanderburg, Participating as a Panelist on WCPN ideastream’s Radio Broadcast on “Cybersecurity and Your Information” Tuesday, November 5, 2013 – Eric Vanderburg, Director of Information Systems and Security at JURINNOV, will appear today on WCPN’s The Sound of Ideas to speak on the topic of cyber security and hacking. The panel of experts will advise listeners on how to protect their information from hackers and delve into what happens to the bank account information of victims of hacking. To listen to the podcast, click here.
Timothy Opsitnick, Esq. Participating as a Panelist at Upcoming Seminar Titled “Cloud Computing: What is it and how can I benefit?” On September 18th, 2013, Timothy Opsitnick, Founder and General Counsel of JURINNOV, will join a panel of experts, more than 200 business professionals and top CEO’s and experts to discuss Cloud Computing and how it can benefit your company. To view the event brochure, please click here. To register, visit Cleveland Business Connects.
Timothy Opsitnick, Esq. Participating as a Panelist at the HIPAA HITECH Compliance Breakfast Seminar at Tri-C
On July 31, 2013, Timothy Opsitnick, Founder and General Counsel of JURINNOV, will join a panel of experts representing healthcare, legal and technology firms to discuss this year’s HIPAA updates and how they impact organizations and their business associates. For more information, please visit our events page or register here.
Janet Gosche, Partner and Chief Strategy Officer at JURINNOV, Participating in the 10,000 Small Businesses Alumni Roundtable with U.S. House Speaker John Boehner at Goldman Sachs in New York City
On June 11th 2013, Janet Gosche will represent JURINNOV at the 10,000 Small Businesses Alumni Roundtable at the Goldman Sachs offices in downtown New York City. Joining the discussion is special guest, U.S. House Speaker John Boehner. The roundtable will include a discussion on recent graduates’ experiences in the program and how it has positively impacted their businesses.
Eric Vanderburg, CISSP to present at The Union Club luncheon “Safe Computing in a Digital World”
On Friday, May 17th 2013 Eric Vanderburg, Director of Information Systems and Security at JURINNOV, will be presenting “Safe Computing in a Digital World” during the Technology and You Luncheon Series at The Union Club in downtown Cleveland, Ohio. Eric will introduce ways to secure information stored and exchanged digitally.
Timothy Opsitnick, Esq., Founder and General Counsel of JURINNOV, featured as a panelist at Crain’s “Ideas at Dawn” event
The Cloud: Where is my data? Is it Safe?
Taking place on June 4, 2013 from 7:00 AM – 9:30 AM at the Ritz-Carlton in downtown Cleveland, the Crain’s “Ideas at Dawn” breakfast series will focus on the Cloud and cybersecurity. Timothy Opsitnick, Esq. will be participating as a panelist and will bring a unique legal perspective to the discussion. The panel will discuss, among other things:
- Managing the challenges of executing a Cloud strategy
- What should you ask about where your data is hosted?
- What security issues could hamper Cloud adoption?
- Optimizing your business processes with the Cloud
For more information or to register for the event, please click here.
JURINNOV honored to be part of the inaugural graduating class of the Goldman Sachs 10,000 Small Businesses Program in Cleveland
(February 11) JURINNOV is proud to announce its participation and graduation from the Goldman Sachs 10,000 Small Businesses Program. The Goldman Sachs 10,000 Small Businesses is a $500 million national program designed to help small businesses in the United States create jobs and economic growth by providing entrepreneurs with a practical business education, access to capital and business support services. A special thanks goes out to Janet Gosche, Partner and Chief Strategy Officer at JURINNOV, for the hard work and dedication she put forth toward the program. For additional information on the program, please click here.
JURINNOV to Exhibit at the 2013 Ohio State Bar Association (“OSBA”) Annual Convention: May 9th – 10th 2013, Renaissance Hotel – Cleveland
(January 31) Come and visit members of the JURINNOV team at our exhibitor booth during the 2013 OSBA Annual Convention. Each year, approximately 1,000 attorneys, judges, paralegals, and guests attend this regional event.
JURINNOV services integral to landmark predictive coding litigation Global Aerospace Inc. et al., v. Landow Aviation, L.P. dba Dulles Jet Center, et al.
(January 22) In an important legal technology milestone, the 20th Judicial Circuit Court of Virginia has approved the results of an eDiscovery production where predictive coding was both ordered and used. By using predictive coding to aid and facilitate the document review, the defendants were able to save approximately 20,000 man hours and $1.5 million dollars.
The document collection initially consisted of 8 Terabytes of data. JURINNOV performed the onsite data preservation as well as the initial culling and processing which narrowed the data set from 8 Terabytes to approximately 250 Gigabytes, or 1.3 million documents. The processed data was then provided to OrcaTec and was reduced by another 83% by using predictive coding technology. As a result, approximately 173,000 of the 1.3 million documents were identified as responsive and subsequently produced in discovery and approved by the court.
This landmark predictive coding litigation has garnered much attention in the news. For more information, please read these recent articles by Law Tech News and The Wall Street Journal. To read the press release from Orcatec, please click here.
Article written by Eric Vanderburg titled, “When to Call for Help After a Data Breach” published in Network World Magazine
(January 10) “Experiencing a data breach can be traumatic, but the trauma can be diminished with the confidence of knowing when it is time to bring in outside help. In order to be prepared, it is helpful to think through the issues outlined here before a breach occurs. It is equally helpful to have a set of consultants identified and vetted for when the time arises.” To read the full article, please click here.
Information security article by Tim Opsitnick and Eric Vanderburg featured in Information Security and Privacy News (December 12) Tim and Eric’s jointly authored article titled “Social Media – After the Breach” is featured on the front page of Information Security and Privacy News, a Publication of the Information Security Committee ABA Section of Science and Technology Law. The article discusses how social media has increased the insider threat of a data breach and how to respond to one. To read the article, please click here.
Tim Opsitnick interviewed by Al Strauss on Ohio Business Talks Interview available online at Ohio Business Talks website! (June 13) Al Strauss interviews the Senior Partner of JURINNOV, Tim Opsitnick. Tim explains why a common void between law firms and technology companies working together gave him the opportunity to leave his well-established career as an attorney to start JURINNOV in 2000. Listen in as Tim goes into detail about the different technology solutions JURINNOV provides to the legal and business communities. Click here to listen to the interview.
White Paper Released – Security Awareness Vital to Corporate Success According to free white paper from JURINNOV, Ltd. Download as .pdf CLEVELAND, OHIO – (May 23, 2012) – Organizations that do not develop a security-oriented corporate culture are risking fraud, loss or misuse of data, and even legal responsibility when information is compromised, according to a new white paper released by Eric Vanderburg of JURINNOV. The free white paper is available at http://www.JURINNOV.com/white-paper The white paper states that security professionals, legal departments and even management must become aware of security risks and threats in order to create a successful security-oriented corporate culture. Rather than rely on technical or IT departments to protect information, the entire organization must become security conscious in order to safeguard information. The alternative, according to Vanderburg, is battling security incidents after they have occurred. Organizations must be proactive and forward thinking to protect Electronically Stored Information (“ESI”). Eric Vanderburg, author of the white paper, is Director of Information Systems and Security at JURINNOV He holds over 25 vendor certifications including many certifications from Microsoft and Cisco. In order to build further competencies in information security, Eric is currently pursuing a doctorate in Information Assurance.
Tim Opsitnick lectures on Computer Forensics, including Social Media May 17, 2012 – 11:30am – 1:30pm Spitzer Conference Center – 189-199 Innovation Drive, Elyria, Ohio 44035 Timothy Opsitnick presented a seminar on computer forensics, including the use of social media in litigation. For more information, please contact the Lorain County Bar Association.
Eric Vanderburg of JURINNOV Presenting at the 2011 Information Security Summit
Manager of Information Systems and Security to Discuss “Creating a Culture of Information Security”
CLEVELAND, OHIO – (October 24, 2011) – JURINNOV Ltd. (www.JURINNOV.com) is pleased to announce that Eric Vanderburg, Director of Information Systems and Security, will be presenting on the topic of “Creating a Culture of Information Security” at the 2011 Information Security Summit. Taking place October 27-28, 2011 at LaCentre in Westlake, Ohio, this sold out event features two days of talks, presentations and hands-on workshops with sessions on information security technology, business/management, compliance, law enforcement and legal issues (https://www.informationsecuritysummit.org/). “I am pleased to speak at the Summit this year on such an important topic,” stated Eric Vanderburg. “Like a plant that grows in good soil or withers from lack of nutrients, security initiatives will succeed or fail depending on an organization’s culture. My goal at the Summit is to help others increase information security effectiveness through a better understanding of culture.”
JURINNOV and eDiscovery Software Provider Venio Systems Announce New Partnership
JURINNOV Ltd. and Venio Systems Thrilled about New Partnership
CLEVELAND, OH and FAIRFAX, VA – (September 23, 2011) – Foremost eDiscovery first pass review software developer, Venio Systems and JURINNOV have officially announced their new software partnership. As a result, JURINNOV now offers Venio eDiscovery software-as-a-service.
JURINNOV® understands the intricacies inherent in today’s technology and specializes in harnessing its potential and securing any weaknesses. Eric Vanderburg, Manager of Information Systems and Security at JURINNOV®, believes “that our company strives to stay on the legal technology industry’s cutting edge, and we feel that Venio is a partner that will take our eDiscovery unit far into the future.” “Venio will serve JURINNOV and its clients as a fully comprehensive web-based solution for delivering early case assessment (ECA), total case assessment, first pass review and advanced reporting on any size data set. Upon completion of the analysis, Venio can be exported to all industry standard litigation support applications,” said Tim Opsitnick, Senior Partner and General Counsel of JURINNOV. Chris Jurkiewicz, Co-Founder of Venio Systems, feels equally as enthusiastic about their newest partner. “JURINNOV® applies the highest standards in solving technical and strategic legal challenges. We believe that our partnership will enhance their already advanced systems.” About Venio Systems Venio Systems, based in Fairfax, Virginia, is a team of innovators and developers with 20 years of combined experience in providing eDiscovery/eDisclosure solutions. Venio Systems addressed the industry’s lack of a true first-pass review and early case assessment application by creating Venio FPR™ to provide law firms, corporations and government entities the ability to gain a comprehensive picture of their data set at the front-end; thereby, saving precious time and money on the back-end. Venio Systems remains on the forefront of innovation to provide solutions anyone can use. For more information, visit www.veniosystems.com.
JURINNOV Adds Lateral Data’s ViewPoint to Provide Its Clients All-in-One eDiscovery Service Option
Cleveland Legal Technology Company Cites Viewpoint’s End-to-End EDRM Capabilities, Concept Search/Analytics, Predictable Pricing as Strong Benefits for Its Law Firm Partners
CLEVELAND, OH and HOUSTON, TX – (June 14th, 2011) – E-Discovery software leader Lateral Data, LP and JURINNOV Ltd. today announced that JURINNOV has chosen Lateral Data’s ViewpointTM All-In-One e-Discovery platform as a new service option for its clients. Viewpoint will serve JURINNOV and its clients as a fully comprehensive solution for delivering all aspects of the Electronic Data Reference Model via a single, Web-based user interface. Viewpoint, Lateral Data’s flagship product, is a licensed solution that facilitates the full EDRM spectrum including collection and preservation of data, pre-processing, full processing, analysis, review and production. It also delivers a host of powerful and unique e-Discovery capabilities including early case assessment features, complex analytics, email threading, visual conceptual analysis, and near-duplicate comparisons. Featuring an Outlook-style interface familiar to even non-technical users, Viewpoint has demonstrated in controlled tests to execute data processing tasks two to five times faster than other leading e-Discovery products. As an advanced product, it also simplifies an organization’s overall investment in time, training, cost and IT resources. JURINNOV selected Viewpoint after a thorough analysis of the latest e-Discovery technologies available in the marketplace. “Our commitment at JURINNOV is to stay at the forefront of legal technology innovation. As such, we continually survey the market for products that advance client support while providing exceptional value,” said Timothy M. Opsitnick, Esq., Senior Partner and General Counsel of JURINNOV Ltd. “In addition to its all-in-one e-Discovery capabilities, Viewpoint offers exceptional concept searching and advanced analytics – a real priority for us – as well as an intuitive user interface. Its predictable pricing also makes it a cost-effective alternative.” Founded in 2000, Cleveland-based JURINNOV serves a worldwide client base, offering expertise, technology and innovative solutions for e-Discovery, computer forensics and data recovery, litigation document management, online document review, discovery analytics and more. The company excels at combining the resources of a high-tech service provider with the knowledge and experience of legal professionals. In addition to its main offices in Ohio, JURINNOV maintains a data center in Europe to service its global client base of law firms, corporations and government agencies. “Lateral Data is pleased that JURINNOV rates Viewpoint as a compelling alternative to some very established products,” said Matt Berry, Founder and CEO of Lateral Data, LP. “With many clients asking for versatile, fast, easy-to-use and affordable e-Discovery solutions that still deliver accurate and defensible results, we know Viewpoint will perform exceptionally for JURINNOV.” To learn more about Viewpoint, now in Version 5.0, log on to www.lateraldata.com or call (713) 592-8585.
About JURINNOV Ltd.
Established in the year 2000 by Timothy M. Opsitnick Esq., JURINNOV Ltd. has become a trusted resource for companies whose litigation and technology needs are as varied and specialized as the companies themselves. JURINNOV’s international consulting practice focuses on the application of technology solutions to challenging litigation demands of law firms and their clients, including computer forensics, electronic discovery, litigation support software-as-a-service (SaaS) and information security. JURINNOV is a certified partner of Microsoft® Corporation, developers of the Windows SharePointTM Portal Server, and a hosting partner of FTI Consulting, Inc., developers of Ringtail. For further information about JURINNOV please call +1.216.664.1100.
About Lateral Data
Lateral Data, LP is a software development and data processing company headquartered in Houston, Texas. Founded in 2003, the company has focused its software development and services efforts in the e-Discovery market; its flagship software application, ViewpointTM, covers the primary components of the Electronic Discovery Reference Model, bringing end-to-end simplicity and affordability to service providers, corporate legal departments, law firms and OEMs. Viewpoint is available stand-alone or for multi-tenant environments. To learn more, visit www.lateraldata.com.
Timothy M. Opsitnick Selected as a Founding Advisory Board Member of ACESIN
Organization Helps Judges and Attorneys Locate Qualified “e-Neutrals”
CLEVELAND, OHIO – June 01, 2011 – JURINNOV Ltd. (www.JURINNOV.com) and ACESIN (www.acesin.com) are pleased to announce that Timothy M. Opsitnick was selected as a founding Advisory Board member of the American College of e-Neutrals (ACESIN). ACESIN is providing judges and attorneys with a free directory of qualified “e-Neutrals” – third-party referees who resolve discovery disputes involving electronically stored information (ESI) in a lawsuit, commonly known as e-discovery. An e-Neutral is qualified in both the disciplines of alternative dispute resolution (ADR) and e-discovery. Using an e-Neutral reduces overall costs and enhances efficiencies in the discovery process. The need for a complete list of qualified e-Neutrals, such as Special Masters and e-Mediators, has continued to grow with more courts demanding parties cooperate in discovery of ESI. Designed to help courts and parties identify the best e-Neutral for the unique needs of each case, ACESIN’s directory is the first of its kind. To access the Directory of e-Neutrals, log on to http://www.acesin.com. Timothy M. Opsitnick, Esq. is Senior Partner and General Counsel of JURINNOV Ltd where he is at the forefront of practitioners addressing issues involved in the discovery of ESI. He has been appointed a Special Master and is a member of the Western District of Pennsylvania Panel of Special Masters for Electronic Discovery, contributes to several publications and is currently a participant in the Sedona Conference’s Working Group Series on Best Practices for Electronic Document Retention and Production. In addition, he is also a co-founder of (www.ESIBytes.com), a free website that provides podcasts from attorneys, technical experts and judges regarding emerging issues in electronic discovery. Opsitnick is also a member of the Georgetown University Law Center Continuing Legal Education Advisory Board where he assists in the development of programs for its E-Discovery Institute. Other ACESIN Board Members include Allison O. Skinner of Sirote & Permutt (Birmingham, AL), Peter S. Vogel of Gardere, Wynne Sewell (Dallas, TX), Richard Best of ADR Services, Inc. (San Francisco, CA), David Cohen of David Cohen LLC (Cleveland, OH), John DeGroote of John DeGroote Services LLC (Dallas, TX), Michael Geigerman of United States Arbitration & Mediation (St. Louis, MO), Richard Lettieri of Lettieri Law Firm (Pittsburgh PA), Jonathan Redgrave of Redgrave LLP (Washington D.C.),Dan L. Regard of iDiscovery Solutions (Washington D.C.) and Cathy Yanni of JAMS (San Francisco, CA).
JURINNOV Ltd. Honored as the 2010 Ringtail Partner Consultants of the Year
The Legal Technology Company Earns Prestigious International Award
CLEVELAND, OHIO – March 17, 2011 – JURINNOV Ltd., a legal technology company specializing in the management of electronically stored information (“ESI”), today announced it has been named the “2010 Ringtail Partner Consultants of the Year” by FTI Technology, the technology business segment of FTI Consulting, Inc. The award, presented at the international Ringtail user’s group conference in New York, recognizes outstanding service and support of Ringtail, the FTI Technology electronic discovery software platform offering robust case management and online document review capabilities. “We are pleased to recognize JURINNOV and its outstanding commitment to reducing the risk and cost of e-discovery,” said Kathryn Hardie, senior managing director in the FTI Technology business segment. “They exemplify the qualities we most value in our partner network.” Ringtail provides document review tools for projects of any size – from rapid case assessment to lengthy, complex multi-district litigation. Legal teams can combine familiar linear review methods with powerful search and rapid review capabilities to quickly and accurately identify, analyze, review, redact and categorize electronic information in a single application. Customizable and easy-to-build workflows provide a repeatable and predictable framework for creating efficient review processes. With a combination of large-scale visualization, review, and analysis tools, users can quickly establish effective workflows for any type of data set, no matter the size or contents. For the past ten years, clients have relied on JURINNOV consultants to help them take full advantage of Ringtail’s powerful case management and document review technology. “We are honored to be selected as the 2010 Ringtail Partner Consultants of the Year,” stated Timothy M. Opsitnick, Esq., Founder and Senior Partner of JURINNOV. “This is a special award because it symbolizes the JURINNOV team’s hard work and strong commitment to providing world class client service.”
JURINNOV Announces the Launch of an Information Security Blog
“Security Spotlight” Blog Provides Valuable News, Tips and Guidance on Information Security
CLEVELAND, OHIO – March 10, 2011 – JURINNOV Ltd., a technology consulting company providing information security and electronic discovery services, today announced the launch of “Security Spotlight,” an information security blog. Authored by Eric Vanderburg, Manager of Information Systems and Security at JURINNOV, the blog presents current and relevant information security content, including valuable news, tips, and guidance. The blog can be found at http://www.security-spotlight.com. Security Spotlight was launched to help organizations defend against information security threats. With new threats emerging every day, it is important for organizations to stay abreast of recent developments in this dynamic and rapidly evolving field. If not properly addressed, information security threats can turn into costly and embarrassing data breaches. According to the “2010 Annual Study: U.S. Cost of a Data Breach” by the Ponemon Institute, the average organizational cost of a data breach in 2010 was $7.2 million, with an average cost per compromised record of $214. “Security Spotlight is a valuable resource for those concerned with protecting their data. It covers a broad range of information security topics including operations security, risk management, security governance, and business continuity,” stated Eric Vanderburg of JURINNOV.
Eric Vanderburg of JURINNOV Featured on News Channel 5 Story on Corporate Espionage
Manager of Information Systems and Security Discusses Corporate Espionage on ABC TV’s Local News Affiliate WEWS in Cleveland, Ohio CLEVELAND, OHIO February 28, 2011 – JURINNOV Ltd., today announced that Eric Vanderburg, Manager of Information Systems and Security, was featured on this evening’s News Channel 5 telecast of the story “Corporate Espionage on the Rise in Northeast Ohio.” The story covered the prevalence of corporate espionage in the Cleveland area and the ongoing threat to information security facing organizations today. The video is below and the write-up of the story is available for a limited time by visiting News Channel 5.
JURINNOV Ltd. Honored by Inc. 5000 as One of the Fastest-Growing Private Companies
Three-Year Sales Growth of 110% Earns JURINNOV Ltd. the Rank of #2,300 on 2010 Inc. 5000
CLEVELAND, OHIO – September 16, 2010 – JURINNOV Ltd., a legal technology consulting company celebrating its tenth year of providing electronic discovery services, today announced that Inc. Magazine ranked the company No. 2,300 in its exclusive annual ranking of the 5,000 most entrepreneurial, fastest-growing private companies in the country. “The leaders of the companies on this year’s Inc. 5000 have figured out how to grow their businesses during the longest recession since the Great Depression,” stated Inc. President Bob LaPointe. “The 2010 Inc. 5000 showcases a particularly hardy group of entrepreneurs.” “We are excited to have made the Inc. 5000 list,” stated Timothy M. Opsitnick, Esq., Founder and Senior Partner of JURINNOV. “Our team is proud to be on the list during a period of rapid change and contracting economic conditions.” Despite the fact that most of this year’s measuring period of 2006-2009 took place during the latest recession, aggregate revenue among the companies on the list actually increased to $321.6 billion, up more than 50 percent from last year. The effects of the recession are seen, however, in the median three-year growth rate, which dropped to 96 percent from last year’s 126 percent. This year’s Inc. 5000 employ a record 1.4 million people, up from one million on last year’s list. With unemployment remaining stubbornly high, policymakers and business leaders will do well to look to the Inc. 5000 companies for fresh ideas on achieving growth and creating jobs.
JURINNOV Announces the Integration of Attenex® Document Mapper™ into its Ringtail® Legal On-Demand™ Service Offering
The Legal Technology Company Expands Offerings with Introduction of Attenex Tools and Ringtail® Mines™ Electronic Discovery Software
CLEVELAND, OHIO – February 08, 2010 – JURINNOV Ltd. (www.JURINNOV.com), a legal technology consulting company celebrating its tenth year of providing electronic discovery services, today announced the expansion of its discovery analytics offering to include Attenex® and Ringtail® Mines™ software. Fully integrated with the Ringtail Legal On-Demand document management and review platform, Attenex and Mines use concept analytics to substantially improve the workflow and presentation of documents for legal review. With these tools, individual reviewers are assigned related documents organized by concept in a visual interface which facilitates more document decisions in less time. As a result, legal review costs, the most expensive component of electronic discovery, decrease substantially while enhancing accuracy and defensibility. Mines can analyze document collections, large or small, and extract concepts from the data to identify similar document sets. Then, Attenex Document Mapper further refines and organizes the documents into concept “clusters” which are presented in a visual interface for legal review. Furthermore, the integration of these tools within Ringtail avoids the need to move data between multiple applications during document review. With these tools, a five to ten-fold increase in reviewer productivity is anticipated when compared to traditional linear review methods. “The integration of Ringtail and Attenex offers JURINNOV a phenomenal opportunity to provide our clients with a cutting edge tool to improve the performance, defensibility and cost-effectiveness of their litigation management and document review processes,” stated Timothy M. Opsitnick, Esq., Senior Partner and General Counsel of JURINNOV. “In addition, JURINNOV has also installed Attenex Workbench™, which will further enhance our ability to process electronic information, thereby providing our clients additional capacity and savings.” ATTENEX, ATTENEX DOCUMENT MAPPER, ATTENEX WORKBENCH, MINES, RINGTAIL, and RINGTAIL LEGAL ON DEMAND are trademarks of FTI Consulting, Inc. and are used with permission.
JURINNOV Now Offers Document Review Facility and Staffing Services
The Legal Technology Consulting Company Continues to Expand its Innovative Offerings with the Unveiling of New Document Review Facility and Staffing Services
CLEVELAND, OHIO – April 17, 2009 – JURINNOV Ltd. (www.JURINNOV.com), a legal technology consulting practice specializing in the management of electronically stored information (“ESI”), today announced the latest addition to its list of innovative service offerings by introducing a new document review facility and related consulting services. The review facility, located at the company’s headquarters in Cleveland, Ohio, will allow law firms and corporations in need of document review services and/or space to leverage cutting edge technology and extensive expertise to create a more efficient and cost-effective approach to document review projects. The review facility, which is located within a portion of the new office expansion, includes a separate secure entrance and is capable of comfortably handling thirteen reviewers with additional space available for larger projects. The review room features brand new Dell computers with 22-inch screens and has a dedicated network infrastructure to guarantee high-speed connectivity and security. In addition to the new computers and equipment, the review facility includes amenities designed to make the reviewers more comfortable and effective, such as ergonomic chairs and desks, large windows, a conference room, and a projector. Finally, restaurants, theaters, sporting venues and other amenities are within easy walking distance. While the clients may utilize any review tool, they also have the option to have JURINNOV host the data and document review software as part of its Ringtail Legal On-Demand service offering. This review tool is highly customizable, easy to learn, and is capable of handling projects of any size, from small cases comprising a few gigabytes to very large projects involving multiple terabytes. In addition to the new facility, JURINNOV staff will be available to consult with the review teams. JURINNOV’s analytic’s expert, Karl Schieneman, Esq., can take a “big picture” view of all of the data utilizing new analytical tools and subsequently recommend best practice review techniques and workflow design options. The objective is to significantly reduce the amount of documents “up front” that would need to be reviewed and more efficiently review the remaining documents.
JURINNOV Launches Electronic Discovery Podcast Library “ESIBytes”
The Legal Technology Consulting Company Contributes to Advancing Electronic Discovery Education
CLEVELAND, OHIO – April 01, 2009 – JURINNOV is pleased to announce the launch of a free e-discovery audio podcast library (www.ESIBytes.com). The website highlights tips and current trends from national and regional experts on electronic discovery and records management topics. ESIBytes™ contributes to the electronic discovery knowledge base by making national thought leaders in the field available to anyone, at any time. Previously, expensive travel and other fees were required to hear national panelists such as judges or lawyers speak on electronic discovery topics. Now, this type of information is only a mouse click away. The audio files can be downloaded to a computer, IPOD®, I-Phone® and other forms of PDA’s for free. Since any show in the podcast library is available on-demand, ESIbytes™ provides instantaneous access to pertinent information to those who need it most. In addition to mainstream topics, ESIBytes™ also facilitates education on more esoteric topics seldom covered at live seminars. Many diverse experts have already contributed their material to the site, and include:
- Judge Shira Scheindlin and Am Law 100 E-Discovery lawyer/national blogger Ralph Losey, Esq. on teaching electronic discovery in law schools.
- Judge John M. Facciola and Tom French Esq. on why solo practitioners and small law firms need to learn about electronic discovery.
- Electronic discovery pioneer Jonathan Redgrave on the role of Special Masters in electronic discovery cases.
- Former Magistrate Judge Ron Hedges on his Top 10 e-discovery opinions of all time.
- Prolific author and writer Craig Ball on how computer forensics fits into lectronic discovery cases.
JURINNOV is sponsoring ESIbytes™ because Tim Opsitnick, Esq., Senior Partner and General Counsel for JURINNOV, has devoted time educating people about electronic discovery. “The importance of education in this area is paramount,” stated Mr. Opsitnick. “Awareness of the rapidly changing electronic discovery landscape is necessary to stay abreast of the latest tools and protocols being applied to electronically stored information.” Karl Schieneman, Esq., Director of Legal Analytics and Document Review for JURINNOV, created ESIBytes™ to build on his past endeavor of hosting BNA national audio broadcasts on electronic discovery issues and providing the information online. “E-discovery conferences play a role in the industry. However, they typically do not cover the specific in-depth material some professionals are seeking. In addition, due to the travel and conference schedule they can be an expensive and time-consuming forum for training.” Schieneman added, “ESIBytes brings thought leaders directly to the audience via the Internet and eliminates the cost of obtaining this valuable information.” Schieneman adds, “While I intend to record discussions worthy of any national e-discovery program, I also hope we can use the broad reach of the Internet to cover some niche oriented topics.”
JURINNOV Increases Document Review Efficiency
New Enhancements to Ringtail™ Legal On-Demand, Infrastructure, and Staffing Prepare JURINNOV for Continued Growth
CLEVELAND, OHIO – February 23, 2009 – JURINNOV Ltd. (www.JURINNOV.com), a legal technology consulting practice specializing in the management of electronically stored information (“ESI”), today announced recent upgrades to its Ringtail Legal™ On-Demand web-based document management service offering for law firms, corporate legal departments and government agencies. The company, one of the select Ringtail hosting partners of FTI Consulting, has hosted and managed large Ringtail document repositories on behalf of global corporations and law firms since 2001. Over the past year, the company has completed a major initiative to enhance its Ringtail Legal™ On-Demand hosted review platform and client service capabilities. The upgrades have resulted in increased document review productivity and efficiency, more streamlined customer service, and an expanded infrastructure to support growth. Several notable improvements to Ringtail Legal™ On- Demand include:
- Workflow Module – Batch Review, a tool that provides an optimal workflow design based on project criteria.
- Workflow Module – Master Duplicates, a tool that leverages e-mail threading, Equivio near duplicate detection and other processes in order to improve coding consistency and decrease review time.
- Native file review with Tiff-on-the-Fly, which allows users to view documents in their native format and Tiff only select documents.
- Ringtail Analytics, a tool that provides insight into the content and structure of the document collection by presenting the information visually in a cube shaped dashboard.
- Ringtail Processing Framework (RPF), a tool that facilitates rapid database scalability and increases the speed of data indexing, processing and exchange.
- An improved training and demonstration site to better educate current and prospective users.
- An upgrade to the latest version of Ringtail Legal.
In addition to improvements to the application itself, JURINNOV has also expanded both its legal and technical support teams, nearly doubled its office space, and introduced advanced system monitoring and online help desk services. The new office space contains the Network Operations Center (“NOC”), a specialized facility housing data on system performance that is monitored in real-time by JURINNOV engineers. The NOC supports several monitoring systems including an advanced transactional monitoring application that systematically monitors JURINNOV systems and facilitates optimal resource allocation. In addition to expanding its client support staff, JURINNOV also implemented a web-based service request management system to streamline support and reduce the response time to client requests. Finally, data storage capacity has been increased with the expansion of additional SAN storage space to meet the demand for data hosting. JURINNOV continues to plan future upgrades as part of an ongoing effort to leverage the latest technology in order to lower costs and increase productivity for document review. Full adoption of Equivio, a tool that reduces data complexity by clustering groups of near duplicates and email threads, is expected in the first quarter of 2009. Furthermore, the integration of other concept analytic tools is anticipated. Such tools have become increasingly important as attorneys seek efficiency and lower cost alternatives to traditional document review. “Brute force document reviews are quickly becoming a thing of the past. Attorneys today are demanding review tools that provide increased flexibility, speed, and reliability,” stated Timothy M. Opsitnick, Senior Partner and General Counsel. “Our solution provides the technology and process necessary to greatly increase the efficiency of attorneys and reduce the cost of document review, which is especially important in today’s economy.”
Karl A. Schieneman Appointed as Director of Legal Analytics and Document Review
New Position will Support the Growing Demand for Legal Analytics and Document Review Services
CLEVELAND, OHIO – February 12, 2009 – JURINNOV Ltd. (www.JURINNOV.com), a legal technology consulting practice specializing in the management of electronically stored information (“ESI”), today announced the appointment of Karl A. Schieneman as Director of Legal Analytics and Document Review. He will focus on enhancing the productivity of document reviews while serving as a conduit between client needs and the complexities of large scale data interpretation. Mr. Schieneman will also assist in overseeing the opening of a Pittsburgh office offering the full suite of JURINNOV forensic and data hosting services. Mr. Schieneman graduated Magna Cum Laude from the University of Massachusetts with a BBA in Marketing. He later received a dual degree MBA/JD from Carnegie Mellon University and the University of Pittsburgh School of Law where he graduated Cum Laude and on Law Review. Mr. Schieneman has fourteen years of experience in the legal field as an attorney and legal staffing and document review expert. He subsequently became founder of several legal service and litigation support firms, including Legal Network which was purchased in 2004 by Special Counsel, a global legal staffing company owned by the MPS Group. Recognized as a national expert in electronic discovery and electronic records management, Mr. Schieneman is a frequent guest speaker on topics concerning legal staffing and electronic discovery issues, has hosted a quarterly national audio broadcast for BNA, and created the electronic discovery board game “Discovery Land.” Furthermore, he has written several articles and book chapters related to electronic discovery project management and efficient document review processes. Based largely on his electronic discovery experience, Karl Schieneman was awarded an Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year Award in 2004 followed by a Vestige Award at the 2008 ESI Awards Gala for most innovative use of ESI technology. “Karl brings an incredible wealth of knowledge and experience to the JURINNOV team,” stated Timothy M. Opsitnick, Senior Partner and General Counsel. “His expertise on electronic discovery matters and document review processes will not only compliment our current service offerings, but will also contribute to the expansion of our document analytics and review consulting services.”
Stephen W. St. Pierre appointed as Senior Computer Forensic Analyst
JURINNOV Continues Expansion of Information Technology Consulting Team
CLEVELAND, OHIO – January 14, 2009 – JURINNOV Ltd. (www.JURINNOV.com), a legal technology consulting practice specializing in the management of electronically stored information (“ESI”), today announced the appointment of Stephen W. St. Pierre as a Senior Computer Forensic Analyst at the company’s headquarters in Cleveland, Ohio. He will focus on recovering, preserving, and analyzing digital evidence while using computer forensics and evidence handling techniques. Mr. St. Pierre received his Bachelor of Science degree in Criminal Justice from Michigan State University after graduating with Honors. He subsequently earned his Master’s degree in Public Administration from the WV College of Graduate Studies (Marshall University). In addition to his studies, Mr. St. Pierre became a Certified Forensics Computer Examiner (CFCE) through the International Association Computer Investigative Specialists (IACIS) and also received certification as a Certified Electronic Evidence Collection Specialist (CEECS) and a Certified Computer Examiner from ISFCE. For 33 years, Mr. St. Pierre served as an agent for the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms & Explosives, including roles as Resident Agent in Charge and Supervisory Special Agent. Most recently, he worked for the Defense Computer Forensic Laboratory in Maryland serving as an Advanced Computer Forensic Examiner for General Dynamics Corporation. Through his services, Mr. St. Pierre has gained extensive experience in providing expert witness testimony. “I am incredibly pleased to welcome Steve onto the JURINNOV team,” stated Timothy M. Opsitnick, Senior Partner and General Counsel. “I am confident that his vast knowledge and experience will serve as a key component as we continue to achieve customer satisfaction and industry recognition.”
Barry A. Gummow Appointed as Senior Computer Forensic Analyst
The Legal Technology Consulting Company Continues to Expand its Innovative Team of Service Providers
CLEVELAND, OHIO – January 06, 2009 – JURINNOV Ltd. (www.JURINNOV.com), a legal technology consulting practice specializing in the management of electronically stored information (“ESI”), today announced the recent appointment of Barry A. Gummow as the Senior Computer Forensic Analyst at the company’s headquarters in Cleveland, Ohio. He will leverage his vast technical skills and experience while assisting the forensic team as they continue to provide services to the business and legal communities. Mr. Gummow earned his Bachelor of Business Administration Degree in Accounting from Toledo University. Subsequently, he served as a Special Agent for the Federal Bureau of Investigation for 31 years. In 1995, Mr. Gummow was one of the first to receive his certification in Computer Forensics from the Laboratory Division of the F.B.I., which led to his focus on the investigation of Cyber Crime while conducting forensic examinations of computer evidence. He was also a contractor at Ohio’s Bureau of Criminal Investigation and Identification (BCI) computer forensics lab. In 2001, he was honored by being inducted into the High Technology Crime Investigation Association (HTCIA) Hall of Fame. Mr. Gummow has advanced experience and training in Computer Forensics, including: Advanced Data Recovery from the National White Collar Crime Center, EnCase Computer Forensics provided by Guidance Software, and Access Data Forensic Tool Kit. Mr. Gummow currently serves as an Adjunct Instructor with the Criminal Justice Program-Cybercrime at ITT-Tech. “I am very pleased to have Barry serve as an added member to our team,” stated Timothy M. Opsitnick, Senior Partner and General Counsel. “His type of experience is both rare and extraordinary. I am confident that he will greatly add to the success of JURINNOV as we continue to meet the needs of our
JURINNOV Continues Expansion of Ringtail® Legal™ Support Services Team
Jennifer Dean appointed as Project Manager
CLEVELAND, OHIO – December 19, 2007 – JURINNOV Ltd. (www.JURINNOV.com), a legal technology consulting practice specializing in the management of electronically stored information (“ESI”), today announced the appointment of Jennifer Dean as a Project Manager at the company’s headquarters in Cleveland, Ohio. She will assist JURINNOV’s Litigation Case / Document Management Group in providing project management support for Ringtail Legal hosting and other case management clients. Mrs. Dean attended Cleveland State University where she studied Business Administration. Mrs. Dean, who comes to JURINNOV after 22 years with the law firm of Squire, Sanders & Dempsey LLP, holds a wide range of technical and litigation support experience. Most recently she was a Practice Support Analyst who administered and maintained firm wide ligation support databases, provided end user software training, and advised internal clients on the collection, review and production of discovery data. Mrs. Dean received a Litigation Support Professional Certification through LitWorks. “Jennifer brings valuable experience to our litigation case / document management team,” stated Timothy M. Opsitnick, Founder and Senior Partner of JURINNOV. “Her technical and database skills will provide a great resource for JURINNOV’s Ringtail Legal clients.”
JURINNOV Expands Ringtail® Legal™ Document Management Service Offering
Legal Technology Consulting Firm Leverages Extensive Product Knowledge and Experience to Provide Advanced Web-Based Litigation Document Management Solutions
CLEVELAND, OHIO – 17 December 2007 – JURINNOV Ltd. (www.JURINNOV.com), a legal technology consulting practice specializing in the management of electronically stored information (“ESI”), today announced the expansion of its hosted Ringtail® Legal™ web-based document management service offering for law firms, corporate legal departments and government agencies. The announcement marks an extension of an already existing relationship between JURINNOV and FTI Consulting, Inc.. The company, one of the select Ringtail hosting partners of FTI Consulting, has hosted and managed large Ringtail document repositories on behalf of global corporations and law firms since 2001. “Ringtail has proven to be a powerful document review technology for our clients as they manage large collections of data for legal, financial and administrative matters,” stated Timothy M. Opsitnick, JURINNOV Senior Partner and General Counsel. “We are expanding our Ringtail hosting environment to meet and exceed the demand of our new and current clients for the ability to review and produce increasingly larger volumes of electronically stored information in the most efficient and effective manner possible.” The primary focus of JURINNOV’s expansion is the addition of a 150 terabyte Storage Area Network (“SAN”) device with a storage capacity exceeding 10 billion pages of processed electronic data. This expansion provides JURINNOV with the flexibility to host and manage the large scale document review efforts that have become commonplace in today’s legal and financial matters. The SAN is housed in a secure enterprise-class data center along with the other hardware components of the Ringtail ASP environment. The addition of the SAN is currently being supplemented by server clustering, Network Attached Storage (“NAS”) devices and system redundancy to maximize performance and reliability. “This investment exemplifies JURINNOV’s dedication to continue to provide clients with a leading edge electronic document management solution,” said Tim Klinger, Managing Director at FTI Consulting. “JURINNOV’s enhanced infrastructure, devotion to client service and ongoing commitment to excellence allows them to successfully host and manage numerous multi-terabyte electronic data matters,” Klinger continued. JURINNOV is also implementing an interactive web-based 24/7 help desk solution to address client requests and project issues in a timely, efficient and automated manner. This growth is complimented by the development of a robust electronic discovery solution that seamlessly leverages JURINNOV’s industry-leading data harvesting, analysis and processing services with the Ringtail technology’s powerful online document review capabilities.
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JURINNOV Rated a Top-Twenty Electronic Discovery Service Provider Based on Experience in 2007 Socha-Gelbmann Survey
Prestigious Survey Acknowledges JURINNOV’s Experience, Reputation and Service Offerings
Cleveland, OH- September 10, 2007- JURINNOV Ltd., a legal technology consulting practice specializing in the management of electronically stored information (“ESI”), today announced its recognition as a Top-Twenty Electronic Discovery Service Provider Based on Experience in the 2007 Socha-Gelbmann Electronic Discovery Survey (www.sochaconsulting.com). JURINNOV’s top-twenty ranking reflects its leadership in the industry and the experience attained while providing legal technology solutions to law firms and corporate legal departments since the year 2000. The fifth annual Socha-Gelbmann survey is considered the premier report on the state of the electronic discovery marketplace, which is estimated to grow to $2.6 billion in 2007. The authors, George Socha and Tom Gelbmann, developed service provider ratings based on survey responses drawn from 115 organizations which included the nation’s leading law firms, corporations and service providers. According to the survey, experience-based rankings were judged by the “length and depth of the providers’ experience in the electronic discovery industry, the breadth and depth of the organizations’ service offerings, and their reputations.” “This is a great honor considering there are more than 500 service providers now in our marketplace. I am confident that this is a reflection of our dedication to providing the highest quality legal technology services,” stated Timothy M. Opsitnick, JURINNOV’s Senior Partner and General Counsel. JURINNOV has developed distinctive competencies in numerous phases of the electronic discovery process, including onsite ESI harvesting, computer forensics, data culling, processing, litigation document management and data hosting. “We take great pride in our commitment to quality customer service and the value we bring to electronic discovery matters,” stated Brad Mixner, JURINNOV’s Electronic Discovery Manager.
JURINNOV Celebrates One Year Anniversary of New Headquarters
Move to the Idea Center in Downtown Cleveland Fosters Ongoing Growth and Investment
CLEVELAND, OHIO – Tuesday, June 19, 2007 – JURINNOV Ltd., a legal technology consulting practice specializing in the management of electronically stored information (“ESI”), today celebrated the one year anniversary of opening their new state of the art headquarters in the Idea Center (http://ideacenteratplayhousesquare.org/), a historic landmark located in the heart of Cleveland’s Playhouse Square Theater District and Technology Corridor. “The past year has been exciting for JURINNOV,” stated Timothy M. Opsitnick, JURINNOV Senior Partner and General Counsel. “Our move to the Idea Center has enabled us to grow our staff of legal and technology professionals as well as enhance our line of computer forensics, data harvesting, electronic discovery, and litigation document management consulting services. We look forward to continued growth and success in the years to come” Key highlights of the past year include:
- A significant investment in the addition of a 150 terabyte Storage Area Network (“SAN”) device to support the rapid growth of the Ringtail Legal™ web-based litigation document management service. This device, which is installed in a secure offsite co-location facility, represents a storage capacity exceeding 10 billion pages of processed electronic data.
- A 40% increase in professional and administrative staff.
- Revenue growth of over 30% in comparison to the previous 12 months.
- Numerous expert engagements and educational seminars regarding a variety of legal technology subject matters, including the updated Federal Rules of Civil Procedure, litigation preparedness, records management, e-discovery, data harvesting, and data preservation.
JURINNOV occupies 5,500 square feet of space contained across two buildings in Playhouse Square, with the main entrance and administrative/management space in The Idea Center connected to the technology space in The Bulkley Building via a specially designed, fire resistant portal in the building walls. This unique configuration enables JURINNOV to maximize building frontage and create bright open workspaces enhanced by the large windows overlooking Euclid Avenue and Playhouse Square. Due to the expected growth of the company and the market as whole, JURINNOV is currently in the initial planning stages of expanding to additional space within The Bulkley Building.
JURINNOV Continues Expansion of Information Technology Consulting Team
Jeffrey Howard Smith appointed as Network Engineer
CLEVELAND, OHIO – Friday, June 8, 2007 – JURINNOV Ltd., a legal technology consulting practice specializing in the management of electronically stored information (“ESI”), today announced the appointment of Jeffrey Howard Smith as a Network Engineer. Mr. Smith will leverage his diverse technical knowledge and experience while primarily supporting JURINNOV’s growing case / document management services, which feature the Ringtail Legal™ ASP and Microsoft ® Windows SharePoint™ Portal Servers. Mr. Smith has over 6 years of information technology experience, most recently as a Network Administrator with Comsys in Columbus, Ohio where he managed a network of remote kiosks and related network segments. In addition to network administration, Mr. Smith holds experience in server management, desktop management, and technical documentation along with his Microsoft ® Certified Professional (“MCP”) certification. “We are very excited that Howard has joined the JURINNOV team” stated Eric Vanderburg, Senior Network Engineer for JURINNOV. “Much of our success can be attributed to the dedication we give to our customers and our skilled, knowledgeable consultants. Howard’s consulting experience and keen problem solving skills make him an effective compliment to our staff”
JURINNOV Expands Information Technology Consulting Team
Eric Vanderburg appointed as Network Engineer
CLEVELAND, OHIO – September 18, 2006 – JURINNOV Ltd., an international consulting company that provides technology solutions for the legal and business communities, today announced the appointment of Eric A. Vanderburg as a Network Engineer. Mr. Vanderburg will leverage his technical knowledge and experience with JURINNOV’s consulting teams as they provide computer forensics, data harvesting, electronic discovery, and case management solutions to regional, national and global clients. Mr. Vanderburg, a graduate of Kent State University with a Bachelor of Science in Technology and a Master of Business Administration concentrating in Information Systems, was most recently a Professor teaching Computer Networking and Programming at Remington College. Mr. Vanderburg, a former independent computer consultant for local companies and firms, holds a wide range of technology certifications in networking and systems engineering. In addition, he is conversant in Japanese through his studies at the Asian Studies International Program at Kansai Gaidai University in Osaka, Japan. “Eric is a welcome addition to our growing technology team,” stated Tim Opsitnick, JURINNOV Senior Partner and General Counsel. “We are excited about the depth of knowledge that he adds to our growing consulting practice.”
John Liptak Joins JURINNOV as Technical Analyst
New Position Will Support the Ongoing Growth of Data Harvesting Services at the Legal Technology Consulting Company
CLEVELAND, OHIO – August 22, 2006 – JURINNOV Ltd., an international consulting company that provides technology solutions for the legal and business communities, today announced the appointment of John G. Liptak as a Technical Analyst at the company’s headquarters in the Idea Center at Playhouse Square. He will primarily assist the Electronic Data Discovery team with a variety of data harvesting tasks, including data management, data migration, data analysis, hardware configuration and programming. Mr. Liptak is a 2006 graduate of Franciscan University of Steubenville with a Bachelor of Science in Computer Information Science with a Minor in Business Administration. “I am excited to add John as a valuable member of our team,” stated Brad Mixner, Manager of Electronic Data Discovery Services for JURINNOV. “His technical and business background will enable John to excel and become an active participant in the continued expansion of JURINNOV’s data harvesting and electronic data discovery services.”
JURINNOV Opens New Headquarters and Advanced Technology Center
International Legal Technology Consulting Company Relocates to the Idea Center in Downtown Cleveland
CLEVELAND, OHIO – Monday, June 19, 2006 – JURINNOV Ltd., an international consulting company that provides technology solutions for the legal and business communities, today opened their new state of the art headquarters in the Idea Center, a historic landmark located in the heart of downtown Cleveland’s Theater District and Technology Corridor, in the immediate vicinity of the city’s leading law firms. “I am excited to return to downtown Cleveland,” stated Timothy M. Opsitnick, JURINNOV Senior Partner and General Counsel. “Our new facility provides an extraordinary growth opportunity for our business, as well as supports the continued revitalization of Euclid Avenue and Playhouse Square.” Brad Mixner, Electronic Data Discovery Manager for JURINNOV, added “We are excited for the opportunity to bring industry-leading legal technology services and proven consulting expertise to downtown Cleveland. Beyond a convenient resource for local law firms and corporate clients, our new facilities will enable us to provide a wider range of advanced data harvesting, electronic discovery, computer forensics, and document management services to our national and international clients.” The new headquarters was designed to maximize collaboration, productivity, innovation and creativity with a focus on functional, flexible and bright, open work areas. Featuring leading edge information technology infrastructure, the highly secure office suite includes workgroup-specific gigabyte networking, high performance teaming areas, fire-proof storage rooms and direct fiber optic connectivity to offsite data center and broadband communications providers.
About Idea Center
Idea Center at One Playhouse Square (ideacenteratplayhousesquare.org), a $42 million facility reconfigured as part of an economic vitalization & downtown development program, is a home for creative thinking and learning, one-of-a-kind cooperation and self-discovery, designed to inform and inspire current and future generations. JURINNOV will occupy prime space on the fourth floor of the building above the broadcast home for WVIZ/PBS (www.wviz.org) and 90.3 WCPN ideastream (www.wcpn.org). Previous occupants of the building include the studios of WJW radio, where disc jockey Alan Freed first uttered the words “Rock and Roll” on the radio. It is anticipated The Idea Center will bring more than 500 jobs into downtown that will represent retained and/or new income taxes for the City of Cleveland in excess of $400,000 per year and will further solidify the Theater District as a lynchpin for the Euclid Corridor Project – a significant transportation and development priority for the city, area business and other organizations.
JURINNOV Announces Spring 2006 Speaking Engagements and Recent Industry Publications for Timothy M. Opsitnick
Senior Partner and General Counsel to Speak at the ABA TECHSHOW 2006® presented by the Law Practice Management Section of the American Bar Association Download as PDF CLEVELAND, OHIO , Wednesday, March 8, 2006 , JURINNOV Ltd. (www.JURINNOV.com), a consulting company that provides technology solutions for the legal and business communities, today announced the Spring 2006 speaking and publication engagement schedule for Timothy M. Opsitnick, Senior Partner and General Counsel. Mr. Opsitnick will be a faculty member in the E-Discovery and Interest Group Roundtable Tracks at the ABA TECHSHOW® being held in Chicago, Illinois from April 20-22, 2006. In addition, he has authored two articles featured in recent editions of The Cleveland Bar Journal, the award-winning monthly publication of the Cleveland Bar Association. These engagements are part of an educational program created for legal publications, industry groups and JURINNOV’s corporate and law firm clients. Mr. Opsitnick will share his experience as a litigator and Electronic Discovery expert within the following sessions at the ABA TECHSHOW 2006: Electronic Evidence and Computer Forensics Primer Taming a Tsunami: The Management of Electronic Evidence Metadata: What Is It, Why Is It Important, and How To Exorcise It Described as “the world’s premier legal technology conference & expo,” this conference is attended by more than 1400 people each year and produces more than 50 legal technology programs and training sessions in sixteen topical tracks. Further information regarding this important event is available at http://www.abanet.org/techshow/index.html. The Cleveland Bar Journal has featured two articles authored by Timothy Opsitnick in recent editions, Computer Forensic Technology – Looking for… Just the Facts Ma’am and Electronic Records Create Greater Value, New Risks. Reprints of these informative articles are available by contacting JURINNOV via www.JURINNOV.com.
JURINNOV Acquires Powerful Computer Forensic Analysis Technology
The New Leading-Edge Investigative Tool Provides Real-Time Advanced Data Acquisition, Preservation and Analysis Capabilities with No System Downtime Download PDF CLEVELAND, OHIO , Thursday, January 10, 2006 , JURINNOV Ltd. JURINNOV Ltd. (www.JURINNOV.com), a consulting company that provides technology solutions for the legal and business communities, today announced the acquisition of additional computer forensic analysis technology to bolster the software toolkits used by the company’s computer forensic and electronic discovery experts. This powerful new tool will allow real-time advanced data acquisition, preservation and analysis capabilities on a mobile platform that does not require system downtime to capture and preserve data in a forensic manner. The application of the new technology has a range of benefits that will provide an immediate impact to current and prospective clients. “We are excited to provide our clients with a data harvesting solution that provides the assurance of approved forensic techniques without the typical operational disruptions and downtime associated with other utilities,” stated Timothy M. Opsitnick, Senior Partner and General Counsel of JURINNOV. Gregory M. Cancilla, Forensic Technical Manager and a certified computer forensics technician for JURINNOV, added, “We are now able to provide an immediate response to harvesting and investigative requests without the need for advanced downtime scheduling or alerting potential targets. From one central location we can analyze workstations and servers located anywhere on the network, even remotely if project needs require it”. JURINNOV, in the midst of a multi-year implementation of a software, hardware and intellectual capital growth plan, acquired this new technology to allow the company’s acquisition teams to provide project specific electronic data solutions at remote, on-site and international locations. These flexible teams leverage the forensic analysis, electronic discovery, engineering and management skills of JURINNOV’s experts to provide law firms, corporations and vendors with the critical capture and analysis resources required to successfully collect and manage the high volumes of electronic data associated with today’s legal and regulatory proceedings.
JURINNOV Growth Prompts Move to the Idea Center at One Playhouse Square
Headquarters and Advanced Technology Processing Center to relocate to a state of the art facility in downtown Cleveland, Ohio. Download as PDF CLEVELAND, OHIO , Wednesday, December 21, 2005 , JURINNOV Ltd. (www.JURINNOV.com), a consulting company that provides technology solutions for the legal and business communities, today announced an agreement with the City of Cleveland and the Playhouse Square Foundation (www.playhousesquare.com) to relocate their headquarters to the Idea Center at One Playhouse Square, a historic landmark located in the heart of downtown Cleveland’s Theater District and in the immediate vicinity of the city’s leading law firms. The announcement was made by Cleveland Mayor Jane L. Campbell, ideastream President and Chief Executive Officer Jerry F. Wareham, Playhouse Square Foundation President and Chief Executive Officer Art J. Falco and JURINNOV Senior Partner and General Counsel Timothy M. Opsitnick at a tech event held at the Idea Center along with other new technology tenants. The relocation to One Playhouse Square will provide the JURINNOV consulting team with a new, state of the art facility that is designed for collaboration, innovation and creativity in support of the company’ growing list of regional, national and international clients. Each JURINNOV line of business , Electronic Data Discovery, Computer Forensics, Litigation Case/Document Management and Business Solutions , will reap many benefits from the dynamic new work environment; including enhanced productivity, closer proximity to local clients, and a continued expansion of service offerings. In addition, the new facility will foster continued growth of the company’ team of legal technology experts as a result of the open and flexible design of the space as well as the convenient, central location within the city. “We are excited to move our headquarters downtown to the Idea Center and take part in the economic revitalization of Playhouse Square and the City of Cleveland,” stated Timothy M. Opsitnick, JURINNOV Senior Partner and General Counsel. “I would like to thank Mayor Jane Campbell, ideastream CEO Jerry Wareham, Playhouse Square Foundation CEO Art Falco and Cleveland Tech Czar Mike DeAloia for their tireless drive to evolve the Idea Center into a media and technology hub for the entire region.” The Idea Center at One Playhouse Square, a $42 million facility reconfigured as part of an economic vitalization & downtown development program, is a home for creative thinking and learning, one-of-a-kind cooperation and self-discovery, designed to inform and inspire current and future generations. JURINNOV will occupy prime space on the fourth floor of the building, which will also be the broadcast home for WVIZ/PBS (www.wviz.org) and 90.3 WCPN ideastream (www.wcpn.org) as well as the regional office for URS (www.urscorp.com), a San Francisco-based global engineering firm, providing design services to improve transportation, buildings and environmental systems. Previous occupants of the building include the studio of WJW radio, where disc jockey Alan Freed first uttered the words “Rock and Roll” on the radio. It is anticipated the Idea Center will bring more than 500 jobs into downtown that will represent retained and/or new income taxes for the City of Cleveland in excess of $400,000 per year and will further solidify the Theater District as a lynchpin for the Euclid Corridor Project , a significant transportation and development priority for the city, area business and other organizations.