First Advantage Litigation Consulting expands German operations

25 Sep, 2012

First Advantage Litigation Consulting, a Symphony Technology Group (STG) company and global leader in eDiscovery software and services, recently announced the opening of its new office and data centre located at Bockenheimer Landstrasse 17/19, 60325 Frankfurt. First Advantage Litigation Consulting which has been operating in Munich since 2007, has staffed the Frankfurt office to meet, growing customer demand and to satisfy German data protection requirements.

“Positioning our eDiscovery experts and data centre within easy reach of Germany’s financial district, allows us to provide our global clients with a local presence and comprehensive service offering.” says Andy Macdonald, CEO of First Advantage Litigation Consulting. 

Clients will benefit from the following services at the new Frankfurt facility:

  • German project managers with in-depth knowledge of complex data protection requirements outlined by the Federal Data Protection Act (Bundesdatenschutzgesetz or BDSG);
  • Highly-skilled, native-speaking  reviewers, with legal and technical expertise
  • Secure, local data center capacity for processing and hosting
  • Access to Global RPM 5.0, First Advantage Litigation Consulting’s  proprietary, web-based review platform,  which now integrates audio and technology-assisted review functionality

Operations in both Frankfurt and Munich will be run by Adam Pollitt (pictured), Senior Vice President at First Advantage Litigation Consulting, whose broad expertise includes electronic evidence recovery, database design, and the application of technology to complex civil litigation, antitrust, and arbitration matters. Adam Pollitt has worked on projects throughout North America, Europe, and Asia.  Qualified German solicitor (Rechtsanwalt) and First Advantage Regional Director Michael Becker will lead the firm’s business development efforts.  Michael Becker, who has worked at several global law firms, specializes in anti-corruption and regulatory matters and is an expert on European data protection.

 

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