Aquisition expands East Coast presence into Boston
QDiscovery, a leading eDiscovery and digital forensic solutions provider, today [November 27, 2018] announced the acquisition of Evidox, a Boston-based eDiscovery provider with a legal-centric approach. The acquisition deepens the company’s expertise across its core offerings and expands QDiscovery’s presence in New England with additional offices in Boston and Portland, ME.
QDiscovery differentiates itself with a full forensic analysis division and by offering innovative new approaches to eDiscovery workflows through services like QMobile and QPrivAlert. With the acquisition of Evidox, they add a stable of attorneys certified in digital forensics, and high performing project managers, increasing bench strength across all services.
Evidox has a strong presence and reputation in the Northeast. Its guiding philosophy is that eDiscovery is not a technical issue; it is a legal issue with a technical solution. As such, questions of scope and cost remain in the hands of the supervising attorneys, not the technicians. The technology serves the legal process rather than driving it.
“We’re excited to join the QDiscovery team. Culturally and strategically this is a great fit for our employees and our clients,” says Jim Berriman, Esq., CEO and Cofounder of Evidox. “At Evidox, we believe that eDiscovery is not a technical issue, it’s a legal issue with a technical solution. This is in line with QDiscovery’s laser-focus on customer service, enabled by technology, to solve unique eDiscovery and digital forensic challenges.”
“It was important for us to join forces with a company where we can all continue to grow. The innovation at QDiscovery is enticing, and we are excited to contribute to it,” says Dana Conneally, Esq., Chief Strategy Officer of Evidox. “Our clients will benefit from both the expanded services and an even more collaborative and innovative service as we join QDiscovery.”
The two companies will continue to operate under their own names while making the services of both available to all clients. All Evidox employees will remain with the company, including attorneys Jim Berriman and Dana Conneally who will continue to lead the Evidox team.
“I’m excited about the level of talent we are bringing on board with this acquisition. At QDiscovery, we have focused on recruiting the best project managers to our team and this new group fits well within our culture of collaboration and innovation, as well as our expected level of client service,” says David Barrett, CEO of QDiscovery. “With our expanded footprint and greater bench strength, we are able to better serve all our clients.”
QDiscovery is a premier provider of electronic discovery and digital forensic services across the entire EDRM spectrum. Our dedicated team of eDiscovery professionals, forensic experts and litigation support specialists serves corporations, law firms and government enterprises, helping them manage complex matters and reduce the expense of litigation. Our single source platforms allow clients to process and review faster, leverage advanced analytics, streamline workflows and automate complex productions, ultimately translating to lower costs. Our foremost focus is to provide clients with unparalleled customer service and cost-effective solutions. QDiscovery was named one of the 20 Most Promising Legal Technology Solution Providers 2017 and 2018 by CIOReview. Our mobile device discovery solution, QMobile, won a Relativity Innovation Award. Contact firstname.lastname@example.org or visit www.qdiscovery.com for more information.
Evidox is a high-quality provider of eDiscovery and litigation technology services including preservation, collection, processing, hosting, production and presentation of electronic evidence. Evidox was founded with the goal of differentiating the company from other vendors by maintaining a legal-centric approach focused on simultaneously reducing the cost and improving the quality of eDiscovery. The company’s motto is: “eDiscovery is not a technical issue; it is a legal issue with a technical solution.” For more information, please visit the company website at www.evidox.com.
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