Deloitte Expands E-discovery Offering
Deloitte has acquired substantially all of the assets of IE Discovery, a provider of electronic discovery (e-discovery) management and litigation support solutions that primarily serves federal government clients.
“We are committed to providing our clients innovative e-discovery solutions and services,” said David Williams, chief executive officer, Deloitte Financial Advisory Services LLP. “By combining Deloitte’s strong existing e-discovery capabilities with IE Discovery’s deep experience in discovery management and litigation support, we will offer expanded solutions to our federal government clients.”
Terms of the acquisition were not disclosed.
Deloitte has more than 500 professionals who provide analytic and forensic technology services in the U.S., including e-discovery and, together with the other subsidiaries of Deloitte LLP, have more than 6,600 professionals serving U.S. federal government agencies.
Robin Lineberger, chief executive officer, Federal Government Services practice, Deloitte LLP, added, “IE Discovery has supported e-discovery for thousands of matters in support of U.S. federal government agencies. We look forward to leveraging IE Discovery’s significant experience to help Deloitte’s federal clients navigate the challenges presented by government litigation.”
Founded in 1990, IE Discovery helps government and corporate legal teams by providing a full spectrum of innovative, high quality, cost efficient e-discovery services so that legal teams can focus on formulating and executing case strategy. IE Discovery is headquartered in Austin, Tex., with additional offices in Arlington, Va.
“Both Deloitte and IE Discovery have deep experience serving federal agencies,” said Chris May, chief executive officer, IE Discovery. “Deloitte’s scalability and relationships with top government agency executives, and its strong commercial e-discovery practice, will help us all to continue to grow a leading federal e-discovery practice.”