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DOAR Announces the Addition of Nationally Renowned e-Discovery Expert

Predictive Coding Thought Leader Gerard Britton Joins Firm

For Immediate Release
Tuesday, June 05, 2012

New York, NY - DOAR Litigation Consulting LLC (“DOAR”), the nation’s preeminent litigation services company, today announces Gerard Britton, a veteran in electronic discovery consulting and a former Kings County Assistant District Attorney, has joined the firm. The addition of Mr. Britton builds on DOAR’s significant role in some of the most seminal cases involving electronic discovery generally and predictive coding specifically.

Mr. Britton is one of the most experienced experts in providing e-discovery consulting services from inception through ongoing operations, including litigation, product development, consulting and business development. He has advised major criminal justice agencies, domestic and international, on technology-related challenges. Most recently, he served as CEO of Topiary Discovery LLC, an electronic discovery consulting and solutions provider, where he led the company’s focus on next-generation e-discovery solutions and workflow processes and investigations. Mr. Britton has also written extensively concerning the adoption and use of computer assisted review and predictive coding in cases involving the production of electronically stored information.

“We are thrilled that Gerry has joined our practice,” stated Gene Klimov, DOAR’s Vice President and Managing Director of Discovery Consulting. “At a time when predictive coding is seeing widespread adoption, his expertise and standing in the legal community will absolutely benefit our clients who turn to us for advice and expert opinions on the use of alternative review technologies like predictive coding.”

Prior to Topiary Discovery LLC, Mr. Britton served as Vice President, Text Analytics, Governance and Risk Group, Opera Solutions, LLC. In this capacity, he provided clients innovative analytical solutions, project leadership, vertical litigation support expertise management, as well as strategic advisory services in the data governance, compliance and legal risk arenas. Mr. Britton was Of Counsel at the antitrust law firm of Constantine Cannon LLP, and a Director in the firm’s CAAS LLP subsidiary, an advisory firm inNew York City. Mr. Britton served as Chief, Insurance Fraud Unit, Morris County Prosecutor’s Office, during which time he conducted investigations and prosecutions related to health care and other types of insurance fraud. He also served as Assistant District Attorney, Kings County District Attorney’s Office, where he served as Deputy Bureau Chief for Criminal Court, Major Felonies, Rackets and Special Victims Bureaus.

Mr. Britton is the creator of a blog entitled: “Critical Thought in Legal, Compliance and Investigative Analytics.” He is also an educator and presents the subject of fraud investigations and detection.

Mr. Britton earned his JD from New York Law School and an MS in Economic Crime Management from Utica College. He also holds a BSES degree in Electrical Engineering from CUNY and a Seton Hall Law School Healthcare Compliance Certificate. His professional memberships include the International Association of Independent Private Sector Inspectors General and the American Bar Association.