Leading E-Discovery and Digital Forensics Industry Veteran
Terry Tao Joins ALC Legal Technologies
Appointment of industry veteran solidifies firm’s expertise in the practices of computer forensics, electronically stored information discovery, document production and management
Seattle, WA – September 2, 2008 – ALC Legal Technologies (ALC) announced today that leading E-Discovery and Digital Forensics industry veteran Terry Tao joined the firm as its new Director of Electronically Stored Information. Highly experienced in the E-Discovery and Digital Forensics areas, Terry comes to ALC with more than 10 years of experience in litigation data management and trial support technology systems. He specializes in the practices of computer forensics, electronically stored information discovery, document production, and trial technologies.
“We are excited to have a professional of Terry’s caliber and proficiency join ALC,” said Stefan Wikstrom, Founder and CEO of ALC Legal Technologies. “His addition is a valuable step in our evolution as we continue to build upon our considerable expertise and success to serve an ever-growing market requiring unique knowledge in e-discovery and digital forensics.”
In addition to performing computer forensics by analyzing drives for deleted information and other activities, Tao coordinates the gathering, searching, and processing of e-mail and electronically stored data. He has designed and trained legal teams on the use of online web-enabled data review applications. With his diverse technology background, Terry has designed and managed the architecture and methodology of numerous complex litigation cases in almost every facet of the process from initial concept and strategy to implementation.
Tao frequently consults with major corporations and law firms on a wide range of technical matters including data gathering, electronic discovery, and forensic data recovery. Terry graduated from Washington State University with a B.S. in Computer Science.
About ALC Legal Technologies
ALC Legal Technologies is an industry leading document and data services company providing innovative software solutions, state-of-the-art hardware technologies, and highly experienced personnel to deliver top quality and consistent results to the legal and corporate communities. The company provides products and services across several disciplines; including Consulting & Project Management, Electronic Discovery, Repository/Hosting, Imaging, and Traditional Reprographics.
ALC supports clients throughout the US and internationally, through its six offices – Seattle, San Francisco, Palo Alto, San Diego, Phoenix and Austin.
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