PALO ALTO, CA – April 26, 2011 – TERIS Bay Area announced today that it has hired Ian Bagger as its Director of Client Services for the Bay Area Region. In assuming this new position for the company, Bagger will build and manage an important group responsible for overall client satisfaction. He brings to TERIS a deep background in litigation and electronic discovery management, following a successful career as a practicing attorney. TERIS Bay Area continues to see a dramatic increase in its eDiscovery business in the Bay Area thus far in 2011, and it counts on Bagger to strengthen the client services offering TERIS’s growing business will require.
Bagger has more than 20 years of professional experience, successfully migrating from an early career as an attorney to become one of the industry’s top eDiscovery project management experts. He comes to TERIS from Black Letter Discovery, where he personally managed large-scale electronic discovery projects for AmLaw 100 firms and general counsels of large corporations. While at Black Letter, he also built and led the team of project managers. In addition to serving as an attorney and eDiscovery project manager, Bagger has experience as a professional instructor, having taught preparation courses for students studying for the Law School Admission Test (LSAT) for over seven years.
At TERIS, his responsibilities include:
Consulting on eDiscovery management for large and complex cases
Overseeing the Bay Area Client Services department
Enhancing TERIS’s best practices
Designing cost effective strategies for exploiting TERIS’s suite of eDiscovery technologies
Ensuring that our clients continue to receive the high level project management that they’ve come to expect from TERIS
“Ian has a wide range of professional legal experience that will serve our clients well as Director of Client Services,” said Kevin Brooks, Executive Vice President, TERIS Northern California. “Combined with our other recent hires, TERIS professionals now offer a breadth of expertise that adds real value to our clients as we continue to provide five star service in the marketplace. We are excited about the growth prospects for Ian and are confident he will help us continue to improve our clients’ experience with TERIS.”
Ian is a Phi Beta Kappa graduate of the University of California, Berkeley and received his JD from the University of California, Los Angeles. . He also earned a Diploma with Honors from the Defense Language Institute Foreign Language Center.
Founded in 1996, TERIS provides legal support and sophisticated eDiscovery solutions to corporate legal teams and law firms across the U.S. and internationally. TERIS’ staff of over 300 was named one of the top 20 eDiscovery service providers by industry researcher Socha-Gelbmann in 2008. The company has offices in Seattle, San Francisco, Silicon Valley, SanDiego, Phoenix, Austin, Dallas, Houston and Chicago. To learn more about TERIS, visit www.TERIS.com or follow the company on Twitter at Twitter.com/DiscoverTERIS or Facebook (Facebook.com/TERIS).
Media Contact: David Kaufer, 425-275-8814 (mobile); 206-521-8717 (office) or DKaufer (at) TERIS.com