LDiscovery And AlphaLit Join Forces Creating Powerful E-Discovery Service Provider
MCLEAN, Va., Aug. 14, 2013 /PRNewswire/ — LDiscovery, LLC, a leading provider of E-Discovery services, today announced its merger with AlphaLit, a full service litigation support company based in Huntingdon Valley, PA. Formerly a division of Alpha Systems, a provider of comprehensive data and document management solutions to healthcare institutions, AlphaLit provides the full spectrum of services in the Electronic Discovery Reference Model (EDRM) to a wide array of corporations and law firms.
“We are pleased that AlphaLit is joining forces with LDiscovery, one of the fastest-growing full service E-Discovery companies in North America,” said Brett Griffith, President of Alpha Systems. “The combination of AlphaLit and LDiscovery provides both companies’ clients access to broader and deeper service offerings.”
AlphaLit will maintain its brand name and continue to operate its electronic processing, project management and E-Direct® web hosting operations in Huntingdon Valley while leveraging LDiscovery’s forensic data collection, Relativity web hosting, analytics, and managed review expertise.
“AlphaLit has set the standard for customer service, project management, and litigation support services over its entire 25 year history,” stated Christopher Weiler, co-founder and President of LDiscovery. “Building on their E-Direct hosting platform and their industry renowned PrivLog Builder™, AlphaLit has been a bellwether for companies in our industry for over two decades. LDiscovery is excited about its new partnership and is confident that combining the strengths of both companies will greatly enhance both teams’ capabilities, give each company’ clients a greater range of services, and its employees improved career and training opportunities.”
Dale Drury, Vice President of AlphaLit, has worked for AlphaLit for every year of the Company’s existence. “This is a great combination of two quality companies and a true win/win for our employees and our clients,” said Mr.Drury. “We complement each other very well in our service offerings and geographic locations, but best of all, our respective values and cultures are very much aligned. It’s a natural fit, and we are all committed to moving forward in a bigger, stronger combined organization.”
LDiscovery’s merger with AlphaLit follows its 2011 recapitalization with WestView Capital Partners, a lower middle market growth equity firm with deep experience in tech-enabled business service and software companies. Rick Williams, Managing Partner of WestView Capital Partners commented, “Chris, Dale and their respective teams have built two customer-centric organizations focused on high quality service delivery. We are excited to see these two companies come together to create a powerful, full-service leader in the E-Discovery industry.”
KLDiscovery provides technology-enabled services and software to help law firms, corporations, government agencies and consumers solve complex data challenges. The company, with offices in 43 locations across 20 countries, is a global leader in delivering best-in-class eDiscovery, information governance and data recovery solutions to support the litigation, regulatory compliance, internal investigation and data recovery and management needs of our clients. Serving clients for over 30 years, KLDiscovery offers data collection and forensic investigation, early case assessment, electronic discovery and data processing, application software and data hosting for web-based document reviews, and managed document review services. In addition, through its global Ontrack Data Recovery business, KLDiscovery delivers world-class data recovery, email extraction and restoration, data destruction and tape management. KLDiscovery has been recognized as one of the fastest growing companies in North America by both Inc. Magazine (Inc. 5000) and Deloitte (Deloitte’s Technology Fast 500) and CEO Chris Weiler was recognized as a 2014 Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year™. Additionally, KLDiscovery is a Relativity Certified Partner and maintains ISO/IEC 27001 Certified data centers around the world. For more information, please email firstname.lastname@example.org or visit www.kldiscovery.com.