Board of Directors
Britt Willingham is a 9 year eDiscovery veteran and a 2 years CEDS certificate holder. Currently Britt is a Business Development Manager at IPRO, with expertise in helping law firms, corporate legal departments, and government entities “connect the dots” when it comes to InfoGov, eDiscovery, and how the two spaces interact to create an efficient workflow that mitigates risk and reduces cost. When Britt isn’t being a huge nerd, he spends his time woodworking, scuba diving, snowboarding, and just hanging out with friends and family (and of course his dog Biscuit).
Vice President & Director of Education
Corinne Cartwright is a Senior Manager and Solutions Architect in BDO’s Forensic Technology Services practice. Corinne has over 14 years of experience consulting with law firms and corporate legal departments to provide guidance around both eDiscovery workflow as well as risk associated with Information Management and Cybersecurity. Her expertise spans hundreds of projects across multiple platforms including Relativity, Catalyst, and iConnect XERA. Corinne has trained attorneys, paralegals and litigation support professions on topics relating to eDiscovery, current trends in data management and the value of Information Governance. She has planned and implemented several managed services programs for a variety of clients and understands the pros and cons of each facet of the process.
Becca King is the Engagement Coordinator for the eDiscovery & Investigations team at Cox Communications. After working in the transportation industry for 15 years, she transitioned to eDiscovery in 2015 where she worked for a small vendor as a Project Coordinator, before accepting a position with Cox Communications in 2016. While at Cox she developed and implemented a company wide process which allows her team to operate more efficiently and provide an impeccable service to their internal customers. She is also the administrator for the team’s case management software and played a major role in enhancing this platform to meet all their requirements. She oversees all aspects of a case from intake, lifecycle management, metrics and reporting and end of life responsibilities.
Nilsa is currently the National Director of E-Discovery for Fisher Phillips, a national boutique employment firm with headquarters in Atlanta. Fisher Phillips is a Ricoh client. Prior to Fisher Phillips, Nilsa served as VP of Professional Services at OrcaTec, LLC. For over a decade Nilsa has dedicated her career to managing process and programs related to E-Discovery. Her experience includes managing professional consulting services and projects for clients in corporate, government and law firms. By successfully and proactively mitigating risk factors, Nilsa provides value to clients while developing and implementing policies and procedures to address and manage business and legal challenges associated with information discovery, information governance, litigation readiness, compliance and risk avoidance while anticipating and managing change effectively.
Kayvon (Kevin) Gerami
Director of Marketing
Since 2015, Kevin has been creating, developing and fostering partnerships between Ricoh and Am Law 100 & 200 law firms and corporate legal departments across GA, SC, and TN. With a focus on security, waste reduction, workflow efficiency, and a software-agnostic consultative approach, Kevin and his team developed innovative pricing and eDiscovery managed-services packages that streamline eDiscovery best practices and workflows to ensure defensible and stress-free legal technology and litigation support services across the entire EDRM. Kevin has been a part of the original team that supports some of the largest MLPs and MDLs in the U.S. The responsiveness required across multiple time zones, from coast to coast, has made Kevin a service and support leader among his peers. Providing much of the workflows that maintain service and support consistency across the country, regardless of custodian, court room, deposition or collection, location.
Director of Membership
Mr. Khoury is Smith, Gambrell & Russell’s Director of e-Discovery. His practice focuses on helping clients manage the legal risks and expense of creating, maintaining, and using electronic information before, during, and after litigation. Mr. Khoury serves as discovery counsel for businesses and government bodies involved in complex litigation and counsels clients on information governance issues such as data retention, destruction, and privacy. He partners with clients to ensure their data is being managed in a way that best accomplishes their business and legal goals. In addition to helping Smith, Gambrell & Russell’s clients and attorneys navigate the rapidly evolving world of electronic data, he also supervises the firm’s e-Discovery and document review staff and teaches e-Discovery at the University of Alabama School of Law. Mr. Khoury has been a member of ACEDS and a Certified E-Discovery Specialist since 2013.
Director at Large
Amy Catton is a Senior Project Manager in Kilpatrick Townsend’s LitSmart® E-Discovery Team. With more than 20 years of experience in electronic discovery, Amy provides guidance to attorneys and clients on all phases of the EDRM, project planning, budgeting, and e-discovery technology. Amy is a certified expert on software platforms such as Relativity, the industry-leading e-discovery management system used in-house at Kilpatrick Townsend, in addition to West Case Notebook, Concordance, and Summation. She is often engaged to consult on the employment of Early Case Assessment strategies, analytics, and predictive coding technology as a way to create more efficient, streamlined document reviews. In addition, she has conducted dozens of data collections in large, highly sensitive matters and frequently assists clients with data mapping and preservation strategies.
Director at Large
Thanousinh M. Kueper is a seasoned litigation paralegal with Smith Gambrell & Russell LLP. She has nearly two decades of experience in all phases of the litigation process with primary focus on legal project management, pre-litigation, e-discovery procurement, records management and information presentation at jury trials and arbitration hearings. She has supported leading attorneys in a vast array of large-scale discovery efforts including complex business disputes, mass torts, TCPA class actions, DOJ subpoena responses and patent infringement litigation. Providing creative multidisciplinary perspectives and seamless utilization of current litigation support technologies to efficiently achieve client and enterprise goals are sustaining themes in Thanousinh’s professional history. She received her bachelor of arts in molecular biology & political science from Vanderbilt University. Thanousinh looks forward to contributing her unique voice as a founding executive board member of the Atlanta Chapter.
Director at Large
Sean Leonard is an eDiscovery Specialist for Siemens Corp. based in Alpharetta, Georgia. Mr. Leonard’s areas of responsibility include data collection, predictive coding, review management, forensics, investigations, and consulting in all phases of litigation. Prior to joining Siemens, Mr. Leonard held eDiscovery roles at law firms for over 10 years, where he managed complex projects for his clients. Mr. Leonard is a graduate of Furman University in Greenville, South Carolina. He spends his free time golfing and volunteering with Atlanta Boxer Rescue and Alabama Boston Terrier Rescue.
Director at Large
Isaac Pereira is the Senior Manager of eDiscovery at Salesforce.com. Isaac is an eDiscovery veteran with more than 10 years of experience focusing on litigation technology, full EDRM lifecycle execution and management, and data collections. Isaac has overseen numerous multi-jurisdictional investigations and provided consultative advice to stakeholders across many industries. Isaac has been responsible for the evaluation and implementation of litigation technology including software used for document review, data processing, and forensic collections. Isaac has served as a leader and mentor to his teams and eDiscovery industry professionals. He has used his industry experience to build on and evolve the implementation of eDiscovery best practices.