Deloitte Buys Federal E-Discovery Firm’s Assets; Robin Lineberger Comments

Robin Lineberger

Deloitte LLP announced Monday it has acquired the assets of IE Discovery, an electronic discovery management and litigation support provider, for an undisclosed amount.

Deloitte will add IE Discovery’s experience in discovery management and litigation support to Deloitte’s e-discovery portfolio, said David Williams CEO of Deloitte Financial Advisory Services LLP.

“IE Discovery has supported e-discovery for thousands of matters in support of U.S. federal government agencies, ” said Robin Lineberger, CEO of Deloitte’s federal government services practice.

“We look forward to leveraging IE Discovery’s significant experience to help Deloitte’s federal clients navigate the challenges presented by government litigation.”

Austin, Texas-based IE Discovery was founded in 1990 and provides government and corporate legal teams with e-discovery services so that teams can focus on formulating and executing case strategy.

The firm also has offices in Arlington, Va.

More than 500 Deloitte professionals work in analytic and forensic technology services such as e-discovery, and more than 6, 600 total Deloitte personnel work with U.S. federal agencies, according to the company.

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