24 September 2012

First Advantage Litigation Consulting Opens New Office and Data Center in Frankfurt, Germany

- Operations in both Frankfurt and Munich will be run by Adam Pollitt 


Washington, D.C. and London –24 September 2012 – First Advantage Litigation Consulting, a Symphony Technology Group (STG) company and global leader in eDiscovery software and services, today announced the opening of its new office and data center located at Bockenheimer Landstrasse 17/19, 60325 Frankfurt. First Advantage Litigation Consulting, which has been operating in Munich since 2007, has staffed the Frankfurt office to meet growing customer demand and satisfy German data protection requirements. 

Positioning our eDiscovery experts and data center within easy reach of Germany’s financial district allows us to provide our global clients with a local presence and comprehensive service offering,” says Andy Macdonald, CEO of First Advantage Litigation Consulting.

Clients will benefit from the German project managers with in-depth knowledge of complex data protection requirements outlined by the Federal Data Protection Act (Bundesdatenschutzgesetz or BDSG), and Secure, local data center capacity for processing and hosting. 

Access to Global RPM 5.0, First Advantage Litigation Consulting’s proprietary, web-based review platform, which now integrates audio and technology-assisted review functionality 

Operations in both Frankfurt and Munich will be run by Adam Pollitt, Senior Vice President at First Advantage Litigation Consulting, whose broad expertise includes electronic evidence recovery, database design, and the application of technology to complex civil litigation, antitrust, and arbitration matters. Adam Pollitt has worked on projects throughout North America, Europe, and Asia. Qualified German solicitor (Rechtsanwalt) and First Advantage Regional Director Michael Becker will lead the firm’s business development efforts. Michael Becker, who has worked at several global law firms, specializes in anti-corruption and regulatory matters and is an expert on European data protection.

First Advantage Litigation Consulting is an international eDiscovery and managed review provider with extensive experience in litigation, antitrust, second requests, and internal and external investigations. The company supports law firms and corporations with cost-effective, end-to-end litigation services that include data collection, computer forensics, expert testimony, multi-lingual and on-site data processing, hosting and document review. Safe Harbor certified, the company can deploy its services rapidly and efficiently to clients anywhere in the world from offices and data centers in North America, Europe and Asia. 

Symphony Technology Group (STG) is a strategic private equity firm with the mission of investing in and building great software and services companies. In addition to capital, STG provides transformation expertise to enable its companies to deliver maximum value to their clients, to drive growth through innovation, to retain and attract the best talent and to achieve best in class business performance. STG’s current portfolio consists of 14 global companies.

Source: First Advantage Litigation Consulting