Member Directory

Brad Janssen is CDS’s Director of Professional Services and oversees our Project Management and Advisory Services teams. Brad and the CDS Project Management team take a solutions driven, consultative, and above all, client centric approach in advising law firms, corporations, and government agencies on efficient and defensible eDiscovery strategies. Laser focused on consistent and quality services, Brad oversees both the tactical and strategic application of technology to civil & criminal litigations, regulatory matters, and internal investigations.

A Relativity Certified Administrator who is one of the senior most members of the CDS Project Management staff, Cory is responsible for leading a team of Project Managers, Project Coordinators, and Support staff. He has experience working with many City, State, and Federal agencies and Government entities. Cory also has extensive experience with multi-case data repositories and large-scale matters involving 10-million-plus document universes.

Lindsay Chastain has 11 years of law firm experience as a litigation support professional providing support for various review platforms, such as Concordance, Summation and Relativity, and software applications like iPro, CaseMap, TextMap, OneNote, LAW and e-Scanit. Lindsay holds a Bachelors of Arts degree in Sociology from The George Washington University and has a Master of Criminal Justice from Boston University.

Dan is an eDiscovery Data Scientist specializing in Technology Assisted Review and eDiscovery Analytics at CDS. He has over five years of experience focusing on the application of machine learning and predictive coding technology to eDiscovery. He has designed TAR workflows and validation reporting that have been presented to and approved by the DOJ and FTC for HSR Second Requests, as well as in multi-billion dollar civil litigation in federal courts. Dan has managed the Technology Assisted Review process for all of CDS’s large and complex Second Request Reviews during his tenure at CDS. Dan is additionally an attorney admitted to the New York State Bar Association.

Deerrun Jea is a Senior Consultant based in the CDS New York headquarters. As a lawyer-technologist, he integrates the practice of law and the impact of technology thereon, including advising both internally and clients on workflows and strategies related to eDiscovery. He has over 15 years of legal and eDiscovery experience, including multidistrict litigation, FTC/DOJ second requests, and international price fixing and internal investigations. Prior to CDS, he practiced corporate and antitrust law at several firms in New York City. Past engagements have involved Am Law A-List firms, Fortune 50 companies, bulge bracket banks, and private equity and hedge funds. He is admitted in New York State.

Candice Kalis is a licensed attorney and Senior Consultant with over nine years of experience in eDiscovery. A former attorney with the Partnership for Civil Justice Fund and the Social Security Administration, Candice gained an in-depth knowledge of information law, specializing in actions under the FOIA statute. At CDS, she has steered litigation projects through the full EDRM lifecycle, managed attorney review teams, executed privilege reviews, and provided extensive end user training in Relativity, Ringtail, Brainspace, and other platforms. Candice specializes in developing customized eDiscovery solutions for government agencies. She recently designed and implemented a Relativity Pilot program for the Department of Commerce to address their backlog of FOIA requests.

Evan Benjamin is a Senior eDiscovery Strategist at CDS and enjoys sharing his wisdom and passion for blockchain technology, GDPR, and many of the more in-depth processes that make eDiscovery work behind the scenes.

Nicole has worked in the eDiscovery space for over ten years and is a Senior Consultant at Complete Discovery Source where she advises clients and attorneys on managing electronic data through the full EDRM lifecycle. She is passionate about developing sophisticated workflows and takes a hands-on consultative approach. She uses her experience to advise clients on advanced analytics and litigation support technologies for the purposes of efficiently investigating data, culling overall volumes and employing cost savings solutions. Nicole has also managed large-scale document review projects and assisted with privilege reviews and privilege log creation. She is a Relativity Certified Administrator.