Member Directory

Cory, based out of CDS’ New York City office, currently serves as the VP of Client Services. He leads a team of over 60+ eDiscovery professionals responsible for both Relativity and DISCO eDiscovery hosting solutions. His daily efforts are centered on leveraging innovative technology and efficient processes through automation to deliver a truly memorable client experience.

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.

Daniel Diette is an eDiscovery Data Scientist specializing in Technology Assisted Review (TAR) and eDiscovery Analytics at CDS. He has over 13 years of experience applying analytics to all phases of eDiscovery. As head of CDS' Advisory Services Analytics Team, Daniel manages the TAR process for CDS’ large, complex projects, from Second Requests to multi-billion dollar litigations and investigations. He consults clients on efficient document search and review in Relativity, Brainspace, DISCO, and Reveal, and the defensible use of predictive coding software and workflows.

Deerrun Jea is a CDS Product and Solutions Manager based in New York, focused on Convert and Vision. As a lawyer-technologist, he integrates the practice of law and the impact of technology, including advising both external and internal clients on workflows and strategies related to eDiscovery. He has over 20 years of legal and eDiscovery experience, including multidistrict litigation, FTC/DOJ second requests, and internal investigations.

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.

As Client Director at CDS, Nicole advises attorneys and ediscovery practitioners on managing electronic data through the EDRM lifecycle. She is passionate about developing sophisticated workflows and takes a hands-on consultative approach. She draws on more than a decade of eDiscovery experience to advise clients on advanced analytics and litigation support technologies to efficiently investigate data, cull data volumes and implement cost-saving 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.

As a Client Director, Brian Zimmermann manages workflows and provides high-level expertise to his clients. He has over 7 years of eDiscovery and legal experience and has consulted on multiple large matters for a variety of clients, including Am Law 100 firms, global financial services organizations and multi-national pharmaceutical companies. In his time with CDS, he has managed challenging eDiscovery matters including second requests, significant multi-district litigation and large class action cases. Brian is a licensed attorney in the state of Illinois.