Date: December 19, 2011
Contact: Kelly Griffith, Marketing Manager
Phone: (612) 492-7514
For Immediate Release
Fredrikson & Byron Attorney Timothy O’Shea
Earns Certified E-Discovery Specialist Distinction
Minneapolis, MN December 19, 2011 – – Fredrikson & Byron is pleased to announce that Timothy O’Shea recently earned the distinction of Certified E-Discovery Specialist (CEDS) from the Association of Certified E-Discovery Specialists (ACEDS), this certification is not accredited or recognized by the bars of Minnesota and Illinois. This distinction is an assurance to employers, colleagues, and clients that the CEDS-certified professional is serious about efficiency, cost-effectiveness, and risk reduction in all phases of e-discovery. The exam was assembled over eight months by a team of 40 leading e-discovery professionals.
O’Shea is an attorney in Fredrikson & Byron’s Litigation Group. He is also a member of the firm’s E-Discovery Resources Group, helping clients keep track of this rapidly developing and changing environment so they are poised to efficiently and strategically conduct e-discovery preservation, implement litigation holds, and review and produce electronic documents.
The Association of Certified E-Discovery Specialists, established by The Intriago Group in 2010, is the member organization for professionals in the private and public sectors who work in the field of e-discovery. ACEDS is building a community of e-discovery specialists for the exchange of ideas, guidance, training and best practices, and offers e-discovery certification. For more information, please visit: www.aceds.org.
Fredrikson & Byron is a 240 attorney law firm based in Minneapolis, with offices in Bismarck, Des Moines, Fargo, Monterrey, Mexico, and Shanghai, China. We’ve built a reputation as the firm “where law and business meet” by bringing business acumen and entrepreneurial thinking to our work with clients, and by operating as business advisors and strategic partners as well as legal counselors. The firm’s primary areas of practice include advertising, banking, corporate, corporate governance, employment and labor, energy and renewable energy, government relations, healthcare, intellectual property, international, life sciences, litigation, mergers & acquisitions, real estate, securities, and tax. We serve a broad range of clients, including multinational corporations, public companies, privately-held businesses, entrepreneurs, government agencies, and family businesses. Fredrikson & Byron’s attorneys also work with individuals on estate planning, family law, and immigration matters. We are the exclusive Minnesota law firm member of the World Services Group, a worldwide network of professional service providers. More information about the firm is available at www.fredlaw.com.