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Richie Barber

Richie Barber

Encompass Business Manager

Meridian
1320 Main Street
17th Floor
Columbia, SC 29201
richie.barber@nelsonmullins.com

Richie brings more than 14 years of e-discovery, management, IT, and cybersecurity experience to Encompass. He has extensive experience advising on the deployment of process and technology and helping to ensure exceptional delivery of these processes throughout the discovery cycle, from identification, preservation, and collection through review and production.

Richie has a thorough understanding of all...

Richie brings more than 14 years of e-discovery, management, IT, and cybersecurity experience to Encompass. He has extensive experience advising on the deployment of process and technology and helping to ensure exceptional delivery of these processes throughout the discovery cycle, from identification, preservation, and collection through review and production.

Richie has a thorough understanding of all stages of the Electronic Discovery Reference Model framework, as well as the associated forensic, early case assessment, processing, analytics, and document review systems. 

Richie serves on the Nelson Mullins Information Security Management Committee, helping to ensure Encompass e-discovery systems and security management systems remain at the cutting edge. 

Richie Barber

stages of the Electronic Discovery Reference Model framework, as well as the associated forensic, early case assessment, processing, analytics, and document review systems. 

Richie serves on the Nelson Mullins Information Security Management Committee, helping to ensure Encompass e-discovery systems and security management systems remain at the cutting edge. 

Richie brings more than 14 years of e-discovery, management, IT, and cybersecurity experience to Encompass. He has extensive experience advising on the deployment of process and technology and helping to ensure exceptional delivery of these processes throughout the discovery cycle, from identification, preservation, and collection through review and production.

Richie has a thorough understanding of all... stages of the Electronic Discovery Reference Model framework, as well as the associated forensic, early case assessment, processing, analytics, and document review systems. 

Richie serves on the Nelson Mullins Information Security Management Committee, helping to ensure Encompass e-discovery systems and security management systems remain at the cutting edge. 

Experience

Following is a selected sampling of matters and is provided for informational purposes only. Past success does not indicate the likelihood of success in any future matter.

Experience

  • Advised on multiple complex litigations, providing specific, detail-oriented, technical guidance as well as strategic consultation
  • Consulted with clients in areas of information governance and cybersecurity, focusing on litigation and e-discovery readiness
  • Has implemented complex processes and workflows across several organizations both internally and on behalf of clients. Areas of focus include forensic collection, media handling, data intake and tracking, data processing, document review, production, cybersecurity, information governance and records management, quality control, billing, and other administrative processes
  • Implemented cybersecurity awareness and training programs and regularly creates curriculum and conducts cybersecurity awareness trainings
  • Consulted on transitions to remote workforces with a focus on the unique cybersecurity challenges presented by remote work scenarios

Previous Professional Experience 

•    Director of Client Services, Contact Discovery Services (2014–2016)  
•    E-discovery Project Manager, Innovative Discovery (2011–2014
•    E-discovery Project Manager, Contact Discovery Services (2007–2011)

Education

  • University of Virginia, BA, Government (2006)

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