The Davidson Group is a leading recruitment agency serving the legal, technical, and financial industries. Each month we highlight some of our best candidates.  Our September 2014 talent showcase includes: 

Candidate #3085056 – Senior Legal Consultant and Counsel – Global Territory

Highly accomplished business executive and attorney who counsels organizations with respect to e-discovery, records management, information governance, data privacy and cybersecurity as Counsel

Relevant Experience:

  • Counsel at AmLaw 20 law firm:  Counseling global organizations on data challenges including privacy, records, information governance, security. Manage e-discovery in litigations from identification thru production, often with the assistance of vendors and consultants. Go-to lawyer for global data privacy issues including managing collections overseas, data migrations to the cloud and elsewhere.  Extensive marketing and pitching of clients.
  • Senior Director and Assistant General Counsel, Digital Investigations Software Company:  Subject matter expert on e-discovery, internal investigations, cybersecurity, network security. Assisted sales teams in Eastern US and Europe reaching decision-makers and conducting high-level meetings with legal, IT, IT security and other stakeholders. Developed marketing campaigns, organized events, dinners and webinars, frequent speaker/moderator/chair at conferences, published articles as thought leadership.
  • Senior Associate at UK Magic Circle law firm:  Co-head of global e-discovery working group, vetted vendors, managed e-discovery projects.
  • Technology Counsel at one of the earliest e-discovery software vendors:  Integral in launch of e-discovery processing offerings in 2000/2001.


  • Organized successful monthly E-Discovery and Records Working Group for Financial Institutions at AmLaw 20 law firm, where e-discovery and records lawyers from global banks come to our offices for lunch each month and discuss challenges in a confidential setting.
  • Serve as international e-discovery counsel for a major global pharmaceuticals company, for whom I assist both with particular litigations and government investigations in the US and other jurisdictions, and strategic data initiatives.
  • Have participated, usually in the lead, in over 800 sales/pitch meetings with corporate in-house counsel since 2006.
  • Hold the Certified Information Privacy Professional certification for European data privacy (CIPP/E) from the International Association of Privacy Professionals.
  • Appointed Executive Director of a prominent New York law institution, building an innovative new academic concentration in data law including privacy, e-discovery, cybersecurity, and information governance. Currently teaching E-Discovery, Digital Evidence/Computer Forensics and Information Governance.
  • Member of the Law Technology News Editorial Advisory Board

For more information regarding this candidate or other candidates with similar qualifications, please contact or call us at 415-893-1020.


Candidate #4416855 – Sales Hunter – Midwest Territory

Ten plus year sales success history as a sales hunter proving that good sales skills are transferable in industries with no previous sales experience, selling complex Software-as-a-Solution at multiple executive levels.

Relevant Experience and Skills –

  • Develop trust with C-Level and senior executives helping solve their prioritizes goals aligned with the solutions that my organization can provide in a unique and compelling manner
  • Working with multiple buyers, decision makers/influencers within an organization, including IT, Procurement, Sourcing, Finance and Accounting and more
  • Ongoing prospecting through networking, leveraging successful clients and past sales/business relationships, creating local client focused educational seminars with select clients presenting best practices to prospects
  • Ability to profile and prioritize opportunities to develop new business and grow existing account new opportunities
  • Focus on large and medium size opportunities for more predictable and steady sales growth

Accomplishments –

Recent Three Year Sales Performance in industry with no previous sales experience opening new accounts and taking business from competitors

  • Top Gun sales awards for exceeding quota
    • Target $2.9 million Achievement $3.6 million
    • Previous year Target $2 million Achievement $2.3 million
    • Previous year Target $800,000 Achievement $923,000

For more information regarding this candidate or other candidates with similar qualifications, please contact or call us at 415-893-1020.



Candidate #4927665 – eDiscovery Project Management Professional – West Coast

Project and operations manager with over seven years’ success in planning and managing eDiscovery and reprographics projects serving both law firms and corporations.

Relevant Experience and Accomplishments:

  • Strong knowledge of eDiscovery and litigation support services and technologies, including kCura Relativity, Symantec Clearwell, AD Summation, LexisNexis Concordance, and the IPRO family of products (Suite, eCapture, Allegro, and Eclipse)
  • Adept at all stages of the Electronic Discovery Reference Model (EDRM), excelling in data analysis, processing, and review
  • Trusted operations manager with broad experience including direct supervision of production staff, oversight for payroll, facilities, procurement, vendor management, and key performance indicator reporting
  • IPRO Eclipse administrator training
  • Clearwell administrator training
  • Yearly attendant at industry conferences such as IPRO Innovations and Relativity Fest

For more information regarding this candidate or other candidates with similar qualifications, please contact or call us at 415-893-1020.