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Brian Schrader
, Esq.

Co-Founder and President


Brian Schrader, BIA eDiscovery Services

Bio Summary

Brian has over 20 years of experience in information management, computer technology and the law, and he has been a pioneer in computer forensics and eDiscovery. In 2002, Brian combined his experience in business and technology to launch BIA – recognized today as one of the nation’s leading eDiscovery service provider. Brian also helped pioneer the industry’s first light-touch live data collection tool, DiscoveryBOT, for safe and ultra-secure collection of electronically stored information, and TotalDiscovery, widely recognized as the first end-to-end enterprise SaaS platform for eDiscovery. 

During law school, Brian gained invaluable experience working under Justice Charles Ramos of the New York State Supreme Court Commercial Division and with the New York Stock Exchange Enforcement Division. At Folkenflik & McGerity, a boutique Manhattan firm, Brian specialized in securities law, corporate law and complex litigation. He has represented clients in state and federal courts, as well as before the NASD, the New York Stock Exchange and the American Arbitration Association. In 1990, he founded and operated a consulting company, helping clients design and implement information management systems in a variety of industries including health care, insurance, and securities.

Since founding BIA, he has taught and consulted on a variety of topics including computer forensics, data management policies, litigation holds and ethics. Because of his focus on people and on constantly learning, Brian has inspired a strong company culture at BIA of constant innovation, collaboration and superb customer service. 

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Jul 03, 2019

July Webinar: Hot Topics in eDiscovery


In this webinar, we’ll discuss preservation, Social Media Discovery, preserving data from third party vendors, GDPR, custodian questionnaires, AI software, the Internet of Things (IoT) and more.

Jun 05, 2019

Small Firms Keep Ignoring eDiscovery To Their Peril (Above the Law)

In the News

Above the Law's Joe Patrice discusses with BIA's Brian Schrader why small law firms are ignoring eDiscovery and why they should give it a chance.

Jun 04, 2019

How to Avoid Internal Data Threats – And Investigate Them When You Can’t (Virtual Strategy)

In the News

BIA's Brian Schrader discusses how to avoid internal data threats and how to conduct internal investigations.

May 21, 2019

Can Alexa Be Used Against Your Business in Court? (Digirupt)

In the News

Despite the conveniences that digital assistants provide, legal issues surrounding them remain murky, particularly for businesses that own the devices, as well as employees who may have bought one to use in the office.

May 08, 2019

How eDiscovery Accommodates Our Evolving Modes of Communication (Law Technology Today)

In the News

BIA's Brian Schrader discusses how eDiscovery has adapted with our evolving methods of communication.

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