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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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Feb 04, 2019

Data Safety and Security On and Off the Jobsite (Construction Executive)

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BIA's Brian Schrader offers tips to maintain data security both on and off the jobsite.

Jan 08, 2019

BIA Announces New Data Breach Discovery™ Service

Press Release

BIA has announced its new data breach discovery service, which combines cybersecurity methodologies and electronic discovery technology to quickly identify personal or sensitive data that may have been affected in a breach.

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4 Ways to Improve Your Business with eDiscovery (SmallBizDaily)

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Oct 24, 2018

Answering Your Questions on Data Theft by Departing Employees


We recently hosted a webinar with our partners at ACEDS on how to detect and prevent exiting employees from taking valuable company data, as well as how to respond if data has already been taken. We received some great questions from participants, so here is a wrap-up of everything that was covered:

Oct 08, 2018

Data Theft by Departing Employees: A Bigger Threat Than Hackers


This webinar examines how to prevent departing employees from stealing data when they leave your company.

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