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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. 

Related Resources

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.

Apr 29, 2019

The Path to an Effective eDiscovery Process (Construction Business Owner)

In the News

BIA's Brian Schrader discusses how to establish a standard eDiscovery process and offers tips for working within your established protocols.

Apr 17, 2019

A Roundup of BIA’s Newest Services


For nearly 20 years, BIA’s innovative offerings and exemplary customer service have secured our position as a top eDiscovery service provider. To maintain that position, we constantly strive to provide our clients with the services and products you need, and the customer service dedication you deserve. Here are some of our recently introduced services and technologies that further support BIA’s ongoing commitment to your success.

Apr 15, 2019

Despite Lower Costs, E-Discovery Reluctance Remains Among Small Law (LegalTech News)

In the News

BIA's Brian Schrader discusses why small law firms are hesitant to adopt eDiscovery.

Mar 07, 2019

How eDiscovery Is Getting Smarter About How We Communicate (KM World)

In the News

BIA's Brian Schrader discusses how eDiscovery techniques and technologies are keeping up with the changing forms of communication.

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