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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

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.

Sep 26, 2018

Social Media's Presence in Litigation (Corporate Counsel)

In the News

In this infographic, BIA's Brian Schrader outlines what’s discoverable, how social media discovery should work and cases where it has been successfully implemented.

Sep 24, 2018

New One-Day Conference Launched to Further eDiscovery Education & Networking: eDEN

Press Release

BIA announces new one-day conference launched to further eDiscovery education & networking: eDEN

Sep 21, 2018

Why Oil & Gas Companies Should Consider eDiscovery as a Standard Business Process (Oilman)

In the News

BIA's Brian Schrader explains why oil and gas companies should consider eDiscovery as a standard business process.

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