AUSTIN, TX--(Marketwire - April 5, 2011) - RenewData, a leading provider of eDiscovery, archiving and review solutions, announced today the addition of three new eDiscovery veterans to the Legal Solutions team. Continued growth in its business has required RenewData to hire additional resources across the United States and grow the team to accommodate the increased demand for unique market leading solutions and services.

These new members are industry experts who possess a wealth of knowledge and experience in assisting law firms, corporations and the government with technical electronic information and eDiscovery needs. These additions will support the company's continued growth and strategic objectives in providing its clients with the resources necessary to establish a more proactive approach to litigation readiness. The new team members are Hope Swancy-Haslam, Jean Gavin and Laura Merrell.

"We are thrilled to have three veterans in the legal services arena with proven experience and expertise join our team," said Rich Cohen, President of RenewData. "All three are industry experts and trusted consultants who have a deep knowledge of the litigation process. The addition of these three seasoned executives to our team, along with several other recent notable hires, offers a breadth of knowledge that is invaluable to our clients as we continually strive to provide the highest level of service in the marketplace. We look forward to continued growth and success as they join the company and focus on continuing to enhance the client experience."

The new team members along with their assigned regions and related experience are:

  • Hope Swancy-Haslam, Legal Solutions Advisor, is an attorney/consultant who brings over twenty years of experience in the industry. Swancy-Haslam has a long track record of successfully working with clients involved in complex litigation matters to help implement best practices for the collection, processing, hosting and production of electronic data. As an active member of Women in eDiscovery, Swancy-Haslam is a frequent speaker at numerous committee engagements.

  • Jean Gavin, Legal Solutions Advisor, is a dynamic executive with more than fifteen years experience in the eDiscovery field working with both law firms and corporations. Gavin possesses a deep knowledge of the intricacies of the eDiscovery process and is adept at launching new initiatives or evaluating and improving existing ones. She has solid experience in Project Management and has authored a wide array of technical documentation, including a library of eLearning modules.

  • Laura Merrell, Regional Sales Director, Central Eastern Region, brings more than ten years of sales experience in the legal technology marketplace. In her previous positions, Merrell was responsible for developing relationships with legal counsel who represent global companies in high stakes litigation, internal investigations, regulatory responses and other complex litigation such as joint defense groups. Merrell was consistently a top performer at her previous companies and received numerous awards and recognition.

About RenewData
RenewData is a trusted provider of eDiscovery, archiving and review-acceleration solutions to help law firms, corporations, and government agencies manage the inherent risks associated with Electronically Stored Information (ESI). RenewData services feature unique and scalable technology, superior legal and technical expertise, and a high security facility to deliver defensible, accessible, and manageable data to our clients in a cost-effective and timely manner. RenewData has been ranked a top provider for five consecutive years in the Socha-Gelbmann Electronic Discovery Survey Report and included for three years in Inc. Magazine's list of fastest-growing privately held companies. For more information, visit or call 888.811.3789.

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