Board of Directors
Matt has over 15 years of experience in the legal technology field including computer forensics, electronic discovery, data analytics and privacy. He is experienced in electronic discovery case management and ESI identification and has assisted in the development and implementation of evidence management methodologies. He is also part of EY’s education team leading training events in the topics of computer forensics, electronic discovery, cybercrime, database analysis, and database management. He has achievedthe EnCase Certified Examiner, Relativity Certified Administrator certification, Certified eDiscovery Specialist and Certified Information Privacy Manager and he holds a BBA from Texas A&M University
John Addington is a Corporate Ediscovery Advisor currently with Corning’s litigation department. Working in the ediscovery field for many years on the vendor, law firm and corporation sides have provided Mr. Addington a unique perspective and broad area of expertise. He takes the lead in introducing new technologies and processes to improve efficiencies, and reduce costs in the corporate arena. Additionally, Mr. Addington testifies as a corporate representative on ediscovery and knowledge governance topics and often publishes and presents on these topics. He is a Certified Electronic Discovery Specialist and was on a past ACEDS committee that revised the certification criteria. Previous to Corning, Mr. Addington worked at Dell, where he directly managed the ediscovery in Dell’s largest litigation matters. As a result, Mr. Addington was a regular recipient of the annual Michael Dell Champion Award in recognition of superior performance.
Director at Large
Jennifer Williams is the Director of Practice Support & Office Services at Vinson & Elkins, LLP. Jennifer joined V&E in March 1999, originally as a member of the IT training and technical support team in Austin. She has been a part of the litigation and practice support group since 2004, and became the firm-wide director of the Practice Support Group in 2007. In 2008, she also became firm-wide director of Office Services. Jennifer directs all aspects of litigation support technology and electronic discovery for V&E. She works extensively with legal teams and clients, and provides both education and consultation (internally and externally) on all phases of electronic discovery and information governance. Jennifer has been a Certified E-Discovery Specialist through the ACEDS organization since 2017. She also provides oversight for reprographics and mail functions in the Office Services department firm-wide.
Public Relations & Marketing Director
Adrian Skinner is an electronic discovery specialist with the State of Texas Attoney General. He has a deep knowledge of information systems and end user data following 10 years of experience as an IT project manager with Motorola and Computer Sciences Corporation. Adrian has been an eDiscovery professional since 2008 and worked on some of the most demanding eDiscovery projects between 2008 and 2012 including sub-prime lending investigations, insider trading, DOJ Second Requests, complex construction litigation, bankruptcy, intellectual property, and insurance litigation. He has spent the last 7 years helping the Texas Attorney General expand and modernize their eDiscovery practice. Adrian graduated summa cum laude from St. Edward's University in Austin, Texas with a bachelors in business management.