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Planet Data Expands Project Management Team

Planet Data Expands Project Management Team with Seasoned Professional (View PDF, 224k)

Appoints Matt Durnin, Esq. as Senior Discovery Management Consultant

Elmsford, NY – AUGUST 18, 2009 – PLANET DATA, a leading global provider of high-quality, cost-effective discovery management services, today announced the appointment of Matt Durnin, Esq. as Senior Discovery Management Consultant. Mr. Durnin will provide discovery management and early case assessment solutions to law firms and corporations to assist legal teams in reducing the amount of data reviewed in litigation. The appointment is effective immediately.

"We are very pleased to welcome Matt to the Planet Data team," said Dave Cochran, Chief Operating Officer and Executive Vice President of Planet Data. "Matt's expertise in litigation support and his extensive background in discovery management will make him a great asset to our clients and to our continuing commitment to customer service."

Matt Durnin, brings more than 12 years of legal experience to Planet Data. Previously former counsel at Time Warner, Inc., he was responsible for navigating the discovery requirements of large complex litigation, including managing teams of litigation support professionals in the timely collection, processing and production of electronically stored information. Prior to this, Mr. Durnin served as the Discovery Coordinator at Cravath, Swaine & Moore for four years, where he took the lead on the collection, review, and production for multiple litigations and government regulatory investigations for some of the largest FORTUNE 500 companies. Mr. Durnin has also worked as a contract attorney and project manager for several top law firms. He holds a Bachelor of Arts degree from Vanderbilt University and a J.D. from Columbia Law School.


About Planet Data Solutions, Inc.
Founded in 2001, Planet Data Solutions, Inc. is an international leader in Discovery Management Services for law firms, corporations and government agencies. Planet Data has a strong reputation for flexible, high quality, cost-effective systems with an emphasis on client service. Planet Data operates state-of-the-art data processing and hosting centers with document management and retrieval solutions that minimize risk and reduce costs associated with large data collections. The company also provides high-level consulting, technical support and project management for large, complex litigations, investigations and bankruptcies. Planet Data is certified under the U.S. Safe Harbor with substantial experience involving multi-lingual and unstructured data including Unicode. Headquartered in Elmsford, New York - with offices in Boston, Charlotte, Cleveland, Denver, Philadelphia, Pittsburgh and Washington, DC.