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David S. Cochran Joins the Organization of Legal Professionals

Elmsford, NY – JULY 19, 2010 Planet Data – a global innovator in the creation and development of defensible legal technologies, services and solutions - today announced that David S. Cochran, Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer, has joined the Organization of Legal Professionals C-Level Advisory Group-a group of document management and litigation support executives who provide input and feedback to the OLP’s Board of Governors, Advisory Council and membership about growing trends and continuing needs as seen by legal service providers.

"I am honored to join such a prestigious group," said Cochran, who has spent 25 years in the document management and litigation support industry.  “It is rewarding to offer my experience to help others in this field, while establishing new standards that will raise the level of expertise in the profession.”   Other members of the C-Level group include Ron Friedmann, Vice President, Integreon; Nigel Murrary, CEO, Trilantic; Chris Olsson, CEO, Cricket Technologies; Eddie Sheehy, CEO, Nuix; Vicki Hill, CEO, Norcross Group; Nick Hariton, Managing Director, IPP-LLC; Warwick Sharpe, Vice President, Equivio; and Bill Gallivan, GGO, LLC.

“I’m pleased to welcome David to the C-Level Advisory Group and relish the opportunity the OLP has to benefit from his knowledge and expertise,” said Chere Estrin, who chairs the OLP Board of Directors.  “We’re anticipating increased progress in our mission to provide education and training to eDiscovery professionals at every level.  Utilizing the skills of top executives only enhances our endeavors.”

About The Organization of Legal Professionals (OLP)  - The OLP drives education and best practices and provides certification for those involved in complex litigation support.  Through its programs, the OLP ensures the requisite level of competency in complicated disciplines -- including trial support and eDiscovery -- is met. It is the only organization whose members represent all sectors of the eDiscovery profession:  attorneys, paralegals, technical support staff, litigation support professionals, consultants, vendors, software developers and the judiciary.  For more information, log on to www.theolp.org.

About Planet Data - Founded in 2001, Planet Data is a global leader in Early Case Assessment and Discovery Management Services. Planet Data is SAS 70 Type II and US Safe Harbor certified, and operates state-of-the-art data processing and hosting centers. Planet Data delivers flexible, high-quality, cost-effective eDiscovery services, high-level consulting, technical support and project management.