John Pappas Joins Merlin as VP Sales & Consulting
We are excited to announce that John Pappas joined Merlin this week as Vice President of Sales & Consulting. A lawyer and experienced e-discovery consultant, John Pappas was the Midwest Director of Sales for a major public technology company. Before that spent several years as a senior sales person at Catalyst Repository Systems.
Before joining Catalyst, John was a litigator and trial attorney, specializing in commercial litigation, products liability and warranty litigation, construction litigation, insurance casualty and coverage litigation, and all aspects of e-discovery including data collection, processing, and advanced search and analytics.
John is a member of the EDRM Global Advisory Council, a co-chair on the Seventh Circuit eDiscovery Pilot Program, a member of WG 1 of the Sedona Conference, and President of the ACEDS Chicago Chapter. He has presented at continuing legal education seminars across the Midwest on e-discovery and technology-assisted review topics.
John received a J.D. from the John Marshall Law School and a B.A. from Michigan State University. He is admitted to practice in Illinois.
Drawing from eighteen years in the practice of law, John advises clients on e-discovery strategies, admissibility of electronic evidence, along with best-practices for understanding and reducing data volumes to ultimately lower discovery costs.