The Management @ OrangeLT
Under the direction of the corporate management team headquartered in Salt Lake City, Utah, Orange Legal Technologies is a one source developer and provider of litigation, investigation and audit support solutions for law firms and corporations. With over 130 years of combined industry leadership experience, our goal is to deliver guaranteed value and results based on our team’s demonstrated ability to manage data, projects and expectations.
Bret Laughlin – Founder and CEO
18 Years Litigation Support Industry Experience | Litigation Document Group
Bret Laughlin oversees the technology, expansion, marketing and administration of Orange Legal Technologies. Bret started in the litigation support industry in 1995 and has successfully expanded his company from providing local litigation support in Salt Lake City to providing support throughout the United States.
Bret founded Orange Legal Technologies in 2007 to expand operations as well as focus primarily on the growing electronic discovery market. With the acquisition of the OneO® Discovery Platform, Bret has positioned Orange Legal Technologies to take advantage of the expanding electronic discovery opportunity.
Bret is an alumnus of the University of Utah.
Greg Spicer – President
17 Years Litigation Support Industry Experience | IKON Document Services – Whitmont Legal Technologies – Encore Legal Solutions – American LegalNet – Mindcrest
Greg Spicer is President for Orange Legal Technologies. Greg’s responsibilities include leading and managing the business development team, executing strategic initiatives to achieve revenue goals, assessing corporate partnerships and participating as a member of our executive team. Greg’s career has been spent engaging with and supporting both Am Law 200 and Fortune 500 firms in the discussion, development and deployment of data preservation and collection strategies, eDiscovery processes and managed review services. His expertise focuses primarily in the Pharmaceutical, Financial Services and Technology sectors including Intellectual Property issues. Greg has served in executive leadership roles with organizations including Mindcrest, American LegalNet, Encore Legal Solutions and Whitmont Legal Technologies.
Greg is an alumnus of California Polytechnic State University-San Luis Obispo with a degree in economics, and holds an MBA from the University of Southern California, Marshall School of Business.
Taylor Judd – Senior Vice President, Business Development
10 Years Litigation Support/Technology Experience | Cisco – Data Services
Taylor Judd is a Senior Vice President, Business Development for Orange Legal Technologies with a focus on corporate accounts, executive level relationship management and Pharmaceutical litigation support, to include Hatch Waxman and anti-trust matters. Mr. Judd has close to a decade of experience in the eDiscovery profession and previously worked as a business development consultant for Cisco Systems in the Commercial business space, working with a wide variety of verticals, including Legal, Medical, and Financial services. Taylor now utilizes his experience and passion for technology and security compliance to create efficiencies and support for Attorneys, Legal experts, and records management professionals to assist with the ever increasing demands of complicated data collections and document discovery, managed document review, and advanced technology-assisted review.
Taylor is an alumnus of the University of Utah with a degree in Business Administration.
Michael Delis – Vice President, Product Development and Client Solutions
21 Years Litigation Support Industry Experience | LegalCode – IKON – CaseData – Oce – GM
Michael Delis is a proven legal technology expert with extensive experience in both the enterprise technical and commercial business aspects of legal technology. With a background steeped in client interaction and support, his expertise ranges from the practical execution of legal document coding to enterprise product line design, development, and maintenance for commercial electronic discovery technologies. Having served with industry leading corporations to include IKON Office Solutions, CaseData Corporation, Oce Business Services and General Motors Corporation, Michael is a Six Sigma Green belt and holds a Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP) certificate.
Michael has a Bachelor of Arts in Economics from York University in Toronto, Ontario, Canada.
John Munro – Vice President, Operations and Client Services
12 Years Litigation Support and Software Development Experience – Litigation Document Group – Lighthouse Document Technologies
John Munro is a known and acknowledged industry expert with a specialization in the management of large data sets in support of complex electronic discovery matters. With a balance of electronic discovery executional knowledge and technical development skills, over the course of his career John has supported clients in tasks ranging from the economics of eDiscovery to the development of production level workflows. John holds a Certified Electronic Discovery Specialist (CEDS) certification from the Association of Electronic Discovery Specialists (ACEDS). Additionally, as a development manager, John has developed and managed multiple document management systems, on-line document repositories, and electronic data processing applications.
An accomplished speaker, John frequently speaks on innovations and challenges relating to information management, electronic discovery, document review, and computer forensics.
Shawn Workman – Vice President, Managed Review Services
7 Years Attorney/eDiscovery Practice Experience | Basic Research, Howrey LLP
Shawn Workman leads Orange Legal Technologies’ Salt Lake City based managed contract review team. Shawn gained extensive eDiscovery experience at Howrey, a major international litigation firm, and as Assistant General Counsel at Basic Research, a Salt Lake City based neutraceutical company. This experience includes advising clients in a broad array of both litigation and regulatory matters including SEC and PCAOB investigations and litigation, consumer class-action defense, risk management and reduction, antitrust and Hart-Scott-Rudino Second Requests, and management of numerous document collections, reviews, and productions.
Shawn is a member of the Utah State Bar and has a B.S. in Philosophy from the University of Utah and a J.D. from the DePaul University College of Law.
Mike Gutierrez – Director, Digital Forensics
10 Years Litigation Support Experience | EnCASE Certified – Certified Computer Examiner
Mike Gutierrez is the Director of Digital Forensics at Orange Legal Technologies and has been involved in the litigation support industry since 2000, filling many different roles, including end-to-end discovery lifecycle consulting, e-discovery project management, digital forensic investigations, electronic data processing, operations management, software training and business development. Mike was directly responsible for Orange Legal Technologies’ expansion into the field of digital forensics as the driver obtaining the hardware, software and training necessary to administer a full-service digital forensics practice. Mr. Gutierrez regularly coordinates and performs large scale forensic data collections and examinations. Mike’s expertise in digital forensic examinations extends to Macintosh and Linux/UNIX environments. He holds the industry certifications of Certified Computer Examiner (CCE) and EnCase Certified Examiner (EnCE).
Parkash Khatri – Director, Digital Evidence Services
10 Years IT Experience | CareFusion – Cardinal Health – Fifth Third Bancorp
Parkash Khatri is an experienced information technology professional with a unique blend of compliance, eDiscovery and information governance expertise. With a background originating in the IT Audit and Risk Management industry focused on governance, infrastructure, and application level risk assessment and testing, Parkash most recently planned, built and managed the Computer Forensics and Electronic Discovery Division for a Fortune 500 Healthcare company . With extensive experience in and working knowledge of industry standard equipment ranging from EnCase to FTK tools, Parkash has numerous certifications including AccessData Certified Examiner, Certified Data Recovery Professional, Certified Information Systems Auditor and Certified Systems and Network Auditor.
Parkash is an alumnus of the Miami University (Ohio).
Al Stephens – Director, Software Development
26 Years Software Development Experience | Software Engineering – Info/Document Management
Al Stephens is a highly skilled software engineering professional that began his professional career as a Process Engineer with Fluor Engineers, Inc. and Bechtel Civil, Inc.
Al was a co-founder of CAE Support, a consulting software engineering company where he performed consulting assignments, managed software development projects, and supervised project teams for clients such as Bechtel, Parsons Brinckerhoff, Willis Corroon, ZDNet and Mindscape.
Prior to joining Orange Legal Technologies, Al was a Software Architect at Kaiser Permanente, where he was responsible for a major re-design of Kaiser’s Northern California Appointment and Advice Call Center application, used by over 2,000 teleservice agents to schedule appointments and provide medical advice for over 3 million plan members. Previously, while working as a Software Architect for Scan-Optics, Al re-architected the ImageEMC document scanning and processing system which resulted in the creation of the ImageEMC++ system, that increased daily document throughput by over 100 times, and won the “Outstanding Product of 1997″ award from Knowledge Management World (KM World) magazine.
Al has a B.S. in Chemical Engineering from UC Berkeley, with an Extended Major in Systems Analysis and Applied Mathematics.
To learn more about how Orange Legal Technologies’ differentiation can make a difference in your electronic discovery, contact us today for an introductory briefing and demonstration.