Derek M. Duarte

PresidentBlackStone DiscoveryConnectContact

I manage the eDiscovery Consulting, Forensics, EDD, Case Management, and Technology Development groups at Blackstone Discovery to create integrated solutions for our clients across the entirety of the EDRM. Our services include information governance, data mapping, litigation response protocols, forensic collections and investigations, EDD processing and hosting, advanced data analytics, and comprehensive case management. At Blackstone Discovery, we leverage cutting-edge technologies to help our clients derive data insights at the earliest possible stage of litigation to allow for creation of a data-driven case strategy and eDiscovery roadmap.

Our robust early case consulting approach allows clients to gain a solid footing on the factual background of their cases and to construct a budgeted eDiscovery plan that will minimize exposure and eDiscovery cost across the entire matter.  

Specialties: eDiscovery, TAR/CAR/Predictive Coding, ECA/EDA, Forensics, Civil Litigation, Technology, Public Entities, Politics, Negotiation, Mediation, Entity formation, Corporate Transactions, Tax.


Cost-Effective Litigation Response Through Information Governance