Rich Finkelman

Partner

Richard Finkelman is a nationally recognized technology expert who brings more than 30 years of experience
helping clients manage information and technology in litigation, compliance and business matters. His
experience includes assisting clients with, systems implementations of in-house eDiscovery solutions, FCPA
and compliance technologies, email archiving, and legal hold and information governance
systems. Additionally, he has developed several SharePoint solutions for clients including internal department
sites for compliance and legal holds, document and records management sites and forms sites.
His litigation experience includes supporting and giving expert witness testimony. He has built and deployed
in-house litigation support systems for companies and law firms that measurably improve efficiency and reduce
costs. He has served clients across numerous industries, including manufacturing, entertainment, government,
healthcare, financial, and consumer products. He has worked on matters in Securities litigations, HSR 2nd
requests, Mortgage backed Securities and DOJ and SEC deferred prosecutions.
Mr. Finkelman has assisted numerous clients with the development and deployment of company-wide
compliance programs. The compliance programs he has developed help clients meet legal and regulatory
requirements for FCPA and Anti-Bribery statutes. Projects he has worked on focus on risk analysis and costsaving
processes and procedures that are repeatable, defensible, and auditable. He has led system
implementations involving building and deploying systems with risk models for due diligence reviews and onboarding
processes for third parties.
Mr. Finkelman is a member of the Board of Directors at Public Counsel Law Center: The Nation’s Largest Pro
Bono Law Firm. He also serves on the Advisory Council of the Organization of Legal Professionals (OLP), a
professional organization establishing guidelines and standards for the legal field, with an emphasis on
eDiscovery. Hi is a frequent speaker at industry events and je is the co-author of “Staying up to speed with
changes in e-discovery” published in Ethics in E-discovery.

PRIOR PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE:

Omnivere, LLC
Managing Director (September 2014 to November 2017)

Berkeley Research Group
Director (January 2012 – September 2014)

Navigant Consulting
Managing Director (October 2004 – January 2012)

Ceira Technologies
Legal Technology Director (May 1999 – January 2012)

Andersen Worldwide LLP
Senior Manager (January 1996 – May 1999)

Phelps Dunbar
Director of Technology (May 1991 – January 1996)

PUBLICATIONS:

Bloomberg Law – Translation Best Practices for Global FCPA Compliance and Defensibility
Ethics in E-Discovery – Inside the Minds, “Staying up to speed with changes in E-Discovery”

EDUCATION:

BA, Northwestern University

email
rfinkelman@vista-analytics.com
1333 H Street, N.W. Suite 600W
Washington, D.C. 20005