Corporate Counsel Magazine Interviews DiscoverReady’s Amy Hinzmann

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Corporate Counsel: “Former Merrill Attorney Finds New Career at Smaller Company”

Like many lawyers in the financial services industry, Amy Hinzmann had to switch jobs last year after her employer hit the rocks. Right as she was being laid off by a branch of Merrill Lynch & Co. Inc., Hinzmann joined a small discovery outsourcing firm called DiscoverReady LLC. But even though she went from a big name to a new name, she says the career change has paid off.

“Switching from a brand everyone knew to something small can be very intimidating,” Hinzmann admits. Still, the 33-year-old attorney says the move “has turned out to be everything I hoped it would be.” Hinzmann supervises seven full-time attorneys at New York-based DiscoverReady. The firm provides electronic discovery outsourcing services for large companies, with a particular focus on clients in the financial services sector…

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Senior Vice President, Discovery Strategy & Data Privacy/Security
A recognized thought leader in e-discovery, Maureen collaborates with the company’s clients and operations teams to develop innovative information strategies for legal discovery, compliance, and sensitive data protection. She speaks and writes frequently on significant issues in e-discovery and information governance, and participates actively in the Sedona Conference Working Groups on Electronic Document Retention and Production and Data Privacy and Security. Prior to DiscoverReady, Maureen was a partner at Paul Hastings LLP, where she represented Fortune 100 companies in complex employment litigation matters.
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