Richard is the manager of Varnum's eDiscovery practice offering. He is an attorney with a wide range of experience in handling data across many practice areas. Richard oversees the preservation, collection, processing, review and production of data. His specialty includes creation of workflows designed to maximize efficiencies for both the firm and the firm's clients. Richard is also very experienced in technology-assisted review, where he leverages cutting edge technologies, such as machine-learning, to assist attorney and client issues.
Richard attained a software certification level of Relativity Expert by holding a Relativity Certified Administrator (RCA) concurrently with certifications as a certified processing specialist, certified analytics specialist and certified user conferred by Relativity®. He also holds a certification from the ACEDS organization as a Certified eDiscovery Specialist (CEDS).
For more information regarding eDiscovery, please contact Richard Ford at (616) 336-6858 or email@example.com
City of Portage, councilmember, 2013 - present
KZOO Spartans, president, 2015 - 2019
Western Michigan University Thomas M. Cooley Law School
J.D., cum laude, 2008
Thomas M. Cooley Law Review, Articles Editor
Michigan State University
East Lansing, Michigan
- Illinois (inactive)
- All Illinois state courts (inactive)
- All Michigan state courts