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Alex Marjanovic is a Senior Managing Director at Ankura based in Irvine and is the West Region, U.S. Lead Partner for the Data & Technology, Discovery practice. With more than 19 years of e-discovery, litigation management, and document review experience, Alex has overseen project management, account management, and business operations for e-discovery related matters. His core expertise is managing consultant teams and developing workflows that enable in-house and outside counsel to streamline data management, e-discovery, document review, and production protocols.
Alex’s experience includes the whole lifecycle of the Electronic Discovery Reference Model (EDRM), from delivering proactive assistance in relation to information governance and discovery readiness consulting to preservation, processing, and review of data for production purposes. Alex has guided and overseen e-discovery engagements on a variety of matters ranging from internal investigations tied to data exfiltration to bet the company government investigations.
Alex has extensive experience in navigating clients’ budgetary requirements and advising on workflows that adhere to proportionality. He knows that one of the most complex challenges for a company in litigation is monitoring expenses tied to e-discovery and that predictability is achieved by leveraging appropriate technologies and workflows and implementing a phased approach to each milestone for managed e-discovery matters.
As part of the leadership team for the Ankura Data & Technology practice, Alex leads account management, business development, project management, sales operations, and thought leadership endeavors. He supports litigation readiness, early case assessment, structured data expert services, forensic collection and analysis for investigations and lawsuits, electronically stored information processing, database hosting, and technology assisted review.
Prior to joining Ankura, Alex was a managing partner at a business services firm in their e-discovery and managed review division for seven years where he managed regional project management, business development executives, sales operations, and customer service teams. These teams’ core services included information governance, early case assessment, hosted review, and technology-assisted review.
Certified legal education programs that Alex has presented recently include:
- A Practical Guide to Efficiency in E-discovery
- Saas & E-Discovery – Navigating the Challenges of Emerging Data Sources
- Ethical Issues in Electronic Discovery
- Electronic Discovery Issues in Cross-Border and Multilanguage Litigation
- Ethical Issues in Defensible Disposition
- BA, Political Science, International Relations, University of California, San Diego
- Attorney Credits Web-Based CLE Programs tied to IG and eDiscovery, Featured Faculty
- Sedona Conference, WG 1