Michael Dalewitz, Esq. is the Founder and CEO of Inspired Review. Previously, Michael was a Director of eDiscovery and the Founder and Senior Managing Director of Peak Discovery.
Michael has extensive experience in electronic discovery and the management of large, document intensive cases in a predictable fixed cost pricing model. He created one of the industry’s first managed document review models and developed the first document review metrics tracking software. Michael wrote the chapters on Temporary Legal Staffing in the ABA published Legal Management Handbook.
Nationally recognized as an expert in electronic discovery, document review and legal staffing, Michael is a published author, speaker and CLE instructor. He consults with clients on implementing best practices in document review, utilizing TAR and analytics to provide efficiencies in the review process and outlining the current state of the law as it relates to legal issues involving eDiscovery and document review.
He has prepared affidavits outlining best practices in the handling of electronic evidence and the defensibility of document review management on behalf of his clients. He was an active member of the Sedona Conference, and has served on the boards of The Masters Conference, ACEDS and Association of Litigation Support Professionals. Michael founded the Electronic Discovery Program at New York Law School and served as its Adjunct Professor. He is also a Certified eDiscovery Specialist (CEDS) and serves as Articles Editor of IT-LEX.
Currently Michael is an Advisory Member for UF Law School’s eDiscovery Education Program and established a full credit externship program for UF Law Students. He graduated from University of Florida with a Bachelor of Arts degree and obtained his JD from New York Law School. Mr. Dalewitz is licensed to practice law in the State of NY. Michael Dalewitz was recently named University of Florida’s 2015 Outstanding Young Alumni, recognizing his innovative contributions to the Legal Industry and overall Philanthropy to the Community.
Karl Schieneman, Esq. / MBA is an electronic discovery innovator with a broad based e-discovery background and a focus on designing review workflow, technology assisted review, and recruiting tested document review attorneys. Recently, he created a document review test, ReviewRight.com which he used to generate 40 successful remote document review projects by staffing with pools of the best review attorneys nationally on the same project. He has developed chat based remote workflows and brought to market a comprehensive data security program for remote review based on encrypted communication, better review attorneys and taking away the ability to copy and print on remotely controlled desk tops.
He has assisted companies and law firms nationally with implementing predictive coding in a defensible manner and as a Special Master for e-discovery issues. He was part of the Global Aerospace team defending the first predictive coding case challenged by the opposing party featured in the movie the Decade of Discovery. He brings 19 years of experience in the document review space and has been a pioneer in the field as far back as 2002 when he staffed one of the first Midwest sourcing projects with 250 attorneys in the Baycol litigation. Karl is a past Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year Winner and frequently speaks and writes on E-Discovery topics including as co-host of ESIBytes.com with retired Judge John Facciola. He was the President and Founder of Review Less acquired by Inspired Review in January 2016.
Mr. Peter Francis is a co-founder of Inspired Review and has over 19 years growing and developing companies and software platforms in the litigation support and eDiscovery area. The companies he founded continue to support clients ranging from Fortune 1000 companies, the AmLaw 200 law firms, multiple government agencies, and top ten global consulting firms. He has worked with clients in industries including banking and finance, pharmaceutics, manufacturing, construction, energy, and telecom. As Managing Partner of Inspired Review, Peter works closely with our CFO and is responsible for strategic growth and relationships, and facilitating the continued expansion into further National and Global Territories.
Olga Schieneman is a Managing Partner of Inspired Review. Previously, Olga was a Co-Founder of Review Less LLC that recently merged with Inspired Review.
Olga brings a unique vision because of her 20 year tenure with Kraft Foods winning multiple awards and having managed a technology teams and sales teams during her time at Kraft. She also has worked in several technology driven legal service offering companies created with Karl Schieneman.
As Managing Partner of Inspired Review, Olga works closely with Peter Francis and is responsible for managing technology systems, designing recruiting workflows, and overseeing department processes. She also assumes an audit capacity to validate the various departments are working as a team using technology to improve Inspired Reviews recruiting process.
Olga’s greatest strength is her ability to relate to both technology and people and to understand data flow through technology. In essence, she makes technology deliver on its promise within organizations she works in.
Mr. Matt Daimler is Vice President of Sales at Inspired Review and has over 15 years of experience in the eDiscovery and Document Review industry. His clients range from Fortune 1000 companies including banking, pharmaceutics, manufacturing, and telecommunications, to AmLaw100 law firms. His extensive experience includes areas from General Litigation to Anti-Trust and he has worked on many of the largest second requests over the past 10 years.
As Vice President of Sales at Inspired Review, Matt works closely with the sales team and partners to drive business and to make sure clients are getting the best service and experience possible.