Areas of Expertise

  • Early Information Assessment
  • eDiscovery
  • Litigation Support
  • Managed Services

Education

Montgomery College

Memberships

  • Minority Corporate Counsel Association
  • The Voice of the Defense Bar

Mike Garner

Senior Executive Vice President

Washington, DC

As Senior Executive Vice President and Principal, Mike Garner has been instrumental in helping eTERA Consulting gain national recognition as an eDiscovery and litigation consulting firm. Since joining eTERA Consulting as a Principal in 2004, Mr. Garner has significantly contributed to the growth and expansion of the company by advocating for the addition of capabilities across the entire EDRM paradigm to better serve Fortune 500 corporations and the Am Law 100. As a member of the leadership team, Mr. Garner provides critical strategic insights into the needs and requirements of clients in overcoming data management, information readiness and budget challenges.

“Mr. Garner routinely consults with clients on complex matters involving computer forensics, ESI processing, hosting and production.”

Mr. Garner routinely consults with clients on complex matters involving computer forensics, ESI processing, hosting and production. In addition, Mr. Garner provides innovative thinking on various cost models to provide budget predictability while achieving ROI. Mr. Garner specializes in helping corporate legal departments achieve cost predictability, while managing several matters across the enterprise, in order to defend against litigation, investigations and regulatory scrutiny. His unique approach helps corporate clients to make better decisions through data analytics while achieving cost savings and greater efficiencies in managing eDiscovery operations.

As a proponent of legal project management principles, Mr. Garner has gained a reputation with his clients as the “go to guy” who can effectively communicate and coordinate with attorneys, litigation support professionals, paralegals and IT staff within corporations and law firms. In addition, he is effective at utilizing people and technology resources and understands the importance of 24/7 client service support within the legal sector.

As a legal industry veteran, Mr. Garner has held previous client consulting positions at IKON, Merrill Corporation and Capitol Legal in Washington, DC. Mr. Garner is also active in organizations including the Minority Corporate Counsel Association (MCCA) and The Voice of the Defense Bar. He routinely attends legal industry trade shows and conferences to keep up to date on the latest technology developments in data management and eDiscovery. Mr. Garner attended Montgomery College.


Areas of Expertise

  • Early Information Assessment
  • eDiscovery
  • Litigation Support
  • Managed Services

Education

Montgomery College

Memberships

  • Minority Corporate Counsel Association
  • The Voice of the Defense Bar