Michael Quartararo is the author of the 2016 book Project Management in Electronic Discovery. He is a certified project management professional (PMP), a certified eDiscovery specialist (CEDS), and a teacher with 20 years of experience in the legal services industry. He began his career as a paralegal, managing class action and international litigation at Skadden Arps. Later work focused on managing complex legal technology projects, forensics and electronic discovery. At his previous employer, he led a staff of project managers providing consultative eDiscovery, litigation support and technology services to 350 attorneys and paralegals and the firm’s Fortune 500 clients. A graduate of the State University of New York, he also studied law for one year at the University of London. He sits on the national Advisory Board of the Association of Certified E-Discovery Specialists (ACEDS), teaches eDiscovery and project management at Bryan University in Tempe, Arizona, and is the ACEDS liaison member to the Duke-EDRM Advisory Committee. Mike frequently writes and speaks on issues related to project management, eDiscovery and litigation support.