Steven Berrent is the Chief Executive Officer of eMag Solutions, the leading e-discovery and back-up tape recovery, restoration and migration service provider world-wide. As CEO, he leads the development and implementation of eMag’s corporate vision and strategy. eMag has distinguished itself as a leader in the industry for more than three decades.
Prior to joining eMag, Steven was the managing director of WilmerHale Discovery Solutions (WHDS), WilmerHale’s lauded internal e-discovery offering, having led the strategic development and implementation of WHDS from inception. His other responsibilities included leading the firm’s efforts with respect to building strategies and staffing models for the efficient management of complex litigation/controversy matters with specific emphasis on e-discovery, document review and bringing added value to WilmerHale clients.
Previously, Steven was the director of Litigation Services at Davis Polk, where he managed more than 100 paralegals, legal technologists, case managers and staff attorneys. He also advised clients, attorneys and case teams on issues relating to electronic documents, e-discovery and information management. Steven had been an associate at Weil Gotshal and Manges in New York, where he was a member of the Electronic Discovery Task Force and worked on complex commercial litigations, arbitrations and investigations in diverse industries.
Steven had also worked as the Director of Information Technology for Vice President Al Gore’s presidential campaign, where he architected and maintained computer networks and related technologies for the campaign and advised the Vice President and staff on information technology issues, solutions and strategy.
He volunteers with the William J. Clinton Foundation and has worked with President Clinton on his Harlem Small Business Initiative, Hurricane Katrina relief, and the Clinton HIV/AIDS Initiative. In the latter capacity, Steven has traveled to Louisiana, Beijing, Sydney, Dar es Salaam and elsewhere on behalf of the Clinton Foundation.
Steven received his JD from Cornell Law School in 2004 and a BA in Political Science from Emory University in 1997.