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We are the construction industry’s go-to teammate for expertise in legal technology and efficiency. We are experts at delivering tech-forward and client-centered consulting services focused on three critical components:

CONSTRUCTION INDUSTRY EXPERTISE.
SIMPLE FEE STRUCTURE.
CONCIERGE LEVEL SERVICE.

We Know Construction

We speak the same language as your construction lawyer and project team and our eDiscovery platforms are customized for construction. This translates into immediate efficiencies and overall cost-savings on each engagement.

We simplify technology, provide concierge expertise,and redeem our clients’ time and money.

INITIAL
MEETING
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DATA
IDENTIFICATION
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ESTABLISH
BUDGET
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FORMULATE
PLAN
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DISCOVERY
MOTIONS
CONSULTING
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DEVELOP
REVIEW
PROTOCOLS
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CUSTOMIZED
REPORTING
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Why CDE?

Because Sometimes You Need a Sledgehammer,
and Sometimes You Need Tweezers

We are relationship-driven and are motivated by exceptional client service. We don't oversell solutions to benefit our bottom line; we find the most appropriate workflow for your matter and are constantly analyzing opportunities for efficiency and cost-savings. We want to be your partner for years to come.

BECAUSE YOU SHOULDN'T OVERPAY FOR EDISCOVERY
BASED ON YOUR INDUSTRY

Our clients build massive structures and miles of highways. This translates to substantial datasets spanning over many years. We understand these industry differentiators and built a technology fee structure to accommodate large data sets hosted for long periods of time.

BECAUSE YOU SHOULDN’T BE IN THE DARK WHEN IT COMES TO UNDERSTANDING
THE DOLLARS YOU ARE SPENDING AND THE STATUS OF YOUR MATTERS.

We provide straight-forward reporting, transparency and accountability every step of the way so you can make fully-informed decisions with your executive team and outside counsel.

BECAUSE YOU SHOULD CHOOSE YOUR OUTSIDE COUNSEL
BASED ON MERIT, NOT MUSCLE

We play to our strengths, enabling your outside counsel to focus on theirs.

The CDE Leadership Team

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BRETT LAMB
Founder & CEO

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LaurEN Abeyta, ceds
Founder & COO

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STEVE GANSS
FOUNDER & CFO

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KAt Meyer, JD
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Kat Meyer started her legal career in 2004 as a litigation attorney at international law firm Jones Day, where she was involved in complex commercial litigation in state and federal courts. Kat became known as a firm expert in eDiscovery and large-scale document preservation, collection, review, and production. After 8 years as a corporate litigator, Kat was recruited to serve as President of Conquest Ediscovery.  In addition to managing all operational aspects of the company, she consulted with clients on eDiscovery strategy, discovery plans, discovery orders, information governance, legal holds, collections, and other matters and conducted CLE training to both companies and law firms.

As a Senior Consultant for Construction Discovery Experts, Kat leverages her legal and technical expertise to consult with clients on proactive approaches to minimize discovery costs.  In addition, she provides guidance throughout the discovery process to assist with discovery negotiations and protocols, custodian interviews and collections, and corporate training programs. Kat's background as a seasoned litigator and her operational knowledge of eDiscovery uniquely position her to weigh both defensibility and efficiency when designing eDiscovery workflows  

kmeyer@cdelegal.com (V-Card)
214.402.1215

In The News

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Construction Discover Experts Co-Founder and COO, Lauren Abeyta, Named to Dallas Business Journal Top 40 Under 40

E-Discovery expert recognized as rising star and person to know in the North Texas Business Community

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This New Dallas Firm Offers ‘Concierge-Level Service’ With its eDiscovery Platform for the Construction Industry

What do you get when you combine “concierge-level service” with AI and machine learning tailored specifically to construction industry firms dealing with legal issues? A new Dallas firm that aims to make litigation less painful for construction companies.

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eDiscovery Leaders: Ron Tienzo of Construction Discovery Experts

George Socha interviews CDE’s Ron Tienzo regarding machine learning, artificial intelligence and analytics in large scale construction litigation

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