Oct. 4, 2017 – MIAMI – The Association of Certified eDiscovery Specialists (ACEDS), a BARBRI Professional Association, today announced Relativity as its newest “Diamond Level” affiliate partner. This status allows Relativity to leverage the full breadth of ACEDS education, networking, training, events, and professional development resources.

Additionally, ACEDS is a Gold sponsor of Relativity Fest, an annual conference designed to educate and connect the eDiscovery community. Slated for Oct. 22-25 in Chicago, Relativity Fest brings together legal professionals to network, broaden their knowledge, and receive hands-on experience with the latest eDiscovery tools. ACEDS Executive Director Mary Mack joins a panel of experts to share insights on The Future of Legal Education, an informative session covering the impact of technology in legal education.

“We are excited to partner with Relativity, a company that places a high value on education and certification, and welcome Relativity team members to our community,” said Mack. “We’re also very much looking forward to participating in the highly-anticipated Relativity Fest.”

Relativity delivers a comprehensive e-platform that helps legal professionals at law firms, corporations, and government agencies organize data, discover the truth, and act on it. More than 13,000 organizations use Relativity globally, including the U.S. Department of Justice, more than 70 Fortune 100 companies, and 199 of the Am Law 200.

“Since becoming a BARBRI Professional Association and putting Mary Mack at the helm, ACEDS has strengthened its position as a leader in legal technology education,” said David Horrigan, e-discovery counsel and legal content director at Relativity. “We’re looking forward to working with the entire ACEDS team to deliver legal educational programs across the eDiscovery community.”

ACEDS offers its members:

– Exclusive job-related eDiscovery tools

– Regional chapters for ongoing education, connecting and networking

– A community for the exchange of ideas and best practices

– Preparation and exam to achieve the career-enhancing CEDS professional certification

– Breaking news and in-depth analyses of issues affecting the eDiscovery field


The ACEDS Professional Association, part of leading legal education provider BARBRI, is a membership association committed to promoting and verifying eDiscovery skills and competence through training, education, and certification to organizations and individuals. The association’s goal is to help professionals and organizations reduce the costs and risks associated with eDiscovery, and realize the advantages of performing it effectively. ACEDS awards the Certified eDiscovery Specialist (CEDS) credential, which is held by practitioners at Am Law 200 firms, government agencies, including the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission and U.S. Justice Department, and some of the largest corporations in the world.

About Relativity

At Relativity, we make software to help users organize data, discover the truth, and act on it. Our ediscovery platform is used by more than 13,000 organizations around the world – in the cloud, on-premises, or both – to manage large volumes of data and quickly identify key issues during litigation, internal investigations, and compliance projects. Relativity has over 160,000 active users in 40+ countries from organizations including the U.S. Department of Justice, more than 70 Fortune 100 companies, and 199 of the Am Law 200. As a platform, Relativity also allows developers to design, build, and integrate applications that extend its functionality. Relativity has been named one of Chicago’s Top Workplaces by the Chicago Tribune for six consecutive years and received the CityLIGHTS Lighthouse Award from the Illinois Technology Association in 2016. Please contact Relativity at or visit for more information.

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