PHILADELPHIA – Buchanan Ingersoll & Rooney has expanded its e-discovery practice with the addition of Mason Apostol. He joins the firm as counsel in the litigation section, and he will be based in the Philadelphia office. With a decade of experience, Apostol is a trusted e-discovery advisor for clients.
“Mason’s e-discovery expertise will enable us to further innovate and expand our e-discovery practice and capabilities,” said Nolan Kurtz, the firm’s chief operating officer. “Mason is a proven leader in e-discovery who is uniquely positioned to align our technical support resources with our legal services to not only provide knowledgeable guidance to our lawyers and clients but, most importantly, enhance the value we deliver to our clients.”
“We are excited to welcome Mason to the firm,” said David Gordon, shareholder and co-chair of the firm’s litigation section. “His e-discovery experience will be an important asset internally, as well as for our clients.”
Apostol consults with clients, legal teams, and forensic experts regarding all aspects of legal discovery and investigations. In addition, he organizes document review projects; implements security; data collections and chain of custody best practices; trains internal and external stakeholders on software and legal issues related to e-discovery; and interfaces with case teams including litigation support staff, senior partners and C-suite executives.
“I’ve been looking to join a firm with roots in Pennsylvania, and with Buchanan’s history in the state, I knew it was the right fit,” said Apostol. “I look forward to working with my colleagues to continue providing practical solutions for our clients in Pennsylvania and across the firm’s national footprint.”
Before joining Buchanan, Apostol led a team of e-discovery project managers and specialists at an Am Law 50 law firm. He also has experience at an e-discovery vendor. He holds a law degree from Pennsylvania State University Dickinson School of Law and a bachelor’s degree from Franklin & Marshall College.