William Wallace Belt Jr.
Bill has 25 years of experience as a partner, shareholder and board member of AmLaw 200 law firms, where he built one of the first law firm eDiscovery practices. His extensive experience as a trial lawyer, including trying to verdict over 20 jury trials, his work with the “Big Four,” and technology providers, gives Bill a perspective built upon broad and unique experience. Bill started his career as a trial lawyer and his team’s defense verdict in EMF/mobile phone litigation was selected as a Top 10 Defense Verdict by the National Law Journal. Bill was also recognized by the American Bar Association for his work on the Exxon Valdez litigation. For the last 10 years, Bill has helped Fortune 500 and Global Fortune 2000 companies update and develop their eDiscovery and Information Governance strategies and playbooks, including cloud and on-premise enterprise implementations and migrations as Managing Director of Complete Discovery Source Consulting and previously at Deloitte. He has participated in and now runs a Corporate-Only Roundtable where corporate eDiscovery teams, judges and industry experts have met to share experiences and discuss emerging challenges and technological and legal solutions. He has led managed review teams at both law firms and service providers. His team at Deloitte was selected as a Top 3 managed review provider by the New York and Washington, D.C. Law Journals.