Hope Swancy-Haslam is currently a vice-president in Stroz Friedberg’s Dallas office and is responsible for the technology product development for the firm’s electronic discovery & disclosure practice. During her 20+ year career, Ms. Swancy-Haslam has enjoyed creating new ventures and succeeded in creating a number of small legal services companies in the publishing, concept search and legal software industries.
Prior to joining Stroz Friedberg, Ms. Swancy-Haslam was the COO of a legal software firm based in Dallas, Texas. In that role, she was responsible for the management of the sales, marketing and technology product development teams for the organization. In her first year, her technology development team launched an enterprise offering of its end-to-end eDiscovery software solution that included analytics in its ECA and Review modules. The company then introduced a cloud-hosted offering to the Canadian market that attracted the attention of the investor community. Soon thereafter, the company was acquired by an international investment firm
Prior to that, Ms. Swancy-Haslam lead the sales & market planning for a cutting-edge analytics technology for a major eDiscovery firm. During this time, she authored a number of thought leadership pieces on analytics/TAR best-practices and served as the subject-matter expert on several large deployments.
For the previous 6 years, Ms. Swancy-Haslam lead a team of consultants, project managers and sales colleagues for the western US of an international eDiscovery organization during which she and her team also created a global strategic partnership practice, an analytics consulting practice as well as a forensics practice which resulted in new business revenue generation of $8 million, annually.
Ms. Swancy-Haslam received her B.A. from Baylor University and her law degree from Mississippi College. She is a member of the Sedona Conference, Working Groups 1 & 6, Socha Gelbman’s Electronic Discovery Response Model Group and has been a General Advocate, The General Counsel Forum, since 2000.