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Peter O’Hara is Chief Executive Officer of Dauntless Discovery and a member of the company’s Board of Directors. Peter co-founded Dauntless Discovery in 2016, bringing more than 15 years of industry leadership, litigation and project management experience to his role with the company. Peter oversees the corporate direction and strategy for Dauntless’s operations including project management, sales, marketing, recruitment, training and development. Peter believes “It is our job as a company to partner and collaborate with our clients to help reduce their eDiscovery costs while delivering a superior work product.” Before founding Dauntless Discovery, Peter was an Associate at Morgan Lewis for 11 years, where he focused on eDiscovery project management for the pharmaceutical, technology, energy, healthcare, and financial industries. Over the years Peter has developed cost-effective eDiscovery workflows that have saved his clients time and money. Peter earned his J.D. from Quinnipiac University and a bachelor’s degree in English from the University of Pittsburgh.
Jonathan Hanks is Chief Operating Officer of Dauntless Discovery and a member of the company’s Board of Directors. He co-founded Dauntless Discovery in 2016, bringing more than 11 years of experience to his role with the company. As chief operating officer, he directs global legal operations for Dauntless, including its staffing, end-to-end discovery services, marketing and sales. For over 10 years, Jonathan served as both a Senior Attorney and Associate at Morgan Lewis in Philadelphia. In these positions, he focused on developing discovery management strategies and advising clients on the implementation of defensible, cost-effective approaches on all phases of the EDRM model. Jonathan also served as national discovery counsel for a global technology company, where he implemented comprehensive and consistent discovery plans to enhance efficiency, minimize risk and streamline the discovery process. Jonathan earned his J.D. from the University of New Hampshire and a bachelor’s degree in Government & Law from Lafayette College.
Katie Langston joined Dauntless Discovery in 2017. As Executive Vice President, she oversees active managed review matters and coordinates training and development for our team of document review attorneys. Prior to joining Dauntless, Katie gained over twelve years of experience in the eDiscovery realm as an Associate with Morgan Lewis in Philadelphia. In that role, Katie advised clients on document collection, review, and production strategies. She managed document review matters of all scales in areas of law ranging from employment law to healthcare to financial services and beyond. Katie has years of experience with incorporating the latest technologies into workflows for ensuring high quality, efficient work product. She also writes and lectures on eDiscovery matters. Katie earned her J.D. from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill where she served as Publication Editor for the Journal of International Law and Commercial Regulation. She received her bachelor’s degree in political science from Davidson College.
With over ten years of experience in electronic discovery, Andrew has managed complex discovery for litigations and investigations ranging from 20,000 records to over two million records. Andrew has worked on hundreds of cases involving intellectual property, antitrust, pharmaceuticals, employment, energy, financial services, and SEC investigations. Andrew has performed Early Case Assessments to help clients and counsel accurately assess risk, reduce costs, and prepare for meet-and-confer conferences. Through the effective and efficient use of cutting-edge technology, Andrew is committed to offering his clients the best solution for all of their discovery needs whether through Advanced Analytics, de-duplication, clustering, Technology Assisted Review, or Predictive Coding. Andrew earned his J.D. from Temple University Law School and his Bachelor’s Degree from Columbia University.
Steve leads Dauntless’s Legal Services department supporting the strategic growth and operational excellence. Steve brings over 25 years’ experience in litigation technology, software development, consulting and services. Previously Steve served as a Vice President at Ipro Tech where he managed Ipro’s operation infrastructure and processes. Prior to Ipro Steve was COO and co-founder of Lex Solutio, a pioneer legal services company. Lex Solutio was acquired by Encore Discovery in 2003 where Steve continued as a Sr. Vice President. He has been a part of the sale of three companies and is a voice for innovation and company culture.
With more than 20 years of experience in high-achieving Account and Business Development, Matt leads the Global Dauntless Discovery’s Business development team. He has excelled as a professional in executive account management and offers a broad knowledge of the Legal Discovery space. He is a successful entrepreneur and startup strategist driving quality organization-wide account execution that leads to sustained high-profile client loyalties.
Previously Matt served as a Managing Shareholder and Equity partner with Inventus, LLC. He helped cultivate strategic business partnerships globally and was a key catalyst in the company growing from a $5.4 million in valuation to $232 million in valuation within a 5-year period.
Matt earned his Bachelor’s degree in Business from Eastern Illinois University.
Jenna Rooney, who brings nearly a decade of experience in eDiscovery project management and consulting, joined Dauntless in 2018 as the Vice President of Client Services.
Previously, Jenna held the role of Senior Pre-Sales Engineer at Relativity, where she served as a Relativity platform and cybersecurity expert. She was responsible for leading clients through the Proof of Concept process and providing guidance on complex data management, migration, and review workflows. Prior to Relativity, Jenna held a senior role on the Project Management team at Inventus, where her responsibilities included the managing of high-profile clients, complex matters and consulting on eDiscovery review workflows and best practices throughout all phases of the EDRM to drive efficient and cost-effective workflows.
Jenna holds 9 industry leading certifications; she is a Relativity Master, a Certified eDiscovery Specialist (CEDS), and co-chairs the Education committee for the Association of Certified eDiscovery Specialists (ACEDS) Chicago chapter. She actively participates in the eDiscovery community as a guest speaker at the University of Kent Law and Loyola Chicago Paralegal Studies programs and as a top-rated presenter at Relativity Fest.
She earned a Bachelor of Science from Indiana University, graduated with honors from Loyola University’s Paralegal Studies program, and recently obtained a certificate in cybersecurity on Managing Risk in the Information Age from Harvard