Chief Executive Officer
Ram has presided over QuisLex’s rapid growth since its inception and has over 15 years of experience providing high-quality services to his clients in a variety of settings. Prior to joining QuisLex, Ram spent eight years advising clients on corporate and M&A transactions with Skadden Arps and Sidley Austin in New York. Prior to joining Sidley, Ram worked as a Project Manager for a multi-national consulting company, managing projects for large financial services clients. Ram received his Masters in Law from Columbia University School of Law, his MBA from the Johnson Graduate School of Management, Cornell University and his Bachelor of Laws from the University of Madras.
Chief Operating Officer
Sirisha has been at the intersection of law and quality for over a decade. She is responsible for managing our team of permanent attorneys, as well as our teams of Six Sigma black belts, quality analysts, process experts, statisticians and linguists, and oversees all aspects of QuisLex’s operations. She has over 15 years of experience advising boards of directors, corporate and other clients on a variety of matters. Prior to joining QuisLex, Sirisha was the Assistant General Counsel and Corporate Secretary for Quest Diagnostics where, in addition to her legal portfolio, she was responsible for Six Sigma. Sirisha also spent nine years at Shearman & Sterling where she advised clients on corporate matters, including M&A and corporate finance transactions. She received her Masters in Law degree from Northwestern University School of Law and her Bachelor of Laws degree from the University of Madras.
Michel leads our technology, security and data protection efforts, and was instrumental in QuisLex being the first LPO to obtain internationally recognized certifications in those areas. Michel also leads our technology innovation group, utilizing cutting edge technology to provide optimized solutions for our clients. He has over 20 years of experience in risk management and in designing, building and deploying mission critical applications for Fortune 500 companies. Prior to joining QuisLex, he was Vice President and Senior Architect of Risk Management at JP Morgan Chase. Michel holds Masters of Engineering degrees in Computer Science and Operations Research from Columbia University.
Vice President, Legal Services
Phil is responsible for all aspects of QuisLex’s client services and operations, including managing key client relationships and implementing process refinements for the effective delivery of complex legal services. Phil began his legal career as an associate in the antitrust department at Skadden, Arps in New York, where he gained significant experience in both regulatory matters and litigations and oversaw all aspects of eDiscovery. He received his J.D. from Columbia University School of Law, where he was a Harlan Fiske Stone Scholar, and earned a B.A. with honors from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
David works with clients to design unique, efficient and cost-effective solutions for their contracting and compliance-related challenges. David comes to QuisLex with over 20 years of law firm experience, including as a partner at Shearman & Sterling and Paul Hastings , where his practice focused on negotiating and structuring complex technology transactions. He has continually been recognized for his expertise in the field of technology and outsourcing transactions by Chambers USA and Legal 500 and is the author of “Intellectual Property in Mergers & Acquisitions,” a leading guide on the handling of intellectual property issues in corporate transactions. David received his B.S. in electrical engineering from The Cooper Union for the Advancement of Science and Arts and his J.D. from New York University School of Law.
Sailaja designs and builds workflows and project plans for QuisLex’s clients, and is responsible for ensuring project delivery in line with client requirements. She actively manages projects in a variety of areas, including contracts negotiation, contracts review and analysis, M&A due diligence, post-merger integration and legal research, and works with clients from a wide array of industries. Before joining QuisLex, Sailaja worked with a law firm handling IP related matters and practiced in the Delhi High Court. She received her LL.B. degree from Amity Law School, Delhi, where she graduated first in her class.
Andrew has over 15 years of experience actively managing and supervising large-scale, complex document reviews in numerous industries and practice areas. He has trained multiple large teams on document review and creating privilege logs, and is currently responsible for spearheading QuisLex’s litigation training programs. He also manages key aspects of QuisLex’s client and vendor relationships. Andrew frequently speaks on topics related to e-discovery and legal project management. He received his J.D. and M.B.A. from Washington University in St. Louis and earned a B.A. with honors from the University of Michigan.
Mr. Beschloss has more than 12 years of experience developing discovery and critical document workflow solutions for law firm and corporate clients. Adam has served as a solutions architect for Fortune 500 clientele, and has substantial experience coordinating eDiscovery engagements for insurance, manufacturing, banking, healthcare and law firm clients. Client engagements included digital evidence recovery, e-data processing, review workflow and production management, document hosting, and large-scale imaging and coding. Prior to joining QuisLex, Adam was a Director in the Risk Consulting practice of a Big 4 consulting firm, the Director of Product Development for a forensic data processing company, and a Principal Consultant in the services division of a global technology company.
Mr. Coppola comes to QuisLex with seven years of Big Law experience working as a litigation associate where he gained formidable experience in complex commercial litigation and as a corporate associate, with a strong track record in secured and unsecured lending transactions, acquisition financings, private equity financings, and other credit matters. Bobby attained significant experience managing and overseeing all aspects of discovery pursuant to large, complicated government investigations and private litigations. In his corporate work, he represented private equity sponsors, corporate borrowers and financial institutions, and performed all aspects of corporate due diligence. Mr. Coppola is located in QuisLex’s New York Legal Services headquarters and will oversee the supervision and management of client engagements, defining and implementing protocols for complex and large-scale matters. Bobby received his J.D. from Georgetown University Law Center and a B.A. in Political Science from Williams College.
Mr. Rudnick has more than 20 years of corporate operations and analytics experience developing efficient and innovative solutions including legal invoice review and compliance, legal spend analytics such as program benefit ROIs, benchmarking, and predictive modeling.
Before joining QuisLex as Director, Legal Spend Management, Steve was Operations Manager – Legal Invoice Review at one of the world’s largest insurers where he advanced the use of analytics in billing review and compliance of a $600M+ per annum legal spend. Prior to this, he began his career with a global pharmaceutical corporation as a project manager where he validated manufacturing processes and project risk. He is also currently a highly regarded MBA instructor with more than 17 years’ experience teaching Business Analytics and Operations Management in an executive MBA program.
Steve received a B.S. in neuroscience with research distinction and an MBA from the University of Rochester.
Mr. Yasin has significant experience advising UK and EU-based corporates and law firms in e-disclosure strategy and execution. Prior to joining QuisLex, Umar began his career at Thomson Reuters in London and worked for a leading UK forensics and e-discovery consultancy managing forensic technology and e-disclosure requirements. His experience includes a wide range of matters including dawn raids, regulatory requests, internal investigations, and complex commercial litigation including managing cross-border data collections and review. Mr. Yasin received his Bachelor of Laws from Liverpool, completed the Bar Vocational Course at the Inns of Court School of Law, London, and was called to the Bar by Lincoln’s Inn.
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