Alex Jacobs has more than twenty-four years of experience answering discovery requests and assisting clients with internal investigations in civil litigation and in response to a criminal, governmental, or regulatory subpoena.

He has worked within service providers, consulting firms, law firms, and industry startups. Mr. Jacobs works on clients’ most complex matters, using cutting-edge technology to minimize risk and cost. He is experienced and certified in multiple technology platforms and regularly creates new workflow tools as bespoke deliverables for client engagements.

Mr. Jacobs has worked on high-profile matters in most major industry verticals, including aerospace, oil and gas, financial services and banking, insurance, real estate, and transportation. He is well versed in all phases of the Electronic Discovery Reference Model (EDRM) and Information Governance Reference Model (IGRM), identifying cost-reduction strategies that exist upstream from the eDiscovery process. He regularly consults with clients on best practices and protocols for data governance and information management, including deploying culture and education campaigns to increase employee retention of legal department policies and procedures.

Mr. Jacobs is the immediate past president and a founding member of the Dallas chapter of the Association of Certified E-Discovery Specialists (ACEDS). He is active in the community as a thought leader and panelist at conferences and continuing legal education events.

Mr. Jacobs studied economics at the University of Texas at Austin.

Employment History

Senior Discovery consultant, 2013-2017

Cofounder/Director, 2012-2013

UHY Advisors
Senior manager, 2008-2012

Professional Affiliations

Association of Certified E-Discovery Specialists (ACEDS)
Director-at-Large, Dallas chapter, Member

Areas of Expertise