Daniel R. Rizzolo, J.D.

Phone: 312.278.2632 Email: DRizzolo@malekremian.com

Dan is a Managing Director with OmniVere, a MalekRemian Strategic Partner. He has over 25 years experience specializing in complex electronic discovery, computer forensics, data analysis, and legal operations consulting services. Dan’s relevant experience includes some of the largest and most complex document data and financial record exercises in the world, including the Madoff disputes, tobacco litigation, the Enron matters and high profile criminal actions. He has led data and computer forensic teams responding to SEC, DOJ and OIG investigations. He has worked on matters involving mass torts, accounting fraud, mergers and acquisitions, oil and gas, pharmaceuticals, internet/ecommerce disputes, bankruptcy, securities fraud, intellectual property and labor and employment litigation. Dan has consulted with in-house counsel and law firm management on systems strategy, discovery/litigation support strategy, records retention programs and information governance strategy, and has managed litigation support functions. He has also managed in-house and outsourced litigation support, IT and facilities management departments of up to 215 employees.

Dan is an attorney who has spent most of his career in consulting and operations positions related to IT, finance, operations management, outsourcing, disputes, and investigations. Dan also serves clients through OmniVere, an eDiscovery and compliance technology firm. Previously, he co-founded Esicon Consulting and held senior management and consulting positions with Navigant Consulting, Bowne & Company and Arthur Andersen. He served a clerkship for the United States Department of Justice, Organized Crime Strike Force (Philadelphia).

Dan received a J.D. from Villanova University School of Law and a B.A. from the University of Illinois. He publishes and speaks on topics related to electronic discovery and information technology. Dan is a member of the 7th Circuit’s E-discovery Pilot Program, where he is a Co-chair of the E-mediation Subcommittee. He is also an adjunct professor, teaching electronic discovery at the Loyola University Chicago School of Law.

Certifications & Education

  • Villanova Law School, J.D. (1985)
  • University of Illinois, B.A. (1982)

Affiliations

  • Member of the Illinois Bar
  • Member of the International Association of Privacy Professionals
  • Former Member of the Chicago Board Options Exchange
  • 7th Circuit E-discovery Pilot Program (Co-chair – E-mediation Subcommittee)
  • Loyola University of Chicago School of Law (Adjunct Professor – E-discovery)
  • CARPLS legal aid service
  • Former Chair, Glencoe Village Caucus and member of Glencoe Village Caucus Advisory Committee