NightOwl Hires Industry Expert as Law Firm Practice Manager

Minneapolis, MN, August 17, 2012 – NightOwl Discovery, a leading national provider of eDiscovery solutions, announced today that it has hired Laura Danielson as NightOwl’s Law Firm Practice Manager. Her primary roles will be as NightOwl’s manager for trial support, trial technology and client training for hosted software solutions such as Concordance, Summation, Clearwell, and Relativity. Laura will also have a leadership role in project management.

Former Twin Cities Chapter Director of Women in eDiscovery and partner at DLS, Danielson brings with her over 22 years of experience in litigation technology and trial support. Having participated in over 100 trials in both Federal and State Courts throughout the country, Laura has experience in all areas of litigation in a variety of contexts. Her background includes litigation paralegal, project management and consulting, and law firm operations management. In addition, Danielson is a published author, a frequent speaker and instructor, and is considered an industry expert. She is a founding member of the Minneapolis-St. Paul Chapter Women In eDiscovery (WIE) and served as Chapter Director 2010-2011. Laura is the WIE National Central Regional Director for 2012-2013, and is a member of the National Board of Directors. Laura is a member of Association of Litigation Support Professionals (ALSP), and the Association of Certified eDiscovery Specialists, and has served on the Board of Directors for the Minnesota Association of Litigation Support Professionals (MALSP).

Danielson’s expertise includes:

  • Project Management of over 100 projects, including a JDG consisting of 179 members.
  • Large-scale document reviews, in which her largest case involved over 19 million pages that was reviewed and produced in a hosted environment.
  • Implementing eDiscovery and best practices for corporations, law firms, and litigation support technology vendors.
  • Records management and litigation readiness consulting.
  • Trial consulting and support in both Federal and State Courts nationally.

Laura will continue to collaborate with DLS, an alliance partner of NightOwl Discovery for expanded trial support services.

“We are excited to bring on someone with Laura’s qualifications to lead our practice support team,” said Tom Palladino, President of NightOwl. “The practice support division will provide clients with needed expertise in the areas of trial support, trial technology and software training – all a natural extension of the discovery management services NightOwl provides.”


About NightOwl
NightOwl Discovery is a leading national provider of discovery management services. NightOwl brings the most advanced tools and highest level of customer service in the industry together to help our customers identify, collect, manage, review and produce electronically stored information (ESI). In addition, NightOwl’s professional services group offers strategic discovery consulting, corporate discovery technology support and comprehensive trial consulting. NightOwl’s mission is to provide its customers with the right solution to fit both their legal and business needs. For more information, please visit