Nimisha Patel is a Managing Director at FTI Consulting and is based in New York. Ms. Patel is in the ESI Processing practice in the Technology segment. Ms. Patel has over ten years of experience in the litigation support industry and is an expert in assessing client’s e-discovery needs, developing comprehensive programs and leading cross-functional teams to address complex processing and legal review requirements. In her role, Ms. Patel oversees professionals, located across five offices, which are responsible for data analysis, native file processing, TIFFing and document management. She communicates across the FTI organization to coordinate multiple projects from post-collection to delivery of processed data.
Ms. Patel is also involved in inception and development of new services and products that enhance FTI Technology’s data processing capabilities and user’s data review experience in Ringtail. Most recently, she led the creation and development of FTI Technology’s new Ringtail Audio Discovery service, enabling legal teams to search, review, redact and produce audio recordings alongside email and other documents as part of the legal review process.
Prior to joining FTI Consulting in 2006, Ms. Patel was a litigation support operator at Dolphin Search, where she was responsible for managing clients’ electronically stored information and performed complex SQL analysis on the data. She also held the position of network operator and administrator at University of Southern California. In this role, she provided second the third level support for the university’s network issues and assisted with maintaining the hardware and software in student labs. In all of these roles, she has served as a primary point of client contact and provided quality support to meet client needs.
Ms. Patel holds a B.S. in Information Technology from NIT in India and an M.S. in Computer Science from the University of Southern California.