KENDRA SMITH

Executive Vice President – U.S. Operations - Cobra Legal Solutions

Kendra’s background and experience bring together a unique blend of legal and technological expertise. She has spearheaded electronic discovery with both law firms and service providers for hundreds of complex litigation matters in both state and federal courts, government investigations, and due diligence review.

Beyond discovery, Kendra counsels clients on information governance and litigation readiness including document retention/destruction policies, data storage, management, and collection, and legal hold processes and protocols. Her expertise, both domestic and abroad, spans the EDRM end-to-end with a constant focus on best practices and consulting at every phase.  She works with legal teams to understand their challenges, needs, and wants and with operations teams to develop creative workflows to meet clients’ needs and provide top-notch work product efficiently and cost effectively. As the first point of contact for law firms and corporate clients during eDiscovery, Kendra provides solutions to efficiently manage electronic document populations from collection to review, production and trial.

Kendra graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Biological Sciences from the University of Notre Dame and her Juris Doctorate from Texas A&M School of Law.  Her passions include skiing, sports, travel, and her dogs.