Randy is a Principal of Yarbrough Law Group, PC, based in San Francisco, CA. YLG assists clients reduce and mitigate the risks associated with the proliferation of data and information assets. The firm helps companies more effectively respond to event driven situations such as litigation, regulatory inquiries, theft of intellectual property and data breaches with defensible strategies while minimizing the cost and impact on the organization. In addition to its reactive solutions, YLG provides legal and consulting services that help its clients address the key risk areas of information governance: data privacy, compliance, security, e-discovery, and data disposition and management.
Randy is a pioneer in the litigation technology industry, bringing a unique perspective and skill set that combines 20 years’ experience as a trial lawyer and litigator with more than a decade as a consultant and senior executive with leading technology and eDiscovery services providers. As a lawyer and managing partner in a national law firm, Randy directed large-scale litigation on behalf of major Fortune 500 companies, including The Boeing Company, Lockheed Martin, Unisys and PG&E. Since 2000, Randy has helped clients employ the latest technologies and processes to manage their litigation activities, costs and risks, most recently as an executive leader of the electronic discovery division of a Fortune 150 company. Randy focused a significant part of his practice on helping clients overcome litigation cost challenges faced by in-house counsel. He was engaged by major corporations to train in-house counsel on case management, risk assessment and cost containment. Through his consulting and executive roles, he gained first-hand knowledge of and experience managing the cost pressures and reporting requirements faced by corporate entities. He developed a deep knowledge of available technologies, best practices and industry pricing and pricing models, in the US and abroad, and now focuses on helping large companies develop strategies and implement processes and practices to streamline litigation, control risk and reduce costs on a domestic and international basis.
Throughout his career, Randy he has built and led top teams. Most recently, he was Senior Vice President and chief executive of Xerox Litigation Services, where he transformed a small, acquired startup into one of the industry’s largest and most respected providers of electronic discovery and consulting services. Randy created the first-of-its-kind Litigation Management Services practice for the firm, which combined the use of new case management technologies with budget control tools, to perform activities such as litigation risk analysis. His clients included some of the world’s largest financial institutions, technology, manufacturing and energy concerns. Prior to joining Xerox, Mr. Burrows was Managing Director of Navigant Consulting where he founded and led the worldwide business development practice. Before that, he was Vice President for business development at CaseCentral, the industry’s first web-based electronic discovery provider. Mr. Burrows started his career at the national law firm of McKenna & Cuneo (now McKenna, Long & Aldridge), where he was a commercial and government contracts litigator and was Managing Partner of the firm’s San Francisco office.
Mr. Burrows holds a J.D. degree from Duke University School of Law and an A.B. degree from the University of California at Berkeley. He is a frequent speaker and author on litigation management and electronic discovery related topics.