Founder and CEO
Andrew Reisman is the founder and CEO of ELIJAH. Founded in 2003 in a 700-square foot loft in downtown Chicago, ELIJAH has grown to become one of the premier digital forensics providers in the United States. Named after his eldest child, Andrew often remarks that he named the company to remind him why to go to work in the morning and why to come home in the evening.
Andrew is a renowned expert in computer forensics, having been recognized as “Information Systems Forensic Expert of the Year – USA” by the 2017 AI Legal Awards, and as “Legal Technology Gamechanger of the Year (USA)” by the 2017 ACQ5 Law Awards. He has testified as an expert in digital forensics, electronic discovery, and data security in federal and state courts throughout the country.
Andrew also has a deep understanding of the challenges that attorneys face, having been a litigation partner in an AmLaw 100 law firm before founding ELIJAH. He served as a judicial clerk for a federal court of appeals judge, and in law school was both class valedictorian and Editor-in-Chief of the University of Illinois Law Review.
Rick Weber serves as the President of ELIJAH – joining ELIJAH through the merger of eDirect Impact, LLC and ELIJAH in 2013.
Rick is a practicing attorney and arbitrator for FINRA and a former federal prosecutor for the SEC. In 2000, Rick co-founded Advocate Solutions, and became one of the pioneers in the eDiscovery industry with the creation of Discovery Cracker.
Rick is frequently invited to speak as an expert in the field of Electronic Discovery and Litigation Data Management at conferences and CLE seminars sponsored by corporations, law firms, the American Bar Association, and state bar associations.
Rick holds a B.A. from Michigan State University with honors, and a J.D. from the Vanderbilt University School of Law, having served as an Associate Editor of the Law Review.