Our Team

Ki Yun Hwang, Esq.Ki Yun Hwang, Esq.,
CEO & General Counsel
Bob Roberts, Esq.Bob Roberts, Esq.,
Managing Partner
Brock Towler, Esq.Brock Towler, Esq.,
Director of Discovery Operations
Jessica Allman, Esq.Jessica Allman, Esq.,
Managing Director
Christine WangChristine Wang,
Managing Director
Dana CosbyDana Cosby, Esq.,
Director
June DangJune Dang,
Director of Recruiting
Aaron Jacko, Esq.Aaron Jacko, Esq.,
Senior Tech Solutions Specialist
Ben DickensBen Dickens, Esq.,
Discovery Consultant
Trisha Textor-GerrityTrisha Textor-Gerrity, J.D.,
Director of Recruiting
Ian StoryIan Story, Esq.,
Discovery Consultant
Adam GrimesAdam Grimes, Esq.,
Discovery Consultant
Victoria LowryVictoria Lowry, Esq.
Director of Recruiting & Discovery Consultant
Scott McGrawScott McGraw, Esq.
Discovery Consultant
Rebecca KurtzRebecca Kurtz, Esq.
Discovery Consultant


Tommy FentonTommy Fenton,
Facilities Manager


KI YUN HWANG, ESQ.

CEO & General Counsel

Ki is responsible for the financial performance of BLD, leading company-wide business development, project management, strategic partnerships and strategic initiatives. As General Counsel, he also manages BLD's legal issues. Prior to joining BLD, he was the promotional partner at a boutique law firm that represented Fortune 500 companies and international clients. He also has experience working at international law firms. Education: J.D., University of Minnesota Law School; B.A., UCLA. Languages: Korean.

BOB ROBERTS, ESQ.

Managing Partner

Bob is responsible for leading our Cincinnati office and leading company growth initiatives in surrounding regional markets including Indianapolis, Louisville, and Dayton. Bob works with existing clients, cultivates new client relationships and manages all aspects of the managed document review process. Prior to joining BLD, his experience included managing a portion of the civil division of the Prosecutor's Office for one of Ohio's largest counties. He also had several years experience representing private clients in state and federal courts throughout Ohio. Education: J.D., University of Cincinnati College of Law; B.A., University of Dayton (cum laude).

BROCK TOWLER, ESQ.

Director of Discovery Operations

Brock is responsible for managing all aspects of the managed document review process for BLD's clients. Emphasizing communication and collaboration, Brock has had success not only in satisfying clients, but also in developing strong relationships with BLD clients. Brock has the expertise to optimize efficiency and quality on review projects. Education: J.D., University of Wisconsin; M.A. Latin American, Caribbean and Iberian Studies, University of Wisconsin; B.A., University of North Carolina (Honors). Languages: Spanish.

JESSICA ALLMAN, ESQ.

Managing Director

Jessica is the Managing Director at BLD's Columbus Review Center. Jessica has extensive experience managing large scale reviews, and excels at working collaboratively with clients and counsel to manage reviews in accordance with the client's needs. Jessica's leadership skills enable her to build efficient, cohesive client-focused teams. Education: J.D., Capital University Law School, magna cum laude; B.A., Psychology, Miami University.

CHRISTINE WANG, ESQ.

Managing Director

Christine is Managing Director of BLD’s San Francisco office. She is responsible for managing and developing new and existing client relationships, as well as working with the CEO to identify strategic initiatives and growth opportunities. Prior to joining BLD, she was IP counsel at a start-up software company where she managed the company’s patent portfolio and worked on implementing various intellectual property strategies. She also has experience working at both large international law firms as well as a boutique IP firm doing litigation, patent prosecution, and leading document review. Christine has been an Officer and Board Member of the Asian Pacific American Bar Association of Silicon Valley since 2013. Education: J.D., Santa Clara University School of Law; B.S., University of Washington. Languages: Chinese (Mandarin).

DANA COSBY, ESQ.

Director

Dana is a Director in the BLD Cincinnati Office, serving the Cincinnati, OH and Kentucky markets. In addition to seeking new project opportunities, she works collaboratively with BLD law firm and corporate clients, developing and managing document review projects for litigation discovery, government and internal investigations, contract and regulatory compliance, and mergers and acquisitions support. Her primary duties include designing project protocols, identifying appropriate project tools and processes, training and leading BLD attorney teams to accomplish project deliverables, and monitoring and reporting on project progress.
Prior to joining BLD, Dana advised medium-to-small business owners on business transactions and served as an appointed Executive Administrator/Special Assistant to the Mayor and as a law school Pubic Service Program Director. She began her professional career as a tax consultant with two Big 6 Accounting firms and as an associate in the General Business Group of a regional law firm. Education: J.D., Duke University School of Law, B.S. Accounting, University of Kentucky.

JUNE DANG

Director of Recruiting

June is responsible for recruiting and placing candidates in the San Francisco Bay Area. Prior to joining BLD, June graduated with honors from an ABA-approved paralegal studies program and interned as a paralegal at various law firms. June has also worked in the commercial banking industry in San Francisco and Palo Alto. Education: B.A., Sophia University (Tokyo, Japan).

AARON JACKO, ESQ.

Senior Tech Solutions Specialist

Aaron is a Senior Tech Solutions Specialist supporting company operations nation-wide. Aaron supports document processing, review and production processes by identifying available solutions or developing custom solutions to achieve desired results. Custom solutions Aaron provides include: tools to address specific data processing needs; stand-alone tools to facilitate unique searching and data culling processes; review platform tools to customize and streamline review processes and assembly of production data into specialized formats not offered by standard tools. Education: J.D., Ohio State University Moritz College of Law; B.S., Biology, Magna Cum Laude, Ohio State University.

BEN DICKENS, ESQ.

Discovery Consultant

Ben is a Discovery Consultant at BLD's Columbus Review Center. Ben is responsible for managing all phases of the managed document review process. Beyond managing reviews, Ben has helped to reduce overall client costs by crafting search terms that efficiently capture documents with the highest likelihood of responsiveness. Education: J.D., University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill; B.S., Business Administration, B.A., Philosophy, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

TRISHA TEXTOR-GERRITY, J.D.

Director of Recruiting

Trisha is located in BLD’s Cleveland, Ohio office and is responsible for recruiting candidates for Cleveland and the surrounding areas. Prior to joining BLD, Trisha worked as a document reviewer on a variety of projects. Education: J.D., Capital University, B.A. Anthropology/Sociology, Albion College.

IAN STORY, ESQ.

Discovery Consultant

Ian is a Discovery Consultant in BLD's Cincinnati Review Center. Ian provides our clients with high-quality document review by combining his knowledge of discovery platforms with his ability to successfully manage attorney teams. Prior to joining BLD, Ian managed complex documents review projects in Charlotte, NC. Education: J.D., Capital University Law School; B.A., The Ohio State University.

ADAM GRIMES, ESQ.

Discovery Consultant

Adam is a Discovery Consultant at BLD’s Columbus Review Center. Adam is responsible for managing all stages of the document review process. Adam manages teams of attorneys performing first-level review, privilege logging and analysis, and quality control. Adam also assists client with the development of search terms that efficiently limit the scope of the review set to those documents with a high likelihood of relevance. Education: LL.M., Capital University Law School; J.D., Capital University Law School; B.A., Ohio State University.

VICTORIA LOWRY, ESQ.

Director of Recruiting & Discovery Consultant

Victoria is responsible for recruiting and placing candidates in the Greater Cincinnati Area. Victoria joined BLD as a document review attorney after law school, and continues to work on clients’ projects as a team leader and reviewer. Prior to her legal career, Victoria was an integral part of a local photography studio where she cultivated relationships with clients by providing individualized service and products, being attentive to each client’s objectives, and performing beyond expectations. Victoria now utilizes her relationship building skills to the benefit of BLD’s clients and team members, while using her legal knowledge to assist with review projects. Education: J.D., University of Cincinnati, College of Law; B.F.A., University of Cincinnati, DAAP.

SCOTT MCGRAW, ESQ.

Discovery Consultant

Scott is a Discovery Consultant at BLD's Columbus Review Center where he manages teams of attorneys on both in-house reviews and remote reviews across our other offices. Scott works directly with our clients to provide support with document review strategy and review technology. He is experienced with different review platforms as well as all stages of the managed review process from search term optimization and development through first-level review, quality control and privilege review and logging. He has many years of experience in the review industry and as a solo-practitioner, a member of a firm and in a state agency. Education: The University of Akron, C. Blake McDowell School of Law, JD-Litigation Track; Concord University, B.S. Business Administration with a Concentration in Management.

REBECCA KURTZ, ESQ.

Discovery Consultant

Rebecca is a Discovery Consultant at BLD's Cleveland Review Center. She is responsible for managing teams of attorneys during all phases of the document review process, including first-level review, quality control, privilege review, and privilege logs. Rebecca works collaboratively with clients and her teams to create efficiencies in the review process to streamline the review and to optimize the clients' expectations. She has worked several years in the discovery industry and has experience with various review platforms. Education: J.D., Cleveland State University, Cleveland-Marshall College of Law; B.A., Political Science, Eastern Michigan University.

TOMMY FENTON

Facilities Manager

Tommy is responsible for managing BLD’s San Francisco review facility. He works collaboratively with BLD’s internal team to provide the necessary facility and equipment configurations to best optimize each project for BLD clients. He also manages BLD’s vendor relationships.

 

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