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Susan Ardisson, Esq.
CEO

Susan Ardisson directs the business, strategic and overall operations of bit-x-bit. Drawing on her legal background, Susan works directly with clients and counsel on complex computer forensic investigations and e-discovery engagements in a wide variety of matters, from theft of intellectual property to government investigations. She has been appointed as an E-Discovery Special Master by the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Pennsylvania in five cases, and has served as an expert or a neutral in a number of other matters by court appointment or agreement of the parties.

Prior to forming bit-x-bit, Susan practiced business litigation in San Francisco, handling all aspects of litigation including motions to compel, protective orders, summary judgments, arbitrations, court trials, post-trial motions and appeals. Among her credentials:

  • Past co-chair, Allegheny County Bar Association (ACBA) Legal Technology and E-Discovery Committee
  • E-Discovery Special Master, Western District of Pennsylvania, U.S. District Court
  • Fellow, Academy of Court Appointed Masters
  • Court Appointed Expert, Court of Common Pleas of Allegheny County
  • J.D., University of San Francisco School of Law (member/editor, USF Law Review); B.A., Government (honors), Mills College (Oakland, CA)
  • Member, Women Presidents’ Organization Pittsburgh Chapter
  • CWE MyBoard Mentor, Chatham University Center for Women’s Entrepreneurship
  • Trustee, Mills College, and Board of Governors, Alumnae Association of Mills College
Susan frequently speaks on computer forensic and e-discovery topics and issues, and is the course planner for the annual eDiscovery Symposium, co-sponsored by the ACBA and PBI.