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Sovereign Discovery is an eDiscovery management and consulting firm.

Helping law firms and corporations manage the entire electronic discovery lifecycle.

We specialize in matching our clients with the service providers and solutions best suited to their needs on a case by case basis – leading to significant cost savings. At Sovereign we shepherd our clients’ data through the entire discovery process until the disposition of the matter – including war room setup and trial hot seating.

With our deep subject matter expertise, our clients can rely on us to manage their litigation technology as an in-house resource, so the attorneys can simply focus on getting the best legal result for their clients.

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Emerson Bretous


Emerson Bretous has more than three decades of experience in leveraging technologies to provide customized end-to-end eDiscovery support and counsel to law firms, corporations and clients. He takes the increasingly complex nature of litigation data and synthesizes the information in a way that empowers the clients and aptly meets their needs.

His strategic thinking, attention to detail and custom-client approach made him an invaluable asset at renowned firms such as Cravath, Swaine & Moore LLP and Willkie, Farr, & Gallagher LLP. Most recently, he spent over six years at Caplin & Drysdale, Chartered – now a Sovereign Discovery client. His expertise spans domestic and international clients from diverse industries and sectors, including but not limited to government, financial, healthcare services and complex commercial litigation.

Mr. Bretous serves his community with fervent dedication. He is a life member of Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Incorporated and serves on the board of the Omicron Lambda Alpha (OLA) Charitable Foundation and the ETL Education Foundation. He invests his time and resources into mentoring young people and exposing them to the opportunities of academic success. He is a graduate of Pace University.

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