People news with Perkins Coie & Advanced Discovery…

Perkins Coie just announced that Geoffrey A. Vance has joined the Chicago office as a partner in the Commercial Litigation practice and chair of the firm’s E‑Discovery Services & Strategy practice. Geof was previously a partner at McDermott Will & Emery, where he founded and led the international McDermott Discovery practice group and formerly served as the partner-in-charge of the Trial practice group in Chicago.

Computer forensics expert and expert witness Andreas Mueller has joined Advanced Discovery as the VP of Forensic Services. Andreas has 16 years of experience working with law firms, corporate legal departments and service providers. He has also served as designated 30(b)(6) witness for various corporations in the past.