Washington, D.C. — Kevin Albert has been promoted to the position of Chief Technology Officer and Partner at HLP Integration. Michael Hardy has been promoted to the position of Partner at HLP Integration.

Mr. Albert has been with HLP Integration for three years specializing in computer forensics and electronic discovery. In his expanded role, Mr. Albert heads all of HLP Integration’s technology services which include Computer Forensics, Electronic Data Processing, Hosting, Document Review Management, Translation Services and Consulting Services. Prior to joining HLP Integration, Mr. Albert worked at KPMG, Huron Consulting Group and PricewaterhouseCoopers in various forensics and e-discovery management roles.

Mr. Hardy brings over 15 years of experience in handling complex litigation matters for both corporate clients and law firms and regularly councils his clients on the best course of action to complete a matter on time and within budget. Mr. Hardy truly believes that Litigation Support must to be viewed as a collaborative information sharing exercise between stakeholders that leverages collective knowledge in order to reduce cost. With this philosophy at heart, Mr. Hardy been instrumental in shaping HLP Integration into an industry leader.

Hy Hetherington, HLP Integration’s Chief Executive Officer and Managing Partner described Mr. Albert as an exceptional problem-solver who is adept at aligning technology and business strategies. “Kevin provides our clients essential guidance to help them successfully maneuver through the litigation process with his real-world solutions to complex problems. He brings a unique blend of technical expertise, business management and customer service focus,” said Mr. Hetherington.  “Kevin not only focuses on providing the technical solutions that our client’s demand, but he does so with an unwavering commitment to customer service and consistently exceeding our client’s expectations.”

Mr. Hetherington continued that Mr. Hardy as an outstanding advocate for his clients and is singularly focused on solving their problems with the tools HLP Integration offers. Mr. Hetherington continued, “Michael’s steadfast commitment to solving client issues is a hallmark of his practice and why his clients turn to him for assistance.  Michael exemplifies customer commitment and is unsurpassed in the industry at his focus and dedication to his clients.”

“These promotions reflect the growth of HLP Integration, its continued evolving nature, and its future expansion,” Mr. Hetherington emphasized.

HLP Integration has been providing clients with cost effective and efficient solutions to address the evolving requirements for litigations and investigations since 2007. HLP Integration helps the legal, corporate and technology communities find and implement better litigation support solutions by providing clear, concise and objective leadership. More information about HLP Integration, its partners and services can be found on their site at www.hlpintegration.com.