Kara Hayduk Barnes
has more than twelve years of experience managing complex litigation support projects.
Kara is Cricket's senior expert on e-Discovery, having directly managed over 600 successful projects.
In her role as VP Project Management and Production, Kara leads the Project Management team as well as all Production departments and staff.
Drawing on her
experience managing Cricket's largest cases, Kara
has built an organization with a near-perfect record of on-time, accurate deliverables, and is widely recognized within the industry as one of the preeminent experts on e-discovery strategies and technologies.
She has expert level knowledge on all topics related to e-discovery including project planning and execution, budgeting, review tools, production approaches, and is an exceptional communicator across a broad spectrum of project roles from corporate GCs, to attorneys to litigation support staff and paralegals.
has led hundreds of cases involving patent, construction, employment, class-action, general corporate, healthcare, real estate and many others types of litigation.
After graduating from Pennsylvania State University with a degree in Quantitative Business Analysis, Kara served in various project management functions with Aspen Systems for six years.
She then served as a Project Manager for the Director of National Litigation Support Operations for Uniscribe.
Before joining Cricket in 2002, Kara was a Senior Project Manager for Litigation Systems, Inc., where she managed multiple major environmental, insurance, patent, and asbestos litigation support projects.