Acquisition marks continued growth in Consilio’s document review, legal process outsourcing, and Cyber Incident Response capabilities

WASHINGTON, D.C. – October 19, 2021 – Consilio, a global leader in eDiscoverydocument reviewrisk management, and legal consulting services, announced today it has closed the acquisition of the Adecco Group’s D4 and EQ, the legal consulting and eDiscovery (“legal solutions”) business of Special Counsel. The acquisition will create greater scale and resources for Consilio to deliver an enhanced client experience.

“Consilio’s acquisition of D4 and EQ is a significant advance in the breadth of our U.S. and International data operations,” said Andy Macdonald, CEO of Consilio. “This acquisition milestone significantly bolsters Consilio’s document review, legal process outsourcing, and Cyber Incident Response resources and unlocks new growth and development opportunities from which our employees and multinational client base will benefit.”

The Adecco Group will retain the legal staffing and legal permanent placement units of the Special Counsel business which will be transitioned to LHH Professional Recruitment as part of its global Talent Solutions transformation.

The transaction is now closed and will be followed by an integration period of several quarters as the two businesses align systems and processes.

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About Consilio

Consilio is a global leader in eDiscovery, document review, risk management, and legal consulting services. Through its Consilio Complete suite of capabilities, the company supports multinational law firms and corporations using innovative software, cost-effective managed services, and deep legal and regulatory industry expertise. Consilio has extensive experience in litigation, HSR second requests, internal and regulatory investigations, eDiscovery, document review, information governance, compliance risk assessments, cybersecurity, law department management, contracts management, legal analytics, paper discovery and digital printing, as well as legal recruiting and placement. Consilio employs leading professionals in the industry, applying defensible workflows with patented and industry-proven technology across all phases of the eDiscovery and risk management lifecycle. ISO 27001:2013 certified, the company operates offices, document review and data centers across Europe, Asia, and North America. For more information, please visit us at

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