Aprio Announces Acquisition of Relevant Data Technologies

October 8, 2020

Aprio, LLP, a nationally-recognized top 50 CPA-led business advisory firm, announced today that it has acquired Relevant Data Technologies (RDT), a provider of electronic discovery (e-discovery) and data management services to law firms and general counsel.

The Relevant Data Technologies team will join Aprio as part of the Litigation Support and Forensic Accounting practice, led by Chris Grippa. RDT augments the team’s capabilities with innovative technology solutions, and RDT founder and President Robert Draper brings more than 20 years of experience leading some of the most sensitive and complex e-discovery matters.

“We are committed to providing our legal clients with the most comprehensive and innovative litigation support and forensic accounting services, so they can focus on case strategy,” said Richard Kopelman, Managing Partner and Chief Executive Officer of Aprio. “As we look for ways to better service our clients, the addition of RDT will allow us to offer a full spectrum of services on matters of all sizes.”

Founded in 2016, Relevant Data Technologies specializes in helping domestic and global clients lower the cost of legal discovery by leveraging technology to surface relevant data efficiently, quickly and with greater accuracy.

“In today’s business environment, clients want a full-service provider for their forensic accounting and litigation support needs,” said Robert Draper. “By joining Aprio, our team members and clients will gain access to more service offerings and resources to efficiently address all matters related to litigation, and internal investigations, as well as general data management and security.”

Since 2013, Aprio has combined with eight strategically chosen firms as part of their initiative focusing on targeted expansion, and the firm plans to continue to make strategic combinations in the years ahead.

About Aprio

Aprio is a premier full-service, CPA-led business advisory firm based in Atlanta, Georgia, that advises clients and associates on how to achieve what’s next. Aprio’s associates work as integrated teams across advisory, assurance, tax, outsourced accounting solutions and private client services, bringing the best thinking and personal commitment to each client. Across practices, Aprio brings together proven expertise, deep understanding and strategic foresight for industries including Manufacturing and Distribution; Nonprofit and Education; Professional Services; Real Estate and Construction; Retail, Franchise and Hospitality; and Technology and Biosciences. In 65 years, Aprio has grown to over 575 team members. To serve clients wherever life or business may take them, Aprio’s teams speak more than 30 languages and work with clients in over 40 countries. In addition to its Atlanta headquarters, Aprio also operates in Birmingham, Ala. and Charlotte, Greensboro, Mt. Airy and Asheboro N.C. For more, visit https://apriodata.wpengine.com.