William Adams is Senior Managing Director and head of the Ringtail business. He is based in Washington, D.C. Mr. Adams specializes in litigation discovery, database creation and management and courtroom presentation technologies. He is adept at finding the most efficient use of litigation technology across the spectrum of client requirements with particular depth and experience in the application of electronic discovery and knowledge management solutions.
Mr. Adams has supported cases in federal and state jurisdictions across the United States including Pennsylvania, Washington, DC, Minnesota and California. Clients he has assisted include Williams & Connolly, Arnold & Porter, Hughes Hubbard & Reed, Kirkland & Ellis, Microsoft, Wyeth, Philip Morris, RJ Reynolds, and Johnson Wax. One of his most notable cases was U.S. v. Microsoft, an antitrust matter involving the Department of Justice. Mr. Adams currently provides technical and workflow consulting for a major domestic pharmaceutical manufacturer whose review team number more than 500 and whose page count exceeds 200,000,000.
Prior to joining FTI in 1998, Mr. Adams served as a Staff Attorney for Howrey & Simon. There he performed associate level litigation functions and was responsible for the creation of graphic presentations in complex patent litigation.
Mr. Adams holds a J.D. from George Mason School of Law & Economics and a B.A. in Political Science from Northwestern University.
Emily Tice is a Senior Managing Director and leads the customer success teams for the Ringtail business. She is based in New York. For the past twelve years Ms. Tice has managed and consulted on some of the largest electronic discovery matters in the U.S. and abroad. Ms. Tice has focused her client service on large, multi-faceted litigations in the automotive, banking, and pharmaceutical industries. She has also led litigation and investigation matters, including partnering with other practices on Ponzi and financial regulatory cases. She specializes in leveraging FTI’s sophisticated tools to meet client goals and needs while managing cost and risk.
Ms. Tice also acts as a resource within FTI when complexity increases or timelines shorten. For the past five years, Ms. Tice has led the Ringtail Consulting group, which has grown to nearly 100 consultants. She has focused on developing and coordinating training and best practices for these consultants to ensure that this client facing group is always at the top of its game. Ms. Tice liaises with and often serves as a stakeholder for the Ringtail software development team.
Ms. Tice holds a B.A. from Cornell University in Psychology and an Ed.M. from Harvard University in Education Policy and Management.