Leadership

Nextra’s entrepreneurial and innovative team is focused on obtaining excellent results that exceed expectations. Our team is comprised of a veteran group of diverse professionals that have worked for AmLaw 100 firms, government agencies, technology companies, and corporations.

Gray Wallington

Director of eDiscovery and Data Management

Phone: 803.540.2174

Email: gwallington@nextrasolutions.com

Nextra clients leverage Gray’s background to assist them with the entire eDiscovery process. Gray’s experience includes working with clients in many industries and involves the identification, preservation, collection, review, and production of documents ranging from paper to highly complex electronic files in a wide variety of legal matters. Gray is also engaged by clients to provide solutions for technical issues outside the scope of normal discovery.

Gray leads an experienced group of technologists and delivers customized services to clients with leading edge technology tools to promote quality and efficiency. Gray is adept at thinking outside the box to develop strategies that are reasonable and within budget parameters. In addition to managing eDiscovery projects and document productions of all sizes, from start-to-finish, Gray also assists parties with collecting and securing information from various data sources including social media sites, webmail accounts, and webpages.

Prior to joining Nexsen Pruet, Gray worked at the U.S. Department of Justice where he managed the Litigation Technology Service Center, which supported U.S. Attorneys’ offices throughout the country. He was responsible for the selection and deployment of all litigation support tools and eDiscovery solutions for the agency, and co-chaired the National Litigation Technology Working Group. The International Legal Technology Association (ILTA) recognized Gray with its 2012 Distinguished Peer Award for outstanding achievements in eDiscovery and Litigation Support. Gray is a graduate of Presbyterian College where he earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in History and Political Science. He is certified in many eDiscovery and litigation support tools.

Rachael Lewis Anna

Director of Information Governance and Project Management

Phone: 864.282.1166

Email: ranna@nextrasolutions.com

Rachael helps clients mitigate risk associated with managing large volumes of data. Rachael works closely with in-house and outside counsel on Information Management and eDiscovery projects. Through Rachael’s legal experience dealing with discovery issues in complex litigation and government investigations, she has developed substantial knowledge in the area of eDiscovery. Rachael advises clients on pre-litigation and retention policies, the implementation of efficient and cost-effective technology solutions, and the creation of defensible and repeatable discovery workflows.

Rachael oversees a project management team of highly experienced eDiscovery and Information Security professionals. Rachael’s primary goal is to create defensible solutions that meet all client requirements—on time and on budget. Rachael delivers solutions and strategies to a diverse range of clients including the legal profession, government agencies, and corporations. Rachael ensures optimum quality, compliance, and efficiency with client focused service.

Rachael brings over 15 years of legal industry experience. Prior to joining Nexsen Pruet, Rachael practiced at McDermott Will & Emery in Washington, D.C. and Chicago, and was a member of its Antitrust group. Rachael earned a Bachelor of Arts and a law degree from Wake Forest University. Rachael also worked in law firms in London, England and Charlotte, North Carolina prior to attending law school. She is a member of the District of Columbia, North Carolina, and South Carolina state bars.

Cesar Burgos

Director of Professional Services

Phone: 803.540.2093

Email: cburgos@nextrasolutions.com

As Director of Professional Services, Cesar examines the current state of the cybersecurity landscape, new technologies, and ways to protect business operations from being impacted. Cesar is responsible for our team of security auditors, technical analyst and project managers who are focused on assisting clients improve their technical operations which minimize their capital expenditures and mitigating threats that cause disruption in services, the compromise of data and building security awareness within an organization.

Cesar’s team has created a sophisticated approach to understanding and mitigating threats that cause disruption in services, the compromise of data and building security awareness within an organization. He and his team are seasoned professionals with diverse experience in business alignment, strategic planning, root cause analysis, and third party vendor selection and management.

Prior to joining Nextra, Cesar led a team that managed a global cloud disaster recovery service for over 1,500 clients in every industry vertical. Cesar has also helped design and implement various technical platforms and partnerships to deliver services internationally. He has 10 years of IT security and business operational experience serving mid-market enterprises and Fortune 500 companies. A graduate of Florida State University with a BS and MS from the College of Human Sciences, Cesar’s post-graduate studies focused on consumer behavior and the role advancing technologies play in the daily interaction from business corporations to the consumer. He is also a Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA) and Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP).

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