We Help Clients and Employees Succeed

Each member of the management and executive leadership team at Premier Legal Technologies has worked in the field of litigation support for several years, enabling us to deliver acclaimed results at maximum efficiency. Our management style embraces service leadership and focuses on the well-being, success, and fulfillment of clients and employees alike. Our company embraces our diverse clients and employees to foster an inclusive work environment.

Here’s a brief snapshot of our client management team and senior leadership:

Client Management Team

A 20-year reputation of delivering reliable, responsive litigation support and customer service.

Martin Eyre,
General Manager

Martin’s experience in litigation support services with Premier Legal Technologies spans more than two decades. He has managerial responsibility for eDiscovery and production sales. Most of his free time is spent with his family and pursuing a love of sports and outdoor adventures, including hunting, fishing, hiking, and camping.

Shane Bawden,
eDiscovery Consultant

With nearly 20 years of experience at Premier Legal Technologies, Shane leads the company's eDiscovery business development efforts and manages the day-to-day projects and accounts of current customers. He is an avid sports fan and enjoys golf, camping, and other outdoor recreation.

Lane Perkins,
ESI & Forensics Operations Manager

Lane has been with the company for nearly 20 years and manages all eDiscovery and forensics work and the associated systems and software maintenance. He studied computer and electrical engineering and is forensics ACE Certified. He complements his technology addiction with a lot of outdoor recreation, including bicycle riding.

Jeff Herron,
Director of Customer Success

Jeff is a veteran of the Utah legal market where he has built expertise for over 35 years. He has 17 years’ experience as a paralegal, focusing his practice on commercial litigation. The past 18 years, he has been working for eDiscovery service providers across the country in various capacities including sales, sales management, operations management, project management, and consulting. Having spent so many years in the litigation trenches himself, Jeff is passionate about driving customer success. When not supporting his clients, Jeff enjoys spending time with his family, traveling, wine tasting, golfing, and fishing.

Colin Lerch,
Sales Executive

Colin is responsible for cultivating new relationships and business, as well as managing existing relationships for Premier Legal Technologies. Colin has over 20 years of experience consulting with Law Firms and Corporate Legal Departments in the area of eDiscovery services and Litigation Support. Colin enjoys all things sports, and his free time is spent coaching his son’s youth baseball and basketball teams and is a graduate of Auburn University.

Natalie Pearson,
Special Projects Coordinator

Natalie has multiple years of experience with Premier Legal Technologies, Providing customer support in multiple services offered throughout the company. When not working, she's with her family, spending time outdoors running and biking, and cheering on the Jazz.

Manny Gomez,
Client Communications Specialist

Manny has been part of the Premier Legal Technologies family for over 25 years. He oversees communication between the eDiscovery department and clients of Premier Legal Technologies. He manages the day-to-day communication with clients for projects and questions. In Manny's Spare time, he enjoys traveling, outdoor activities and is always up for a new adventure. He is very enthusiastic about sports and wildlife and is passionate about family and church.

Senior Executives & Owners

Lee Archer,
President

Lee has been a business founder and senior executive with organizations such as Associated Business Products, IKON Office Solutions, Copiers Now, and Lightning Protection Systems LLC. He is a past Board Chairman for Canon USA’s National Dealer Advisory Board, the Children’s Aid Society of Utah, and the Delta Sigma Foundation. A veteran of the U.S. Army, Lee earned B.S. and MBA degrees from the University of Utah.

James Beck,
Vice President, Sales & Marketing

Jim is a former owner in Automated Business Products of Utah, and also of Colorado, and Associated Business Technology, a Utah company. His community service includes past president of Amicus (Friends of LDS Hospital), a board member of the Deseret Foundation, Rotary International, and numerous other non-profit organizations and community causes. He studied at Brigham Young University and the University of Utah.

Todd Stevens,
Vice President, Finance & Administration

Todd oversees the finances of Premier Legal Technologies and also manages RenewableTech Ventures, a clean-tech venture fund. He founded and directed Wasatch Venture Fund, now EPIC Ventures, and has raised six venture funds focused on early-stage technology companies over the past 20 years. Todd holds an Accounting & Management degree from the University of Utah and an MBA from Harvard.