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Our Team

Alderson strives to provide superior service to clients. From the managers who work in our corporate office in Washington, D.C. to our nationwide network of freelance court reporters and videographers, we have the experience, education, and expertise necessary to provide our clients with exceptional litigation support services worldwide.


Executive Director

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202.350.6364
Ariel.Rayman
@aldersonreporting.com

Ariel Rayman, Executive Director
Washington, D.C.

Ariel Rayman serves as the Executive Director of Alderson Court Reporting drawing on over 13 years of litigation experience. Prior to taking on this role, Ariel was the Managing Attorney for the D.C. office of Willkie Farr & Gallagher LLP. He was the firm’s expert on statutory and case law interpretation of procedural rules. He was also active in the firm’s pro bono department representing clients in EEOC, asylum, civil, and bankruptcy proceedings. Additionally, he managed and trained a team of clerks and legal assistants who provided support to partners and associates. Ariel was also an associate attorney for several Washington, D.C. law firms practicing civil and criminal law in Maryland and D.C. He recently co-authored the “Superior Court Civil Practice” chapter of The District of Columbia Practice Manual which assists practitioners in navigating through D.C. Superior Court. In addition, he serves as a civil mediator for the Multi-Door Dispute Resolution Division of D.C. Superior Court.

Ariel earned his law degree from the Columbus School of Law at The Catholic University of America and holds a bachelor’s in History from the Pennsylvania State University.


Resource Development Directors

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202.336.8816
Amy.Derr
@aldersonreporting.com

Amy Derr, Division Director, Resource Development
Washington, D.C.

Amy Derr is the Division Director for the Resource Development department for Alderson Reporting. She began her career with Alderson in 1987, and has since then transitioned into the resource development department. In 1994 Amy left the Washington, D.C. area and managed administrative functions for various industries including aerospace manufacturing, property management and community associations. Amy rejoined Alderson in 2006. She is a graduate of the College of St. Benedict in Minnesota, graduating with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Music.

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202.336.8812
Joe.bradley
@aldersonreporting.com

Joe Bradley, Resource Development Director
Washington, D.C.

Joe Bradley has worked with Alderson Reporting since 2007. Joe first started working in the court reporting industry in 2005 and has worked in almost every aspect of the business. He has a broad knowledge base of the court reporting profession. Joe started his professional career in advertising as a media buyer and account executive with a focus on recruiting advertising. He also has work experience recruiting attorneys for temporary and permanent positions. Joe has an associate’s degree from Tunxis Community College in Connecticut where he studied graphic design.


Sales and Business Development

Our philosophy of client service extends beyond the court reporting needs of the moment. We strive for superior service at all times, working with clients from the initial scheduling process through final invoicing, while always keeping customer needs in mind. When working with Alderson, clients can expect to be assigned to a dedicated account representative who is required to be certified in realtime technologies. Our business development directors are able to provide complimentary training to clients and often attend proceedings as realtime "troubleshooters."

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202.336.8861
Liz.Murphy@aldersonreporting.com

Liz Murphy, Division Director of Business Development
Washington, D.C.

Liz Murphy joined Alderson in 2008 as a Business Development Director. Liz began her legal career in 2000 as a paralegal in a large Washington, D.C. law firm. In 2003, she joined Special Counsel, Inc., Alderson's parent company, as the Operations Coordinator of Special Counsel’s deposition summary service, Concise®. In 2005, Liz became the Executive Director of Concise, and while there perfected her skills in providing a high level of service to each client. Liz is a 1999 graduate of Wake Forest University with a Bachelor of Arts degree.

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202.336.8832
Josh.Fanning
@aldersonreporting.com

Joshua Fanning, Federal Hearings Manager
Austin, TX

Joshua Fanning joined Alderson’s Austin, TX office in 2006 and currently serves as Federal Hearings Manager. Building on his previous experience as Quality Control Specialist, Joshua oversees legislative and executive agency client accounts. Joshua earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in English from Kansas State University and a Masters degree in Information Systems from the University of Phoenix.

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202.336.8825
Chris.Gaskill
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Christopher J. Gaskill, Jr., Business Development Director
Washington, D.C.

Chris Gaskill is a Business Development Director in Alderson’s Washington D.C. Office. Chris joined the team in the spring of 2005, working first as production coordinator with a focus on quality control and then as Federal Hearings Coordinator serving Alderson’s court, agency and Congressional clients. Before his time at Alderson, Chris was staff assistant to a member of the New Jersey Congressional Delegation. Chris received his Bachelors Degree in Political Science from the Richard Stockton College of New Jersey.

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202.336.8815
Marvin.Dumas
@aldersonreporting.com

Marvin Dumas, Business Development Director
Washington, D.C.

Marvin Dumas is a Business Development Director in Alderson's Washington D.C. Office. Marvin joined the team in the spring of 2013, working first as a Production Coordinator where he focused on quality control and fine-tuned his attention to details. Before his time at Alderson, Marvin worked in customer service roles. He is a graduate of Gonzaga University in Washington State, graduating with a Bachelor of Arts degree in English and Sociology.


Production Department

Production Department – Alderson’s Post-Production Department works closely with our Business Development and our Resource Development teams to produce the highest quality product in a timely fashion. We use a variety of cutting edge technologies to produce transcripts in the format of your choice and each coordinator is trained in the specifics of each case to provide an accurate and superior product. Our production team is focused on catering to our clients: whether it be linking exhibits, syncing video, or producing electronic or paper copies for your deposition our Post-Production team is dedicated to delivering the products that our clients need.

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202.336.8823
Christopher.Kopec
@aldersonreporting.com

CJ Kopec, Division Director – Operations and Production
Washington, D.C.

CJ joined the Production Department in 2010 as a Production Assistant. He has a bachelor's degree in English Literature, and minors in Art History, History, and Political Science from Allegheny College. In 2013, Christopher was promoted to Division Director where he currently leads the Production Department in quality control and distribution of client deliverables.