Our Team

Litivate is committed to supporting you every step of the way. From discovery to trial, our team of litigation consultants will be your savvy and steadfast allies.

Erik Thorsnes Co-Founder & Principal

San Diego erik@litivate.com 877.771.3312

As an expert Trial Consulting professional, Erik has managed highly complex trials in courts throughout the country. He has consulted… Read More

James Drimmer Co-Founder & Principal

San Diego jim@litivate.com 877.771.3312

Jim Drimmer is a Co-Founder and Principal with Litivate Reporting + Trial Services.  Jim serves as the company’s General Counsel… Read More

Melanie O’Connor Director of Operations

San Diego melanie@litivate.com 877.771.3312

Melanie O’Connor serves as Director of Operations for Litivate Reporting + Trial Services. In her role, she is responsible for… Read More

Brandon Barlow Director of Litigation Technology

San Diego barlow@litivate.com 877.771.3312

Brandon Barlow serves as Director of Litigation Technology for Litivate Reporting + Trial Services. Brandon possesses more than 15 years… Read More

Mat Yamagata Director of Business Development

San Francisco mat@litivate.com 415.518.0110

Mat Yamagata serves as Director of Business Development for Litivate Reporting + Trial Services. He is responsible for account growth… Read More

Susanne de la Flor Regional Litigation Consultant

San Diego susanne@litivate.com 619.203.4024

Susanne de la Flor is a Regional Sales Consultant with Litivate Reporting + Trial Services in the San Diego office…. Read More

Miranda Varoz Business Development Executive & In-House Videographer

San Diego mvaroz@litivate.com 877.771.3312

Miranda Varoz is originally from Santa Fe, New Mexico. She moved to San Diego in 2015 after graduating college from… Read More

Larry Lee Regional Litigation Consultant

San Francisco llee@litivate.com 415.609.0984

Larry moved to the San Francisco Bay Area in 1995 and has been in love with the area ever since… Read More

Larry Lee

Renée Drandell-Rees Regional Litigation Consultant

Fresno renee@litivate.com 559.260.9715

Renee is a Fresno-native, born and raised by two trial attorneys. Having grown up in a legal household, her original… Read More


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