Bernard Hillengas, Esq.

Vice President of Business Solutions

Office: Albany, NY
Phone: +1 518.489.3000

Bernie Hillengas is responsible for working with clients to understand their business problems and collaborate with Rational Enterprise’s internal project teams to develop and deploy solutions to those problems. 

Mr. Hillengas possesses a dynamic blend of practical experience in law, business, and technology. Immediately prior to joining Rational Enterprise, Mr. Hillengas spent nine years with Huron Consulting Group as a consultant, providing clients with defensible eDiscovery and Information Lifecycle Governance strategies and solutions aimed at reducing cost and risk while maximizing value to the enterprise. Mr. Hillengas assisted in defining use cases and creating solutions for corporate legal departments to execute document retention policies and defensible disposition.  In addition, he evaluated, recommended, and implemented best-in-breed technologies to enhance Information Governance initiatives. Mr. Hillengas also served as an eDiscovery project manager on multiple large matters and internal investigations, as well as the eDiscovery program manager for a Fortune 50 pharmaceutical company. His diverse legal background further includes experience in matter, litigation, and outside counsel management.

Prior to joining Huron, Mr. Hillengas served as Director of eGovernment & Cyberlaw for NYS Taxation & Finance, Office of Counsel. Mr. Hillengas is a licensed attorney.