About Our Forensics Consulting Practice

Law & Forensics’ Consulting practice recognizes that prosperous organizations rely on their employees, vendors, and partners to continue to prosper. Our team assists organizations in investigating facts and resolve disputes that hinge on forensics. We have varied experiences ranging from matters involving tens of thousands of data sources down to a single device.

Law and Forensics Forensic Consulting Practice team is diverse and experienced. Our practice consists of veterans of complex high-stakes litigations and investigations involving both large and small companies and we have integrated teams of legal, technical, and subject matter experts. Law and Forensics Forensic Consulting Practice team has a long and proven track record of delivering results when parties appear before judges, regulators, and arbitrators.

Our Services

100s of years of collective experience doing forensics. And of course working out of the box and solving problems…

Expert Witness Consult Service

  • Assist clients to evaluate, implement, and migrate to new eDiscovery and legal hold offerings and update existing legal hold and data retention policies and controls.
  • Collaborate with lawyers to draft declarations, affidavits, and reports relating to complex computer issues used in civil and criminal cases, arbitrations, and administrative hearings.
  • Submit affidavits on all sorts of forensic issues including the actions of the involved parties for a wide range of case types: Securities Litigation, ERISA disputes, White Collar Crime, Investigations, Fraud, Anti Money Laundering (AML), Breach of Contract, Trade Secret Theft Litigation, Intellectual Property Theft, Copyright and Trademark Infringement, Employment Litigation, and Mass Tort Litigation. (Read more about our Expert Witness Services)

Recovery of deleted and encrypted ESI

Law and Forensics data recovery tools can repair partition or file structure, inspect the damaged file structure, and attempt to pull files out over 10 times faster than current industry standards. Other services include the following:

  • Recover encrypted or deleted documents from the cloud, phone, laptop, tablet, servers, and etc.
  • Identify and decrypt compressed files and databases from hard drives, phones, tablets, storage containers, and etc.
  • Use various proprietary and industry-standard data Carving techniques to scan the data area of the hard disk that is not overwritten, to restore predefined types of files, and group them by extension: .JPG, .XLS, .DOC .XLSX, .DOCX, MDB, and etc.
  • Recover encrypted and compressed files from various operating systems and where possible the name and original location of the files.

Internet Activity and Social Media analysis

  • Analyze activity on social network platforms, such as Twitter, Facebook, Tik Tok, Snapchat, and others, verify the authenticity of social media accounts, and analyze general web activity as well as browsing history to identify suspicious usage or misuse and present the information as forensic findings that can be used in court.
  • Examine social media accounts to determine both the method of entry and event, and profile and quantify data loss.
  • Identify social media artifacts using cutting edge technology.

Forensic Investigations

  • Deliver strategic, systematic, and economic approaches to investigating and collecting a myriad of data sources, including network, mobile device, and cloud-based social media data.
  • Conduct investigations of suspected fraud, bribery, corruption, and money laundering by both internal and external stakeholders.
  • Read more about our Forensic Investigations

Forensic Processing and Searching Electronically Stored Information in a Defensible and Cost Effective Fashion

  • Cull and process data and electronically stored information using forensic and e-discovery tools in a defensible fashion.
  • Advise clients working with third-party vendors on best practices relating to processing and searching electronically stored information (ESI).

Forensic Legal Engineering

  • Work with large and small organizations to identify legal technology solutions that meet their needs, including document hosting and review platforms, enterprise legal hold solutions, and eDiscovery processing and reviewing solutions.
  • Create, review, and edit forensic protocols and strategies that are both defensible and effective.
  • Design protocols for review, protection, and production of documents.
  • Prepare in house technical employees for 30(b)(6) depositions.
  • Analyze opposing parties’ eDiscovery susceptibilities and develop responsive strategies.

Forensic Neutral

  • Serve as neutrals and neutral experts in some of the most complex cases in courts all over the United States.
  • Appointed as forensic neutrals in dozens of cases worth $500,000 to $1.3 billion, including those arising out of sales of businesses and failed mergers; internet and software licensing agreements; senior executive employment and compensation agreements; partnership, shareholder, corporate, and accounting firm disputes; medical and health care IT services agreements; and trade secret, unfair competition, and copyright infringement.

Case Studies by Industry

Industry/Sector: Cosmetics

Type of Case: Fraud and M&A Litigation

Description: Engaged by the General Counsel and Chief Risk Officer of a global engineering company to investigate a potential acquisition in the cosmetics sector. Efforts included:

    • Collected, preserved, and harvested ESI.
    • Recovered data from mobile devices, hard drives and backup tapes (e.g., deleted, hidden, lost or encrypted files).
    • Analyzed the ESI identified and submitted a summary report of the investigation’s findings. Our efforts and report were critical in facilitating a positive outcome for our client.
893+ Cases

as an expert witness

1000’s of Affidavits

submitted

10’s of Thousands of Mobile Devices

analyzed

10’s of Thousands of Social Media Accounts

acquired and inspected

1000’s of Forensic Engagements

completed

108+ Years

of relevant experience and expertise

Forensic Consulting Practice Advantage

Cyber Insurance for Law Firms: Understanding the Cyber Risk Policy and Key Considerations for Law Firm Policy Holders

Capabilities

Annual Review of Regulations of Bitcoin and Blockchain in the United States and Abroad

Competitive fees

Expertise

Review of Alternative Dispute Resolution Case Law in 2018

Quality Control