Expert Witness

Law and Forensics has provided forensic expert witnesses in more than 1000 disputes.

Our clients include companies of all sizes, as well as government agencies such as: The Department of Justice, The Federal Bureau of Investigations, Securities and Exchange Commission, and the Department of Homeland Security.

Forensic Investigation

Assist companies all over the world in locating relevant data by collecting, preserving and harvesting data from mobile devices, hard drives and backup tapes (e.g. deleted, hidden, lost or encrypted files) in a wide range of formats and media, and preserving data in a forensically sound fashion (e.g. locked, fireproof safe for evidentiary).

Data Recovery

Recover data in a forensically sound fashion from all types of devices including smartphones, laptops, tablets, legacy backup tapes, wind turbines, medical devices, vehicles, large mainframe technologies dating back to the 50’s and 60’s, through today’s distributed server farms and mobile computing technologies.

Expert Consulting

Work with counsel to resolve challenges related to evidence collection, computer forensics, or other discovery and litigation support processes in a sound and defensible manner. Reverse engineer and reconstruct hardware and software environments from backups, remnants, and fragments of historical software involved in a forensic investigation. Help counsel understand the technical and legal perspective stated by opposing parties’ expert reports.

Expert Witness

Assist the court in understanding the technology relevant to a case or make recommendations regarding forensic issues specific to the dispute, especially where voluminous materials need to be reviewed or inspections outside of court facilities are necessary. L&F team members have testified in a wide range of cases, including: Intellectual Property Theft, Patent and Trademark Disputes, Theft of Trade Secrets, Breach of Fiduciary Duty, Class Actions, Broker/Dealer.

Benefits

  • Experience: L&F’s experts have given testimony in thousands of proceedings and have a thorough understanding of the entire lifecycle of a case and how expert testimony fits into that process.
  • Efficient: Rapidly and efficiently respond to our clients’ needs; we understand that during a litigation every second saved often translates to dollars saved.
  • Strengthen Your Case: Assist attorneys and clients by testifying on their behalf, allowing our credentials to strengthen a client’s case in the eyes of a judge or jury.
  • Technical Knowledge: L&F’s experts are equipped with both extensive trial experience and the technical training and background required to help attorneys and clients prevail in the courtroom.

 

Case Studies

Problem: Theft by international corporation

Solution: Retained to testify as a forensic expert in federal court in a dispute that revolved around the theft by an international aerospace and defense company. Our testimony was essential in delivering a very favorable settlement in favor of our client.

Problem: Policy Dispute

Solution: Hired as an expert witness involving an eight figure dispute with an insurance company as to whether they had to honor a policy our client had purchased to protect against insider threats and theft. Our forensic expert analysis established that the employee was a critical bad actor in a hundred million dollar plus fraud. L&F testimony was instrumental in forcing the insurance company to offer a favorable settlement to our client.

Problem: Data Recovery

Solution: Retained by a software firm general counsel to recover data from backup tapes created in the early 80’s and 90’s. L&F recovered the data in a forensically sound fashion and testified about the process and results in several legal disputes involving the data stored on the tapes.

 

 

 

All of Law & Forensics’ work reflects the highest ethical standards, no matter the scope of the task at hand. We consistently find new ways to serve our clients, and justice, better.