If it exists, it can be found™
Technology changes quickly and you owe it to your clients to keep up.
Smart phones, Cloud storage, servers, laptops, messaging apps, and removable media are just some of the technology that present ever-changing electronic discovery challenges. Not knowing what to ask or where to look can lead to costly mistakes for your clients.
Vestigant’s computer forensic experts have the legal experience and technical knowledge to help you and your clients navigate today’s complex digital discovery landscape. Vestigant can assist your clients in all areas of litigation, including complex civil litigation, employment disputes, theft of IP, or private family law matters. Vestigant’s principals have over 20 years of experience in the fields of computer forensics and electronic discovery and have consulted on thousands of cases.
The breadth and depth of our experience in the field and in the courtroom allows us to help our clients succeed where others may fail. Vestigant’s clients have included Fortune 500 companies, law firms, individuals and government agencies.
Vestigant provides the following specialized services:
Consulting with clients to determine effective litigation strategy regarding electronically stored information;Forensic acquisition of electronic media, including computers, portable devices, cell phones, Cloud storage, servers and removable media;Investigation and analysis of all forms of electronically stored information;Expert testimony in computer forensics and electronic discovery;Electronic discovery consulting regarding 30(b)(6) witnesses and assisting with depositions; and-Data recovery and retrieval of “lost” electronic data and information on many types of devices.-
Some of Vestigant’s noteworthy reported decisions include:
Taylor v. Mitre Corp., No. 1:11-cv-01247 (LO/IDD), 2012 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 163854 (E.D. Va. Sep. 10, 2012) (spoliation of electronic evidence)HMS Holdings Corp. v. Arendt, 17 N.Y.S.3d 383 (Sup. Ct. 2015) (theft of trade secrets, spoliation of electronic evidence, sanctions)U.S. Foods, Inc. v. Noble, No. 13 C 3640, 2015 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 113638 (N.D. Ill. Aug. 27, 2015) (wrongful termination)Chubb INA Holdings, Inc. v. Chang, Civil Action No. 16-2354-BRM-DEA, 2017 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 16744 (D.N.J. Feb. 7, 2017) (theft of trade secrets, breach of non-solicitation and non-compete)
J. Christopher Racich, Esq.
J. Christopher Racich, Esq. is President and founder of Vestigant™. Mr. Racich has been a leader in the fields of Computer Forensics and Electronic Discovery since 1997. Mr. Racich has conducted thousands of Computer Forensics investigations, and has been qualified to testify in Federal and State Courts and before arbitration bodies. Mr. Racich is a Certified Computer Examiner (CCE) through The International Society of Forensic Computer Examiners and is a recipient of the High Technology Crime Investigation Association (HTCIA) case of the year award for 2016. Mr. Racich leads Vestigant™ and oversees the cases that Vestigant™ undertakes.
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Kevin W. Cantwell
Kevin W. Cantwell is Vice President of Forensics of Vestigant™. Mr Cantwell has been conducting investigations since 1995, with a focus on computer forensics since 2000. Mr. Cantwell has imaged and analyzed thousands of computers and has specialized in mobile device analysis. Mr. Cantwell is a Certified Computer Examiner (CCE) through The International Society of Forensic Computer Examiners and is a recipient of the High Technology Crime Investigation Association (HTCIA) case of the year award for 2016. Mr. Cantwell manages the Vestigant™ computer forensics lab.
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Carolyn A. Prince, Esq.
Carolyn A. Prince is Vice President of Operations of Vestigant™. Ms. Prince has over ten years of civil litigation experience and is well versed in the legal aspects of electronic discovery. Ms. Prince oversees the daily and financial operations of the company.
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Nicole L. Stoneman, CCE
Nicole L. Stoneman is a Director of Digital of Forensics at Vestigant™. Ms. Stoneman has been conducting computer forensic exams since 2005 and has been involved in thousands of forensic investigations. Ms. Stoneman is a Certified Computer Examiner (CCE) through The International Society of Forensic Computer Examiners.
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