Tuesday, January 15, 2013

Empire Discovery Launches Digital Forensic and Investigation Division

New York (January 15, 2013) Empire Discovery, a leading national provider of full service end-to-end Litigation Support for law firms and corporations,
today announced the launching of its new Forensic Investigation and ESI Consulting division.

The division will focus on Business Intelligence, Forensic Investigations, Data Breach, Incident Response and ESI Consulting.

The division will be led by Frank Canterino, Chief Technology Officer, who is a highly regarded ESI expert and Luke Cats, Director of Digital Forensics and Investigations, who has over 25 years of experience in Forensic Investigations.

"We are excited to be launching our new Digital Forensic and Investigation division at this strategic time", says David Harari, Empire Discovery's CEO. "This division will be instrumental in maintaining Empire's position at the forefront of the industry and will allow us to offer our clients cost effective investigation and consulting services".

About Frank Canterino

Frank Canterino is a nationally recognized industry leader with over 13 years of Litigation Support experience.  Frank faces challenges head-on, consistently committing himself to completely understanding the client's needs and objectives.  He truly believes that client satisfaction leads to ultimate success.

Frank is an ESI expert who advises clients on Litigation Readiness, Data Collection Strategy, Early Data Assessment, Defensible Data Reduction, Rule 26F Meet and Confer Negotiations and E-Discovery Software Implementation.

Prior to creating Empire Discovery, Frank spent 8 years with SuperiorGlacier, a regional litigation support company with offices in New York, Chicago and Washington D.C.  For the last 4 years Frank was there, he served as the Executive Vice President of Sales and Client Services, where he helped transform the company’s focus from paper to technology.

About Luke Cats

Luke Cats is one of the most experienced Digital Forensics experts in the field.  Mr. Cats has performed hundreds of forensic acquisitions and analysis, including cases involving thefts of trade secrets, obstruction of government subpoenas, insider trading and forgery of e-mails and electronic documents.  He has used his prodigious forensic skills in a wide range of cyber-crime investigations, forensically preserving and analyzing servers, server logs, and personal computers to determine the source, nature, and extent of computer intrusions, including intrusions into databases holding credit card and other personally identifiable information (PII).

Mr. Cats is expert in forensically preserving virtually every form of computer storage, including RAID arrays, smart phones and cell phones. He is also experienced in conducting network-based forensic acquisition and analysis and has overseen electronic discovery assignments involving the identification, preservation and harvesting of data from hundreds of computers and servers.

Prior to joining the Empire team, Luke spent 8 years at Stroz Friedberg as a Vice President and 15 years as a New York City Police Officer in the Special Investigations Division; Computer Investigations.

About Empire Discovery

Empire Discovery is a full service end to end Litigation Support provider. We have assembled an elite team of professionals focused on providing you with the best solutions to meet the needs of your cases.  Our team of experts has more than 50 years of combined Litigation Support experience.  At Empire, we believe superior client service, fast turnaround times, and quality results are what make a difference.

We offer a full life cycle E-Discovery process from Collection, Early Case Assessment, Processing, Hosting, Review and Production.  We work hand in hand with our clients to determine the best solution for their needs.

Our ability to handle large volume productions in house with strict quality assurance measures sets us apart from the competition.  Our 24 hours a day, 7 days a week operation allows you peace of mind in knowing the job is getting done right the first time. Contact us at www.empirediscovery.com, or by calling 212.480.9900.