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4Discovery Hires Industry Veteran Bob Figuly to Grow their Corporate Counsel Business

In a move to bolster the growth of their unique service offerings to the inside counsel market, 4Discovery LLC has announced the hiring of a well-regarded industry veteran, Bob Figuly. Figuly joins 4Discovery from Caliber Litigation Services, where he was the President of their Midwest Region. “We are seeing a significant increase in demand for our professional services from the corporate market,” said Jeffrey Hartman, Partner and Co-Founder of 4Discovery, “and we …Read More

Mobile Discovery: Outsmarting the Smartphone

Smartphones are ubiquitous Six billion smartphones will be in circulation by the year 2020. These phones and other mobile devices can leave behind an indisputable digital trail, and the electronically stored information (ESI) on them can often be relevant, unique, and discoverable. Many employees freely admit sending confidential company information with their mobile device. Is this important source of ESI part of your eDiscovery/investigative strategy? JOIN THE EXPERTS AT 4DISCOVERY FOR …Read More

Business Development Consultant

We’re hiring a Business Development Consultant…  (Digital Forensics and eDiscovery) 4Discovery is an elite digital forensics consulting firm located in the West Loop of Chicago. We are an established small and growing company, with an excellent reputation – operating within a dynamic and rapidly growing industry. We’re looking to add a business development professional to our team to help us grow our business.  Here’s the right person… We are looking …Read More

Hillary Clinton’s eMail Drama: Tips From the Trenches

I am in the digital forensics business.  That means that when something related to eMail or computer evidence is in the news, my friends and family ask me questions, like:  “are Tom Brady’s destroyed “DeflateGate” text messages recoverable?”, and “could you recover data from the submerged mobile phones from missing Malaysian Airlines Flight 370 if it was ever recovered?”  So, I get used to these questions.  It’s kind of fun. …Read More

Need CLE Credits?

Time is running out for completing your CLE credits for this year.  Don’t wait till the last minute! Let us bring the content to you…4Discovery provides on-site CLE programs in the convenience of your firm’s conference room. Our programs are: • Free of charge • CLE certified for 1.5 hours • All materials provided:  Certificates, hand-outs & MCLE paperwork is included • Lunch and Learn format in your conference room.  …Read More

Social Media eDiscovery CLE Event

Join us for a special CLE event! Social media has surpassed email as the communication vehicle of choice for millions of people. Individuals and businesses create vast amounts of online content daily, and some of this electronic evidence may be relevant to your next case. Join the experts at 4Discovery as we examine the issues related to investigating, capturing, and producing this potentially critical source of Electronically Stored Information. Is …Read More

Death by Natural Causes…or Because of Smart Phone Failure?

Could Digital Forensics on a Diabetes Monitoring Device Help Solve The Case? The girl died in her sleep.  We’ll call her Sara.  A young college student with a bright future. Sara had battled Diabetes since she was a little girl.  Sometime during the evening while fast asleep in her dorm room her glucose levels became catastrophically out of normal, and her body shut down. She never woke up. Recently, Sara’s …Read More

4Discovery Opens New York Office

Elite Chicago Computer Forensics Firm Expands Footprint. “A Natural Expansion.” For over 12 years, leading Chicago attorneys have turned to 4Discovery’s team of experts to solve some of their most challenging computer forensics issues. Now, New York lawyers will be able to do the same. “This is a very natural expansion for us,” according to 4Discovery partner and co-founder, Jeffrey Hartman. “We serve over 19 of the top 25 law …Read More

Partner Jeffrey Hartman Published in Bloomberg BNA

Smart Phones: A New Holy Grail of Digital Evidence for Litigators?    Using a series of short case studies, 4Discovery’s Jeffrey L. Hartman illustrates how specialized forensics are bringing new evidence to life in modern litigation as the amount of data stored on mobile phones grows. A vehicle, traveling at highway speeds, gradually veered off the roadway and smashed violently into the rear of a truck parked on the shoulder …Read More

Smartphone Forensics: 10 Tips From The E-Discovery Trenches

Law360, New York (June 19, 2014, 9:59 AM ET) — A real case study: The principal of a Chicago-area school had been accused of engaging in an inappropriate relationship with a student. The student produced a suggestive text message that she alleged had been sent to her by the principal, who denied sending it. Lawyers for the school district were granted a motion to perform a computer forensics analysis of …Read More