Electronic Discovery is the identification and securing of electronically stored information (ESI) with the purpose of using it for its evidentiary value in either a criminal or civil proceeding. MSA Investigations’ Electronic Discovery or e-Discovery professionals have substantial experience in retrieving ESI, which can be stored in various forms including, e-mails, metadata, voice-mails, documents, instant messages, text, digital images, graphics, databases, spreadsheets, file fragments, audio files, and other forms of digital data. This data is often preserved from a variety of sources, which include handheld devices, computers, thumb drives, servers, and backup tapes. ESI is obtained and preserved by our professionals in accordance with the rules of evidence.
Some of the cases in which e-Discovery methodology has been employed by our specialists include the following:
- Litigation Support
- Copyright and Trademark Infringement
- Employee Misconduct
- Corporate Fraud
- Tax Fraud