Case Studies

eDiscovery

Brief Examples of Prior Work

  • Managed the largest eDiscovery cases ever in 2001 involving seven terabytes of data that had to be collected in digital and paper form, created the first Internet-based litigation review system and organized the legal review of the documents.
  • Directed e-Discovery efforts on behalf of the Republic of Colombia in litigation regarding the Racketeer Influenced and Corrupt Organization (RICO) Act.
  • Led and conducted hundreds of computer investigations and e-Discovery matters involving various legal issues such as SEC compliance, EPA criminal investigation, homicide, black-market drug manufacturing, intellectual property theft, identity theft, corporate malfeasance, system hacking, and wrongful termination.
  • Developed and implemented the technical strategy for the legal response of a large multi-national corporation in a government investigation. This multi-million dollar response required managing teams of computer forensic experts in seven countries across three continents over a five month period. In all, the investigation involved processing over 1 Petabyte (1,000 Terabytes) of electronic evidence.

 

Detailed Case Studies

SunBlock Systems Guides Foreign Defendants Through eDiscovery in Anti-Trust Lawsuit

The Client: Three foreign national automobile-parts manufacturers

Three foreign manufacturers accused of anti-competitive conduct face litigation in a U.S. court. The American legal process is complex and fraught with risks. As defendants, if these risks are not handled properly, their defense could be seriously compromised.

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SunBlock Systems Helps Large Multi-National Client Respond to a Government Investigation

The Client: A publicly traded multinational company

A U.S. subsidiary of the client issued a press release regarding accounting irregularities that required the company to restate prior earnings reports and delay future reports indefinitely. Later that day, the company received a subpoena to appear before a grand jury to answer allegations of improper accounting practices.

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SunBlock Systems Helps Helps Client Defeat Motion for Sanctions Based on Spoliation of Evidence

A small medical equipment manufacturer

The Client: A small medical equipment manufacturer

A small medical equipment manufacturer involved in litigation is accused of improperly handling key evidence during discovery. If the court rules that these allegations are true, it could impose severe sanctions that could significantly affect the trial.

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