Meet our Forensics & Collections Leadership Team

Andrew Crain

Andrew Crain

Title: Vice President of Forensics and Collections
Expertise: Forensics, Collections

Andrew runs the forensic investigation and data collection team. His team collects data from thousands of custodians annually, and their reach is both national and global. Andrew provides expert witness and strategic consulting services to law firm and corporate clients in the areas of computer forensics, investigations, electronic discovery, and litigation support. Licensed as both an attorney and private investigator, he has assisted clients with a wide variety of consulting engagements. Andrew has more than a decade of litigation experience and works with clients to develop solutions that decrease data review and production time.

Prior to joining the company, he held a number of positions in the litigation field including Forensics Litigation Director and Computer Forensics Lab Director. He is EnCE® certified, and has received education from AccessData’s Forensic Bootcamp and New Technologies, Inc. Andrew’s case experience includes legal areas such as theft of trade secrets, spoliation of evidence, internal investigations, employment disputes, government/regulatory inquiries, and fraud. He has personally completed hundreds of on-site forensic data acquisitions; and he regularly advises counsel and corporate executives on computer forensics and eDiscovery options and strategies. He has provided expert testimony in declarations, depositions, and at trial. On several occasions, he has served as a neutral computer forensics examiner, either by court appointment or stipulation.

Paul Frence

Paul French

Title: Senior Data Forensics Expert
Expertise: Forensics, Collections, Investigations

Paul has consulted in private sector electronic forensic matters since 1999 following a thirteen year career in the U. S. Air Force. Paul’s military training and experience led him to become a seasoned investigator, fulfilling diverse roles in the areas of felony criminal investigations, counterintelligence operations, anti-terrorism training, and forensic computer analysis. Subsequently, at New Technologies, Inc., Paul built and managed NTI’s eDiscovery practice, spearheading large-scale eDiscovery engagements for law firms, Fortune 1000 corporations, and government entities across the globe.

Paul’s experience includes planning and executing large-scale, complex electronic collections and investigations. His body of work includes matters related to spoliation, theft of intellectual property, SEC violations, document recovery/validation, and employee/employer misconduct. He has also authored over 75 custom software utilities to convert, search, analyze and present data from a variety of platforms.