Our Team

Pedigree Matters

For electronic evidence to be admissible, it must be harvested in a scientifically sound fashion by a computer forensics professional. Mis-steps at any critical stage of the process can render the electronic evidence useless, and can place your case in jeopardy. Even worse, an inexperienced or incompetent computer forensics analyst can draw erroneous conclusions that can be impeached or can imperil the very integrity of the data, leading to spoliation.

4Discovery Computer Forensics Experts are leaders in our field. We have produced outstanding results in literally hundreds of cases, and our experts have extensive testimony experience, advanced training, and certifications. We bring decades of experience from both Law Enforcement and the Private Sector.  Ask about our references, bios, and testimony experience.

Chad Gough

Owner/Partner

Chad is the owner and founder of 4Discovery. He brings over 15 years of experience. Chad heads up most forensic projects and provides expert testimony and consulting for attorneys. Chad also conducts Continuing Legal Education (CLE) presentations and has spoken at various professional organizations for attorneys, litigation support professionals, and corporate General Counsels.
chad@4discovery.com

Phil Knox

Director of Business Development

Phil has two decades of experience in the legal technology field. He utilizes his extensive knowledge to help clients find the right solutions. Phil focuses on advising clients on complex litigation matters, project strategy, and business development.

Jeff Hartman

Business Development Consultant

Jeff is a consultant with 4Discovery. He brings over two decades of corporate security, investigative, and electronic discovery experience to the team. Jeff focuses on advising clients on complex litigation matters, project strategy, and business development.
jeff@4discovery.com

Bo Nelson

Business Development Consultant

Bo is a consultant with 4Discovery. Bo has over 12 years of consulting and project management experience in the technology and litigation industries. He has worked with corporations, government  agencies, and law firms on hundreds of projects involving complex data collection, review, and production challenges. Bo focuses on project strategy consulting to help clients solve complex forensic and discovery needs. Prior to joining 4Discovery, Bo was a Manager of Litigation Technology Support at a global law firm.

Jared Sikorski

Forensic Investigator

Jared has extensive knowledge and experience in the world of digital forensics and specializes in mobile device forensics. He is our go-to guy when it comes to advanced mobile investigations and cloud analysis techniques. Jared’s enthusiasm for timeline reconstruction makes him a great asset to clients. His expert testimonies, expert reports, and critical findings have been successfully used in hundreds of criminal and civil settlements.

Nate Binder

Forensic Investigator

With a degree in Digital Forensics and six years of technical and forensic experience, Nate consults on several different projects at any given time. He has developed a specialty in Digital Video Recorders (DVR) and Security Audit cases. Nate strives to provide creative solutions to client needs and enjoys solving complex problems.

Wolfgang Wilke

Forensic Investigator

With over 15 years of experience in computer forensics, Wolfgang has extensive expert testimony experience in state and federal courts. Using his strong background in both database forensics and accounting, he has been involved in decontructing data stores on lesser known mobile apps, conducting audit log analysis and data extraction in EHR disputes. Wolf is very passionate about working with technology, specifically forensics. He maintains a strong commitment to “solving the puzzle” and finding the best possible solutions to client dilemmas.

Melody Haase

Project Manager

Melody Haase is the Project Manager at 4Discovery. Melody works to ensure client needs are met and projects run smoothly. Using her investigative and intelligence research background, Melody assists clients with developing strategies, drafting discovery requests, and creating customized solutions. Melody is a frequent speaker on a multitude of investigative and ESI-related topics for law enforcement, intelligence analysts, investigators, forensic examiners, and attorneys.

Sarah O’Connor

Office Manager

Sarah is the Office Manager at 4Discovery. Sarah strives to ensure everyday internal and external engagements run smoothly. She assists in making sure team and client needs are met. Sarah handles billing, accounts payable and receivable, and manages vendor and partner relationships. Sarah also serves as the Continuing Legal Education (CLE) coordinator and plans any special events put on by 4Discovery. Sarah possesses a keen eye for detail and meticulous organizational skills that assist in keeping the team on track.

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Jane Kitick

Sales & Marketing Consultant

Jane is part of the business development and marketing teams. She pulls from her teaching and customer service background to make sure clients are constantly informed and educated about the process. She loves meeting new people and finding ways that we can help.

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Bob Figuly

Consultant

Bob is a consultant with 4Discovery. He strives to provide creative digital forensic solutions to attorneys and corporate clients. Bob offers a wide scope of expertise coming from over a decade in the eDiscovery and informational governance world. He is an IBM certified Enterprise Content Management Information Lifecycle Governance technology partner and has held many senior level leadership roles before assuming his current role at 4Discovery.

Josh Lowery

Forensic Investigator

With over a decade of IT and forensics related experience in academia and top level eDiscovery consulting firms, Josh brings a unique set of skills to the team. Using his experiences, he is able to provide assistance to projects from all over the spectrum of the DFIR and eDiscovery fields. His “Jack-of-all-Trades” approach has proven useful in a variety of cases ranging from analysis of a single workstation, full eDiscovery lifecycle, malware analysis to long-term data remediation projects and everywhere in between. Josh enjoys working with new or unique technology and is always up for a complex challenge.

Pixel

Director of Security

Pixel is 4Discovery’s Director of security and is responsible for keeping our team and our office safe and secure. Pixel lets us know when visitors arrive, and has been trained to differentiate between clients and people that are not nice. She does her best to stay quiet during conference calls. Pixel also helps protect our client’s valuable electronic evidence and serves as our liaison with the Department of Homeland Security.