Corey E. Gildart brings more than 15 years of experience extracting critical information and deriving meaningful insights to bolster client claims, defenses and general data awareness around complex litigation and investigations. As a digital forensics and analytics expert, Mr. Gildart harnesses industry-leading forensic technology software and customized data programming solutions for anomaly detection, network analysis and document categorization and classification.
Mr. Gildart has extensive expertise assisting with intellectual property (“IP”) theft and Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (“FCPA”) investigations and the use of investigative text analytics to understand key facts and evidence in complex matters. He also has significant experience with e-discovery project management and the management of legal software in multi-district litigations.
Prior to joining FTI Consulting, Mr. Gildart spent six years as director and legal officer for Resolution Economics, LLC, an economic and statistical advisory firm, where he also provided clients with expert testimony and services in support of forensic investigations and labor and employment disputes. He has also worked within Big Four firms, including four years as a director of Forensic Advisory Services with KPMG LLP. He has also held roles with HP, Inc.
- Designated as digital forensic expert for defendant in the employment matter of Zucchella v. Olympusat, Inc. in the U.S. District Court for the Central District of California; provided device acquisition, evidence preservation, digital forensic investigation and sworn testimony in support of defendant’s successful motion for sanctions and fees for spoliation
- Analyzed neutral expert reports and delivered expert strategy insights under privilege in support of an analytics software company enforcing intellectual property rights exfiltrated by a separating employee; drafted supporting documentation to be considered by various experts, including intellectual property, economic damages and digital forensic experts
- Conducted targeted collections of software development vaults and provided coding comparison investigation in a post-acquisition dispute between medical device and imaging software companies; prepared technical findings with corroborating communications evidence to emphasize meaningful coding changes and developers of interest; executed communications network analysis to determine contractor reporting lines during relevant time periods
- In the matter of Semsysco GmbH v. Globalfoundries, Inc., served as a subject matter expert submitting affirmations of time stamp evidence and secure disposition of data at the request of counsel; also advised on best-practices for cross-border data collection, anonymization, transfer and review at the request of Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher LL