Provided by Nardello & Co.
Nardello & Co. takes a creative approach to litigation and arbitration support, finding thoughtful solutions that are time-sensitive and tailored to their clients’ legal strategy. They partner with outside counsel and in-house teams to collect the information needed to get results, whether it’s evidence to support a legal position or for leverage against opponents.
Building a persuasive argument takes accurate information, expert witnesses, and comprehensive forensics — all of which must be ethically obtained. They offer legal investigation services that can bring to light new facts and evidence that have been missed.
Their litigation and arbitration support services include:
- Discovering, examining, and analyzing information, intelligence, and raw data to realize its evidentiary potential
- Identifying information regarding its adversaries and their witnesses for impeachment on cross-examination
- Locating and interviewing potential witnesses
- Locating confidential sources and finding background information when public records are unavailable, unhelpful, or non-existent
- Investigating credentials of expert witnesses
- Identifying and tracing assets
- Identifying and documenting undisclosed links between subjects and witnesses
- Retrieving and analyzing data files using digital forensic methodology
In high-stakes litigation and arbitration, digging deeper and getting the facts of the case can make all the difference.
Nardello & Co. is a highly regarded investigations firm that regularly works with the world's leading law firms, financial institutions, corporations and governments. The firm is particularly capable in handling matters relating to anti-corruption, fraud, and civil and white-collar criminal litigation.
"Their DNA is informed by their legal backgrounds."
"They are a top-tier investigatory group. They are highly responsive, careful and comprehensive in their work and analysis, and clear and artful in their written work product. They have tremendous capability and reach both in the United States and around the world."
"They do an outstanding job while also being sensitive to the legal requirements of the jurisdictions in which they operate. Their ethics and integrity are unassailable."
Daniel Nardello is the founding partner of the firm, serving as chair and the chief executive officer. He is an experienced former federal prosecutor who now assists both US and foreign-based clients in business intelligence and investigations in support of complex litigation.A source enthuses: "He has more than lived up to his reputation as the best in the business," while another adds: "He is a former Southern District of New York prosecutor, so he has a really sophisticated understanding of how the government approaches its investigations and prosecutions. He is incredibly well connected in the US and abroad." A third source states: "He is all about doing everything with integrity and within all the relevant laws and regulations."
Thomas Feeney is a senior managing director and member of Nardello's litigation and arbitration support practice and its anti-corruption and fraud investigations practice. Feeney assists clients by leading investigations regarding white-collar crime matters, multi-state mobile surveillance operations and the coordination of witness interviews around the world.A satisfied client comments: "He is and remains my first call. He is a first-rate investigator, writes beautifully, always ferrets out the best and most useful information and is a delight to team up with." "He is very thorough," says another source, adding: "He is a former government investigator so he has a really wide network, as well as expertise in thinking through what would be helpful in a case." Another interviewee reports: "If you want someone to do physical surveillance, Tom Feeney is your guy. He is unbelievable."
Sabina Menschel is the chief operating officer of Nardello & Co. and has a proven track record of acting as a key investigator in litigation support, due diligence, asset recovery and fraud matters for a wide range of clients. She has held numerous positions at leading competitor firms throughout her investigative career, as well as serving as a special adviser in the Directorate of Intelligence at the Federal Bureau of Investigation.A source notes: "She has been in the investigative world her whole career," while another hugely impressed source says: "Sabina is a rock star. She has excellent instincts that are informed by strong investigative and people skills." A third source says: "She got her MBA from Harvard Business School and has worked with the FBI. She is a very formidable person."
Michael Ramos is a senior managing director at Nardello & Co. with more than two decades of legal and investigative experience. His litigation support activities include conducting international and domestic investigations relating to a range of fraud, libel and criminal defence cases. He is a former Assistant US Attorney for the Eastern District of New York.An interviewee says: "He is very familiar with law enforcement. He knows how different agencies and government bodies work and how to get insider access to them." "He will respond at any hour of the day," says a source, adding: "He knows how to get things done efficiently and, frankly, ethically." The source continues: "He is very sensitive to some of the ethical issues that can arise when doing investigative work. He is careful not to expose us to anything that might be reputationally harmful, even if it is not in breach of the ethical rules that we have." Another source adds: "He is very thorough and excellent at doing background searches on people."