Antonio Rega, EnCE, CCE, CFE is a regional lead within BRG's Global Investigations + Strategic Intelligence practice, specializing in technology and eDiscovery services. On behalf of global corporations and law firms, Mr. Rega has been engaged as project lead on matters relating to IP/trade secret theft, information governance, data privacy/security, internal audits, investigations, FCPA matters, fraud cases, and mergers and acquisitions. He has submitted affidavits and/or expert reports detailing his work as a consulting and analysis expert on complex forensic matters and has provided sworn testimony on matters relating to computer forensics and eDiscovery.
Recent engagements of note include acting as originator and team lead on behalf of counsel for a class action lawsuit of a national healthcare provider, crafting matter-specific and unique methodologies for patient record/ESI preservations across myriad geographical locations in tandem for subsequent forensic analysis and hosted review by counsel; team lead on a data breach investigation of a large-scale health insurance firm, culminating in a report to the FBI confirming transfer of IP via analysis of server log and Web browsing history; primary lead on a high-profile SEC investigation into the finances of a publicly traded oil and gas company CEO, where Mr. Rega led an on-site team in conducting custodial and IT interviews as well as ESI preservations, in addition to drafting and finalizing a formal memo summary presented to counsel and vetted by external auditors; and acting as originator and lead on a large-scale and sensitive investigation into alleged money laundering and suspicious activity on behalf of a law firm’s client, an international Asian bank. This matter included data preservations within state data privacy provisions, forensic analysis, and expert reporting, as well as hosting a long-term processing and review platform within the client’s facility in Asia in compliance with data privacy restrictions.
Mr. Rega has also participated in numerous conferences and panel discussions, including LegalTech NY, ARMA and Guidance Software’s CEIC conferences and courses pertaining to eDiscovery, information governance, cyber security and computer forensics, as well as discussions relating to recent amendments to Federal Rules of Civil Procedure (FRCP) and eDiscovery in litigation.
In addition to expert reports and affidavits submitted to counsel on numerous matters, Mr. Rega’s testimony experience includes grand jury testimony for the Attorney General’s Medicaid Fraud unit for The People of the State of New York vs. Jane Doe matter (Southern District of NY), providing a detailed account of the forensic collection/analysis process and chain-of-custody procedures, as well as responding to questions by the jury panel. Mr. Rega has also given subpoenaed videotaped depositions detailing eDiscovery methodologies and chain-of-custody procedures for McKesson Medical-Surgical, Inc. vs. Carmen Caccavale (District of Arizona).
Mr. Rega has submitted affidavits and expert reports for end clients and law firms on numerous engagements.
John Jay College of Criminal Justice
B.A., Forensics, 2002
FTI Consulting, Inc.
PG Lewis & Associates, LLC (acquired by Protiviti)
Senior forensic analyst
2003 - 2005
Law Office of Rashida Karmali, Esq. - Patent Attorney
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- January 21, 2016
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- ExterroJanuary 19, 2016
Association of Certified Fraud Examiners
Association of Records Managers and Administrators
International Society of Forensic Computer Examiners