Litigation Support2019-03-12T19:41:21+00:00


Corporate counsels and legal teams are expanding their litigation support capabilities, saving time, and freeing up their professionals to dive into strategic work by balancing their in-house litigation support with Prescient’s services to empower confident decision making.

  • Fact Finding
  • Expert Witness Vetting
  • Asset Searches
  • Foregin Language Research
  • Boots-on-Ground Investigation
  • Reputational Screening
  • Global Media Screening
  • International Legal Research
  • Open Web Reputational Reviews
  • Criminal and Civil Records Research
  • Social Media Investigations
  • Metadata Captures

Whether enhancing your clients’ internal compliance programs, gathering evidence for impending litigation, or preparing for a strategic transaction, litigation support services, and research reports can clarify complex risks and empower you and your clients to make business decisions with confidence.

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Industry Solutions

Prescient’s Litigation Support service supports a variety of clients with ongoing legal matters that require investigative resources. We proudly serve the following clients and welcome inquiries across all industries.• Multinational, full-service law firms.

  • Solo practitioners and boutique law firms
  • White collar defense and investigations practices
  • Employment law
  • Litigation, transactional, and criminal law firms
  • General practice, legal aid, and advice centers
  • Corporate General Counsel and legal departments
  • Corporate compliance departments

Practice Lead

Patrick Murphy

Practice Lead, Investigations

Patrick advises the firm’s clients in mitigating corporate risks including fraud, theft, and insider threats, and advises major law firms on complex litigation support matters. A former supervisory special agent with the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), Patrick led investigations of high-profile public corruption and financial crimes during his 25 years of service, including the successful investigation, prosecution, and conviction of former Illinois Governor Rod Blagojevich. Patrick was also a Director of Forensic, Investigative, and Dispute Services at Grant Thornton prior to joining Prescient. He earned a B.Sc. in Accounting from DePaul University and a J.D. from Loyola University Chicago School of Law.

Case Study


A global law firm was representing a client who was being sued by an individual for lost income stemming from an automobile accident. This individual claimed the firm’s client was at fault for the accident, and that the injuries he sustained had prevented him from traveling overseas to execute business deals resulting in the loss of millions of dollars.


Standard public records checks uncovered legal cases and civil suits involving the subject, but no adverse information was uncovered. Further open source research did not discover any social media profiles for the subject, although profiles were found belonging to several members of his immediate family. Our analysts then used the latest eDiscovery tools to capture metadata and ensure court-admissible findings were presented to the client.

Practice Areas


Manage your financial, legal, regulatory and reputational challenges and maximize your gains.


Bridge the gap between local fact-finding and global reach. Mitigate risk, identify vulnerabilities within your organization.


Mitigate and identify human risks in the digital world.


Improve and optimize your mission crital decisions and preformance.

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