Ben Hayes

Director

Washington

Ben Hayes is a Director in the Technology department of Control Risks’ Compliance, Forensics and Intelligence practice.  Based in Washington, DC, Ben works with the global project management team to support clients’ electronic discovery and pre litigation investigatory needs.

  • Americas
  • Digital Forensics
  • Forensic Data Analytics


Ben Hayes is a Director in the Technology department of Control Risks’ Compliance, Forensics and Intelligence practice.  Based in Washington, DC, Ben works with the global project management team to support clients’ electronic discovery and pre litigation investigatory needs.
 

Ben oversees the planning, workflow, and communication for client projects involving the use of Control Risks’ document collection resources and various document review platforms.


Highlights of Ben’s projects include:
  • Managed the collection and processing of evidence for review in a long term Foreign Corrupt Practices Act investigation.  Worked with attorneys at one of the top AM Law 100 law firms in Washington, DC, providing direction and support in preparation for production to various international and domestic regulatory bodies.
  • Coordinated with Control Risks colleagues in Hong Kong and a top international law firm to assist in the collection, review, and transfer of electronic evidence from Asia to the United States for production to the United States government as part of an ongoing investigation.  
  • Managed the collection, processing, and review of data for a large anti-trust matter in Latin America.  This matter involved working with Control Risks’ internal corporate investigation team in multiple North and South American offices, as well as coordinating with local counsel in several countries to prepare submissions to various Latin American regulatory agencies.


Prior to joining Control Risks, Ben worked as an attorney for Steptoe & Johnson LLP and as a contract project manager on eDiscovery matters for various international law firms. Ben also worked as the principle eDiscovery project manager for a top legal process outsourcing company in Bangalore, India.

Ben holds a Juris Doctor degree from the University of Oregon where he was an Associate Editor for the Oregon Review of International Law.  Ben also holds a Masters of Law degree in International Trade and Commercial Law from Durham University in the United Kingdom.

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