Forget surveillance—when lawyers need detective work done these days ‘everything starts at a computer’Until recently, the phrase “private investigator” would likely conjure images of Sam Spade tailing a cheating spouse. That kind of work has long been a staple of family law and criminal defense attorneys, but these days the most lucrative part of the gumshoe business is “corporate intelligence”—the investigative firms that specialize in sniffing around corporations, often to assist with pending litigation.
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Published: February 15, 2013
Time posted: 3:20 pm