James Bickley Jr

James Bickley
Managing Director

Data Forensics, Analytics & Electronic Discovery; Investigations; Risk & Compliance

James Bickley is a Managing Director at Ankura, based in Washington, DC. He brings more than two decades of experience working with in-house legal counsel, corporate risk officers, and law firms helping them navigate discovery challenges associated with all forms of electronically stored information. James serves as a strategic advisor and relationship executive to corporations and law firms helping clients develop and leverage innovative technology solutions to solve challenges across a diverse portfolio of corporate risk concerns and legal matters. James and his team are at the cutting edge of the industry, assisting companies and their lawyers in confronting their most difficult challenges in information security, eDiscovery, and investigations management for matters of all sizes.

  • Experience

    James combines his knowledge of the data forensics, cyber security, regulatory issues, and litigation threats with the considerations he assembles from corporate executives and other company stakeholders, outside counsel, and government regulators to identify current and future risks. To that end, James then works with Ankura’s leadership and consulting professionals to help clients understand, address, and respond to these risks.

    James has established an exceptional record as an accomplished entrepreneur with exceptional leadership and strategic awareness, culminating in growing and selling businesses in the legal services and technology sectors.  His tenure in the industry has given him an impressive understanding of the solutions offered by Ankura’s professionals. This insight enables him to bring the right experts and solutions to help clients with domestic and international issues in a wide range of industries including technology, financial services, healthcare, defense, construction, manufacturing, real estate, and energy.

    This includes:

    • Discovery consulting
    • Data analytics
    • Data collections
    • Digital forensics and data analysis
    • Electronic discovery
    • Information security
    • Cybersecurity forensic investigations and proactive
      • Business email compromise, ransomware, nation-state attacks, and credit card breaches
    • Risk mitigation and compliance
    • Forensic accounting and investigations
    • Expert witness testimony
    • Industry expertise