Andy G. Gandhi
Managing Director
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Data risk and compliance expert with more than 15 years of experience conducting and leading information risk investigations and compliance exercises, leveraging computer forensics, cyber security, e-discovery and data analysis expertise
Leads the Digital Investigations group and co-leads the AML / BSA and KYC Financial Crime Compliance initiative and projects
Investigations include FCPA, 503(b)9 preferential payments, look-backs, incident response, theft of IP and employment fraud
Developed post-incident information security programs at the request of boards of retail and healthcare clients
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The increase of insight into self-created data in any corporate reduces regulatory and litigation overhead and risk. Understanding, validating and controlling data proactively provides the board and other directors and officers with valuable, and frankly required, information to avoid harsh financial and criminal impacts.
Andy Gandhi is a Managing Director with Alvarez & Marsal’s Disputes and Investigations practice in New York. An information risk specialist with more than 15 years of experience, he leads the Digital Investigation practice within the Forensic Technology Services team.

Mr. Gandhi specializes in leading global enterprise technology and litigation risk-related engagements with a focus on complex technology assessments and investigations. These matters include financial regulatory inquiries; civil, federal and international courts; transactional data risk / analysis; information security; computer forensics; information governance and electronic discovery.

Mr. Gandhi assists global corporations in investigations for fund misappropriation, breach of fiduciary duty, embezzlement, sabotage, intellectual property theft, the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA), anti-money laundering (AML) compliance and other internal fraud issues. He counsels clients in preparation for discovery and on reasonability of electronically stored information (ESI). Mr. Gandhi actively supports corporations in clarifying and responding to ESI requests for the Department of Justice, Securities and Exchange Commission, Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation and civil litigation inquiries. He has also testified and presented expert reports.

Mr. Gandhi served as part of the information security team for a Fortune 500 international bank in the Dominican Republic. He led an investigation of data breaches and subsequently secured the network of the bank and its local subsidiaries. He provided computer forensics / investigative services for theft of intellectual property directly for the CEO.

Previously, Mr. Gandhi was the lead partner assisting a global asset and retail bank with an independent verification of its AML transaction data systems. He managed the global team in performing an end-to-end data validation exercise on all source data being fed to multiple AML monitoring systems from source through the multiple monitoring systems.

Additionally, Mr. Gandhi developed data analysis infrastructure for analyzing suspicious accounting transactions on the Sarajevo United Nations military base. He was retained by The Office of the High Representative (OHR) to perform collection of electronic information from local banks and set up an onsite electronic discovery lab, a mock bank network and transactional analysis capabilities.

Mr. Gandhi is a member of the High Tech Crime Investigation Association (HTCIA) and the Information Systems Security Association (ISSA). He is Vice President of the New York chapter of the American Society of Digital Forensics and eDiscovery (ASDFED) and a charter member of the Association of Certified E-discovery Specialists (ACEDS). Mr. Gandhi is an Encase Certified Examiner (EnCE), Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP) and Computer Technology Industry Certified Professional (ComTIA, A+).​