Global investigations firm Nardello hires ex-federal prosecutor as chief counsel
Nardello & Co., the New York-based global investigations firm that boasts on its website, “We Find Out,” has brought in Jud Welle as a managing director and chief counsel of cybersecurity and privacy. According to the firm, Welle will be based in its New York office and will focus on the firm’s growing cyber and digital investigations practice.
Welle was previously as Stroz Friedberg, where he supervised incident response, cybersecurity services, complex digital forensics, due diligence and e-discovery. Previously, he was assistant U.S. attorney in Newark, New Jersey, where he investigated and prosecuted federal crimes including computer hacking, fraud, intellectual property theft, money laundering, terrorism, export-control violations, public corruption and international narcotics trafficking. He also worked at the firm Dewey Ballantine.
“Jud has deep experience overseeing complex digital forensics, incident response, cybersecurity, due diligence and eDiscovery matters across the globe,” said Dan Nardello, Founder & Chief Executive Officer of Nardello & Co. “Jud’s extensive legal and cyber expertise will be invaluable to our clients as they navigate the rapidly evolving cyber threat landscape. We are thrilled to welcome him to the firm and look forward to his contributions as we continue to enhance our digital and cyber investigative services.”
Welle holds a J.D. from William and Mary Law School, and a B.A. in Political Science and Psychology from Rutgers University.