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MANAGEMENT TEAM
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OUR TEAM IS COMMITTED TO UNDERSTANDING YOUR GOALS, BUILDING THE RIGHT TEAM FOR YOUR PROJECT, AND ENSURING OUTSTANDING RESULTS.

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John Unice, Esq.

Chief Executive Officer

John Unice directs the business, strategic and overall operations of bit-x-bit. Providing exceptional high-level expertise and guidance to bit-x-bit’s clients, John draws on two decades of experience as chief corporate counsel and as a trial lawyer in major corporate and large law firm settings. 

John’s wide-ranging portfolio includes litigating sophisticated cases, utilizing complex electronic evidence and leading digital risk-mitigation initiatives, both in the U.S. and internationally.  Before joining bit-x-bit, John was Assistant Secretary and a senior legal advisor at the Pittsburgh headquarters of Covestro LLC and, prior, at Bayer Corporation, advancing his clients’ interests in highly regulated industries. 


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Brett Creasy, CISSP, GCFA, CCE

President & Director of Digital Forensics

Brett Creasy directs the company’s overall operations in digital forensics, e-discovery, cybersecurity and incident response. An expert in digital forensics, Brett has conducted hundreds of forensic examinations for matters involving intellectual property theft, unauthorized use of computer systems, harassment, computer hacking, criminal and white collar crimes, and employment class action cases, as well as arbitration proceedings and internal investigations. He has been designated as an expert in state and federal courts throughout the country, and has testified in scores of cases on a variety of topics and matters, most notably in cases involving the theft of confidential and trade secret information. 


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Marie Perry

eDiscovery Services Manager

Marie Perry is bit-x-bit's eDiscovery Services Manager. Marie graduated from Duke University with a Genetics degree and applies the logical reasoning she honed during her studies to guide clients through complex eDiscovery challenges.

Marie started her career in the legal industry as a software trainer and moved into eDiscovery two decades ago. She brings to the firm experience in managing eDiscovery projects as well as forensic collection engagements.


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Susan Ardisson, Esq.

Founder and Board Member

Susan Ardisson is a Board Member and Founder of bit-x-bit. Susan previously served as CEO, working directly with clients and counsel on complex computer forensic investigations and e-discovery engagements in a wide variety of matters, from theft of intellectual property to government investigations. She was appointed as an E-Discovery Special Master by the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Pennsylvania in multiple cases and has served as an expert or a neutral in a number of other matters by court appointment or agreement of the parties.


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Joseph Decker, Esq.

General Counsel and Board Member

Joseph Decker is a Board Member and the General Counsel of bit-x-bit.  Joe brings 30 years of experience as a business litigator and trial attorney. In addition to consulting directly with clients and counsel on a wide variety of computer forensics, incident response and e-discovery matters, Joe has developed strategies and guided the implementation of data analytics in e-discovery, as well as provided expert reports and testimony in support of its use.   He was an E-Discovery Special Master for the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Pennsylvania, and past co-chair of the ACBA’s Legal Technology and E-Discovery Committee.


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Caitlin Counihan

Forensic Analyst

Caitlin Counihan, a Forensic Analyst with bit-x-bit, conducts forensic examinations on a wide variety of electronic devices and data including laptops, desktops, cell phones, system memory and external devices such as USB hard drives. She has performed examinations for cases involving intellectual property theft, white collar and other criminal matters and investigations, and employment class actions. 


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Pam Jones

Accounting and Billing Manager

Pam Jones is bit-x-bit’s Accounting and Billing Manager.  She earned a Bachelor’s of Science in accounting from the Pennsylvania State University, and received her certification as a public accountant while employed by Arthur Andersen and Company.  Pam has worked in various areas of accounting including auditing, financial analysis, budgeting for other large firms such as Bayer, USA and Koppers.

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Jason Schery

Senior Digital Forensics Examiner

Jason Schery, a Senior Digital Forensics Examiner at bit-x-bit, provides digital investigative services to a wide variety of clients.  His expertise in the fields of digital forensics and cyber-crime investigations, as well as preventative services with vulnerability management and information security assessments, allows him to meet the client’s needs on both a preventative and reactive basis. 


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Freddie Dyroff

Forensic Analyst

Freddie Dyroff, a Forensic Analyst at bit-x-bit, conducts in-depth forensic examinations relating to trade secret theft, criminal charges, employment matters, and class action lawsuits. Freddie specializes in mobile device acquisition and examination and has acquired expert-level certifications in the subject. Freddie has led many projects. Most notably he managed a case which involved over 2000 devices in total across three different states. Freddie has traveled to over 15 states and even other countries to perform collections and examinations and to meet client needs.

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Amy Weingartner

Office Administrator and Marketing Coordinator

Amy Weingartner is bit-x-bit’s Office Administrator/Marketing Coordinator. She oversees the company’s daily logistical operations and supports the firm’s marketing engagements and initiatives. Prior to joining bit-x-bit, Amy gained broad administrative experience at a regional accounting firm, a global law firm, and also taught English overseas in South Korea.

She has extensive experience managing multistage processes and complex projects for marquee clients to meet organizational and client timelines. 

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John Unice, Esq.

Chief Executive Officer

John Unice directs the business, strategic and overall operations of bit-x-bit. Providing exceptional high-level expertise and guidance to bit-x-bit’s clients, John draws on two decades of experience as chief corporate counsel and as a trial lawyer in major corporate and large law firm settings. 

John’s wide-ranging portfolio includes litigating sophisticated cases, utilizing complex electronic evidence and leading digital risk-mitigation initiatives, both in the U.S. and internationally.  Before joining bit-x-bit, John was Assistant Secretary and a senior legal advisor at the Pittsburgh headquarters of Covestro LLC and, prior, at Bayer Corporation, advancing his clients’ interests in highly regulated industries. 


Read More

Brett Creasy, CISSP, GCFA, CCE

President & Director of Digital Forensics

Brett Creasy directs the company’s overall operations in digital forensics, e-discovery, cybersecurity and incident response. An expert in digital forensics, Brett has conducted hundreds of forensic examinations for matters involving intellectual property theft, unauthorized use of computer systems, harassment, computer hacking, criminal and white collar crimes, and employment class action cases, as well as arbitration proceedings and internal investigations. He has been designated as an expert in state and federal courts throughout the country, and has testified in scores of cases on a variety of topics and matters, most notably in cases involving the theft of confidential and trade secret information. 


Read More

Marie Perry

eDiscovery Services Manager

Marie Perry is bit-x-bit's eDiscovery Services Manager. Marie graduated from Duke University with a Genetics degree and applies the logical reasoning she honed during her studies to guide clients through complex eDiscovery challenges.

Marie started her career in the legal industry as a software trainer and moved into eDiscovery two decades ago. She brings to the firm experience in managing eDiscovery projects as well as forensic collection engagements.


Read More

Susan Ardisson, Esq.

Founder and Board Member

Susan Ardisson is a Board Member and Founder of bit-x-bit. Susan previously served as CEO, working directly with clients and counsel on complex computer forensic investigations and e-discovery engagements in a wide variety of matters, from theft of intellectual property to government investigations. She was appointed as an E-Discovery Special Master by the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Pennsylvania in multiple cases and has served as an expert or a neutral in a number of other matters by court appointment or agreement of the parties.


Read More

Joseph Decker, Esq.

General Counsel and Board Member

Joseph Decker is a Board Member and the General Counsel of bit-x-bit.  Joe brings 30 years of experience as a business litigator and trial attorney. In addition to consulting directly with clients and counsel on a wide variety of computer forensics, incident response and e-discovery matters, Joe has developed strategies and guided the implementation of data analytics in e-discovery, as well as provided expert reports and testimony in support of its use.   He was an E-Discovery Special Master for the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Pennsylvania, and past co-chair of the ACBA’s Legal Technology and E-Discovery Committee.


Read More

Our Team

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Caitlin Counihan

Forensic Analyst

Caitlin Counihan, a Forensic Analyst with bit-x-bit, conducts forensic examinations on a wide variety of electronic devices and data including laptops, desktops, cell phones, system memory and external devices such as USB hard drives. She has performed examinations for cases involving intellectual property theft, white collar and other criminal matters and investigations, and employment class actions. 


Read More

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Pam Jones

Accounting and Billing Manager

Pam Jones is bit-x-bit’s Accounting and Billing Manager.  She earned a Bachelor’s of Science in accounting from the Pennsylvania State University, and received her certification as a public accountant while employed by Arthur Andersen and Company.  Pam has worked in various areas of accounting including auditing, financial analysis, budgeting for other large firms such as Bayer, USA and Koppers.

We get it.

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Jason Schery

Senior Digital Forensics Examiner

Jason Schery, a Senior Digital Forensics Examiner at bit-x-bit, provides digital investigative services to a wide variety of clients.  His expertise in the fields of digital forensics and cyber-crime investigations, as well as preventative services with vulnerability management and information security assessments, allows him to meet the client’s needs on both a preventative and reactive basis. 


Read More

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Freddie Dyroff

Forensic Analyst

Freddie Dyroff, a Forensic Analyst at bit-x-bit, conducts in-depth forensic examinations relating to trade secret theft, criminal charges, employment matters, and class action lawsuits. Freddie specializes in mobile device acquisition and examination and has acquired expert-level certifications in the subject. Freddie has led many projects. Most notably he managed a case which involved over 2000 devices in total across three different states. Freddie has traveled to over 15 states and even other countries to perform collections and examinations and to meet client needs.

Read More

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Amy Weingartner

Office Administrator and Marketing Coordinator

Amy Weingartner is bit-x-bit’s Office Administrator/Marketing Coordinator. She oversees the company’s daily logistical operations and supports the firm’s marketing engagements and initiatives. Prior to joining bit-x-bit, Amy gained broad administrative experience at a regional accounting firm, a global law firm, and also taught English overseas in South Korea.

She has extensive experience managing multistage processes and complex projects for marquee clients to meet organizational and client timelines. 

Read More