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Philip Becnel Published in The Corporate Counselor

Partner Philip Becnel published an article with The Corporate Counselor called “Components of a Truthful Complaint.” The article is about how attorneys representing companies can differentiate truthful internal complaints from those containing lies. ...

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Philip Becnel in Veteran’s View

Partner Philip Becnel was interviewed by Veteran’s View about the consequences of the Supreme Court’s decision to strike down the Stolen Valor Act. ...

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Philip Becnel Lecture on Social Media Investigations

Partner Philip Becnel gave a talk about social media investigations, including how social media are increasingly being used to locate witnesses in litigation, to the District of Columbia Bar Association, E-Discovery Committee. ...

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Philip Becnel Published in the Westlaw Journal Employment

Partner Philip Becnel published an article in the Westlaw Journal Employment called “Snooping at the Digital Water Cooler.” In the article, Philip examines the intertwined relationships between employee privacy in the workplace and social media, how to approach an investigation involving social media, and how employers, attorneys and other professionals ...

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Philip Becnel Featured in the “Value Added” of The Washington Post

Partner Philip Becnel was featured in the “Value Added” column of the The Washington Post about his pioneering work vetting clients clients in employment litigation cases. The column, which refers to Philip as “the Bogart of body language,” outlines how he cut his teeth as a D.C. private investigator and ...

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Philip Becnel Interviewed on Find Our Missing

Partner Philip Becnel was interviewed on Find Our Missing to discuss the case of Lester Jones, a man who mysteriously went missing in Mississippi. Jones’ family later received ransom demands from possible kidnappers in Mexico City. Philip was interviewed as a missing persons expert to discuss theories of Jones disappearance. ...

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Philip Becnel on Channel 8 News About Supreme Court’s Decision

Partner Philip Becnel was again interviewed on Channel 8 News to comment about the impact of the Supreme Court’s decision in the case of United States v. Antoine Jones, a case that addressed whether law enforcement requires a warrant before attaching a GPS tracking device to a suspect’s vehicle. ...

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Philip Becnel Publishes Second Book, Principles of Investigative Documentation

Partner Philip Becnel published his second book, Principles of Investigative Documentation. In the book, Philip details how to document an investigation from start to finish using what he calls the Five Principles of Investigative Documentation. The book’s coauthor, Scott Krischke, is a former private investigator with Dinolt Becnel & Wells ...

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Philip Becnel “Chasing Ghosts,” with Pursuit Magazine

Partner Philip Becnel published an article, called “Chasing Ghosts,” with Pursuit Magazine, a trade journal and online community for the private investigations industry. The article is about locating the the toughest-to-find people on the planet, either for service of process or to interview them. ...

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