Bill Michael has over 22 years of law enforcement experience. Bill has led thousands of computer forensic investigations throughout his career.

Bill is certified in digital forensics by the U.S. Secret Service and received his Seized Computer Evidence Recovery Specialist certification from the Department of Homeland Security. Bill is certified by SANS as a Certified Forensic Examiner and iOS and MacOS Examiner; he is also certified in mobile forensics through Cellebrite.

Bill has previously acted as an instructor for NW3C’s (National White-Collar Crime Center) computer forensic program.


CFS prides itself on providing the highest quality and unmatched exceptional service deliverables to its clients.


“Thank you for your contribution to the Eleventh Circuit Judicial Conference…your presentation was a smash hit! Without exception, everyone found it fascinating (and a little frightening at the same time!)…..”

Chief Judge, U.S. District Court Northern District of Florida

“…But they did not realize the magnitude of what they had until they asked…..Computer expert Mark Lanterman discovered that spreadsheets from a critical point in the map-drawing process were missing and that software to wipe the files had been used….”

Washington Post (US Supreme Court case on Wisconsin's Gerrymandering)

“Plaintiffs retained the services of Mark Lanterman, a highly qualified computer forensic expert….Mr. Lanterman’s testimony at the permanent injunction hearing was extremely helpful to the Court and critical to the Court’s findings.”

Court of Common Pleas Cuyahoga County, Ohio