Bryan J. Rose is a Managing Director of Stroz Friedberg, where he is responsible for supervising computer forensics and cyber-crime investigations and electronic discovery assignments involving the preservation, collection, and analysis of electronic data in criminal, civil, regulatory, and internal corporate matters. Mr. Rose also oversees complex white collar investigations involving computer crimes, securities fraud, identity theft, employee misconduct, the theft of trade secrets, and money laundering for Fortune 500 companies and major law firms.
Prior to joining Stroz Friedberg, Mr. Rose served as an Assistant U.S. Attorney in the Eastern District of New York, working in the General Crimes, Narcotics, and Violent Crimes & Terrorism Sections. During his time at the U.S. Attorney's office, Mr. Rose frequently prosecuted individuals engaged in serious financial crimes, including money laundering, wire fraud, bank fraud, credit card fraud, health care fraud, bank robbery, and identity theft. In addition, Mr. Rose prosecuted cases targeting international drug traffickers, violent gangs, terrorists, and members of organized crime, many of whom were among the worst criminal offenders and had committed extremely violent crimes, including murder, attempted murder, kidnapping, assault, and arson.
From 2000 to 2002, prior to joining the U.S. Attorney's office, Mr. Rose served as an Assistant Attorney General in the Office of the Illinois Attorney General, located in Chicago, Illinois. Mr. Rose worked directly for the Solicitor General of the State of Illinois, handling complex appeals in constitutional, civil, and regulatory matters. Mr. Rose briefed and argued numerous federal cases before the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit, involving challenges to state laws, state regulations, and the conduct of state officials. Mr. Rose also frequently handled civil appellate cases in state courts throughout the State of Illinois.
From 1999 to 2000, Mr. Rose served as a law clerk to the Honorable Joel M. Flaum of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit.
Mr. Rose received his B.A., magna cum laude, in History and Religious Studies from Indiana University in Bloomington, Indiana and was elected to membership in Phi Beta Kappa for his academic achievements as an undergraduate. Mr. Rose also received his M.A. in Religious Studies from Indiana University, where he served as an associate instructor in the Afro-American Studies Department while completing his graduate studies. Mr. Rose went on to obtain his J.D., with High Distinction, from the University of Virginia School of Law in Charlottesville, Virginia, where he was named a Hardy Cross Dillard Scholar and served as Editor-in-Chief of the Virginia Law Review.
Mr. Rose frequently lectures on computer forensic and electronic discovery matters and is a member of the Sedona Conference Working Group 1 on Electronic Document Retention and Production.