Director of Research
Proficient in complex corporate research and analysis
Experienced in information management
Skilled at locating unique information sources
Specializes in historical research and corporate succession
Ms. Benthin is an investigative researcher and analyst with experience in environmental investigations, toxic tort, and litigation support projects. She has expertise in documenting corporate succession of historical site operators in support of potentially responsible party (PRP) liability investigations; identifying, locating, and interviewing witnesses; and managing investigative and technical support for identification of PRPs associated with specific contaminants in specific water bodies. Ms. Benthin is adept at identifying unique sources of information, performing analysis, and synthesizing the data found into actionable intelligence specific to client needs. She has a demonstrated aptitude for utilizing a variety of open-source research techniques to investigate industries, companies, and individuals. Ms. Benthin has developed intelligence for clients in a wide variety of industries for varied applications through the review of historical site records, media, proprietary database records, regulatory filings, library and archival collections, and litigation records. She has particular expertise in the utilization of online databases, comprehensive internet research and techniques, and the acquisition of unique and/or historical documentation.