Director of Investigations
Witness identification and interviewing
Environmental liability investigation
Jon Metrione is director of business intelligence and investigations with The Intelligence Group. As an investigator with years of professional experience, Mr. Metrione regularly manages integrated investigations for clients utilizing intelligence gathering, investigation, and forensics skill sets. He is responsible for overseeing the firm’s investigative efforts involving the interview of witnesses, physical and electronic surveillance, intelligence gathering, and computer forensics.
Mr. Metrione has extensive experience with environmental matters, including environmental liability investigations for cost recovery and remedial cost allocation purposes. He has managed numerous large, complex field investigation efforts in support of these matters, including the interview of large witness pools, inventory of historic and present-day land use, and collection of historical documents and records. He has extensive experience in developing historical information from sources—federal, state and local enforcement agencies; document repositories; and witnesses—for numerous National Priorities List (NPL) and state lead sites associated with hazardous substances including dioxins, polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs), mercury and other metals, polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons(PAHs), and pesticides. Mr. Metrione has also demonstrated experience in evaluating the financial viability of litigants and tracking corporate successors.
During his investigative career, Mr. Metrione has conducted hundreds of interviews with a variety of people, including former employees, managers, customers, and government officials. He is highly skilled in the managing large interview efforts conducted in civil litigation settings and regularly coordinating the use of interview scripts and language to comply with the jurisdictional requirements of various courts. He is adept at integrating case evidence with the interview process and compiling interview and evidentiary documentation in preparation for expert reports, the execution of affidavits and witness statements, and witness deposition.