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John Montegudo

Senior Forensics Associate

John is an experienced forensics expert, focused on conducting and leading sensitive and complex digital forensic analysis matters. He provides expert witness and strategic consulting services to law firms and corporate clients in the areas of computer forensics, eDiscovery, and litigation support.

Prior to joining Lighthouse in 2016, he held roles including:

  • Manager in the Forensic practices at Deloitte and then at Huron Legal, where he conducted and managed digital forensic collections and examinations for several Fortune 500 clients and a US government agency.
  • Prior to entering the private sector, John managed the Financial Crimes and Digital Forensic units of North Texas law enforcement agency where he conducted digital forensic examinations and trained officers in the collection and examination of digital evidence.

As a Louisiana native, John is on a continuous hunt for live music and food to rival that found in New Orleans. He loves music and spends much of his spare time building show props for his kids’ high school marching band. John lives with his wife and four children in Highland Village, Texas.


  • Magnet Certified Forensic Examiner (MCFE)
  • BS in Criminal Justice – Bellevue University