NY PI License # 11000159369
FL PI License # C 1300192
Sinai Megibow is the founder of Venture Risk Investigations, a multidisciplinary investigations and specialized legal consulting firm. As Director of Investigative Services, Sinai is responsible for leading, conducting, and managing investigations and due diligence consulting matters. Sinai’s work includes collecting evidence in support of litigation, conducting business intelligence and transactional due diligence, locating assets, and conducting background investigations on behalf of law firms, corporations, financial institutions, associations, and individuals. His cases have addressed issues such as public corruption, fraud, embezzlement, money laundering, witness tampering and intimidation, matrimonial and custodial disputes, insurance claims, forensic accounting issues, and criminal matters.
Prior to founding Venture Risk Investigations, Sinai served as Vice President of Investigations at another corporate investigative firm. Sinai came to that company from the law firm of Kramer Levin Naftalis & Frankel LLP in New York City, where he was an associate. Sinai’s practice focused on conducting internal investigations, representing clients facing government investigations and regulatory matters, and commercial litigation. Some of his representative cases included investigating a variety of accounting improprieties at a Fortune 100 company, and, on behalf of its Audit Committee, recommending remedies to correct those improprieties; working with clients facing investigation by both the Department of Justice and the SEC to gather and analyze evidence, address liability issues, and develop defensive strategies; and negotiating favorable resolution of several commercial disputes.
Sinai holds a JD from the UCLA School of Law, where he was a member of the Order of the Coif; an MA in humanities from the University of Chicago; and, a BA, magna cum laude, in classical studies from Tulane University. He is licensed to practice law in New York State and is licensed as a private investigator in Florida and New York. He is also a licensed armed security guard.
Sinai is a Certified Fraud Examiner and a member of the Nassau County Bar Association. He has also received extensive training in the Reid Technique of interviewing and interrogating suspects and witnesses, bail enforcement/fugitive recovery operations, and executive protection.