Canada: Investigations – Digital Forensic Experts 2018

In this chapter we recognise eight individuals who stand out for their excellent work handling investigations involving e-discovery, computer forensics, and data recovery and analysis.

Most Highly Regarded
1. Joel Bowers Duff & Phelps, Toronto
2. Corey Fotheringham KPMG, Toronto

KPMG sees three experts nominated this year for their excellence in the field.
Corey Fotheringham leads the firm’s forensic technology and cybercrime practice, and earns high praise among peers for his excellent work providing forensic support to litigation and investigations proceedings.
Robert Castonguay is a forensic technology specialist who comes highly recommended by sources for his expert handling of investigations and electronic data analysis.  

At Duff & Phelps, Joel Bowers heads the firm’s cyber risk practice in Canada, and stands out for his impressive knowledge of e-discovery and forensic technology processes.

Colin Cree at e-Forensic Services Inc focuses his top-tier practice on computer forensics, an area in which he is considered by sources to be a standout name.
Laurie Windover receives plaudits from market commentators who praise his superb work providing clients with computer analyses as well as expert testimony in litigation proceedings.

Shelby Austin at Deloitte is a well-known name in the Canadian market who is recognised here for her first-rate work advising clients on technology and data analytics.

Independent practitioner Peter Vakof possesses over 25 years of experience in the field, and is well versed in providing expert support on forensic investigations and litigation proceedings.

Joseph Coltson at PwC stands out in the Canadian market for his strong expertise in e-discovery and computer forensics.

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Nominees have been selected based upon comprehensive, independent survey work with both general counsel and private practice lawyers worldwide. Only specialists who have met independent international research criteria are listed.

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