Joshua McDougall is a director in the firm’s Legal Management Consulting practice. He specializes in providing the highest tier of eDiscovery services globally, overseeing all electronic discovery engagements, and relating hosting infrastructure for Duff & Phelps.

While based in Denver, Joshua works with clients internationally to ensure the best platform and workflow are available to all Duff & Phelps clients world-wide. With over 10 years of experience, he can apply his understanding of the EDRM lifecycle to projects big & small, even when complexity is at its highest due to data or organizational sensitivities, or the sudden emergence of new technologies within a case.

Joshua has also spent the last 6 years closely researching the cryptocurrency and blockchain space to best understand how this technology will impact the work we deliver at Duff & Phelps, as well as the impact it will have on our clients. He is on the Board of Directors of the CryptoCurrency Certification Consortium (C4), a non-profit standards body, and is a co-author of their CryptoCurrency Security Standard (CCSS), the industry standard for securing digital blockchain assets. With this experience, Duff & Phelps is a global leader in blockchain and cryptocurrency related incidence response, digital investigation and electronic discovery projects. 

Joshua has authored expert forensic technology reports on several occasions regarding civil matters in the province of Ontario. He has extensive experience working in the information technology field and has worked on several high-profile engagements involving active litigation, internal and external investigations and arbitrations. Additionally, Joshua is an expert in database systems, allowing him assist with any complex analysis and reporting on structured and unstructured data.

Prior to joining Duff & Phelps, Joshua was a manager of eDiscovery services with Harvester Forensics, a company purchased by Duff & Phelps in early 2012.

Joshua holds the degrees of Bachelor of Applied Information Science in Information Systems Security from Sheridan Institute, as well as Master of Science in Information Assurance from Davenport University, is a Certified Bitcoin Professional (CBP) and a Relativity Certified Administrator (RCA).


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