Erik Laykin, CHFI, CEDS
is an internationally recognized Electronic Discovery and Computer Forensic
Consultant and Expert. He is the Managing Director in the Los Angeles office of Duff & Phelps and part of the firm's Dispute and Legal Management Consulting practice. In addition to his eDiscovery credentials, Mr. Laykin is an internationally recognized authority on complex information technology disputes, which include white collar and cyber crime, theft of trade secrets, privacy and data loss, internet, software, hardware systems failures, intellectual property disputes and other emerging challenges of the Information Age.
Prior to joining Duff & Phelps, Mr. Laykin was the Chair of the Information Technology Investigations practice at Navigant Consulting. While he regularly comments on legal and technology matters at international conferences and for the media, Mr. Laykin is also the past president and Pacific rim chair of the FBI Infragard Program.
Mr. Laykin is active with various committees of the American Bar Association, the Sedona Conference, the Academy of Court Appointed Masters, the Forensic Expert Witness Association, the Electronic Commerce Council and the High Tech Crime Investigators Association.
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- Information Technology Disputes Consulting
- Fraud, Forensic and Investigative Services
- Accounting Irregularities
- Intellectual Property / Trade Mark Disputes
- Forensic Technology and Analytics
- Electronic Discovery
- Cyber Crime, Data Breaches, Hackers
Accountants, CEOs, and other financial professionals need to understand how to leverage the newly emerging tools of computer forensics to protect assets, investigate fraud, and win the case. Investigative Computer Forensics takes the purely scientific aspects of classic computer forensics and marries them to the practical side of investigations and the pursuit of digital evidence in the course of litigation. It provides financial professionals with the necessary practical aids, case examples, and skills needed to leverage computer forensics during eDiscovery and investigations both domestically and abroad.