Jack Simbach

Partner and Head of Forensic Technology
Associé et Responsable de l'Analyse de Données
Washington DC
+1 202 836 0713


Jack is Partner in FRA’s Washington DC office and Head of Forensic Technology globally. Identified as a formidable and highly-skilled fraud examiner by his peers, he has over twenty years of fraud investigation and disputes experience working with clients across the technology space.

Prior to joining FRA, Jack was a Managing Director within Ernst & Young LLP’s (“EY”) Forensic and Integrity Services practice where he was responsible for directing the overall technology strategy for the Government Compliance Services sub-practice. During his time with EY, Jack was also responsible for designing and executing processes, procedures, and technology solutions to meet clients’ ongoing needs on complex investigations and pertaining to regulatory responses.  Jack has led engagements across a broad range of industry sectors from governmental bodies to pharmaceutical, financial services, life sciences, and telecommunications companies.

Jack specialises in data analytics, forensic investigations, and corporate and governmental compliance with a particular expertise in the architecture, development and implementation of forensic software and bespoke applications for use in client investigations and services. Furthermore, Jack’s understanding of both accounting and information systems give him a unique perspective into client challenges which he leverages to provide deep insights and innovative solutions to his clients. In addition to his analytics capabilities, Jack has extensive experience with computer forensics and eDiscovery operations and has designed and developed evidence management and forensic data extraction solutions utilized to automate processes and enable integration with prominent review systems such as Nuix and Relativity.

Jack is a Certified Fraud Examiner and has a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration in Accounting and a Bachelor of Science in Engineering Physics, both from Miami University, Ohio – where he received the honorary title of summa cum laude from the institution.

Authority experience

Public Company Accounting Oversight Board (PCAOB)
US Department of Justice (DOJ)
US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC)
Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI)

Awards & Recognition


Certified Fraud Examiner



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