Twelve FRA partners have been recognized among the most prominent global forensic accountants and digital forensic experts in the 2022 edition of Who’s Who Legal: Investigations. FRA founding partners, Toby Duthie, Greg Mason, and Frances McLeod; and partners Drew Costello, Yousr Khalil, Weng Yee Ng, Derek Patterson, and Rik Workman were recognized as leading Investigations Forensic Accountants. Partners Stacy Fresch and Trevor Wiles were recognized as leading Investigations Digital Forensic Experts; and Emma Hodges and Jenna Voss were recognized as “Future Leaders” in Investigations – Forensic Accountants.
Who’s Who Legal identifies world-leading private practice lawyers and consulting experts from over 150 national jurisdictions and across a wide range of issues including white-collar crime, corporate compliance and regulatory enforcement.
Peers and clients shared the following commentary with Who’s Who Legal about FRA’s Forensic Accounting and Digital Forensics Experts:
Global Elite Thought Leader Toby Duthie is described by market commentators as “creative and results-oriented,” and is “always the first choice for any forensic expert needs.”
Greg “always produces high-quality work” and “has very strong attention to detail in sophisticated cases.”
Peers and clients share that, “it doesn’t get better than Frances McLeod.” She is a top-notch, creative and practical expert” who is “an excellent leader, abreast of industry trends.”
Drew “has a deep knowledge of accounting schemes which enables easy identification of problems [and] issues.” Drew “is very detail-oriented” and “provides great strategic thinking with an understanding of the legal issues.”
Stacy is “a wonderful forensic expert who adds a lot of value in cases.” She “possesses deep technical knowledge of complicated forensic accounting matters.” Of her valuable insight, peers and clients say they “don’t know anybody else quite at Stacy’s level, given all of her experience in the field.”
Emma is hailed as a “go-to” expert thanks to her vast experience of providing top-tier forensic analysis in multi-jurisdictional investigations.
Yousr is “a determined expert who produces outstanding work” with a “deep understanding of corporate investigations.”
Weng Yee Ng
Weng Yee “takes a very personable, yet thorough and methodical approach.” Peers and clients share that “her attention to detail is outstanding, as is her final work product” and that Weng Yee “is a supremely pleasant expert to work with” who is “tenacious” and “knows where to look and how far to dig.”
Derek’s “forensic accounting skills are second to none.” For peers and clients, “Derek is a go-to forensic accountant and an extremely strong investigator.”
Jenna is “a highly supportive practitioner who is great to work with,” and is “able to meet the many ever-changing demands of a monitorship.”
Trevor has a “tremendous understanding of digital forensics” and is “a top choice in the US market.”
Rik is “part of a great team,” praise sources who note that he stands out for his unmatched expertise in anti-bribery and corruption investigations.