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Shawn Fohs

Shawn Fohs

Ernst & Young LP
Senior Manager, Fraud Investigation & Dispute Services
New York, NY, USA

Shawn Fohs is a Senior Manager in EY’s Forensic Technology & Discovery Services practice.  Shawn has fifteen years of investigative, electronic discovery, computer forensic, information security and data analysis experience. He has testimony experience related to computer forensics, written numerous affidavits and managed the collection and analysis of thousands of computer, network and mobile devices.

Mr. Fohs routinely consults with clients regarding electronic discovery matters, such as helping clients prepare for discovery by assessing sources of ESI and designing preservation and collection protocols. He has directed the preservation, analysis and review of electronically stored information in a range of matters including investigations, independent litigation, regulatory compliance and internal inquiries.

Representative engagements include assisting General Counsel with the collection and analysis of computer data for one of the highest ranked health care providers in America related to a pending litigation. Mr. Fohs worked with the General Counsel’s office of an international energy company to assess their regulatory compliance with several agencies both in the US and in Europe and preserve evidence in preparation for potential action by regulators. Mr. Fohs coordinated collections in over 20 countries for one of the largest automotive companies in the world related to a FCPA investigation. He has worked on several merger and acquisition investigations related to Fortune 500 companies. He has coordinated the preservation of thousands of data sources related to a major international financial institution bankruptcy investigation.


Bachelor of Science, Utica College of Syracuse University, Economic Crime Investigation with a  concentration in Computer Security


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