David Kalat is a testifying expert in information science and electronic evidence.
He leads the Chicago digital forensics lab for BRG’s Global Investigations + Strategic Intelligence practice. He has over 20 years of experience in digital video, which he applies to the forensic examination of video evidence in a variety of contexts including investigations into alleged police misconduct.
Mr. Kalat is a Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE), a Certified Computer Examiner (CCE), a Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP), an Access Data Certified Examiner (ACE), an Illinois-licensed private detective, and a nonfiction author. He holds a master’s degree in library and information science from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. He earned his bachelor’s degree from the University of Michigan.
Duff & Phelps
Director, Disputes and Investigations
2011 – 2015
Association of Certified Fraud Examiners
Chicago Chapter Member
Forensic Expert Witness Association
Chicago Area Litigation Support Managers
Illinois Private Detective License
International Society of Forensic Computer Examiners
Areas of Expertise
University of Illinois
MLIS, Library and Information Science, 2011
University of Michigan
B.A., Film and Video Studies, 1992
Who’s Who Legal: Global Leader, Digital & Data Forensic Experts 2019