James Dawson is now a director in the New York office of KPMG LLP’s U.S. Forensic Advisory Services practice, and is a member of the Forensic Technology Services group. Prior to joining KPMG, James was MetLife’s Legal Affairs Director of Information Discovery and Litigation Support. James has over 20-years of experience in supporting internal audit departments, electronic discovery, data reduction, business transformation services and information management. He has significant experience helping firms navigate the processes and systems to control information assets and meet defensible compliance for corporate general counsel. James has been responsible for multi-million dollar technology integrations and discoveries in several industries and verticals including several multi-terabyte data preservations and security assessments. James has provided corporate review and assessment for internal audit departments for banks and investment management firms. He has assessed financial records, mortgage pools and related Records Retention and Disposition schedules, matured corporate internal audit Records and created accurate record harvesting processes for corporate legal departments. James has assisted with the index and search of several hundred terabytes of corporate compliance records assets. James has built information governance responsibility models for global corporations with multiple information management control structures and stakeholders. James has advised on the remediation of legal assets including critical electronic evidence assets for several top 100 corporations in his information classification career. You may learn more about James at www.JamesDawson.us .