Robert B. "Barry" Wiggins is a director in the Deloitte Forensic practice of Deloitte Financial Advisory Services LLP and the national service line leader for Deloitte's Document Review Services practice. He assists legal counsel in managing and conducting eDiscovery readiness and discovery compliance projects. In this role, Barry consults with counsel to offer eDiscovery advice focussing on antitrust grand jury matters, Foreign Corrupt Practices Act investigations, large merger investigations, and complex civil cases.
Barry works closely with law firms and other clients to provide innovative solutions to a variety of challenges, including determining the appropriate process to preserve potentially discoverable information, and assessing alternatives for collecting hard-copy and electronic materials from global custodians. He also consults with clients regarding how to establish review processes to capture essential information about documents, and to identify options for producing documents to the requesting party.
“If trouble comes when you least expect it then maybe the thing to do is always expect it.” Cormac McCarthy, The Road.
Prior to joining Deloitte, Barry worked for the United States Department of Justice Antitrust Division, as well as two national law firms, where he most recently served in a leadership role in the firn’s eDiscovery practice. He has 24 years of experience as a practicing attorney. Barry is an author and a frequent speaker on topics pertaining to eDiscovery issues. He is a member of the American Bar Association and the Working Groups 1 and 6 of The Sedona Conference.
Barry earned his Bachelor of Science degree in business administration from the University of North Carolina. He also holds a degree in law from the University of North Carolina.
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