Garry Pate



BDO Greater Washington D.C. Office



Executive Summary

Garry Pate is a director in BDO’s Forensic Technology Services practice with more than 16 years of experience in digital forensics, cybersecurity, e-discovery, internal investigations and database management. He works extensively with organizations, attorneys, law enforcement, and federal, state, and local governments.
Garry works closely in complex digital forensics and e-discovery – from collection through production – for matters involving a range of issues, including intellectual property theft, business technology, copyrights, patents, and trademarks, as well as employment, environmental and numerous other disputes. 
Gary has worked on numerous high-profile matters, and has served as an expert witness providing testimony on forensic analysis for a broad spectrum of subjects.

Professional Affiliations

Association of Certified Fraud Examiners
Computer Forensic Tool Testing Committee
High Technology Crime Investigation Association
Information Assurance Certification Review Board
International Association of Computer Investigative Specialists
International Council of E-Commerce Consultants
National Institute of Science and Technology
Regional Computer Forensics Group
Sedona Conference Working Group


M.S., Information Technology, American InterContinental University
B.S., Criminal Justice, University of Maryland