Insignia was established in 2005 as an independent firm specializing exclusively in the area of investigative and forensic accounting. Our founding Principal, John-Paul Strasler is a Chartered Professional Accountant (Ontario), Certified Public Accountant (Illinois), and Certified in Financial Forensics (American Institute of Certified Public Accountants).
Our team of experienced professionals have an unwavering client focus and work collaboratively to provide thoughtful and unbiased assessments. We are committed to the highest standards of integrity and professionalism, including maintaining our independence and objectivity. As part of our client-service philosophy, we are dedicated to being responsive to our clients’ needs. We approach each assignment entrusted to us methodically, with our findings communicated in a clear and accurate report. In addition, as practical business people, we appreciate the need to keep costs under control. We successfully accomplish this through our tailored approach to each engagement, coupled with our more-than-competitive rates.
We are retained by corporations, insurance companies, individuals and both plaintiff and defence counsel. Our clients know that when they call us, they get who they call, and they also know that they’ll get great service, high quality work, quick turnaround times and cost efficiency.
Our Value Add
We believe our competitive advantage is driven by three key attributes, which are validated by the feedback we receive from our clients, and the high number of new clients we obtain via recommendations from existing clients.
First, our work is of the highest quality, due to the training and experience of our professional staff, our established file protocols and the high standards we set for ourselves.
Second, we provide an extremely high level of client service. Calls and e-mails are promptly returned and we gladly offer telephone consultations at no cost or obligation.
Third, we deliver quick turnaround times, due to pro-active file management and most importantly, our professionals, who are focused on expediting matters and whose decades of experience enable them to work efficiently and effectively.
What Our Clients Are Saying About Us
“I have been practicing personal injury and insurance litigation for over 16 years and a major part of my practice involves representing property and casualty insurers in their disputes with third parties, other insurers and their insureds. In the course of my practice, I have had occasion to work with J.P. Strasler in his capacity as an accountant with an expertise in Forensic Accounting. I have known Mr. Strasler for over 10 years and I have always found his work to be timely and of the highest quality.
I can say without reservation that Mr. Strasler has approached the files that he has been assigned with diligence and professionalism and his goal has always been to provide a balanced and fair analysis of the problem before arriving at a conclusion. I have had the opportunity to use Mr. Strasler’ s services as a professional witness during Arbitration proceedings and I found his presentation to be excellent.
Therefore, I would have no hesitation in recommending Mr. Strasler to any insurer or any organization that requires a capable, fair and professional approach to any file that may require an expert in Forensic Accounting”
“We retained Mr. J.P. Strasler of Insignia Forensic Group Inc. to assist us in quantifying a large insurance claim with several components. We were very impressed with the thoroughness of his work and how he communicated his findings in clear, comprehensive reports. lt was extremely satisfying that Mr. Strasler’s findings withstood the rigour of opposing expert review in their entirety and we received full payment of our claim. Mr. Strasler is a highly competent, experienced professional and I have no hesitation in recommending him to any organization requiring an expert in loss quantification.”
“I have known Mr. Strasler for many years. He has assisted me and other members of my firm in investigating and quantifying business interruption and inventory loss claims. He has handled these engagements In a very competent and professional manner. Mr. Strasler conducts himself with integrity and I have the highest level of confidence in his abilities as a forensic investigative accountant. Accordingly, I have no hesitation in recommending Mr . Strasler.”
“I wanted to thank you again for your help. From the initial meeting where you took the time to listen to my situation to the end result of the report that you produced, you have been a consummate professional. Using your firm Insignia was one of the best decisions I made towards helping me with my case. It was one of the reasons why my case was so successful!
I would not hesitate to recommend you and your company to someone else in need of forensic accounting services!
Thank you so much for everything.”