Accounting Expert Witnesses

Accounting expert witnesses and consultants listed here may be able to form expert opinions, draft expert witness reports, provide expert witness testimony at deposition and/or trial as or serve as consulting (non-testifying) experts on accounting. The accounting expert witness listings on this page are typically from fields/areas of expertise such as: Accounting, Business Damages, Business Operations, Business Valuation, Economics, Financial, Fraud, Hotel & Restaurant, Insurance, Intellectual Property, and Technology.

Barbara C. Luna, PhD, CPA, CFE, ASA, CVA, ABV, CFFA, CGREA, CREA, CMC White, Zuckerman, Warsavsky, Luna, & Hunt, LLP

Business Damages, Accounting - Forensic Accounting, Damages, Lost Profits, Lost Earnings, Lost Value of Businesses and Real Estate, Fraud. Extensive Expert Testimony in breach of contract, business interruption, dissolutions, intellectual property, construction, fraud, securities, personal injury, wrongful termination matters.
Barbara Luna is a Senior Partner in the accounting and litigation services firm of White, Zuckerman, Warsavsky, Luna & Hunt. She has served as a forensic accounting, damages and valuation expert witness for over forty years in business and personal injury litigation and bankruptcy matters. She analyzes financial, accounting, economic, business, real estate and valuation issues relating to liability and damages in litigation matters and reorganization of businesses. She has testified on numerous occasions in U.S. District Court, Superior Court, Bankruptcy Court, arbitrations and depositions.

Lowell A. Jobe, CPA ACS Group

Accounting - PCAOB Audits, SEC Audits, SEC Accounting, SEC Reporting, Accounting and Audit Malpractice, Securities & Exchange Commission, Financial Statement Audits, Generally Accepted Auditing Standards, PCAOB Audit Standards, Auditor Ethics and Independence Rules, Auditor Quality Control Standards
I graduated from Grapevine High School in Grapevine, Texas in 1983 and the University of North Texas in 1991 with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Accounting and a Master of Science Degree in Accounting (Emphasis in Audit). I received my CPA designation in Texas in 1993 and my CPA designation in Minnesota in 2000. I have over 29 years’ experience in general accounting, auditing of public and private companies, tax return preparation, financial statement preparation, SEC Reporting, and auditing under the audit standards of the PCAOB. I am a member of the American Society of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA), with memberships in the Texas Society of Certified Public Accountants (TSCPA) and the Minnesota Society of Certified Public Accountants (MNCPA). Since 2007, I have been a contributing author to more than 65 of audit guides and practice aids sold Thomson Reuters. Since 2015, I have been the author of Thomson’s SEC and PCAOB Quarterly Update and teach that content monthly ...

Ralph Picker, CPA, CFE Picker & Associates LLC CPA's

Scottsdale, Arizona
Business Valuation, Fraud - Accounting, Business Damages, Real Estate, Forensic Investigations, Divorce, Lost Earnings, Litigation Support, Partnership Conflicts.
I am the founder and managing principal member of a Certified Public Accounting Firm, Picker & Associates LLC located in Chicago and Buffalo Grove, Illinois and Scottsdale, Arizona. The CPA firm is presently composed of thirty professionals and staff. I possess more than 40 years' extensive experience in complex financial litigation issues, and have been qualified as an expert witness in many cases involving business matters. I graduated from DePaul University in Chicago, Illinois with a Bachelor's of Science in Commerce. I also received a CPA certificate issued by the University of Illinois. I am also a Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE), and, in addition, I have successfully passed Series 7 and 66 FINRA exams. I am a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, Illinois CPA Society, Arizona Society of Certified Public Accountants, and the AICPA's Forensic and Valuation Services (FVS) Section. On June 8, 2021 the Peer Review Alliance Committee of the Illinois CP...

Sidney P Blum, CPA, CFE, CFF, CPEA FLARE

Los Angeles and San Francisco , California
Business Damages, Intellectual Property - Damage, Economic Damage, Accounting, Intellectual Property, DMCA, Patent, Copyright, Trademark, Royalty Audit, Fraud, False Advertising, Valuation, Breach of Contract, Wrongful Termination, Employment Law, Brands, Complex Business Litigation, Personal Injury, Lost Profits, Unjust Enrichment, Music
LEADING ECONOMIC DAMAGES, IP, ROYALTY AUDIT, BREACH OF CONTRACT EXPERT. "the Expert's Expert". Leading testifying forensic expert on financial damages in litigations for intellectual property, general damages, breach of contract, misappropriation of trade secrets, unfair competition, licensing disputes, reasonable royalty rates, lost profits, fraud, & royalty auditor competence. His 30+ years experiences includes corporate and as an in-charge KPMG Partner. He was the Chief Audit Officer of Beats (now Apple). Author of two books on contract financial language and auditing (Oxford University Press & LexisNexis). His well-written grounded reports are cited as best examples by judges. Economic Damages Mr. Blum has been a damages expert on more than 100 federal and state cases. Cases include complex litigation, intellectual property (patents, copyrights, trademarks, false advertising, royalty auditor competence, fraud, DMCA), wrongful termination, construction defect, internet, marketi...

Kaycea T Campbell, PhD

San Pedro, California
Economics, Business Damages - Personal Injury, Wrongful Death, Employment, discrimination, Wages, Hours, Loss of Business Profits, Healthcare Loss Analysis, civil litigation, finance, business valuation, economics, statistics, valuation, accounting, and trademark/patent infringement damages.
As an experienced career Economist specializing in economic theory, analysis and policy, Long Beach, California-based Kaycea is an educator with extensive training in economics. With a Ph.D. degree in Economics and Management, Campbell is also an experienced researcher whose analyses have been published in authoritative journals. Kaycea has been teaching for over ten years and has taught undergraduate and graduate level courses in economics. Kaycea is a tenured Associate Professor at Pierce College, teaching Microeconomics, Macroeconomics, and related Economic Theory courses as required. She is also the Department Chair for a division housing the disciplines of Political Science, Economics, Administration of Justice, and Chicano Studies. She also teaches economic courses at other colleges within the Los Angeles Community College District (Mission College and West Los Angeles College). She also serves as an Adjunct Assistant Professor of Economics at the University of La Verne...

Gary R. Coburn Restaurant Concept Innovations

San Juan Capistrano, California
Hotel & Restaurant, Business Operations - slip, trip & fall, burning, choking, food safety, dram shop, alcohol, negligent security, employee safety, commercial kitchen, customer injuries, operations, management, franchise, ownership, permitting, training, investing, accounting, premises liability, OSHA, ADA, construction, equipment design
Award-winning restaurant executive. Helped create, open, run, and advise hundreds of full service restaurants, limited service, quick-service, bars and nightclubs. Additional expertise in restaurant franchising and commercial kitchen design/build from remodels to ground up including conceptual development, viability and business interruption. Over 40 years in the restaurant industry as owner, operator, franchisor, consultant, President, Chief Operating Officer, and General Manager of numerous restaurant and food service establishments. Experienced restaurant investor and developer. Active consulting business developing restaurant concepts and turning around existing establishments. Concepts worked on include: Cask ‘n Cleaver, Lord Charlie’s, El Gato Gordo, Pizza Pronto, Safari Bar Restaurant, Shark Club, Bull Dog Grill, Stronghouse, Pangea , The Ballroom, Juarez Grill, Dickerson’s Club 29, Yucatan Liquor Stand, Zepp’s Atomic Tex Mex, Cabo Grill, Angel Stadium, In Cahoots, The ...

Deepa Sundararaman, CPA, MBA Berkeley Research Group

Washington, District Of Columbia
Business Damages, Intellectual Property - Accounting, Valuation, Economics, Financial, Dispute Resolution, Damages, Breach, Patent, Trademark, Trade Secret, lost profits, reasonable royalties, unjust enrichment, Section 337 matters, ITC, International Trade Commission
Deepa Sundararaman focuses her practice in the areas of intellectual property and commercial litigation matters. She has significant experience performing complex financial and accounting analyses in quantification of damages. Her experience includes disputes brought to federal courts and matters brought before the US International Trade Commission (ITC); and covers a range of disputes involving breach of contract, intellectual property, including allegations of patent, trademark infringement and misappropriation of trade secrets. Ms. Sundararaman has evaluated and quantified damages involving lost profits, reasonable royalties, and unjust enrichment. At the ITC, she has analyzed economic and financial issues in Section 337 investigations related to public interest, domestic industry, commercial success, remedy, cease and desist, and calculation of the appropriate bond rate. Her experience spans industries including semiconductors, pharmaceutical products, medical devices, toys, de...

Robert D. Church Jr., CPA,CFF,CFE,AHFI White Collar, LLC

Oxford, Mississippi
Fraud, Financial - Healthcare Fraud, Financial Forensics, Forensic Accounting, Fraud, Medicare, Medicaid, Whistleblower, Expert Witness, Investigation, Accounting

Kelly T Hickel Expert Witness Consulting Services

New York, New York
Technology, Economics - Financial, advertising, business damages, business operations, business valuation, computers, dispute resolution, information technology, internet, management, marketing, accounting
Expert Witness Consulting Services, LLC (“EWCS”) has recently been established to provide a range of services to independent professionals and professional service firms engaged in expert witness and related activities. EWCS has incremental, litigation-experienced human resources and national recognition within the legal community to significantly enhance the positioning and “throw weight” of affiliated expert witness firms.

Key Coleman, CPA, CFA, CPCU, ARe Litigation Economic & Forensic Consulting Group LLC

Greater Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Insurance, Business Damages - Economic Damages, General Business Damages, Accounting, Agent/Broker, Employment, Insurance Damages Expert, Lost Profits, Reinsurance Damages, Underwriting, Claims, Force Placed, Managing General Agency MGA/TPA Examinations, PEOs, Agent Errors & Omissions E&O, Insurance, Commercial Disputes
Key Coleman is a damages expert, who works in a variety of industries. For more than 24 years, Key has focused his efforts on forensics, disputes, damages and expert testimony. Key's background is unusual in that he has a deep understanding of many of the functional areas that lead to disputes, including: sales, operations, accounting and finance. One of Key's specialties is the analysis of damages in insurance or reinsurance disputes. He is one of the few experts nationwide who hold both the CPA and the CPCU designations. Key serves clients nationwide from Greater Philadelphia, but spent the bulk of his career in Chicago where he held high level positions at Grant Thornton LLP and LECG/Smart in their disputes practice. Prior to that, he was a Partner at PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP, where for more than 11 years he performed forensic dispute analysis, damages analysis and investigative work. Prior to his consulting career, Key worked more than eight years for an insurance carr...

Bryan A. Finley, CPA, CFF, CFE

Sachse, Texas
Accounting, Fraud - Forensic Accounting, Accounting Expert Witness, Damages Expert, Certified Fraud Examiner, CFE, Certified in Financial Forensics, CFF, Certified Public Accountant, CPA
PRACTICE AREA • Provides professional services as a forensic accountant, expert witness, arbitrator and consultant to legal counsel for clients involved in complex civil litigation, corporate board and internal investigations, complex insurance claims, bankruptcies, and responses to actions by regulatory and investigative bodies. • Advises on matters related to damages, loss claims, fraud, financial reporting, internal controls and accounting issues, among others. • Subject matters commonly addressed include partnership and investor disputes, breach of contract, fee disputes, tort, professional negligence, misappropriation, bribery, conflicts of interest, whistleblower allegations, probate/trust matters, vendor fraud, M&A post-transaction accounting disputes, antifraud programs, internal controls, loss of value, intellectual property, theft of trade secrets, lost profits, royalties, business interruption, environmental disasters and construction defects. PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIO...