Contact Information

  • Company: Ryan Fraud and Forensic Recovery LLC
  • Phone: (214) 914-4163
  • Website: www.ryanffr.com
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Specialties & Experience

General Specialties: Accounting and Fraud

Specialty Focus: Forensic Accounting, Accounting Expert Witness, Damages Expert, Certified Fraud Examiner, CFE, Certified in Financial Forensics, CFF, Certified Public Accountant, CPA

Education: Bachelor of Business Administration, The University of Texas at Austin; Master in Professional Accounting, The University of Texas at Austin

Years in Practice: 29


Additional Information

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 AFFILIATIONS • American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA) • Association of Certified Fraud Examiners (ACFE) ACCREDITATION • Certified Public Accountant, Texas, since 1992 (Ryan is not a CPA firm) • Certified in Financial Forensics (by the AICPA), since 2009 • Certified Fraud Examiner (by the ACFE), since 2011 PRESENTATIONS Mr. Finley presents to law firms, bar section meetings, clients, internal training programs, and professional associations. The following public presentations have been made in the last 10 years: • Best Practices for Deposition and Expert Witnesses (webinar, 2020) • M&A Post-Transaction Accounting Disputes (webinar, 2020 and prior) • Ethical Considerations and Business Fraud (UTA – EMBA, 2014) • Applications of Forensic Analytics (various law firms, 2013-2014) • Ethics (Ryan LLC training, 2012) • Forensic Accounting with a Twist (Texas State Tax Conference, 2011) • Fraud Examination Course – Guest Lecture (UT Dallas, 2011)