Accounting Expert Witnesses

The SEAK Expert Witness Directory contains a comprehensive list of accounting expert witnesses who testify, consult and provide litigation support on accounting and related issues. Accounting expert witnesses and consultants on this page may form expert opinions, draft expert witness reports, and provide expert witness testimony at deposition and trial. The issues and subjects these accounting expert witnesses testify regarding may include: Forensic Accounting, Lost Profits, Economic Damages, Accounting, Breach Of Contract, Fraud, Business Interruption, Business Valuation, Damages, Intellectual Property, Cpa, Economics, Financial, Valuation, and Wrongful Termination.

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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 ...

Bryan L. Parker, CPA, FCPA Bryan L. Parker, CPA, LLC

Pelham, Alabama
Accounting, Business Valuation - Divorce, Financial, Business Damages, Forensic CPA, Earning Capacity
Areas of Expertise:  Accounting: personal and corporate  Valuation: personal and corporate  Business Interruption/lost earnings/lost profit  Analysis: earnings, lost profit, and businesses  Forensic Accounting  Financial Statements  Mergers & Acquisitions  Appraisals: business and personal net worth  Personal and Corporate Tax  Matrimonial Business Valuation Bryan Parker CPA is an expert in accounting with over 35 years in corporate and private practice. His specialty is Forensics Accounting and is certified as a Forensic CPA (FCPA). He has assisted clients with consultation, mediation, or testimony in divorce cases concerning but not limited to business or retirement valuation and pre-nuptial agreements. He has experience in all aspects of accounting and finance pertaining to Federal and state income taxes. He is also certified as a Financial Planner (CFP, PFS, and ChFC) and in this capacity, he advises clients regarding their personal and business finances. During his ...

Katheryn R Scott Driftwood Investigations LLC

Daphne, Alabama
Fraud, Accounting - White-Collar Fraud, Embezzlement, Bank Fraud, Securities Fraud, Public Corruption, Credit Card Fraud, Elderly Exploitation, Locate Hidden Assets, Heirs Research for Probate Estates, Financial Forensics, Money Laundering, Criminal Defense, Civil Cases, Capital Murder Cases, Mitigation Specialist
I have extensive experience in the areas of fraud prevention, detection and investigation; data analytics; controller and general accounting; Sarbanes-Oxley Compliance; internal auditing; internal control assessments; business process mapping; financial analysis and reporting; and reconstruction of financial records. My career was built on taking apart financial records and putting them back together again in a cohesive story. I am currently licensed in Alabama as a Private Investigator (#689) and have held the Certified Fraud Examiner designation for over 20 years. I retired from the Federal Bureau of Investigations (FBI) as Sr. Forensic Accountant in 2017, which led to my starting my own practice to continue doing the work I love with the U.S. Attorney's Office, FBI, Secret Service, Defense Attorneys and the public. I previously held certifications in: Certified Internal Auditor (2001-2016), Certified in Control Self-Assessment (2002-2016), Accreditation in Internal Quality Asses...

Janet Chase, ASA, ABV, CEIV, CPA South Park Advisors

Phoenix, Arizona
Appraisal & Valuation, Accounting - technical accounting, fair value accounting, economic damages, financial reporting, lost profits, family law, business valuation, corporate litigation, forensic accounting
Janet has more than 30 years of experience in accounting, audit, tax, and finance, including 20 years of experience providing valuation, forensic accounting and litigation services to both private and public companies ranging in size from start-ups to over $1 billion in sales. Her experience includes leadership roles at a Big Four Accounting Firm, as well as global executive involvement for brands such as Bausch & Lomb, Ray Ban, and Birds-Eye Foods. Janet’s accounting and tax experience includes three years as Corporate Audit Manager for a technology-based healthcare company with sales of over $2 billion and 100 locations worldwide, two years as a Finance Director for the Southeast Asia Region based in Singapore for the same company, and two years as Tax Manager for a producer and marketer of processed food products with sales of $800 million and tax filings in 36 states. Her valuation, forensic accounting and litigation experience includes ten years at a national boutique valuatio...

Christopher G Linscott, CPA, CFE, CIRA Keegan Linscott & Associates, PC

Tucson, Arizona
Fraud, Accounting - Financial, Insolvency, Forensic Accounting, Bankruptcy, Business Damages, Economics, Mining, Business Operations, Accounting investigations, Forensic investigations, Litigation support, Litigation services
Chris Linscott is the Director of Keegan Linscott & Associates consulting practice with more than thirty-five years of experience. His background includes eight years with KPMG Peat Marwick in the New York City and Boston offices, two years with Coopers & Lybrand in Tucson, two years as a CFO in industry and twenty-six years with Keegan Linscott & Associates. He is a Certified Public Accountant, Certified Fraud Examiner and Certified Insolvency and Restructuring Advisor. Chris has served as an expert witness and consultant to attorneys involved in litigation throughout the country. He has also served as a Financial Advisor to Debtors and Creditor Committees in Chapter 11, served as a Chapter 11 Trustee, court appointed Receiver, Financial Fiduciary, Special Master and Examiner in various court cases. Chris is adept at analyzing allegations of fraud in civil, criminal, and bankruptcy matters and working with counsel to understand the financial aspects of litigation. He has testified ...

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...

Nolte Analytics, LLP Brian Nolte

Los Angeles, California
Appraisal & Valuation, Accounting - Damages, Trademark Infringement, Copyright Infringement, Patent Infringement, Lost Profits, Disgorgement, Forensic Accounting, Fraud Investigation, Business Interruption, Reasonable Royalties, Personal Injury, Employment Damages, Unjust Enrichment, Breach of Contract, Theft of Trade Secrets
Our Team includes experts with the highest and most respected professional credentials, including Certified Public Accountant and Accredited Senior Appraiser. Our Team includes experts with over 40 years’ experience performing damage analyses, valuation, economic studies, and financial investigations. Our experience prevents false starts and avoidable errors, delivering more cost-effective results. Our Team includes experts with over 200 trial testimonies. We typically present our conclusions graphically, using a proprietary presentation system. As a result, we have an unequalled track record of judges and juries accepting our conclusions.

Robert Bates, JD, CPA, CFO, CVA, CFE

san francisco, California
Accounting, Financial - Business Litigation, Due diligence, Forensic accounting, Fraud investigations, Litigation support, Lost earnings, Valuation, CFO, CPA, Bankruptcy, Acquisitions
Bob Bates is a JD, CPA, CFE, CVA and CFO and has worked with dozens of lawyers on over 50 cases in various states. Sometimes he provides financial support for a client in litigation, or pre-litigation, and other times he provides a report, such as a damages calculation, which can be used in litigation. He also has experience providing testimony in depositions and trials. Unbiased Case Analysis Discovery Review & Recommendations High-Impact Demonstrative Exhibits Strategy and Tactics Conferences Damage Calculations Cash Flow Analysis Reports Profit and Loss Analysis Commercial damages, business interruption and lost profits He has been involved in depositions/interrogatories and testifying with multiple court cases including: Embezzlement-2009 Discovered $300k fraud/consultant for counsel Massachusetts Creditor-2013 NY. $1.6m debentures, usury/breach Creditor-2013 NY. $1.7m debentures, usury/breach Creditor-2013 LA, CA $1.7m debentures Creditor-2012 Orange County, CA. $400k debent...

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 ...

James F. Davidson, CPA, CFE, CFF, CGMA, CM&AA, CM&AP, CIRA, CTP, CBA Avant Advisory Group

Newport Beach, California
Accounting, Business Operations - Financial, operational turnarounds, restructurings, mergers, acquisitions, CEO, CFO, CRO, governance, forensic, fraud, corporate investigations, certified, turnaround, insolvency, restructuring, CPA, chartered global management accountant, credentialed, fraud examiner, board, best practices
Industry, accounting, auditing, consulting. M&A, distressed, insolvency, bankruptcy, financial restructurings, operational turnarounds, performance/profitability. Forensics, fraud, dispute resolution, diligence, strategic planning, governance, quality of earnings. Board of Directors OC Forensic Expert Witness Association, Board Directors LA Chapter Association Certified Fraud Examiners. Consumer products, services; franchising; retail, wholesale distribution; food processing, packaging; restaurants; agribusiness; real estate; engineering, construction; industrial manufacturing, assembly; trucking, transportation; aerospace, defense; waste management; energy – oil & gas, shale, mining; chemicals; fertilizers; lending; dealerships, service, repair; education; telecom, media, technology. Distressed Asset Acquisitions; Underperforming; Due Diligence; Capital Stack, Structure; Strategic Planning; Post-Acquisition, Working Capital Disputes; Quality of Earnings; Best Practices; Buyou...

Jason A Engel, CPA, CFE, CIRA, CVA, MAFF, ABV Engel & Engel, LLP

Los Angeles, California
Accounting, Business Damages - Fraud Investigations, Tracing of Funds, Economic Damages, Alter Ego, Fraudulent Transfers, Business Appraisal & Valuation, Economics, Bankruptcy and Insolvency, Intellectual Property, Construction Litigation, Real Estate Litigation, Employment Litigation, Business Interruption
Engel & Engel, LLP is a Los Angeles CPA firm engaged in the practice of forensic accounting for over 25 years. Mr. Engel has served as an expert witness in over 500 forensic accounting cases including expert testimony in connection with a jury award of $2.3 billion. Mr. Engel has authored 20 research publications on the subjects of economic damages, fraudulent transfers, intellectual property, alter ego, business valuation, and employment damages. Mr. Engel's professional credentials include those of Certified Public Accountant (CPA), Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE), Certified Insolvency and Restructuring Advisor (CIRA), Certified Valuation Analyst (CVA), Master Analyst in Financial Forensics (MAFF) and Accredited in Business Valuation (ABV). Mr. Engel has been engaged in the practice of forensic accounting and expert testimony for forty years including forensic experience at two of the Big 4 accounting firms. Mr. Engel has testified in federal courts, bankruptcy courts, state ...

David K Golbahar, CPA, CFF, CGMA J.S. Held

Los Angeles, California
Accounting, Business Damages - Partnership dispute, Economic Damages, Business interruption claim, employment, wrongful termination, business litigation, lost profits, business valuation, unjust enrichment, fraud, white collar criminal defense, intellectual property, toxic tort, forensic accounting, breach of contract
ECONOMIC DAMAGES | FRAUD INVESTIGATIONS | FORENSIC ACCOUNTING David is a skilled forensic accountant, expert witness, and turnaround consultant. Shareholders, creditors, and attorneys rely on David’s focused approach to investigating fraud, determining damages for complex financial disputes, and assisting in bankruptcy matters. Business owners and management teams trust his deep operational experience to guide them through turnarounds and business expansion. David fulfills multiple needs in commercial litigation matters. Mr. Golbahar has been named expert on over 25 cases. The California Superior court appointed him as a monitor in a well-know restaurant group dispute. Testimony Experience - Economic Damages - Lost Profits / Business Interruption - Wrongful Termination (Employment Law) - Business valuation In 2018, Mr. Golbahar received AICPA’s FVS Standing Ovation award for significant contributions in forensic accounting and in the community.

Fulcrum Inquiry Renee, Howdeshell, Nicole Liska, David Nolte

Los Angeles, California
Business Damages, Accounting - Forensic Accounting, Fraud Investigation, Business Valuation, Business Appraisal, Damages Analysis, Lost Profits, Economic Damages, Disgorgement, Economist, Statistics, Forensic Economic Analysis, Corporate Veil, Royalty Audits, Strategic & Market Assessment, Injury and Employment Damages
Ms. Howdeshell, Mr. Nolte and Ms. Liska, have worked with a broad range of firms/industries in both litigation and non-litigation settings. Their ability to analyze and explain complex financial matters has proved useful in numerous commercial disputes. They focus primarily on economic damages analysis, forensic accounting investigations, valuation of businesses, economic studies, royalty and fraud auditing, and other litigation-related financial analysis.

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

Sherman Oaks, California
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.

Thomas M. Neches, CPA, ABV, CVA, CFE, CFF Thomas Neches & Co., LLP

Los Angeles, California
Business Damages, Accounting - CPA expert witness, forensic accounting, damages, business valuation, lost profits, reasonable royalty, alter ego, intellectual property, wrongful termination, wrongful death, breach of contract, lender liability,banking, entertainment, insurance, manufacturing, retail, securities, wholesale.
Thomas Neches, managing partner of Thomas Neches & Company LLP, provides accounting, financial, business valuation and statistical analyses to assist attorneys involved in litigation. Mr. Neches has testified as an expert in state and federal courts in Arizona, California, Florida, Kentucky, Missouri, Nevada, New York and Oregon. He is a Certified Public Accountant, Accredited in Business Valuation, a Certified Valuation Analyst, a Certified Fraud Examiner and is Certified in Financial Forensics. He received his BA in Mathematics and Literature from UC San Diego and his MS in Operations Research from UCLA. Mr. Neches has testified to juries on behalf of both plaintiffs and defendants in antitrust, breach of contract, fraud, intellectual property, lender liability, personal injury and wrongful termination cases. Examples of the litigation issues he has addressed include lost profits, lost business value, determining a reasonable royalty and piercing the corporate veil. Representativ...

Gordon Yale, CPA, CFF, CFE Yale Forensics

Denver, Colorado
Securities & Investments, Accounting - Adequacy of disclosure in securities offerings , adequacy of due diligence by brokers and investment advisers, accounting and audit negligence, private placement of securities, real estate investments, fixed income securities, Ponzi schemes, financial analysis, life settlements, securities fraud.
I have testified in state and federal courts, SEC administrative hearings, FINRA and private arbitrations. Cases have included multi-billion Ponzi schemes including Medical Capital Secured Notes, Provident Royalties Preferred Stock, DBSI Housing TICs, Notes, and various land funds, IMH Secured Loan Funds, Discovery Oil, InterBank Funding Income Fixed Rate Participating Notes, Dallas Proton Treatment Center, LLC Convertible Notes and other investments including partnerships, privately offered REITs. I have conducted three investigations of Big 4 accounting firms in connection with their audits of thrift institutions, including Silverado Saving and Loan, for the Colorado Board of Accountancy, done municipal bond valuations for the state of Hawaii and served as an expert for the state of Florida in its action against Angelo Mozilo, the co-founder and former CEO of Countrywide Financial Corporation. I have owned a securities broker-dealer, worked as an investment banker and fixed ...

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...

Donald A Walker Jr, MBA CPA CGMA Donald Walker Consulting LLC

District Of Columbia
Accounting, Fraud - Financial Fraud, SEC Investigations, SEC Accounting and Reporting and Disclosures, Whistleblowers, Accounting and Auditing Malpractice, Bank Loan Loss Allowances, Bank Accounting and Auditing, Internal Controls, GAAP, GAAS, SEC Former Senior Assistant Chief Accountant, Accounting Professor
Currently providing litigation support and testifying services in civil and criminal matters regarding SEC accounting and reporting, financial fraud, internal control certification, Graham- Leach-Bliley and Sarbanes-Oxley and Dodd-Frank matters, bank and loan accounting, MD&A, whistleblower matters, revenue recognition, and accounting and auditing malpractice. Recently testified in Federal District Court criminal fraud case regarding SEC banking GAAP and MD&A disclosures and SEC procedures. Deposed in whistleblower case and have provided expert reports in whistleblower cases. Advising counsel and companies on SEC inquiries and investigations and civil litigation over accounting and disclosure matters including bank loan loss reserve controversies. Providing services in all US states. Co-author of SEC Staff Accounting Bulletin 102. Provided expert opinions related to internal controls and internal audit function of financial institution, applications of GAAS and GAAP. FTI Co...

Mitchell M. Cohen, CPA, CFE, FCPA, CFLC Bronswick Benjamin, PC

Chicago, Illinois
Accounting, Fraud - Forensic Accounting, Financial Investigations, Fraud Audits, Reconstruction of Accounting Information, Lost Profits, Divorce.
Mr. Cohen has more than twenty four years experience in the field of public accounting which includes providing compilation, review and audited financial statements along with tax preparation and business advisory services. He has also submitted expert reports in the areas of divorce, lost income, financial misrepresentation, financial conversion and corporate veil cases in both the private and public sectors. He has testified and been deposed in several counties in Illinois.

Adam Hansberger, CPA/ABV, CVA Vallitics Advisory Services, LLC

West Dundee, Illinois
Business Valuation, Accounting - Forensic Accounting, Valuation of Environmental Liabilities
Adam has more than 12 years of experience as a Certified Public Accountant (CPA), providing audit and tax services, including business valuation, forensic accounting, and litigation services for the previous four years. His experience includes an advisory services manager role at a national public accounting firm and two Chicago area boutique accounting firms focused on tax services and estate/gift valuations for privately held businesses and high-net-worth clients. Adam has specialized education and training in environmental liabilities and their effect on business valuation.

Chad M Garland, CPA/ABV/CFF/CGMA, ASA, CVA MAFF, CFE, CTP, MBA Chad M. Garland, CPA, LLC

Shreveport, Louisiana
Accounting, Business Valuation - Forensic Accounting, Litigation Services, Economist, Fraud
A licensed CPA in Louisiana since 1981 and in Texas since 2009, Chad Garland has an extensive education and working experience in the fields of accounting, finance and banking. Chad has served on the board of directors for two prominent companies and as President of the Ark-La-Tex Cash Management Association. His experience includes bankruptcy, expert witness testimony, litigation services, business valuations, small business consulting, budgeting, tax planning, financial reporting, management oversight, and as a workout specialist for troubled companies. Currently, Chad focuses his expertise on the areas of litigation services including bankruptcy, forensic and fraud accounting and expert witness testimony, business valuations, income taxes, and small business consulting. As an expert witness, he has testified in both district and federal courts. CPA, Licensed in Louisiana and Texas Accredited in Business Valuation (ABV) Certified in Financial Forensics (CFF) Chartered Global Man...

Frederic B. Jennings Jr., Ph.D EconoLogistics

Ipswich, Massachusetts
Economics, Business Damages - Accounting, Environmental, Management, Automotive, Fraud, Statistics, Behavioral and Social Sciences, Insurance, Transportation, Appraisal and Valuation, Legal

Donald A Walker Jr, MBA CPA CGMA Donald Walker Consulting LLC

Massachusetts
Accounting, Fraud - Financial Fraud, SEC Investigations, SEC Accounting and Reporting and Disclosures, Whistleblowers, Accounting and Auditing Malpractice, Bank Loan Loss Allowances, Bank Accounting and Auditing, Internal Controls, GAAP, GAAS, SEC Former Senior Assistant Chief Accountant, Accounting Professor
Currently providing litigation support and testifying services in civil and criminal matters regarding SEC accounting and reporting, financial fraud, internal control certification, Graham- Leach-Bliley and Sarbanes-Oxley and Dodd-Frank matters, bank and loan accounting, MD&A, whistleblower matters, revenue recognition, and accounting and auditing malpractice. Recently testified in Federal District Court criminal fraud case regarding SEC banking GAAP and MD&A disclosures and SEC procedures. Deposed in whistleblower case and have provided expert reports in whistleblower cases. Advising counsel and companies on SEC inquiries and investigations and civil litigation over accounting and disclosure matters including bank loan loss reserve controversies. Providing services in all US states. Co-author of SEC Staff Accounting Bulletin 102. Provided expert opinions related to internal controls and internal audit function of financial institution, applications of GAAS and GAAP. FTI Co...

Susan J Koss, CPA/ABV/CFF, CVA O'Keefe

BLOOMFIELD HILLS, Michigan
Accounting, Legal - Litigation support in breach of contract, lost profits, economic damages, and fraudulent conveyance matters, business valuations utilized in estate tax resolutions, shareholder disputes, marital dissolutions, and merger and acquisition transactions.
Additionally, Ms. Koss prepares complex financial analyses utilized in business turnarounds and bank workout assignments for clients. Her restructuring expertise includes a variety of industries including but not limited to distribution, real estate and manufacturing. Ms. Koss is also involved in the quantification of economic damages for large product recalls and warranty matters. Ms. Koss holds a Bachelor of Science in Accounting, with departmental honors, from Oakland University and is licensed by the State of Michigan as a Certified Public Accountant (CPA). She is accredited by the National Association of Certified Valuators and Analysts (NACVA) as a Certified Valuation Analyst (CVA) and has been awarded the Accredited in Business Valuation (ABV) and the Certified in Financial Forensics (CFF) credentials by the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA). She is a past Recording Secretary and past Chair of the Michigan Chapter of IWIRC (International Women’s Inso...

Lowell A. Jobe, CPA ACS Group

Edina, Minnesota
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 ...

Donald A Walker Jr, MBA CPA CGMA Donald Walker Consulting LLC

Bedford, New Hampshire
Accounting, Fraud - Financial Fraud, SEC Investigations, SEC Accounting and Reporting and Disclosures, Whistleblowers, Accounting and Auditing Malpractice, Bank Loan Loss Allowances, Bank Accounting and Auditing, Internal Controls, GAAP, GAAS, SEC Former Senior Assistant Chief Accountant, Accounting Professor
Currently providing litigation support and testifying services in civil and criminal matters regarding SEC accounting and reporting, financial fraud, internal control certification, Graham- Leach-Bliley and Sarbanes-Oxley and Dodd-Frank matters, bank and loan accounting, MD&A, whistleblower matters, revenue recognition, and accounting and auditing malpractice. Recently testified in Federal District Court criminal fraud case regarding SEC banking GAAP and MD&A disclosures and SEC procedures. Deposed in whistleblower case and have provided expert reports in whistleblower cases. Advising counsel and companies on SEC inquiries and investigations and civil litigation over accounting and disclosure matters including bank loan loss reserve controversies. Providing services in all US states. Co-author of SEC Staff Accounting Bulletin 102. Provided expert opinions related to internal controls and internal audit function of financial institution, applications of GAAS and GAAP. FTI Co...

Michael J. Garibaldi, CPA,ABV,CFF,CGMA Garibaldi Group

Garden City, New York
Business Valuation, Accounting - Appraisal, Valuation, Forensic Accounting, Business Damages, Fraud, Business Operations, Financial, Economics, Management, CPA, Accountant, Tax, Business Divorce, Appraisal & Valuation

Don May, PhD DMA Economics

Cortlandt Manor, New York
Economics, Accounting - Economic damages, lost profits, securities fraud, lost business value, theft of trade secrets, breach of contract, damages, product mislabeling damages, business valuation
Don May is Managing Partner at DMA Economics LLC and possesses over 35 years’ experience in consulting, valuation and litigation support as well as researching, publishing and teaching at the university level. His experience includes implementing a broad range of damage analyses and valuations for businesses of various sizes and in numerous industries. Prior to founding DMA Economics, Dr. May was Managing Director at Berkley Research Group and the Principal in charge of valuation and litigation support services for a regional accounting firm, a Managing Director for PricewaterhouseCoopers and a professor at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology - Sloan School of Management. Dr. May has prepared expert reports and testified in federal and state courts as well as AAA, JAMS, and FINRA arbitration hearings and has effectively communicated as an expert witness testifier and consultant in several multi-million dollar cases. Some examples of recent matters Dr. May has been asked to ...

Andrew T Clark, CPA, CFE, CFF Meaden & Moore, LLP

Cleveland, Ohio
Accounting, Business Damages - Litigation Support, Loss of Profits, Economic Damages, Expert Witness Testimony, Alternative Dispute Resolution, Business Interruption, Inventory & Contents Claims, Employee Dishonesty, Construction Contract Analysis, Financial Motive, Subrogation, Extra Expenses, Product Liability, Fraud
With over twenty years of public accounting experience, Mr. Clark specializes in forensic accounting services for the legal and insurance profession. He has been designated as an expert and testified in Federal and State courts on a variety of matters including commercial insurance claim evaluations, contract disputes, loss of profits, personal injury, wrongful death, professional liability, and white collar crime. Mr. Clark has also been appointed as an Appraiser on a variety of commercial property insurance disputes. Mr. Clark’s experience spans a broad range of industries, including manufacturing, energy, hospitals, retail, hotel and hospitality, construction, agriculture, transportation, colleges and universities, restaurants, stadiums and theatres. He evaluates damages related to loss of profits, economic damages, contract disputes, shareholder disputes, financial motive, business interruption claims, inventory and contents claims, extra expense claims, employee dishonest...

Rebecca Newman, CPA, CFE Forensic Accounting Services

Portland, Oregon
Accounting, Business Damages - Economic Damages, Commercial Damages, Business Interruption, Lost Earnings, Financial Elder Abuse, Fraud Investigations, Wrongful Death, Wrongful Termination
I have over 20 years of experience with forensic accounting, including personal injury, wrongful death, business interruption, and patent infringement cases. Clients have included civil plaintiff and defense attorneys, insurance companies, and criminal prosecution and defense attorneys. In addition to my training and substantial experience as a CPA, my background in communications allows me to effectively connect with clients, juries, and arbitrators, both in person and through my reports. I believe that clear, direct language is more understandable to the triers of fact -- and ultimately more convincing.

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 Janik Forensics PC

Dallas, 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...

EJ Janik, CPA, CFF, CFE, CFLC, MS Janik Forensics PC

Dallas, Texas
Business Damages, Accounting - Damages Lost Profits, Forensic Accounting, Construction Claims, Business Interruption , Insurance Claims, Product liability claims , Theft of Trade Secrets , Whistle blower cases, Antitrust/Pricing issues, Business valuations, Contract disputes, Dispute Resolution, Energy, Oli & Gas , M & A
EXPERIENCE • Over 58 trial/hearing testimonies in 8 states: 11 Federal, 23 State, 25 Arbitration • Over 88 total expert testimony matters • Over 765 business dispute and consulting matters • 150 financial audits (Public Accounting – 7 years) • Significant engineering & construction experience EJ JANIK, CPA, CFF, CFE, CFLC, MS CPA = Certified Public Accountant CFF = Certified in Financial Forensics CFE = Certified Fraud Examiner CFLC = Certified Forensic Litigation Consultant FIRM SERVICES Business and Dispute Consulting Construction and Contract Claims Damage Analysis / Critiques Fact Finding / Graphic Analytics Opinions / Reports Accounting / Financial / Economic Modeling Contract Accounting Projections and Trend Analysis Color Graphic Damage Modeling Trial Exhibits and Expert Testimony OVERALL EXPERIENCE Antitrust/Pricing Issues Audits Bankruptcy Analyses Business Interruption Business Valuations Construction Claims Contract Disputes Cost Determinations...

Lowell A. Jobe, CPA ACS Group

Texas
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 ...

David C Cawley Fraim, Cawley & Company, CPAs

Roanoke, Virginia
Financial, Accounting - Forensic accounting, Business valuations, Lost profit reports, Lost wages reports, Economic damages, Family law financial support
• Licensed Certified Public Accountant (CPA) in the state of Virginia since 2016 • Certified Valuation Analyst (CVA) as recognized by the National Association of Certified Valuators and Analysts • Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE) as recognized by the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners • Certified Divorce Financial Analyst as recognized by the Institute of Divorce Financial Analysts • Member of the Virginia Society of Certified Public Accountants • Member of the National Association of Certified Valuators and Analyst (NACVA)

Donald A Walker Jr, MBA CPA CGMA Donald Walker Consulting LLC

Virginia
Accounting, Fraud - Financial Fraud, SEC Investigations, SEC Accounting and Reporting and Disclosures, Whistleblowers, Accounting and Auditing Malpractice, Bank Loan Loss Allowances, Bank Accounting and Auditing, Internal Controls, GAAP, GAAS, SEC Former Senior Assistant Chief Accountant, Accounting Professor
Currently providing litigation support and testifying services in civil and criminal matters regarding SEC accounting and reporting, financial fraud, internal control certification, Graham- Leach-Bliley and Sarbanes-Oxley and Dodd-Frank matters, bank and loan accounting, MD&A, whistleblower matters, revenue recognition, and accounting and auditing malpractice. Recently testified in Federal District Court criminal fraud case regarding SEC banking GAAP and MD&A disclosures and SEC procedures. Deposed in whistleblower case and have provided expert reports in whistleblower cases. Advising counsel and companies on SEC inquiries and investigations and civil litigation over accounting and disclosure matters including bank loan loss reserve controversies. Providing services in all US states. Co-author of SEC Staff Accounting Bulletin 102. Provided expert opinions related to internal controls and internal audit function of financial institution, applications of GAAS and GAAP. FTI Co...

Luke Fischer, CPA, MBA Veritas Forensic Accounting & Economics

Sammamish, Washington
Accounting, Fraud - Economic Damages, Wage Loss, Loss of Income, Wrongful Death, Fraud Examination, Breach of Contract, Breach of Fiduciary Duty, Business Interruption, Class Actions, Construction Defect, Builder’s Risk, Employee Dishonesty, Receivership, Bankruptcy, Property Damage, Intellectual Property.
Mr. Fischer has been with the Veritas team since June 2012. Mr. Fischer has amassed thousands of hours of experience in investigative accounting, financial analysis, and economic research. He has worked on economic loss, valuation, and investigative engagements in Alaska, across North America, in Mexico, and throughout the Gulf. He is also an accomplished leader and academic scholar. Additionally, Mr. Fischer is a guest speaker and lecturer on investigative accounting, internal control, and review practices.
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