Forensic Accounting Expert 56520 CA(N)

Expertise Description

I have more than 45 years experience in the field of Forensic Accounting with expertise in damage calculations, lender liability, lost profits, preference analyses, fraudulent conveyances, business interruption, cash flow analyses, partner dissolution, and business valuations. I have also spent over 45 years working as a forensic accounting expert witness in Northern California by providing consultations, deposition, and courtroom testimony.

Areas of Expertise

Expert Witness

My expert witness experience includes: Appointed as an expert for various California courts including Contra Costa for various
business disputes; Expert for the City of San Francisco involving a $3 billion claim against Bank of America which was mediated and resolved based upon my analysis of the actual damages; Expert for several different banks opposing the restructure of the debt of a real estate developer of over $150 million of real estate.

Professional Experiences

My professional experience includes being The Crisis Manager, the Chief Executive Officer and the Board of Directors of a $300 million New York Stock Exchange Company whose subsidiaries I restructured and sold. One of the subsidiaries was the largest HMO in Washington D.C. In addition, I dealt with a federal grand jury investigation of the predecessor management.

Relevant Experiences

As I indicated on the phone and on my web site I have been in practice as a CPA forensic accountant over fifty years.  I am a fiduciary for a trust for the benefit of the Bank of America and am a trustee of a private trust pursing the recovery of stolen funs.  I am a federal bankruptcy trustee and have been a fiduciary in many circumstances including as an expert in cases involving defalcations by a trustee.


Degree Subject Institution
M.B.A. Accounting emphasis Stanford University Graduate School of Business
Graduate Studies Taxation Golden Gate University
B.A. International Relations Stanford University

Licenses Certifications

Certified Public Accountant licensed in the State of California
Certified Fraud Examiner in Northern California
Certified Insolvency and Restructuring Advisor

Awards & Affiliation

American Institute of Certified Public Accountants
California Society of Certified Public Accountants
The Association of Insolvency & Restructuring Advisors
Turnaround Management Association
American Bankruptcy Institute

Primary Affiliation

American Institute of Certified Public Accountants