Generally Accepted Accounting Principles Expert 325010 NY

Expertise Description

I have more than 35 years experience in forensic accounting. I have extensive experience in the application of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP) and Generally Accepted Auditing Standards (GAAS) in diverse matters, including investigations into alleged fraudulent financial reporting, accountants’ malpractice, and purchase price disputes. My experience also includes the financial aspects and evaluation of shareholder, partnership, joint venture, and management agreements; lender liability; and varying types of real estate related disputes in addition to assessments of lost profits and calculation of damages. I am adept in all phases of fraud audits and financial investigations. My expertise includes improper revenue recognition, earnings management, debt classification, financial reporting of restatements, the adequacy of financial statement disclosure, the application of new accounting pronouncements, GAAS failures, and the role of the audit committee. My industry experience includes real estate, software and services, financial services, distribution, manufacturing, construction, apparel and related retail, hotels and hospitality, nonprofit, and healthcare. I have over 30 years expert witness experience with consultations, deposition, and courtroom testimony.

Areas of Expertise

Expert Witness

My expert witness experience includes: Financial statement misrepresentations; forensic accounting and financial fraud; Asset based lending fraud; Accountant's malpractice; Joint venture arrangements; Shareholder disputes.

Consulting Experience

My consulting services: Troubled business advisory services; due diligence in connection with mergers and acquisitions; Financial restructuring of business transactions.


B.S.AccountingUniversity of Bridgeport

Licenses Certifications

Certified Public Accountant
Certified Fraud Examiner
Certified in Financial Forensics
Chartered Institute of Arbitrators

Awards & Affiliation

Recipient of Chapter Appreciation Award

Primary Affiliation

Society of Certified Public Accountants

Partial List of Consulting Expert Witness Cases