Expertise DescriptionI 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
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.
My consulting services: Troubled business advisory services; due diligence in connection with mergers and acquisitions; Financial restructuring of business transactions.
|B.S.||Accounting||University of Bridgeport|
|Certified Public Accountant|
|Certified Fraud Examiner|
|Certified in Financial Forensics|
|Chartered Institute of Arbitrators|
Awards & Affiliation
|Recipient of Chapter Appreciation Award|
Society of Certified Public Accountants
Partial List of Consulting Expert Witness Cases