Forensic Accounting Expert Witnesses

Appraisal & Valuation Expert Witness Listings

You will find expert witnesses who may consult and testify concerning forensic accounting by clicking on the below listed categories. The professionals found through this page may advise regarding hidden assets, unreported income, and certified fraud examiners. These forensic accounting experts may provide reports concerning embezzlement, financial statements, and accountant malpractice. They may also provide expert witness testimony on accounting valuation and equitable distribution in divorce, as well as other forensic accounting issues.

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Diana G. Lesgart, CPA, CFE, CVA, CFF (Diana G. Lesgart, CPA, An Accountancy Corp.)
Ms. Lesgart is a Certified Public Accountant, a Certified Fraud Examiner, a Certified Valuation Analyst, and Certified in Financial Forensics, with over 30 years accounting experience. She provides specialized accounting and litigation support services... Learn More ›

Richard M. Teichner, CPA, ABV, CVA, MAFF, CFF, CRFAC, CRFAU, DABFA, FCPA, CGMA, CDFA (Teichner Accounting Forensics & Valuations, PLLC)
With offices in Reno and Las Vegas, I render expert testimony and consulting services throughout the U.S., primarily in complex business litigation, criminal defense and divorce matters. The services that are performed in litigation matters involve forensic... Learn More ›

Barbara C Luna (White, Zuckerman, Warsavsky, Luna & Hunt)
Expert witness testimony in complex litigation involving business, real estate, personal injury, marital dissolution, liability issues, damage analysis of lost profits, unjust enrichment, reasonable royalties and lost earnings, valuations, and fraud investigation.... Learn More ›

Steven Bankler, CPA, PFS, Cr.FA, CFF, CGMA
Certified in Financial Forensics – selected by the U.S. Senate as its only investigative accountant for Whitewater. Reviewed documents related to the audit of Swiss banks for holocaust victims’ assets. Accounting Expert Witness since 1994. Certified Forensic... Learn More ›

Jack W. Harris (Jack W. Harris, Inc.)
Mr. Harris is a forensic accounting expert with 44 years professional experience in commercial litigation damages, construction claims, construction damages quantification, construction cost audits, lost profits analysis, business valuation, business... Learn More ›
Daniel Rachek (at Eagle Security Group)
Location: Virginia
Areas of Expertise: Daniel Rachek is a retired Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) Special Agent who specialized in complex financial crime (white-collar crime) investigations to include investment frauds, embezzlements,...
Chris McConnell AIFA (Chris McConnell & Associates)
Location: California
Areas of Expertise: Chris McConnell AIFA® has over forty years of experience including twenty years as an independent fiduciary expert and consultant on the: securities, banking, insurance, broader financial services industry...
Jason A. Engel, CPA, CFE, CIRA, MAFF, CVA, ABV (Engel & Engel, LLP)
Location: California
Areas of Expertise: 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...
Consolidated Consultants
Location: Multiple Locations
Areas of Expertise: Consolidated Consultants (CCc) continues to deliver high quality expert witness and medical expert witness referrals nationwide since 1995. CCc is the only referral service where you can view the full,...
Joseph B. Matheson MBA, CPA, ABV, CVA, PFS, CFF, CFE (Matheson & Associates, LLC)
Location: New Jersey
Areas of Expertise: Damages: Our damage measurement methods can determine the extent of financial loss and illegal accounting practices. Litigation support involves the quantification of economic damages pursuant to existing...
Chrissie A. Powers, CPA/CFF, CFE, CVA (Powers Forensic Accounting, LLC)
Location: Ohio
Areas of Expertise: Professional team knowledgeable and experienced in fraud detection & deterrence, divorce, damages & lost profits, bankruptcy services and estate/probate. Experience includes investigations involving...
Michael A Einhorn, Ph.D. (Media, Technology, and Copyright)
Location: New Jersey
Areas of Expertise: Michael A. Einhorn (Ph.D. Yale, economics) is an economist and expert witness active in valuation of intellectual property and complex commercial litigation He specializes in media, technology, copyright,...
J. Richard Claywell, CPA, ABV, ASA, CBA, ICVS, CVA, MAFF, CFD, ABAR, CVGA, MBV, ICVS-A
Location: Texas
Areas of Expertise: Preparation of valuation reports since 1985 for Exit Planning, Estate and Gift Tax, Buy/Sell Agreements, Adequacy of Life Insurance, Economic Loss Analysis, Partner Disputes, Dissenting Shareholder Actions,...
Paul Sibenik (Cryptoforensic Investigators)
Location: Pennsylvania
Areas of Expertise: Paul Sibenik is a blockchain forensics and cryptocurrency tracing expert. He frequently conducts investigations in a range of niches, including cryptocurrency hacks, exploits, vulnerabilities, thefts,...
Thomas M. Neches, CPA (Thomas Neches & Company LLP)
Location: California
Areas of Expertise: Mr. Thomas Neches provides expert testimony, forensic accounting, business valuation and computer database analysis. Mr. Neches areas of expertise are: Expert Testimony Forensic Accounting Business...
Rebecca Newman CPA,CFE (Forensic Accounting Services)
Location: Oregon
Areas of Expertise: Ms. Newman began her career at Oregon's first CPA firm specializing entirely in forensic accounting. She has evaluated hundreds of litigation cases and insurance claims, including personal injury, wrongful...
Jason Almiro (Quantum Health Partners, LLC)
Location: Texas
Areas of Expertise: Mr. Almiro is a Managing Director at Quantum Health Advisors, LLC and is based in Dallas, Texas. He applies over 25 years of corporate finance, institutional investing, financial valuation, and accounting...
MCS Associates  --  Experts & Consultants In Banking, Financial Services, Real Estate & Insurance
Location: California
Areas of Expertise: MCS Associates is a national consulting group with a special focus on Expert Witness and Litigation Consulting in banking, insurance, financial services, securities, real estate, economic & damages analysis,...
John A Gordon, MAFF (Pacific Management Consulting Group)
Location: California
Areas of Expertise: John A. Gordon is a restaurant subject matter expert, and works complex restaurant analysis and advisory projects. Gordon is a certified Master Analyst, Financial Forensics and supports litigation matters....
JULES H KAMIN (ValuEconomics, Inc.)
Location: California
Areas of Expertise: Dr. Jules Kamin received his Ph.D. in business economics, finance and management science from the University of Chicago Graduate School of Business, rated #1. He is an expert on economic damages. He...
James Ellis, CFE, PI (JKE Texas Private Investigations)
Location: Texas
Areas of Expertise: Jim Ellis is a retired FBI Agent with more than 35 years of complex investigation experience. He is located in Texas but is available nationwide. Mr. Ellis is a Certified Fraud Examiner, FINRA Arbitrator,...
William R Legier, CPA, CFE, CFF (Legier & Company, apac)
Location: Louisiana
Areas of Expertise: Certified Public Accountant; Certified in Financial Forensics; Certified Fraud Examiner; 40 years forensic accounting and complex commercial litigation experience with testimony in Federal and State Courts...
Kerrie Merrifield, CPA, ABV, CFF, MAFF (Axiom Forensics )
Location: California
Areas of Expertise: I am a Forensic CPA who works as an expert witness and testifies nationally, with offices in Los Angeles, California. Our firm specializes in Business Interruption Lost Profits Claims, Forensic Accounting,...
Andy T Rondon (Andy Rondon )
Location: California
Areas of Expertise: Hello, I'm Andy Rondon, I'm extremely experienced in every aspect of the cannabis industry. While processing a claim with the Fire Victims Claim Trust, I met Tim Jorstad. He later ask me if I would...
David Ostrove (David Ostrove,   Professor Of Law and Accounting,    Attorney At Law,    CPA (inactive)   Expert Witness and Consultant)
Location: California
Areas of Expertise: David Ostrove specialized in EXPERT WITNESS FOR LEGAL MALPRACTICE" and "EXPERT WITNESS FOR ACCOUNTING MALPRACTICE" and "EXPERT WITNESS FOR AUDITING." Professor Ostrove is an attorney-CPA(inactive)-Educator,...
Mitchell Cohen, CPA, CFE, FCPA, CFLC (Bronswick, Benjamin PC)
Location: Illinois
Areas of Expertise: Forensic Accounting, Fraud Investigation, Financial Disputes Mr. Cohen is a Certified Public Accountant (CPA), Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE), Forensic CPA (FCPA) and a Certified Forensic Litigation...
Jeremiah Grant, CVA, CLCS, MBA (Arrowfish Consulting)
Location: Multiple Locations
Areas of Expertise: At Arrowfish, we not only have an extremely knowledgeable and experienced team of experts to handle all of your financial and economic consulting needs nationwide, we also have a passion for what we do....
Michael P McCall (MPM Consulting, LLC)
Location: Massachusetts
Areas of Expertise: Mike McCall is a retired FBI Agent with more than 35 years of complex investigation experience. He is located in Massachusetts but is available nationwide. Mr. McCall is a Certified Fraud Examiner, CAMS...
Peggy A Hansen
Location: California
Areas of Expertise: With over 40-years in the commercial banking industry, I offer the following qualifications: • 14-years mastering every position and function within the operations of a bank. • 28-years in C-level executive...
James Christopoulos (Christopoulos Economics Consulting Group)
Location: California
Areas of Expertise: As qualified Expert Witness Economists, we provide professional analytical services, testimonies, and consulting on Economic Damages as they relate to litigation matters. We are experienced, knowledgeable,...
Julie M Plat (Julie M. Plat, CPA, CFE)
Location: California
Areas of Expertise: Julie Plat is a Certified Public Accountant and Certified Fraud Examiner with over twenty years of forensic accounting experience. Ms. Plat is experienced at calculating and presenting economic damages....
Roman Gulagian PhD (Forensic Economic Services LLC)
Location: California
Areas of Expertise: Roman is an Economist specializing in analytics and complex economic damages. He is experienced in applying economic theory, complex data, and quantitative methods to questions related to litigation. Roman...
Sidney P Blum (SIDNEYBLUM1@YAHOO.COM)
Location: California
Areas of Expertise: Leading testifying forensic accounting expert on financial damages in litigations for intellectual property, general damages, breach of contract, misappropriation of trade secrets, unfair competition,...
Geoffrey B. Davis Jr. CFE (Fraud Examination Service)
Location: Florida
Areas of Expertise: Experienced Subject Matter Expert (SME), Litigation and Arbitration Consultant, Certified Fraud Examiner and Expert Witness. Multidisciplinary and globally experienced business and operations executive...
L. Lamar Blount - CPA/CFF, FHFMA (HLN - Health Law Network)
Location: Georgia
Areas of Expertise: Health Law Network (HLN) provides experts in medical billing, Medicare and Medicaid reimbursement, health insurance, false claims, regulatory compliance, clinical documentation, medical records, ICD &...
Colin L. Schmitt (Chronos Investigations, LLC (FBI, retired))
Location: California
Areas of Expertise: FRAUD AND CRYPTOCURRENCY EXPERT WITNESS | RETIRED FBI AGENT | CERTIFIED FRAUD EXAMINER | CERTIFIED ANTI-MONEY LAUNDERING SPECIALIST Admitted as an expert in US District Court for the Southern District...
Matt Springer, MBA, ASA, ABV (Andersen)
Location: Texas
Areas of Expertise: Matt Springer has 15+ years of experience providing professional valuation advisory services, financial analyses, and valuations of corporate securities and partnership interests. He specializes in private...
Thomas Tarter (The Andela Consulting Group, Inc)
Location: California
Areas of Expertise: Mr. Tarter is a banking expert, who specializes in bank and financial institution operations, checking account and lending practices. He has been retained in more than 700 cases and has provided expert...
EJ Janik, CPA, CFF, CFE, CFLC, MS (Janik Forensics, PC)
Location: Texas
Areas of Expertise: Over 35 years full-time forensic accounting services, including accounting, financial, economic, construction, fraud and business dispute consulting, with expert witness experience
Robert Bates, JD, CPA, CVA, CFE (HP Accounting)
Location: California
Areas of Expertise: Our esteemed CPA expert witness, Bob Bates is a CFE, CVA and CFO who has worked with various lawyers on over 50 cases in many states. He provides financial support for clients in litigation, or pre-litigation,...
Michael D. Pakter, CPA, CFF, CGMA, CFE, CVA, MAFF, CA, CIRA, CDBV (Gould & Pakter Associates, LLC)
Location: Illinois
Areas of Expertise: Mr. Pakter has 40 years of experience in accounting and forensic accounting, business economics and investigations in numerous industries and diverse engagements, including more than 20 years of experience...
Key Coleman, CPA, CFA, CPCU, ARe (Litigation Economic & Forensic Consulting Group LLC)
Location: Pennsylvania
Areas of Expertise: Key Coleman is a damages expert and a former Big Four accounting firm partner. Key has performed damages analysis relating to insurance, healthcare, investments, intellectual property, employment, lost...
ForensisGroup, Inc. (The Expert of Experts)
Location: Multiple Locations
Areas of Expertise: For over 30 years, ForensisGroup has provided the nation’s top law firms, businesses, insurance companies, government entities with highly qualified expert witnesses and consultants. Experts referred by...
Theodore G Phelps (FVLS Consultancy)
Location: Washington
Areas of Expertise: Mr. Phelps is a certified public accountant with additional credentials in the disciplines of Business Valuation, Forensic Accounting, Fraud Investigation and Insolvency. He has testified as an expert...
Michael J. Garibaldi, CPA/ABV/CFF/CGMA (Garibaldi Group)
Location: New York
Areas of Expertise: One of the industry's leading law firm services experts, Michael J. Garibaldi has a strong background providing efficient and affordable solutions to the many complex issues facing the legal profession...
Forensic Accounting FAQs

What is a forensic accounting expert witness?

A forensic accounting expert witness is an individual who has specialized knowledge and training in accounting, and who investigates and analyzes financial records in order to provide evidence related to financial disputes, fraud, or other financial misconduct.

What is the role of a forensic accounting expert witness?

A forensic accounting expert witness plays a crucial role in offering expert testimony and financial analysis in court matters involving financial fraud and misrepresentation.

How much can a person make as a forensic accounting expert witness?

Forensic accounting expert witnesses may receive compensation ranging from $175 to $450 per hour, or higher in certain circumstances. The fee is agreed upon by the retaining attorney and the expert.

What are the qualifications of a forensic accounting expert witness?

A forensic accounting expert witness should have experience in financial analysis, forensic investigations, and knowledge of relevant laws and regulations.

In a lawsuit, how is evidence gathered by a forensic accounting expert witness?

Forensic accounting expert witnesses gather evidence through a variety of methods, including analyzing financial records, conducting interviews, and reviewing documents. This evidence is then presented in court to support their findings.

What type of cases typically require the testimony of a forensic accounting expert witness?

Forensic accounting expert witnesses are typically required in cases involving financial fraud, embezzlement, money laundering, bankruptcy, divorce, and business valuation disputes. They provide specialized knowledge and analysis to assist in legal proceedings.