Ronald S. Greene, CPA

Ronald S. Greene, CPA

Gumbiner Savett Inc., CPA's & Business Advisors
1723 Cloverfield Boulevard
Santa Monica , CA 90404
Office: 800-989-9798
Fax: 310-829-7853

Introduction

Ronald Greene has over 34 years of experience providing litigation support services and expert witness testimony for attorneys. He is Director of Litigation Support Services for Gumbiner Savett Inc., CPA's and Business Advisors. Gumbiner Savett Inc is a 60 year old full-service accountancy firm based in Santa Monica, California with over 90 employees and membership in BKR International, an association of accounting practices throughtout the world that enables his firm to provide services throughout the United States and in most other countries.

Mr Greene's areas of expertise are: damages and lost profits calculations, forensic accounting, including tracing of income and assets, fraud investigations, litigation strategy consulting, litigation negotiations, royalty and contract audits, accountants' standard of care and accountant malpractice, business valuations, family law accounting, economic research, and income tax and estate tax analysis.


Areas of Expertise

  • Auditing
  • Business
  • Business Interruption
  • Business Valuation
  • Economics
  • Employment & Vocational
  • Forensic Accounting
  • Tax

Expert Background

Q: Please list your professional accreditations, degrees, licenses, and certificates granted:
A: B.A. Degree, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY, 1965

Certified Public Accountant licensed by the State of
California since 1977
Q: Please list your affiliations or memberships in any professional and/or industry organizations:
A: American Institute of Certified Public Accountants;

California Society of Certified Public Accountants;

Provisors
Q: Please list any teaching or speaking experience you have had, including subject matter:
A: Have taught several courses on Introduction to Accounting for Lawyers for California Continuing Education of the Bar; formerly was an instructor in many professional training programs for my firms; also formerly was an instructor for the Dauberman CPA Review Course. Non-related subjects-I am a frequent lecturer on wine tasting, pairing of foods and wines and wine appreciation.
Q: Have any of your accreditations ever been investigated, suspended or removed? (if yes, explain)
A: No
Q: On how many occasions have you been retained as an expert?
A: Over 200
Q: For what area(s) of expertise have you been retained as an expert?
A: Forensic and investigative accounting, damage
calculations, fraud investigations, professional standard of care analysis and testimony, business valuations, accounting appointments as mediator and
arbitrator in accounting disputes, family law matters.
Q: In what percentage of your cases were you retained by the plaintiff?
A: approx 50%
Q: In what percentage of your cases were you retained by the defendant?
A: approx 50%
Q: On how many occasions have you had your deposition taken?
A: Over 150
Q: When was the last time you had your deposition taken?
A: October, 2010
Q: On how many occasions have you been qualified by a court to give expert testimony?
A: 70 to 100
Q: On how many occasions have you testified as an expert in court or before an arbitrator?
A: 70 to 100
Q: For how many years have you worked with the legal industry as an expert?
A: 34 years
Q: What services do you offer? (E.g.: consulting, testing, reports, site inspections etc.)
A: Consulting, reports, calculations, tracings, valuations, financial analyses and projections, tax planning with respect to structuring settlements, negotiations
Q: What is your hourly rate to consult with an attorney?
A: $525, subject to adjustment annually
Q: What is your hourly rate to review documents?
A: $525, subject to adjustment annually
Q: What is your hourly rate to provide deposition testimony?
A: $525, subject to adjustment annually
Q: What is your hourly rate to provide testimony at trial?
A: $525, subject to adjustment annually
Q: Please list any fees other than those stated above (E.g.: travel expenses, copy fees, etc.)
A: Actual out-of-pocket expenses incurred are reimbursable at cost for postage, travel, lodging, meals, messengers, copying and other services.

References

Peter A. Goldenring, Esq
Goldenring & Prosser
6050 Seahawk Street
Ventura, CA 93003-6622
Phone (805) 642-6702
(No E-Mail)

William A. Litvak, Esq.
Dapeer, Rosenblit & Litvak LLP
11500 West Olympic Boulevard, Suite 550
Los Angeles, CA 90064-1524
Phone (310) 477-5575
(No E-Mail)