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Accounting expert witnesses practice in a variety of fields, including forensic accounting, tax law, financial analysis, auditing, and business valuation. Some of the most common specialties among accounting expert witnesses also include fraud examination, bankruptcy consulting, economic damage calculations, money laundering investigations, and corporate governance. They can opine on the effects of financial misrepresentation, tax evasion, embezzlement, breach of contract damages, and fraudulent financial reporting.

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Christian Dale Tregillis, ABV, CFF, CLP, CPAView profile

ID: 62047

Mr. Christian Dale Tregillis, ABV, CFF, CLP, CPA

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California

Mr. Christian Dale Tregillis has 33 years of experience in Forensic Accounting. He earned his BA in Economics from Occidental College and his MBA in Accounting and Finance from the University of Chicago Booth School of Business. Today, this expert is certified in Financial Forensics by the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, Accredited in Business Valuation by the American...

Economic Damages and Forensic Accounting Expert Witness | IllinoisView profile

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Economic Damages and Forensic Accounting Expert Witness | Illinois

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Illinois

This expert focuses on accounting, forensic accounting, financial analysis, financial forensics, economic damages, business valuation and investigations. He has experience in lost profits/earnings, business interruption claims, analysis of financial transactions and balances, Court-ordered accounting, bankruptcy, fraud examinations, investigations and the reconstruction of incomplete, misstated...

Brian James Bergmark, CPA, MBAView profile

ID: 69620

Mr. Brian James Bergmark, CPA, MBA

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California

Mr. Brian James Bergmark has over 36 years of experience in Accounting, Forensic Accounting, and Business Valuation. He earned his BS in Economics from the University of California Los Angeles and his MBA in Finance from San Diego State University. Today, this expert is certified as a Business Valuation by the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants. Formerly, this expert held roles as...

Fraud and Forensic Accounting Expert Witness | GeorgiaView profile

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Fraud and Forensic Accounting Expert Witness | Georgia

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Georgia

This expert has been in the accounting industry for nearly 30 years. A doctor of accounting, he regularly conducts continuing education seminars for organizations such as the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, the American Accounting Association, law enforcement agencies, and Fortune 500 companies. Widely published in the field, he was a member of the Editorial Board for the...

Kathy M Denson, CFE, CFF, CPAView profile

ID: 138200

Ms. Kathy M Denson, CFE, CFF, CPA

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Colorado

Ms. Kathy M Denson has 37 years of experience in Accounting with expertise in Forensic and Damage Accounting. She earned her BA in Business from Northeastern Illinois University. Today, this expert is certified as a Fraud Examiner by the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners and in Financial Forensics, and licensed as a Certified Public Accountant in the states, Colorado and Illinois....

Oil & Gas Assets and Forensic Accounting Expert Witness | TexasView profile

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Oil & Gas Assets and Forensic Accounting Expert Witness | Texas

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Texas

This expert has over 35 years of advisory and energy industry experience for both domestic and international projects. As Director of Forensics and Dispute Services for Deloitte Financial Advisory Services, he consulted with a Moroccan oil and gas company in an international fraud dispute involving an oil service technology company, while he provided expert testimony and analysis for a separate...

Daniel Lambert Selby, CFF, CPA, CVA, MBAView profile

ID: 140659

Mr. Daniel Lambert Selby, CFF, CPA, CVA, MBA

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West Virginia

Mr. Daniel L. Selby has over 45 years of experience in Business and Finance. He earned his BA from Otterbein University and his MBA from West Virginia University. Today, this expert is a Certified Valuation Analyst by the National Association of Certified Valuators and Analysts and a Certified Public Accountant in the state of West Virginia. Formerly, this expert served as an Adjunct Professor at...

Energy and Petroleum Expert Witness | TexasView profile

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Energy and Petroleum Expert Witness | Texas

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Texas

This expert has been working in the petroleum industry for over 40 years. He has worked for numerous petroleum and energy firms in a variety of capacities, from production and drilling accountant and oil and gas accountant to senior internal auditor, control analyst, audit manager, and senior staff auditor. Awarded the honor of Fellow of the American College of Forensic Examiners, he holds a...

Mark Lawrence GuilfordView profile

ID: 204230

Mr. Mark Lawrence Guilford

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Colorado

Mr. Mark L. Guilford has over 19 years of experience in the fields of Statistics, Finance and Data Analytics. He earned his BS in Finance from the University of Colorado Boulder. Formerly, this expert served as Vice President, and Principal at Headwaters MB, LLC, and held multiple positions at Newmont Corporation including as a Senior Manager and Finance and Strategy Manager. He also served as...

Appraisal & Valuation Expert Witness | WisconsinView profile

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Appraisal & Valuation Expert Witness | Wisconsin

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Wisconsin

This expert is a real estate valuation consultant specializing in a variety of property types. Coupled with a background in accounting and auditing, he provides a unique and detailed approach to valuation. Services for a wide client base include appraisal and consulting services for financing purposes, eminent domain, litigation support, expert testimony, property tax appeal, market studies, and...

Kyle Don Jacobson, CPAView profile

ID: 320457

Mr. Kyle Don Jacobson, CPA

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Colorado

Mr. Kyle D Jacobson has 38 years of experience in the field of Accounting. He earned his BS in Business Administration and Accounting from San Diego State University and today, he is a Certified Public Account in the State of Wyoming and the State of California. Formerly, this expert served as a Financial Analyst at the Federal Farm Credit Banks Funding Corporation and as a Consultant at Karraker...

Financial Services and Accounting Expert Witness | CaliforniaView profile

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Financial Services and Accounting Expert Witness | California

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California

This expert has over 25 years of experience in the securities industry as an accounting and compliance specialist. Industry experience with broker-dealers, registered investment advisers, hedge funds,regulation, compliance, accounting, and information technology. He has been FINRA registered since 1984 and is also a licensed Financial and Operations Principal. He currently serves as Principal for...

Gregory J. Cowhey, ASA, CVA, MBAView profile

ID: 629380

Mr. Gregory J. Cowhey, ASA, CVA, MBA

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Pennsylvania

Mr. Gregory J. Cowhey has 39 years of experience in the field of Finance. He earned both his BS in Finance in Marketing and his MBA with an emphasis in Accounting and Finance from La Salle University. Today, this expert is an Accredited Senior Appraiser in Business Valuation through the American Society of Appraisers and a Certified Valuation Analyst through the National Association of Certified...

Finance and Investment Research Expert Witness | New JerseyView profile

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Finance and Investment Research Expert Witness | New Jersey

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New Jersey

This expert has almost 15 years of experience in the financial services industry with a focus on direct investment and operational due diligence of alternative investments. She received her B.S. in Finance and Accounting. Her focus involves an in-depth inspection of hedge funds and their operations including hedge fund administrators. At PNC Asset Management, she served on the national due...

Holly S Sharp, CFE, CPAView profile

ID: 698349

Mrs. Holly S Sharp, CFE, CPA

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Louisiana

Holly Sharp has 40 years of experience in the field of Accounting and Forensic Services. She earned her BS in Business Management from Tulane University and her MS in Tax Accounting from the University of New Orleans. Today, this expert is a Certified Public Accountant, a Certified Fraud Examiner, and also Certified in Financial Forensics. Currently, this expert is a Shareholder and the Director...

Forensic Valuation Expert Witness | New YorkView profile

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Forensic Valuation Expert Witness | New York

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New York

This qualified expert has over 25 years of experience in accounting, law, and finance. He received a B.S. in Accounting from the University of Delaware and a J.D. from the Delaware Law School of Widener University. An active member of the American Society of Appraisers and the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, he is certified in Financial Forensics and as a Public Accountant....

John Edward Seright, CPAView profile

ID: 6214850

Mr. John Edward Seright, CPA

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Texas

Mr. John E. Seright has over 38 years of experience in Accounting and Tax Law. He earned his BBA in Accounting from Texas Tech University and his MS in Accounting from Texas Tech University. Today, this expert is a Certified Public Accountant and Accredited Business Valuator by the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants. Formerly, this expert served as a Financial Advisor at 1st...

Business Valuation Expert Witness | New YorkView profile

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Business Valuation Expert Witness | New York

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New York

This highly qualified financial expert has 30+ years of professional experience at leading firms. Currently he is a Prinicipal at R. G. Quintero & Co. and a Managing Director at Chartered Capital Advisers. Previously he, was an investment banker at Bear, Stearns & Co., Inc., an insolvency and restructuring advisor at Zolfo, Cooper & Co, and also started and ran the first valuation practice of...

Juli Marie SaitzView profile

ID: 6278199

Ms. Juli Marie Saitz

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New York

Ms. Juli M. Saitz has 25 years of experience in Forensic Analysis and Forensic Accounting. She earned her BS in Accounting from New York University Leonard N. Stern School of Business. Today, this expert is certified as an Accredited Business Valuation. Formerly, this expert served as the Senior Managing Director at Ankura Consulting Group, as the Managing Director and as the Director at FTI...

Public Accounting Expert Witness | New JerseyView profile

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Public Accounting Expert Witness | New Jersey

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New Jersey

This certified public accountant is a Harvard business graduate, as well as lecturer at among the nation's leading business academies. He is extensively published in major financial journals like the New York Post, Wall Street Journal and the Star Ledger, and has made high profile television appearances in CNBC and MSNBC business broadcasts. Finally, he is also listed in the Who's Who in Business...

Accounting Expert Witness FAQs

What is the role of an accounting expert witness in a legal case?

An accounting expert witness provides insight into complex financial matters, interprets financial records, and can testify on these findings in court.

What types of cases might require an accounting expert witness?

Accounting expert witnesses are often needed in cases involving fraud, bankruptcy, business valuation, tax disputes, and other financial litigation.

Can an accounting expert witness assist with forensic investigations?

Yes, many accounting expert witnesses specialize in forensic accounting, which involves investigating financial discrepancies and fraudulent activities.

Are there subspecialties within the field of accounting that an expert witness might focus on?

Absolutely. Some accountants specialize in areas like tax law, auditing, management consulting, or forensic accounting. Their expertise can be invaluable in specific cases.

How can an accounting expert witness help in a business valuation dispute?

An accounting expert can provide an independent and objective assessment of a business's worth based on its financial records, market conditions, and other relevant factors.

How does Expert Institute select its Accounting expert witnesses?

Expert Institute offers a personalized approach to help you find the highest quality experts. We source actively-practicing professionals who match all your requirements for specialty areas, work experience, litigation history, fee range, certifications, location, and more.

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