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Certified public accountant expert witness candidates typically have experience in forensic accounting, economic damages, business valuation, and/or are certified public accountants (CPA). The chosen expert could be a member of an industry organization such as the American institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA), the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners (ACFE), or the CPA Firm Management Association (CPAFMA). In a high-profile case, or litigation involving a significant financial stake, a law firm may require a professional with prior expert witness testimony experience. Litigation support services by a CPA expert witness could include an analysis of financial statements, expert report preparation, expert opinion, depositions, and courtroom testimony. 

Representing the plaintiff or defendant, Cahn Litigation Services is frequently called upon by attorney firm clients to locate expert witnesses for a wide range of tax and financial matters. Cahn Litigation Services has the skills and experience needed to identify the ideal financial expert witness suited for the case. The firm has an earned reputation for presenting candidates with just the right combination of expertise and testimony experience.

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The below expert witness bios represent a small fraction of those Certified Public Accountant experts known by Cahn Litigation Services. These bios are provided to give lawyers a sense of the Certified Public Accountant landscape.

Expert Witness #250390

This expert is a Partner in a highly successful Economic Litigation group, is an economics and valuation expert and forensic accountant. This expert holds a CPA with a master’s degree and a law degree, has served as a Special Master and Court-appointed Arbitrator. This expert has conducted royalty audits, negotiated licenses, and valued businesses and intellectual property for several dozen Fortune 500 companies and NLJ 250 law firms. Further, this expert has testified at more than 45 trials and arbitrations involving patent/trademark/copyright/trade secret, joint venture, franchise, acquisition, purchase price, and international transaction disputes.

This expert has been published in journals and law reviews. This expert has participated as a speaker at ABA, AIPLA, IPO, LES, and university conferences or seminar classes. This expert has also served on the faculties of law and business schools.

This expert practiced public accounting with Big Five firms, and is a Certified Public Accountant, and is Certified in Financial Forensics, Global Management Accounting and Patent Valuation.

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Expert Witness #253283

This expert is Managing Director of a nationally recognized business valuation/investigative services and tax consulting and compliance firm. This expert has provided business valuation, dispute advisory, forensic accounting, and tax consulting services to clients for many years. This expert has also implemented and administered back and middle office operations for private equity and venture capital funds.

With respect to litigation support activities, this expert is a recognized business valuation and economic damages expert, and has presented expert witness testimony in these areas on numerous occasions. Among other engagements, this expert has provided business valuation services for M&A transactions, corporate divestitures, marital dissolutions, shareholder/partner disputes, joint ventures, estate and gift tax matters, and has analyzed economic damages for both plaintiffs and defendants. On each engagement, this expert uses training as a forensic accountant to formulate comprehensive and understandable analyses.

With respect to forensic accounting expertise, this expert has assisted attorneys throughout all phases of investigations from pre-case assessment through expert witness testimony. Among other engagements, this expert has provided forensic accounting services related to procurement reviews, tenant/landlord lease verifications, and income/cash flow assessments.

This expert holds the following certifications and qualifications:

-  Certified Public Accountant (CPA)
-  Accredited in Business Valuation (ABV)
-  Certified in Financial Forensics (CFF)
-  Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE)
-  Certified Valuation Analyst (CVA)

This expert has authored articles, and has presented at numerous business conferences.

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Expert Witness #253365

As a partner in a highly successful accounting services consultancy, this expert specializes in providing strategic planning, transaction management, and project management services to corporate and public sector clients. This expert is a relentless client advocate and an excellent negotiator. With a broad professional background and many years of experience in accounting, tax, finance, and consulting for private and public sector clients, this expert provides highly technical expertise concerning strategic real estate, design, and construction opportunities. This expert is extremely effective in analyzing project feasibility and delivering a comprehensive plan that takes a project from conception to completion.

This expert's contributions have resulted in the management of millions of square feet of real estate and construction assignments. Public sector assignments include the development and implementation of municipal and school district campus facility plans that range in scope from $10 million to $150 million. Private sector assignments include strategic planning, incentives, transaction management, and project management of various facility types including office, industrial, and municipal.

This expert received a bachelor's degree in accounting. This expert is a licensed real estate broker and a certified public accountant.  

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Expert Witness #253452

This expert is the founder and team leader of a highly successful consultancy. This expert is a licensed Certified Public Accountant and has multiple accreditations in business valuation and forensic accounting, including Accredited in Business Valuation, Certified Financial Forensics, Certified Valuation Analyst and Certified Business Appraiser. This expert also has a Master's degree in Taxation. In addition to being a prolific writer in multiple areas involving litigation support, this expert frequently lectures before the legal community on varied financial topics. This expert also has extensive experience as an expert witness.

As an expert in business valuation, forensic accounting, and financial investigations, this expert assists attorneys step by step through the various intricacies of each case and is recognized for an unparalleled ability to present and address financial issues in a clear, organized and strategic manner.

As a valuation and forensic accounting expert, this expert deciphers and uncovers transactions that may have intentionally or unintentionally adversely affected an individual, business or organization. This expert's efforts provide clients with the evidence needed to support their case. This expert investigates business transactions, economic crimes, civil litigation matters and perform specialized audits including:

- Missing assets

- Fund transfers

- Underreporting of income

- Overstating of expenses, and

- Dissipation of assets

This expert at the various methods of Business Valuation, including the asset-based, market approach and income approach methodologies.

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Expert Witness #253891

This expert serves as a director of an independent business advisory and transaction services consultancy. This expert is a Certified Public Accountant (CPA), a Certified Valuation Analyst (CVA), Accredited in Business Valuations (ABV), and Certified in Financial Forensics (CFF) and has expertise in tax, accounting, litigation support, business valuation, complex data analysis, financial modeling and has developed various financial modeling tools. This expert has been involved in a wide range of litigation consulting services, providing expertise in the quantification of economic damages in matters ranging from patent and trademark infringement, misappropriation of trade secrets, shareholder disputes, business interruption claims, professional malpractice, and contract claims. In connection with these services, this expert regularly performs fact finding and discovery assistance, lost profit calculations, reasonable royalty rate calculations, business valuations, lost earnings and wages computations, and other financial analyses. This expert's business valuation experience includes valuations for business disputes, shareholder agreements, mergers and acquisitions, divorce, and prenuptial agreement purposes. The valuations have encompassed non-marketable, controlling and minority interests in corporations, partnerships, and limited liability companies. This expert brings to the table many years of accounting experience including supervising, reviewing and preparing financial reports, budgets, forecasts, projections, and business plans. This expert has been a speaker at professional conferences on topics including intellectual property damages and business valuations. This expert has been on the MACPA's planning committee for the Litigation and Business Valuation Annual Conference, and the Litigation Mock Trial, and the Fraud Issues Conference. This expert has also volunteered as an expert witness in the Institute for Continuing Legal Education's Deposition Skills Workshop.

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