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ACCOUNTING EXPERT WITNESS: FORENSIC SPECIALISTS, EXPERTS, WITNESSES AND CONSULTANTS.



Forensic accounting expert witness is the specialty practice area of accounting that describes engagements which result from real or anticipated civil or criminal litigation.


Executive Expert Witnesses:

Chicago, IL, US

Gould & Pakter Associates, LLC

Michael Pakter has more than 35 years experience in accounting, financial analysis, financial forensics and investigations, including more than 15 years experience in economic damages and business valuation issues.  He is a Certified Public Accountant, licensed in the State of Illinois.  The AICPA has recognized him as additionally Certified in Financial Forensics and Management Accounting.  He earned the National Association of Certified Valuation Analysts Certified Valuation Analyst designation and Master Analysts in Financial Forensics having completed its business valuation and business and intellectual property damages specialty programs, respectively.  Courts and arbitral bodies have recognized me as an expert in accounting, business valuation, financial analysis, economic damages and business economics. 




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Forensic accounting expert witness is the specialty practice area of accounting that describes engagements which result from real or anticipated civil or criminal litigation.

civil litigation fall into one of three categories: economic damages, assurance as to fraud in accounts or inventories or the presentation thereof, and business valuation.

Engagements relating to criminal litigation typically concern establishing whether a crime appears to have taken place and quantifying the amounts involved. At a later stage, forensic accountants may be involved in recovering proceeds of crime and in relation to confiscation proceedings concerning actual or assumed proceeds of crime or money laundering.

Forensic accountants utilize an understanding of business information and financial reporting systems, accounting and auditing standards and procedures, evidence gathering and investigative techniques, and litigation processes and procedures to perform their work.