One of our newer practice areas is forensic accounting, which combines accounting knowledge with investigative skills in various litigation support and investigative accounting settings.
A forensic accountant is hired by attorneys and law firms, law enforcement, insurance companies, government agencies, banks, credit unions and financial lenders, courts and business owners. These clients may seek a forensic accountant to investigate, analyze, interpret, summarize and present complex financial and business information that can be easily understood and properly supported.
Forensic accountants are involved in an array of investigations, including:
- Criminal Investigations
- Shareholder and Partnership Disputes
- Personal Injury Claims
- Business Interruption
- Fraud Investigations
- Matrimonial Disputes
- Business Economic Losses
- Professional Negligence
- Mediation and Arbitration
In addition, a forensic accountant can assist corporations in the following two key ways:
- Investigative Accounting
- Litigation Support