Expert Credentials – Engel and Engel LLP

Jason A. Engel, CPA, CFE, CIRA, CVA, MAFF, ABV

Forensic Accounting Engagements

Served as an Expert Witness in Over 500 Business Litigation Matters

Court Expert Testimony

Testified in Over 100 Business Litigation Matters:

  • State Court
  • Bankruptcy Court
  • Federal Court
  • Arbitration

Years of Experience

Over 35 Years of Forensic Accounting Experience

Credentials

CPA – Certified Public Accountant
CFE – Certified Fraud Examiner
CIRA – Certified Insolvency & Restructuring Advisor
CVA – Certified Valuations Analyst
MAFF – Master Analyst in Financial Forensics
ABV – Accredited in Business Valuation

Court Qualified Expert Testimony

  • Economic Damages
  • Fraud
  • Business Valuation
  • Alter Ego
  • Wrongful Termination
  • Infringement Damages
  • Fraudulent Transfers
  • Bankruptcy Matters

Prior Firm Experience

Senior Manager of Litigation Services at Two of the Big Four Accounting Firms.

Public Accounting Experience

  • Auditing: Private & Public
  • Tax Preparation
  • Management Consulting
  • SEC Registration
  • SEC Reporting

Areas of Expertise (Plaintiffs and Defendants)

Economic Damages

  • Contract Damages
  • Lost Profits
  • Lost Goodwill
  • Out of Pocket Damages
  • Mitigation Analysis
  • Rescission Damages
  • Benefit of the Bargain Damages
  • Business Interruption Damages
  • Lost Profits for Unestablished Businesses
  • Reliance Damages
  • Personal Injury Damages

Business Valuation

  • Corporate Valuation
  • Minority Shareholder Valuation
  • Mergers & Acquisitions
  • Net Worth Valuation

Wrongful Termination

  • Historical Lost Earnings
  • Projected Lost Earnings
  • Lost Benefits
  • Mitigation Analysis

Alter Ego

  • Alter Ego Factors
  • Alter Ego Undercapitalization

Fraud

  • Contract Fraud
  • Misappropriation of Funds
  • Securities Fraud
  • Construction Fraud
  • Embezzlement Schemes
  • Criminal & Civil Fraud
  • Ponzi Schemes
  • Fraudulent & Misleading Financial Statements
  • Money Laundering
  • Bankruptcy Fraud
  • Tracing of Funds

Auditing & Accounting

  • Partnership & Corporate Dissolution
  • Generally Accepted Accounting Principals
  • Generally Accepted Auditing Standards
  • Accounting & Auditing Malpractice
  • Fraudulent Financial Statements
  • Going Concern Analysis

Bankruptcy & Insolvency

  • Fraudulent Transfer Analysis
  • Insolvency Analysis
  • Preference Analysis
  • Liquidation Analysis
  • Plans of Reorganization
  • Bankruptcy Fraud

Infringement Damages

  • Patent Infringement
  • Trademark Infringement
  • Copyright Infringement
  • Misappropriation of Trade Secrets
  • Unfair Business Competition

Construction

  • Construction Billing & Costs
  • Construction Delay
  • Calculation
  • Construction Fraud
  • Revenue & Cost Recognition
  • Ikley Formula Calculation
  • Construction Accounting

Corporate / Partnership Dissolutions

  • Dissolution Accounting
  • Shareholder Valuation
  • Shareholder Derivative Claims
  • Minority Shareholder Discount

Research Publications Authored

Economic Damages

  • Deposition Outline for Officers and Executives
  • Framework for the Calculation of Lost Profits
  • Calculation of Lost Profits: The Element of Uncertainty
  • Calculation of Lost Profits: Mitigation of Damages
  • Calculation of Lost Profits: Unestablished Businesses
  • Calculation of Lost Profits: Prospective Lost Profits
  • Discounting Future Lost Profits

Alter Ego

  • Alter Ego & Undercapitalization
  • Discovery of Alter Ego Factors

Infringement Damages

  • Calculation of Infringement Damages: Patent Infringement Damages
  • Calculation of Trademark Infringement Damages Under the Lanham Act

Business Valuation

  • Business Valuation – Corporate Code Section 2000

Employment Damages

  • Calculation of Employment Damages

Fraudulent Transfers

  • Reasonable Equivalent Value
  • Unreasonably Small Capital
  • Insolvency
  • The Inability to Pay Debts as they Mature

Expert Testimony

  • The Admissibility of Financial Records
  • Admissibility of Expert Testimony

Document Request

  • Document Request for Accounting and Business Records

Special Industry Expertise

  • Apparel
  • Automobile
  • Construction
  • Distributorships
  • Finance
  • Food and Restaurants
  • Franchises
  • Hospitals
  • Imports & Exports
  • Insurance & Reinsurance
  • Investment
  • Manufacturing
  • Medical Practices
  • Professional Practices
  • Professional Practices
  • Real Estate Acquisition
  • Real Estate Investment
  • Real Estate Property Management
  • Retail & Service Enterprises
  • Technology