Accounting Expert Witness Testimony

As testifying expert, Keith Mautner, CPA/CFF, CMA, provides expert accounting opinions, expert reports, supporting demonstrative exhibits, sworn testimony and the due diligence necessary to form and thoroughly support his conclusions (not for complex litigation).  Mr. Mautner has worked alongside, and across from, nationally renowned securities attorneys and prominent testifying experts for defendants and plaintiffs.






Accounting Expert Witness Testimony

(not offered for securities fraud and other complex litigation)

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Service details:

  • Review and investigate filed, pending and threatened accounting allegations and claims.
  • Identify and analyze accounting evidence and related issues.
    • Provide expert analysis and technical research of:
    • Financial reporting, accounting and auditing requirements under Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP), Generally Accepted Auditing Standards (GAAS) and rules and regulations of the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC).
    • Other general or specialized accounting issues; and
      • Related topics, including but not limited to budgeting, forecasting, management of cash flow, cost accounting and interpretation of contracts.
  • With respect to all subjects above, identify, document and discuss applicable and relevant authoritative literature or guidance.
  • Review and assess sufficiency and reliability of accounting evidence, prior to rendering opinions.
  • Provide sworn expert opinions, reports or demonstrative exhibits on financial reporting, accounting, auditing and related matters, in writing or by live testimony – including at trial.


Expert Witness Consulting

(Special service for complex litigation)

As confidential expert witness consultants, we advise counsel on selection and retention of testifying accounting expert.  On behalf of counsel, we liaison with and support expert(s) with analysis, research, report and testimony.  This facilitates mutual attorney-accountant understanding, helps to ensure that expert reports and testimony are of optimal value to the end client(s), helps manage expert costs and allows attorneys to focus on other pressing matters – especially valuable when facing critical court deadlines.



FAILSAFE CPA does not practice law, nor does it offer or provide legal advice.



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