A. Christine Davis, CPA, CFF, CVA, CGMA

A. Christine Davis, CPA, CFF, CVA, CGMA

Managing Director, Forensic Accounting and Financial Crimes

Christine Davis is retained as a testifying expert in the areas of accounting, economic damages, business valuation, and fraud. Her expert consultation has been sought in a wide range of disputed matters involving lost profits, lost earnings, alter ego liability, wage-and hour issues, complex accounting analyses, partnership disputes, breach of contract claims, breach of fiduciary duty claims, royalty disputes, the standard of care for accountants, business valuation, insurance bad faith, punitive damages, and allegations of asset misappropriation and financial statement fraud.

Ms. Davis is the Managing Director of Forensic Accounting and Financial Crimes at Bates Group. Bates Group is a provider of U.S. and global securities litigation support and regulatory consulting, financial institution compliance solutions, professional services in anti-money laundering and fraud investigations, and expert witness services in forensic accounting, valuation and commercial damages. Having been admitted in federal and state courts as an expert, Ms. Davis has the frontline experience to interpret complex financial information and the expertise to communicate her opinions with clarity and objectivity.


Credentials

EXPERIENCE

Bates Group LLC, San Francisco, CA, Director of Forensic Accounting and Financial Crimes, 2018-Present

OnPoint Analytics, Inc., San Francisco Bay Area, CA, Director of Forensic and Financial Accounting, Damages Expert, Accounting Expert, 2016-2018

DZH Phillips LLP, CPAs and Advisors, San Francisco, Bay Area, CA, Forensic Accountant, Director and Partner in Charge of Forensics, Consulting & Testifying Expert, 2013-2016

StoneTurn, San Francisco Bay Area, CA, Forensic Accountant, Managing Director, Consulting Expert, 2012

Hemming Morse, LLP, San Francisco Bay Area, CA, Forensic Accountant, Director, Consulting & Testifying Expert, 1997-2011

Banner Aerospace, San Francisco Bay Area, CA, Subsidiary Controller, 1995-1996

Coopers & Lybrand LLP, San Francisco Bay Area, CA, Auditor and Tax Accountant, 1994-1995

Burr, Pilger & Mayer, San Francisco Bay Area, CA, Auditor and Tax Accountant, 1993-1994

EDUCATION

Golden Gate University, San Francisco, CA, B.A. Accounting, 1993

PROFESSIONAL CREDENTIALS

Certified Public Accountant, State of California (#69217) - 1995

Certified Public Accountant, State of New York (#101228) - 2009

Certified Public Accountant, State of Oregon (#15510) - 2019

Certified in Financial Forensics, AICPA (#257) - 2008

Certified Valuation Analyst, National Association of Certified Valuators and Analysts (#041850) - 2008

Chartered Global Management Accountant, AICPA - 2014

Arbitrator Certificate, Bar Association of San Francisco - 2015

Blockchain Fundamentals for Accounting and Finance Professionals Certificate, AICPA - 2019

PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIPS

American Institute of Certified Public Accountants

National Association of Certified Valuators and Analysts

Association of Certified Fraud Examiners

Practising Law Institute – Co-Chair and faculty member, Pocket MBA: Finance for Lawyers and Other Professionals; Faculty member, Accounting Basics for Lawyers

OTHER EXPERTISE

Author of published articles

Faculty member or speaker for continuing legal or professional education programs

Controller and "Big Six" auditor & tax accountant

Past board member at two nonprofit organizations

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