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James A. Falconi

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Overview

James Falconi has provided consulting services in areas such as commercial damage claims, construction claims, bankruptcy litigation, lost profits damages, business interruption claims, fraud investigations, accounting malpractice and directors' and officers' liability investigations, and general fact-finding and analysis regarding economic and financial issues. Mr. Falconi has testified to his findings and opinions in state and federal court, as well as mediation and informal negotiation sessions. He has also served as a federal court-appointed special master.

Commercial Damages

Mr. Falconi has advised clients in many matters involving damage claims measured by lost business opportunities and/or increased costs resulting from alleged breaches of contract, breaches of warranty, and professional malpractice.

Construction

Mr. Falconi has performed construction contract reviews in connection with significant construction projects. These projects involved a variety of aspects of construction, ranging from civil subcontractor work to mechanical and electrical subcontractors. In connection with many of these projects, Mr. Falconi also evaluated the validity of related construction claims involving increased cost and delay damages.

Financial Services

Mr. Falconi has encountered various issues within the context of the financial services industry. He has provided advice to the Resolution Trust Corporation, Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation, National Credit Union Association, insurance companies, and insureds involving special purpose reviews, forensic accounting analyses, accounting malpractice, director and officer liability, and fidelity bond investigations, as well as insurance claim preparation and analysis. He has also provided advice in bankruptcy matters involving failed financial services companies.

Industry Exposure

Mr. Falconi has spent 22 years providing forensic accounting services to clients in a wide variety of industries. Prior to his career as a forensic accountant, he served as the controller of a manufacturer of metal products. Before his controller position, he worked in public accounting with both international and regional firms. Mr. Falconi planned and supervised audits of large international corporations as well as small, closely held companies. In his 30 years in consulting and accounting, Mr. Falconi has been exposed to a wide variety of industries including manufacturing, construction, mining, banking, insurance underwriting/brokering, healthcare, governmental agencies, nonprofit institutions, law firms, advertising/promotions, real estate development/management, pharmaceuticals, and retailing.

Education

Grove City College
B.A., Accounting, 1982

Employment History

Navigant Consulting, Inc.
Associate director
1998 - 2010

Peterson Consulting
Principal
1990 - 1998

Hussey Copper, Ltd.
Controller
1988 - 1990

Medwig, Labriola & Co.
Auditor
1986 - 1988

Price Waterhouse
Senior accountant
1982 - 1986

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Affiliations

Professional Affiliations

American Institute of Certified Public Accountants
Member

Pennsylvania Institute of Certified Public Accountants
Member

Association of Certified Fraud Examiners
Member