Meet David Wharton

Senior Director

David Wharton has over fifteen years of experience providing forensic accounting, litigation support, and financial consulting services to the business and legal community.   Throughout his career David has played a key role in a number of high profile complex forensic financial matters and has worked with several of the country’s leading damages experts. David’s experience includes: commercial litigation, determination of lost profits, intellectual property disputes, corporate financial fraud investigations including whistleblower matters, class actions, insurance claims investigations, and has been retained in both consulting and expert witness roles.

Prior to joining FFA, David worked at a national accounting firm as well as two of the six  largest international accounting firms, providing forensic accounting, litigation support, investigative and financial consulting services.

Service specialization in the following: 

·  Dispute advisory and litigation support

     ·  Serve as either a financial expert or consulting expert

     ·  Prepare damage calculations and financial models 

     ·  Prepare expert reports and rebuttal reports 

     ·  Assist counsel with discovery requests, report critiques, and depositions 

·  Financial fraud investigations

     ·  Employee theft and dishonesty

     ·  Funds tracing

     ·  Whistleblower claims

     ·  Financial statement fraud

·  Regulatory and compliance forensic audits

·  Insurance claim investigations and assistance with the preparation of proof of loss documentation for employee theft and business interruption matters

Professional affiliations and credentials

·  Certified Public Accountant (CPA)

·  Certified in Financial Forensics (CFF)

·  Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE)

·  American Institute of Certified Public Accountants

·  Association of Certified Fraud Examiners



·   Bachelor of Science in Accounting from the University of Missouri - Kansas City, Henry W. Bloch School of Management


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Contact David

David can be contacted directly at 

Phone: (816) 805-2715