Matthew Greenblatt is a senior managing director in the FTI Consulting Forensic and Litigation Consulting practice and is based in New York. Mr. Greenblatt has extensive experience in auditing and accounting matters; litigation consulting; forensic accounting and internal investigations; post-acquisition and shareholder disputes; anti-money laundering, and advising troubled companies.
Mr. Greenblatt has conducted multiple forensic investigations in connection with cases involving diversions of funds by fiduciaries and fraudulent accounting activity by management and has been involved in several internal forensic investigations conducted on behalf of Audit Committees and/or Boards of Directors for both public and private companies. Mr. Greenblatt is currently managing a team of FTI Consulting professionals and forensic accountants in connection with the firm's retention by the court-appointed trustee under SIPA in the liquidation of Bernard L. Madoff Investment Securities LLC.
Mr. Greenblatt has advised on cases involving partnership disputes; lost profits; breach of contract claims; and accountants' malpractice. These include a multi-billion dollar lawsuit filed by the U.S. Trustee against an accounting firm hired as financial advisors to a debtor in a Chapter 11 proceeding. Mr. Greenblatt has additional expertise with matters involving acquisitions and divestitures; antitrust; price fixing; arbitration and mediation; bankruptcy reorganization; claims management; contract disputes; damages; directors & officers related claims; due diligence; expert testimony; forensic investigations; fraud and fraudulent conveyance; intellectual property, patent infringement and trademark; liquidation; product liability; solvency and insolvency; trustee and examiner issues and valuation.
Mr. Greenblatt has spoken on multiple panels in the area of forensic accounting and investigations and is an adjunct professor, teaching the course Prevention and Detection of Fraudulent Financial Reporting, a required course within the Forensic Accounting Program of New York University's Finance, Law and Taxation Program of NYU's School of Continuing & Professional Studies. In addition, Mr. Greenblatt is a recurring panel member on the Practicing Law Institute's annual program, Basics of Accounting for Lawyers: What Every Practicing Lawyer Needs to Know.
Prior to its acquisition by FTI Consulting, Mr. Greenblatt joined Kahn Consulting in June of 1998. Before that, Mr. Greenblatt was a Senior Auditor in the Entertainment, Media and Communications division of Price Waterhouse's Audit and Business Advisory Services Group where he planned and supervised audits for multinational and middle-market clients in industries including publishing; manufacturing; high-tech; financial services; and non-profit organizations.
Mr. Greenblatt holds a B.S. in Accounting from Lehigh University. Mr. Greenblatt is a Certified Public Accountant and a Certified Fraud Examiner, and is Certified in Financial Forensics. Mr. Greenblatt is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, the New York State Society of Certified Public Accountants, the Pennsylvania State Society of Certified Public Accountants, and an associate member of the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners.