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A. Christine Davis

A. Christine Davis

Bates Group, LLC
CPA, CFF, CVA, CGMA
Director, Forensic Accounting and Financial Crimes
San Francisco, CA, USA


A. Christine Davis is the Director of Forensic Accounting and Financial Crimes at Bates Group, a provider of U.S. and global securities litigation support and regulatory consulting, financial institution compliance solutions, and professional services in anti-money laundering, fraud investigation, and forensic accounting. Based in San Francisco, Ms. Davis has over twenty-seven years of combined forensic accounting, auditing, taxation, and dispute consulting experience. Having been admitted in federal and state courts as an expert, Ms. Davis has credentials and expertise in forensic, financial, and management accounting and in business valuation. She is a Certified Public Accountant in California, New York and Oregon, and holds the Certified in Financial Forensics and Certified Valuation Analyst credentials. She is a designated Chartered Global Management Accountant in recognition of her technical expertise and many years of professional experience advising businesses and clients. She holds the Arbitrator Certificate issued by the Bar Association of San Francisco and the Blockchain Fundamentals for Accounting and Finance Professionals Certificate issued by the American Institute of CPAs. She is also a published author and on the faculty for continuing legal education programs.

Ms. Davis has been a consulting and testifying expert for complex commercial litigation and regulatory matters and a forensic accounting consultant for fraud and accounting investigations. As a financial, accounting and damages expert in litigation, she has provided calculations, analytical insight, discovery assistance, and expert testimony. She is subject to the professional standards of the AICPA, which require the application of due professional care, professional skepticism, objectivity, and integrity to her work, and the gathering of sufficient relevant data that provide a reasonable basis for her conclusions or opinions.

Ms. Davis has worked on a wide range of disputed financial matters for clients ranging from large public corporations to smaller privately held companies. Those assignments involved many industries, including technology, telecommunications, manufacturing, consumer goods, real estate, construction, financial services, mortgage banking, agriculture, insurance, healthcare, restaurants, parking services, media, government, accounting services, and nonprofits. She has provided expert consultation in cases involving complex accounting analyses, partnership disputes, breach of contract, breach of fiduciary duty, wage-and-hour claims, the standard of care for accountants, lost profits and lost earnings, business valuation, insurance bad faith, and allegations of asset misappropriation and financial statement fraud. As a forensic CPA and litigation consultant for over 20 years, Ms. Davis has the frontline experience to interpret complex financial information and the expertise to communicate her findings with clarity and intentionality.

A. Christine Davis is associated with the following items:
Live Seminar  Live Seminar Basics of Accounting for Lawyers 2019, Tuesday, July 23, 2019, San Francisco, CA
Live Webcast  Live Webcast Basics of Accounting for Lawyers 2019 SF, Tuesday, July 23, 2019, San Francisco, CA
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