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David W. Swiney

Principal, Forensic
Dallas, TX, USA


David is a Principal in the KPMG Forensic practice with more than 20 years of dispute advisory and investigations experience. He has significant experience involving several hundred dispute matters and has testified to his findings in
Federal, State, and Bankruptcy Courts and Arbitration. He is an Accredited Valuation Analyst and a Certified Fraud Examiner.

Professional and Industry Experience
David has assisted in all phases of dispute avoidance/resolution including discovery, claim preparation and review, the preparation of damage models, development of testimony and trial exhibit preparation, among others. He has also performed numerous financial and fraud related investigations. Mr. Swiney has performed his services in a variety of industries.

Dispute Advisory Services Experience
• David has assisted clients and counsel in matters pertaining to intellectual property, breach of contract, business interruption, bankruptcy, securities fraud, breach of fiduciary duty, and various business valuati on related matters, among others. His experience includes numerous lost profit/business interruption engagements in which he has analyzed business results, trends, and projections. Much of this work has centered around the valuation of business entities, industry assessments, and the impact of business disruption.

Investigation Experience
• David has also assisted clients and counsel on numerous investigations including financial statement fraud, misappropriation of corporate funds and assets, and other corporate fraud matters.

Function and Specialization
David is a member of the Forensic practice specializing in our Dispute Advisory Services Practice and our Investigations Practice.

Professional Associations
• Accredited Valuation Analyst, National Association of Certified Valuation Analysis
• Licensing Executive Society Certified Fraud Examiner, Association of Certified Fraud Examiners

Education, Licenses & Certifications
• Master of Business Administration Texas A&M University
• Business and Public Policy Program Georgetown University
• Bachelor of Business Administration in Finance, University of Missouri

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