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Philip J. Bach

Philip J. Bach

Top Jar, LLC
Partner
Highland Park, IL, USA


Phil has been conducting forensic accounting engagements involving companies and government entities in a variety of industries and works with organizations to design, implement, and evaluate ethics and compliance programs including anti-fraud controls. Phil also performs accounting investigations and has experience investigating financial statement fraud, employee misconduct issues, embezzlements and other white collar frauds. He works with attorneys and companies providing consultation for litigation, expert testimony and has been engaged as a neutral arbitrator in financial disputes between companies.  Most of his forensic accounting career has been at a “big four” accounting and consulting firm.

Prior to becoming a forensic accountant, Phil spent more than a decade at regional and smaller accounting firms in Chicago. During those years, Phil led financial statement audits, reviews and compilations in several industries and prepared tax returns for corporations, partnerships and individuals.

Phil also teaches as an adjunct professor at the University of Chicago Law School.

The types of forensic engagements Phil has managed and participated including the following:

  • Investigations in fraud matters
  • Proactive fraud risk reviews
  • Corporate governance and compliance reviews
  • Dispute advisory services including testifying as an expert at serving as a neutral arbitrator
Philip J. Bach is associated with the following items:
Course Handbooks  Course Handbooks Pocket MBA 2017: Finance for Lawyers and Other Professionals
Live Seminar  Live Seminar Pocket MBA 2018: Finance for Lawyers and Other Professionals, Wednesday, October 31, 2018, Chicago, IL
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