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Tim  Sherman, CPA/ABV

Tim Sherman, CPA/ABV

FTI Consulting, Inc.

Los Angeles, CA, USA


Tim Sherman has over fifteen years of experience applying accounting, financial, and economic principles in various dispute and non-dispute contexts.  He has performed valuations, calculated damages, and analyzed complex accounting issues in a variety of industries, including entertainment, technology, financial services, and aerospace.   He has managed large teams for litigation and investigation related projects.  Mr. Sherman’s work has involved writing expert reports pursuant to FRCP Rule 26, preparing complex damage schedules, assisting with discovery (e.g., document requests and depositions), and preparing for trial.  Mr. Sherman’s experience includes:

  • Investigating misstatements in publicly filed financial statements and determining the impact of misstatements on previously issued financial statements.
  • Calculating damages and identifying and interpreting accounting guidance related to inventory valuation in a dispute regarding the price paid in a business acquisition.
  • Evaluating auditor compliance with generally accepted auditing standards related to the recognition of fictitious revenues and cash balances.
  • Calculating lost profits and reasonable royalties in multiple patent infringement disputes.

Education

B.A., Pomona College

M.B.A., the Stern School of Business at New York University

Professional Designations

Certified Public Accountant (CPA) - California

Accredited in Business Valuation (ABV) - AICPA

Tim Sherman, CPA/ABV is associated with the following items:
Course Handbooks  Course Handbooks Basics of Accounting for Lawyers 2018
CHB Chapters  CHB Chapters Notes to Financial Statements: The Rest of the Story - Basics of Accounting for Lawyers 2018, Thursday, May 17, 2018
Web Segment  Web Segment Current Topics in Professional Ethics for Accountants and Attorneys - Basics of Accounting for Lawyers 2018, Friday, July 27, 2018
Notes to the Financial Statements - Basics of Accounting for Lawyers 2018, Friday, July 27, 2018
MP3 Audio  MP3 Audio Current Topics in Professional Ethics for Accountants and Attorneys - Current Topics in Professional Ethics for Accountants and Attorneys, Friday, July 27, 2018
Notes to the Financial Statements - Notes to the Financial Statements, Friday, July 27, 2018
Transcripts  Transcripts Notes to the Financial Statements - Notes to the Financial Statements, Friday, July 27, 2018
Current Topics in Professional Ethics for Accountants and Attorneys - Current Topics in Professional Ethics for Accountants and Attorneys, Friday, July 27, 2018
MP4 - Mobile Video Seg  MP4 - Mobile Video Seg Current Topics in Professional Ethics for Accountants and Attorneys - Current Topics in Professional Ethics for Accountants and Attorneys, Friday, July 27, 2018
Notes to the Financial Statements - Notes to the Financial Statements, Friday, July 27, 2018
On-Demand Web Programs  On-Demand Web Programs Basics of Accounting for Lawyers 2018, Wednesday, August 01, 2018, San Francisco, CA
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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