Biography

Shawn Fox has 22 years of experience providing fraud and forensic accounting, dispute advisory, and valuation services to the business and legal community involved in high profile disputes and investigations.

Shawn directs forensic investigations and analysis across a wide range of areas, including high-stakes litigation, complex damages, lost profits, unjust enrichment, economic damages, diminution of value, reasonable royalty, intellectual property infringement, bad faith, breach of contract, breach of fiduciary duty, misappropriation of trade secrets, tortious interference, securities, fraud, purchase price disputes/post-acquisition disputes, class action, and bankruptcy litigation, as well as valuation and insurance claims recoveries.

With significant experience in the preparation of expert reports, Shawn assists clients in all phases of complex litigation, including case assessments, discovery, document review, damages analysis, complex modeling, and demonstrative exhibits. He has testified in almost 50 different cases at deposition, trial, and arbitration as an expert witness and has served as a court-appointed receiver. Shawn has been qualified as an expert witness in federal district and bankruptcy courts and state courts across the U.S. Shawn is also retained as a consultant to quantify the potential damages or exposures in disputed matters.

Shawn leads investigations on financial restatements and financial reporting fraud, regulatory investigations, assessing fraud risk, corporate investigations, employee misconduct, and whistleblower matters. He is a frequent speaker/author at CLE programs for attorneys and CPE programs for accountants on topics related to damages calculations, forensic accounting and fraud investigations, insurance claims, and valuations.

Licenses and Certifications

  • Certified Public Accountant (CPA), licensed in Illinois, Missouri, Kansas and Iowa
  • Accredited in Business Valuation (ABV)
  • Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA)
  • Accredited Senior Appraiser (ASA) in the business valuation discipline

Education

  • Bachelor of Business Administration, Accounting, University of Iowa