Basil Imburgia is a Senior Managing Director at FTI Consulting and is based in New York. Mr. Imburgia is the North American Leader of FTI Consulting’s Forensic & Litigation Consulting segment. He has over twenty five years of experience in providing forensic accounting and financial and economic analysis to attorneys in litigation and thirty years of accounting experience. His experience includes deposition, arbitration, mediation and trial testimony. He has also acted a neutral arbiter in accounting/post acquisition disputes.
Mr. Imburgia has advised on matters involving accounting and auditing issues, patent, false advertising, trademark, trade secret and copyright disputes, breach of contract, derivative products and banking litigation, counterfeiting disputes, valuation of entities, investigating and identifying underpaid royalties and fraudulent payments, fair presentation of financial statements, securities and financial reporting investigations, insurance claims and alter-ego matters. He has calculated damages such as lost profits, reasonable royalties, excess costs, price erosion and loss of business value and loss of brand equity. He has additional experience with mergers and acquisitions due diligence, IPO’s, Generally Accepted Accounting Principles analysis, and valuations.
Mr. Imburgia has provided expert witness testimony on matters involving real estate disputes, royalty disputes, wrongful termination, alter-ego, taxable income, bankruptcy, trade secrets, breach of contract, securities, copyrights, GAAP issues and post acquisitions in U.S. federal and state courts for trials, arbitrations and depositions.
Mr. Imburgia’s industry experience includes the real estate, retail, apparel, textiles, utilities, manufacturing, healthcare, hospitality, consumer electronics, computer software, telecommunications, brokerage, and banking.
Prior to its acquisition by FTI Consulting, Mr. Imburgia was a Partner in KPMG’s Forensic Services practice. Prior to KPMG, he was a Partner at PricewaterhouseCoopers. Mr. Imburgia has been an instructor of training courses on damages, accounting/auditing, intellectual property and forensic accounting concepts, approaches and techniques. He has taught courses at a variety of institutions and conferences including Financial Statements in the Court Room for Federal and State Court Judges, various AICPA Litigation Services Conferences and various NYSSCPA Litigation and Fraud Conferences.
Mr. Imburgia holds a B.S. from C.W. Post School of Professional Accountancy. He is a Certified Public Accountant in New York and a Certified Fraud Examiner. Mr. Imburgia is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners, and the New York State Society of Certified Public Accountants where he also served as Chairperson of the Litigation Services Committee in 2000 and 2001. He is also a member of the AICPA’s M&A disputes task force.