- Senior Managing Director
- T: +1 213 452 6325
- F: +1 213 689 1220
- 633 W. 5th Street,
- Suite 1600
- Los Angeles, CA, 90071-2027
- United States
- T: +1 213 689 1200
- F: +1 213 689 1220
- B.A., University of Alabama
- J.D., University of Alabama
- M.B.A., Finance, Accounting and Statistics, University of Chicago Booth School of Business
- Commercial Damages Analysis
- Forensic Litigation Consulting
- Intellectual Property
- Post-Acquisition Disputes
- Securities Litigation & Risk Management
Elizabeth Evans is a Senior Managing Director at FTI Consulting and is based in Los Angeles. Ms. Evans has more than 30 years of experience in financial statement analysis and forensic accounting. Ms. Evans has served as an authority on a variety of litigation matters assisting clients in complex cases involving antitrust, securities, intellectual property, bankruptcy and general commercial litigation. She has supervised and performed general damage calculations and developed discount rate and cash flow analyses to measure lost profits or royalties and value trade secrets, copyrights, assets, projects and firms. Ms. Evans also has experience evaluating costs and cost allocation methods, revenue recognition policies, material adverse events, working capital price adjustments, predatory pricing, and merger analyses in numerous industries. She has measured the effects of accounting choices and GAAP on financial statements and stock prices in securities cases.
Ms. Evans joined FTI Consulting from Analysis Group, where she served as a Principal. Prior to joining Analysis Group in 1991, Ms. Evans was an Economist at Lexecon, a company that was acquired by FTI Consulting in 2003 and is now part of FTI Consulting’s subsidiary, Compass Lexecon. Prior to these roles, she spent several years as an Attorney in the private sector, as well as working for the Attorney General’s Office of the State of Alabama.
Ms. Evans has been a frequent speaker and has published a number of articles related to economics and accounting in litigation. Ms. Evans is the author of "Introduction to Costs in Litigation" in the Handbook of Cost Management, and co-authored "Developing Damages Theories and Models," “Economic Analysis of Nonpatent Intellectual Property Rights and Damage Measures,” and “Ex Ante versus Ex Post Damages Calculations” in the Litigation Services Handbook, 5th ed., and “The Evolution of Fair Value Accounting” in Valuation Strategies, July/August 2011. During spring semester of 2014, she taught Financial Statement Analysis at the Robert Day School of Economics and Finance at Claremont McKenna College.
Ms. Evans holds an M.B.A in finance, accounting, and statistics from the University of Chicago Booth School of Business and a J.D. and B.A. from the University of Alabama. She is a CPA, a CMA, and a CFA charterholder.