Nicole P. Wells CPA/CFF
- Senior Managing Director
- T: +1 312 252 9331
- F: +1 312 759 8119
- 227 West Monroe Street
- Suite 900
- Chicago, IL, 60606
- United States
- T: +1 312 759 8100
- F: +1 312 759 8119
- B.S., Accounting, Finance and International Business, Indiana University
- Certified Public Accountant, Illinois
- Certified in Financial Forensics (CFF)
- American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA)
- Illinois Certified Public Accountants Society
- Antitrust Investigations
- Commercial Damages Analysis
- Financial Investigations
- Post-Acquisition Disputes
- SEC Investigations
Nicole Wells is a Senior Managing Director in the Forensic Accounting & Advisory Services (“FAAS”) practice within the Forensic & Litigation Consulting segment at FTI Consulting. She is based in Chicago.
Ms. Wells has more than 15 years of professional experience providing consulting and expert witness services in forensic accounting investigations, criminal investigations, complex civil litigation, and general accounting matters.
Ms. Wells specializes in providing forensic accounting services in complex multi-national regulatory criminal and civil matters involving price fixing, bid rigging, and market allocation schemes. In this capacity, Ms. Wells assists clients by providing them with the requisite analysis to respond to authority and legal inquiries and requests, negotiate with regulatory authorities, support legal theory, address Foreign Trade Antitrust Improvements Act (“FTAIA”) issues and negotiate settlements with customers in cartel competition cases. Ms. Wells also provides proactive consulting services to her clients by assisting in the creation and monitoring of antitrust compliance programs.
Ms. Wells conducts complex investigations related to accounting irregularities and management conduct. She provides consulting and expert testimony services in the areas GAAP, GAAS, and IFRS standards; accounting-based fraud claims; kickbacks; accounting of profits; breach of contract claims; disgorgement claims, and post-merger & acquisition disputes involving both working capital and indemnification claims.