Patricia Woodbury | Managing Director | Litigation | FTI Consulting
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Patricia Woodbury

  • Managing Director
  • T: +1 202 312 9193
  • F: +1 202 312 9102
    • 1101 K Street NW
    • Suite B100
    • Washington, DC, 20005
    • United States
    • T: +1 202 312 9100
    • F: +1 202 312 9101

Pat Woodbury is a Managing Director at FTI Consulting and is based in Washington, DC. Ms. Woodbury has more than 30 years of experience gained through consulting and at the Public Company Accounting Oversight Board (PCAOB), the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), corporate financial management and public accounting. She provides expert, consulting services and litigation support related to technical and forensic accounting, auditing, financial reporting, professional responsibility and SEC related issues.

Ms. Woodbury’s experience includes assisting companies with the analysis, accounting and disclosure for various complex transactions including financing, acquisitions and divestitures across a variety of industries such as manufacturing, pharmaceutical, energy, high technology, leisure and financial. She has assisted companies in responding to comments raised by the SEC’s Division of Corporation Finance and other communications with the SEC. She has advised companies on accounting issues such as revenue recognition, asset impairment, inventory, financial instruments, allowance for loan losses and the issuance of debt and equity instruments. In addition, Ms. Woodbury has provided assistance to public and pre-IPO companies with SEC filings, including “pre-reviews” prior to filing and advised registered accounting firms in their interactions with the PCAOB.

Ms. Woodbury’s experience also includes financial fraud investigations, forensic accounting, FCPA investigations and compliance reviews and other litigation support. She has provided expert opinions related to internal controls, SEC reporting and the responsibilities of auditors.

Ms. Woodbury was an Associate Director in the Division of Enforcement and Investigations at the PCAOB. During her tenure there, she was responsible for a number of investigations to determine if violations of any provision of the Sarbanes-Oxley Act, the rules of the PCAOB or the provisions of the federal securities laws relating to the preparation and issuance of audit reports had occurred.

Earlier in her career Ms. Woodbury spent nine years at the SEC in the Division of Corporation Finance, the last six of which she spent as an Assistant Chief Accountant. During that time she supervised a team of accountants in the review of registrant financial reporting and guided the resolution of technically difficult accounting and disclosure issues for companies in various industries including financial institutions, retail, health care, real estate, mining, chemical, utility and other consumer related product industries. Subsequent to the SEC, she gained experience in corporate financial management, first at a public company in the nuclear fuel industry and later at a pre-IPO high-technology company.

Ms. Woodbury began her career in the Detroit and Washington, DC offices of Coopers and Lybrand (now PricewaterhouseCoopers), concluding her tenure with the firm as an audit manager. During that time she was responsible for audits of both public and private companies in a variety of industries including real estate, healthcare, manufacturing and retail.

Ms. Woodbury has been a panelist and speaker at various conferences.

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