Stephen J. Burlone
- Senior Managing Director
- T: +1 617 897 1503
- F: +1 617 897 1511
- 200 State Street
- 9th Floor
- Boston, MA, 02109
- United States
- T: +1 617 897 1500
- F: +1 617 897 1510
- B.S., Accounting, Marquette University
- American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA)
- Massachusetts Society of Certified Public Accountants
- Accounting Advisory
- Forensic Accounting & Investigations
- Post-Acquisition Disputes
- SEC Investigations
Steve Burlone is a Senior Managing Director at FTI Consulting and is based in Boston. He is the co-leader of the Forensic Accounting and Advisory Services national practice and is the leader of the Forensic and Litigation Consulting segment in Boston. He has over 30 years of experience providing professional service to law firms and multinational companies. Mr. Burlone has worked with both public and private manufacturing, technology, real estate and pharmaceutical companies, with primary emphasis on larger public multinational clients.
Prior to joining FTI Consulting, Mr. Burlone was a Managing Director at Huron Consulting Group. Prior to that, Mr. Burlone was an Audit Partner with both Arthur Andersen and Ernst & Young. Mr. Burlone spent two years in the national office at Arthur Andersen consulting with audit engagement teams on complex accounting matters. In addition to serving as an audit engagement partner, at both firms he served as a technical expert to other partners in the region.
Throughout his career, Mr. Burlone has provided advisory services in a broad range of areas, including restatements of financial statements; SEC rules and regulations; lease accounting; reserve accounting; revenue recognition; stock option accounting; income tax accounting; business combination accounting and other complex accounting issues. Additionally, Mr. Burlone has led numerous investigations of publicly traded companies related to accounting issues and restatement matters. In this capacity, he has presented findings to the SEC, the United States Department of Justice, the Ontario Securities Commission, and the Royal Canadian Mounted Police. In various litigation matters, Mr. Burlone has served as an accounting expert in both consulting and testifying capacities.
Mr. Burlone has significant experience in the resolution of purchase price disputes, from both the buyer’s and the seller’s side. He has also served as an arbitrator in such disputes. He has led numerous engagements, including several multi-billion dollar transactions, assisting clients in reaching negotiated settlements as well as preparing for arbitration proceedings.