Eric Poer is the Co-Leader of the Securities Accounting and Regulatory Enforcement practice for FTI Consulting. He has more than 20 years of experience providing attorneys and clients with complex dispute consulting, forensic accounting, and investigatory engagements as well as deposition and trial testimony.
Mr. Poer brings to his clients an array of services designed to help organizations and individuals address critical issues in litigation and to mitigate risk, enhance corporate governance and improve performance. He directs large-scale financial investigative assignments including forensic accounting investigations, financial fraud investigations and white collar crime investigations.
Mr. Poer’s background as an accountant includes performing financial statement audits of publicly and privately held companies and providing merger, acquisition, and divestiture services. He also has considerable experience in labor and employment disputes and investigations.
Mr. Poer’s litigation and dispute advisory services experience includes assisting domestic and international clients in high-stakes commercial and securities litigation dispute disputes. He assists in-house and external counsel in matters involving accounting analysis and the economics and financial analyses of complex transactions and damages resulting from a variety of civil claims. Additionally, Mr. Poer has extensive experience providing expert witness testimony in more than 35 securities and commercial litigation matters.
Prior to joining FTI Consulting, Mr. Poer worked on complex litigation and investigative matters at LECG and was also a Financial Statement Auditor at KPMG, which is an internationally recognized public accounting firm. Before joining KPMG, he worked at Arthur Andersen and UBS financial services.
Mr. Poer has served as an adjunct professor at Golden Gate University where he instructs a post-graduate forensic accounting course on conducting independent corporate financial investigations.
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