- Managing Director
- Forensic & Litigation Consulting
- T: +1 646 453 1255
- F: +1 212 841 9350
- Three Times Square
- 9th Floor
- New York, NY, 10036
- United States
- T: +1 212 247 1010
- F: +1 212 841 9350
- B.A., Economics, Barnard College
- M.S., Accounting, Queens College at CUNY
- Certified Public Accountant, Maine State
- Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE)
- Association of Certified Fraud Examiners (ACFE)
- New York State Society of Certified Public Accountants (NYSSCPA)
- Accounting Advisory
- Business Valuation
- Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA)
- Regulatory Investigations
- White Collar Defense
- Aerospace & Defense
- Retail & Consumer Products
- Financial Institutions
- Healthcare & Life Sciences
Clara Chin is a Managing Director in the Forensic & Litigation Consulting segment and is based in New York. Ms. Chin has more than 11 years of experience in providing consulting services related to solvency, fraudulent conveyances, breach of contract, due diligence review of fund managers, accountant malpractice, audit assistance, fraudulent financial reporting, regulatory investigations and other litigation matters.
Ms. Chin’s litigation consulting assignments have included solvency analysis, piercing the corporate veil, recalculation of management fees, operational due diligence of fund managers, audit malpractice, bankruptcy litigation, post-acquisition disputes and breach of contract claims.
Ms. Chin’s financial investigative assignments have included fraudulent accounting investigations, embezzlement of corporate funds and government subsidy payments, fraudulent trade allocations, and Foreign Corrupt Practices Act violations.
Ms. Chin has exposure to a range of industries including financial services, banking, investment management, financial derivatives (including CLO and CDO), consumer products, retail, aerospace, healthcare and energy.
Prior to joining FTI, Ms. Chin was a Senior Associate in PwC’s Assurance practice in New York. During her PwC career in audit, Ms. Chin supported audit engagements of investment management companies with securities pricing and portfolio valuations. In addition, Ms. Chin has experience as an Associate in PwC’s International Tax practice in New York.
Ms. Chin holds a B.A. in economics from Barnard College and a M.S. in accounting from Queens College. She is a Certified Public Accountant in Maine and a Certified Fraud Examiner. She is a member of the New York State Society of CPAs and Association of Certified Fraud Examiners.