Garrett M. Wilson
- Managing Director
- Forensic & Litigation Consulting
- T: +1 303 689 8854
- F: +1 303 689 8803
- 999 17th Street, Suite 700
- Denver, CO, 80202
- United States
- T: +1 303 689 8800
- F: +1 303 689 8803
- B.A., Economics & Accounting, Biology & Chemistry, Claremont McKenna College
- Certified Valuation Analyst (CVA)
- CFA Charterholder
- American Society of Appraisers (ASA)
- Chartered Financial Analyst Institute
- National Association of Certified Valuators and Analysts (NACVA)
- Business Valuation
- Commercial Damages Analysis
- Forensic Litigation Consulting
- Energy, Power & Products
- Financial Services
- Healthcare & Life Sciences
- Real Estate
Garrett Wilson provides expert and consulting services to assist attorneys, corporations and individuals with financial issues in a myriad of industries. Mr. Wilson’s engagements often relate to business transactions, financial disputes or compliance activities.
Mr. Wilson’s practice focuses on the issuance or rebuttal of financial opinions, commercial or economic damage reports, business or intellectual property valuations and/or financial forensic investigations. He has nearly 20 years of experience including as a Chief Investment Officer, portfolio manager, financial analyst, business advisor, consultant and expert witness. He is a member of FTI Consulting’s Fairness and Solvency Opinion Committee.
Mr. Wilson’s work in FTI Consulting’s Dispute Advisory Services practice frequently involves fairness or solvency opinions, business or intellectual property valuations, damage quantifications (e.g. out of pocket costs, lost profits, lost wages, diminution in business value, benefit of the bargain, rescission), solvency testing and/or financial forensics. The matters in which he is engaged as a consultant or expert often involve allegations of breach of contract, breach of fiduciary duty, fraud, theft, misappropriation, intellectual property infringement, legal malpractice, wrongful death/termination, investment suitability and/or shareholder oppression.
Mr. Wilson’s engagements also commonly relate to M&A transaction disputes (e.g. securities class actions, appraisal rights, entire fairness, proxy claims, post-transaction disputes), shareholder buyouts, marital dissolutions, ESOPs, intellectual property licensing, imminent domain or takings, fair value reporting (e.g. purchase price allocations, impairment testing) and 409a/gift/estate tax compliance. His work serves a variety of client needs, including for adversarial proceedings (e.g. mediation, domestic or international arbitration, state or federal court), corporate planning or M&A transaction due diligence and accounting/regulatory/tax compliance.
Prior to joining FTI Consulting, Mr. Wilson worked in litigation consulting, middle market investment banking and institutional investment management. He previously co-founded and served as President and Chief Investment Officer for a Los Angeles based Registered Investment Advisor with more than $600 million in assets under management.
Mr. Wilson began his post-collegiate professional career in Seattle working as an analyst and portfolio manager directly under the Chief Investment Officer at Cascade Investment, LLC as one of a handful of investment professionals managing over $50 billion for Bill Gates and the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation. Prior to graduating summa cum laude from Claremont McKenna College in 2003, he served as President of the Claremont Accounting Association.
Mr. Wilson holds a double B.A. in Economics/Accounting and Biology/Chemistry from Claremont McKenna College in Claremont, California. He holds the Chartered Financial Analyst designation and the Certified Valuation Analyst certification. He is a member of the American Society of Appraisers, CFA Institute and National Association of Certified Valuators and Analysts.