Jack Schwager | Managing Director | FTI Consulting
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Jack Schwager

Jack Schwager

  • Managing Director
  • Forensic & Litigation Consulting
  • T: +1 312 252 4081
  • F: +1 312 759 8119
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    • 227 West Monroe Street
    • Suite 900
    • Chicago, IL, 60606
    • United States
    • T: +1 312 759 8100
    • F: +1 312 759 8119

Jack Schwager is a Managing Director at FTI Consulting and is based in Chicago. Mr. Schwager is a member of FTI Consulting’s Forensic & Litigation Consulting segment, where he assists law firms and corporate clients to investigate, understand, and respond to complex financial and economic challenges. He has more than 17 years of professional experience providing dispute advisory, forensic accounting and accounting advisory services.

Mr. Schwager specializes in measuring economic losses in general commercial litigation, consulting on financial and accounting-based disputes, performing forensic accounting investigations, and performing valuations of assets, businesses, and business interests in commercial and bankruptcy litigation. He has led forensic and litigation engagements involving:

  • Quantifying damages in commercial litigation, including lost profits and diminution of business value in breach of contract disputes and benefit of the bargain damages and out-of-pocket losses in post-acquisition disputes.
  • Accounting-based fraud
  • Investigations of accounting and SEC reporting irregularities
  • Cash tracing and misappropriation of assets
  • GAAP, IFRS and GAAS standards
  • Post-acquisition disputes
  • Shareholder disputes
  • Fraudulent transfers
  • Alter ego, corporate veil piercing and identity of interest claims
  • Causes of business failure or distress
  • Solvency disputes

Mr. Schwager is a Certified Public Accountant (CPA) licensed in Illinois, is Accredited in Business Valuation (ABV) and Certified in Financial Forensics (CFF) by the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA) and is a Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE) by the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners (ACFE). He is a member of the AICPA’s Forensic and Litigation Services Damages Task Force.

Mr. Schwager was previously a member of the AICPA’s Forensic and Litigation Services Bankruptcy Task Force and is an author on two AICPA Practice Aids: Providing Bankruptcy and Reorganization Services - Litigation and Dispute Resolution in Bankruptcy and Providing Bankruptcy and Reorganization Services - Valuation in Bankruptcy. Prior to joining FTI Consulting, Mr. Schwager was a public accountant with Deloitte and Arthur Andersen. He previously served as corporate controller to an automotive parts manufacturer.

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