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Ken is a Vice President in CRA’s Forensic Services Practice. He provides forensic accounting, damages quantification, and valuation services for both public and private companies as well as governmental agencies.
He performs analyses for dispute-related damages involving complex GAAP/ accounting disputes, business valuation, mergers and acquisitions, breach of contract claims, theft of trade secrets, unjust enrichment, lost profits, diminution in value claims, reasonable royalty, earn-outs, fraudulent conveyance claims, lost earnings, and indemnity claims. He also conducts investigations related to asset misappropriation, corruption, accounting irregularities, and management conduct. He has served as the expert witness or consulting expert in numerous disputes involving valuation, GAAP, and damages.
The results of his analyses have been included in presentations and reports to the Securities and Exchange Commission, the United States Department of Justice, law enforcement agencies including the FBI, boards of directors, investors, arbitration panels, mediators, and insurance companies.
He has co-authored chapters in both the Business Valuation Resources, LLC book entitled Guide to Lost Profits for Experts and Attorneys and The Litigation Services Handbook, and published an article on damages and valuation in the Journal of Accountancy published by the AICPA.
He earned a Bachelor of Business Administration from Loyola University and a Master’s degree in Business Administration with a concentration in finance, management and strategy from Northwestern University’s J.L. Kellogg Graduate School of Management. He has instructed on the topic of damages, investigations, and valuation in numerous venues, including industry conferences.
Ken has been recognized as a Global Leader in the field of Forensic Accounting Investigations in the 2022 Who’s Who Legal rankings. Peers and clients say “Kenneth is a statesman of the investigations market” and “Mr. Mathieu produces high-quality work product and delivers on time.”
He was also recognized as an Expert Forensic Accountant and an Expert Investigations Forensic Accountant in the 2021 Who’s Who Legal rankings. Who’s Who Legal says Ken “has especially strong technical knowledge, but also the ability to distil down complex issues into understandable concepts.” “He has a keen sense of strategy and big picture for disputes and cases and is ‘very focused on client service.’”