Jorge A. Amador, JD, CPA, CFF
Jorge Amador is a Lawyer and a Certified Public Accountant, and Certified in Financial Forensics with extensive experience providing litigation support as both a testifying expert and consultant in matters related to accounting malpractice, mergers and acquisitions, white-collar crime, and business disputes involving valuation issues and piercing of the corporate veil. Previously he served as the Director of Forensic Accounting of one of the nation’s largest securities litigation firms, where he led a group of accounting professionals that investigated private securities lawsuits involving complex financial issues. He has participated in the litigation of highly complex accounting scandals involving some of America’s largest corporations including Enron, Tyco, Lehman Brothers, Countrywide, and Waste Management.
Previously, Jorge was a practicing CPA where he directed audits of public companies and closely-held businesses, ranging from financial services to construction companies.
Jorge regularly lectures on a variety of accounting and legal topics. He has also taught both undergraduate and graduate level courses in Financial Accounting, Financial Statement Analysis, Forensic Accounting, and Business Law.
He is currently a member of the California State Bar and is admitted in the Northern District of California. He is a current member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA), the San Francisco Bar Association, and the New York City Bar Association. He graduated with a B.S. in Business Administration (Accounting) from Norwich University, in Northfield, Vermont and earned his J.D. from Concord School of Law in Los Angeles, California. He is also fluent in Spanish.
Clayton Giles, Esq.
Clayton Giles is a forensic accountant and attorney who develops expert opinions on damages in litigation involving involving commercial, securities fraud, intellectual property, and trusts and estate matters. He also develops expert opinions in accounting malpractice litigation, conducts internal fraud investigations, and serves as a consulting expert in commercial and securities litigation.
Clay has been lead counsel and tried many cases in state and federal courts and hearings before administrative agencies. Having worked at Milberg LLP on In re Tyco International, Ltd., he has significant experience in securities litigation.
Prior to law school, Clay was a senior accountant at Trebron Management Inc. (formerly GynCor, Inc.), a physician practices management company, where he oversaw the preparation of monthly and year-end financial statements and assisted in the preparation of company budgets.
In 2019, Clay co-authored “Winning with Financial Damages Experts: A Guide for Litigators”, a book comprised of 15 interviews of highly reputable attorneys and forensic accountants discussing how to gain value using financial damages experts in commercial litigation.
Clay is a former Judicial Law Clerk for the Honorable Roger M. Kahn (Retired) of the Tax Court of New Jersey.
Clay is licensed to practice law in New York, New Jersey, and Illinois, and he is a member of the New York State Bar Association. He graduated with a B.S. in Accountancy from DePaul University and earned his J.D. from Rutgers Law School.
Clay can be reached at email@example.com.
Brett Bogdwicz is a motivated and detail-oriented junior forensic accountant. He has a strong foundation in accounting principles and a passion for uncovering financial irregularities. Brett holds a Bachelor degree in marketing from Pace University.