Marcum Women’s Forum
Stephanie L. Bernard is a director in the Valuation, Forensic & Litigation Services practice group. She has over ten years of accounting and consulting experience, concentrating on fraud and accounting-focused investigations, litigation and expert witness engagements, anti-bribery and corruption investigations, and compliance monitoring services.
Ms. Bernard’s experience includes forensic accounting investigations related to financial statement fraud, corruption, whistleblower allegations, misappropriation of assets, and internal control failures. She is retained by company management, their boards of directors, or their attorneys on complex financial and accounting matters, often with a focus on Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP). She has worked with public and private companies, as well as large, international organizations. Her experience spans a broad array of industries including utilities, oil and gas, technology, life sciences, healthcare, manufacturing, not-for-profits, financial services, and construction.
She also has experience in complex litigation matters involving accounting, commercial litigation, business interruption, accounting malpractice, post-acquisition, and corporate governance disputes. Ms. Bernard and her team are retained to analyze financial records and provide expert witness services in connection with these matters.
Ms. Bernard formerly worked in the Assurance and Forensic Advisory Services practices of “Big Four” accounting firms in Boston.