With more than 16 years of experience, Ms. Gonzalez provides litigation consulting and financial advisory services to law firms, corporations, boards, and stakeholders to help resolve high stakes financial, regulatory, and legal issues. She works with clients across a wide range of industries, including consumer products, financial services, insurance, manufacturing, healthcare, medical products, pharmaceuticals, e-commerce, private equity, casino/gaming, electronics, shipbuilding, and agriculture.
Ms. Gonzalez brings significant experience to clients involved in complex commercial disputes related to fraud or embezzlement, breach of contract, and intellectual property. She also assists clients with internal accounting and forensic investigations, and SEC inquiries and investigations.
She also assists clients in matters involving the application of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP), and she provides financial advisory services to various constituents in distressed company situations in the bankruptcy court, to investigate potential causes of action and to determine financial viability.
Prior to joining A&M, Ms. Gonzalez spent two years with Cendrowski Corporate Advisors (CCA) as a Senior Manager in their litigation support and valuation practice in Chicago. Prior to CCA she served as a forensic accountant in the FBI’s Chicago Division and was responsible for managing complex financial fraud investigations. Before the FBI, Ms. Gonzalez was a Director at AlixPartners in their Financial Advisory Services practice where she focused on litigation consulting matters, in particular, intellectual property disputes.
Ms. Gonzalez earned a bachelor’s degree in Accounting from University of Illinois in Champaign-Urbana and is a Certified Public Accountant licensed in the state of Illinois. She is a member of the International Women’s Insolvency & Restructuring Confederation (IWIRC), the American Bankruptcy Institute and the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners (ACFE). In addition, she is the Sponsorship Co-Chair of the Chicago chapter of IWIRC.
NOTE: Alvarez & Marsal employs CPAs but is not a licensed CPA firm.