Jonathan Vanderveen
Managing Director
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Global Co-Leader of Alvarez & Marsal Disputes and Investigations
Consults clients facing accounting and financial reporting disputes and crises
An experienced expert witness who has testified on matters ranging from damages claims to the application of GAAP and GAAS in a financial statement audit
A Certified Public Accountant (CPA), Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE), member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA) and member of the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners
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Jonathan Vanderveen is a Managing Director with Alvarez & Marsal in Chicago and New York and the Global Co-Leader of the firm’s Disputes and Investigations practice. He advises clients on a variety of accounting-based issues.

Mr. Vanderveen consults to public and private companies surrounding allegations of improper financial conduct including accounting irregularities, embezzlement and regulatory non-compliance. He has strong expertise in assisting clients through financial statement restatements, securities litigation claims, SEC or other regulatory inquiries / investigations and Department of Justice actions.

He also helps companies facing issues such as accounting reconstructions, the inability to meet internal, external, or regulatory reporting / audit deadlines, questionable financial transactions and potential de-listing.

As a consultant on GAAP issues, he assists clients (both sell-side and buy-side) involved in post-acquisition purchase price disputes, including working capital, net asset, multiples of earnings and other types of disputes. He has served as a neutral arbitrator on numerous matters across a range of industries and accounting issues.

Additionally, Mr. Vanderveen consults and testifies on litigation matters involving various financial and accounting issues, including accounting reconstruction, lost profit analyses, business interruption claims, financial compliance with contracts and the application of GAAP and GAAS in a financial statement audit.

Before joining A&M, Mr. Vanderveen was a Partner with a Big Four public accounting firm. He began his career as an auditor in public accounting, and subsequently spent several years in industry, holding various financial reporting positions at a public company. He later returned to public accounting in a consulting capacity.

Mr. Vanderveen earned a bachelor's degree in accounting from Hope College. He is a Certified Public Accountant (CPA), Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE), a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA) and a member of the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners.

NOTE: Alvarez & Marsal employs CPAs but is not a licensed CPA firm.