This session will cover components of general forensic engagement report writing (elements, planning, procedures, and writing tips) and will also identify and apply rules and requirements for a More
Nicole D. Lyons is a Partner in the Litigation Services group of WithumSmith+Brown in Princeton, NJ. Prior to joining this company, she worked for PricewaterhouseCoopers, LLP in their Dispute, Analysis and Investigation practice in New York, NY. Mrs. Lyons is involved in the family law arena, assisting in the performance of business valuations of closely held companies, preparing cash flow, tax and complex tracing analyses, as well as analyzing marital lifestyle. She is also involved in shareholder and/or partner disputes relating to commercial litigation matters whereby she has performed damage calculations, business valuations and investigations into various real estate partnerships. Nicole also has experience in corporate investigations involving fraud, securities litigation and their corresponding class action lawsuits, and environmental litigation, specifically a national class-action property dispute. She has also performed royalty reviews, assisted in projecting cash flows relating to bankruptcy, and performed a forensic investigation to identify and quantify losses sustained by a company due to employee theft. Mrs. Lyons is a graduate of Villanova University in Villanova, PA where she earned a Bachelor of Science degree in accounting and a minor in Spanish. Nicole also studied abroad for a semester at the Universitat de Valencia in Valencia, Spain. She is a Certified Public Accountant in the state of New York and New Jersey. She is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA), the New Jersey Society of Certified Public Accountants (NJSCPA) and the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners (ACFE). Nicole is also licensed as a Certified Valuation Analyst, an accreditation awarded by the National Association of Certified Valuation Analysts (NACVA) and is Certified in Financial Forensics (CFF), an accreditation awarded by the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants. Nicole resides in Manalapan, NJ with her husband and children.