Cathy Connolly has more than 20 years of forensic accounting, complex business litigation and audit experience.
She has worked on a variety of accounting-related forensic and litigation matters, including investigations of improper financial reporting and financial statement restatements; internal controls remediation; breach of contract and other damages analyses; purchase price / post-acquisition disputes; class action securities claims; lost profit and business interruption claims; and various special audits and investigations.
Cathy has worked on behalf of company management and Audit Committees of the Board of Directors on accounting matters, including U.S. Securities and Exchange (“SEC”) investigations, and on matters involving companies in various industries, including high technology, healthcare and medical devices, software, manufacturing, transportation and logistics and client services.
Representative engagements include issues such as improper revenue recognition, reserve manipulation and the interpretation of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (“GAAP”), alleged violations of Generally Accepted Auditing Standards (“GAAS”), employee and executive fraud and defalcation, related party transactions, and accounting record reconstruction issues. Cathy has also lead teams in white collar defense matters.
Prior to joining StoneTurn, Cathy worked at “Big Four” accounting firms in dispute consulting and audit roles. She is a Certified Public Accountant and Certified in Financial Forensics.
Cathy is a Board Member and Treasurer of the Mountain Play Association in San Rafael, CA.