Roger Siefert has more than 35 years of experience in assisting clients and counsel with forensic accounting, business litigation support and audit services, as well as consulting on various accounting issues. Roger has led multiple investigations of alleged financial statement fraud and other misappropriations in various industries, including financial services, insurance, broker / dealer, healthcare, high-tech, manufacturing and real estate, and has participated on the defense teams of multi-million dollar securities class action lawsuits.
In addition, Roger has acted as a neutral arbitrator in disputes involving purchase price adjustments; assisted counsel throughout the various stages of litigation; performed multiple business valuations of companies; and testified as an expert at deposition and at trial on matters relating to cost accounting, cost allocation and damages computations. He has also acted as an expert for the Tax Division of the United States Department of Justice (“DOJ”) as to the ethical obligations of Certified Public Accountants (“CPA”).
Roger’s thought leadership has been published in the American Bar Association (“ABA”) Criminal Justice Section newsletter, and he has served as a guest lecturer at Rutgers Business School, Pace University, John Jay College, Indiana University’s Kelly School of Business and Harvard University. He has also served as a panelist at industry conferences and presented at various continuing legal education venues.
Prior to joining StoneTurn, Roger was a Managing Director with Finance Scholars Group and with the Financial Advisory and Litigation Consulting practice of LECG. Previously, he was the North America Leader of the Financial Advisory practice at Kroll, and a co-practice leader of the Forensic Accounting and Litigation Consulting group at Aon Consulting.
Roger began his career at Deloitte, Haskins & Sells, ultimately, becoming a partner at the successor firm, Deloitte & Touche, where he spent 10 years serving audit clients, ranging from small, closely-held businesses to large, publicly-traded companies. He also served as a Firm Designated Specialist for Commercial Banking. In addition, Roger spent approximately five years working in Deloitte’s Office of General Counsel, assisting lawyers with defending claims against the firm. He later specialized in forensic accounting and litigation consulting in Deloitte’s Dispute Consulting practice in New York.
Roger is a Certified Public Accountant, Certified in Financial Forensics and Accredited in Business Valuation.