Michael Yachnik, a Senior Adviser with StoneTurn, brings more than 25 years of experience in assisting clients and counsel with forensic accounting, compliance, risk management and business litigation support projects, focused on issues impacting the execution of strategy and challenges to key aspects of the client’s business model.
Michael has led numerous engagements involving the assessment of risk management and compliance programs, data integrity compliance issues, quantification of damages, fraud investigations, misappropriation of assets, internal control reviews, intellectual property disputes, royalty and contract compliance audits, management of intellectual property, corporate veil issues, breach of contract matters and insurance claims. Michael’s experience includes serving as a co-arbitrator, and as both a testifying and consulting expert.
Michael has served clients in a variety of industries, including not-for-profit, financial services, automotive, healthcare, pharmaceuticals, telecommunications, retail, apparel, textiles, hospitality, manufacturing, computer hardware and software, and real estate.
Additionally, Michael has served as an instructor of training courses on a variety of auditing and accounting concepts, approaches and techniques. He has also been a guest lecturer at Villanova School of Business, and taught courses on business valuation methodologies and understanding financial statements at the National Judicial College.
Michael served as the Forensic Adviser to the DOJ / NHTSA-appointed Monitor of a global Tier One automotive supplier.
Michael is a Certified Public Accountant (licensed in the state of New Jersey) and is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA), the New Jersey Society of Certified Public Accountants (NJCPA) and the Society of Corporate Compliance and Ethics (SCCE). He is also Certified in Financial Forensics (CFF).