Elaine Harwood and Carlyn Irwin have again been selected for the global list of leading forensic accountants in the legal investigations space.
Dr Harwood and Ms Irwin were recognised as Global Leaders among forensic accountants and digital forensic experts. This select group is noted for their work on issues related to white-collar crime, corporate compliance and regulatory enforcement, and for expertise than spans e-discovery, asset tracing and corporate investigations.
[Elaine is] an incredibly thoughtful practitioner in everything she does.
Who’s Who Legal draws on recommendations of clients and private practitioners to identify the foremost experts in a wide range of practice areas around the world. Of Dr Harwood, peers and clients noted that, ‘Elaine brings a thorough approach to the key issues’, and ‘is an incredibly thoughtful practitioner in everything she does.’
Ms Irwin earned praise from peers and clients for her ‘great presence to accompany her substantive knowledge.’ She was also recognised as an ‘incredible’, ‘responsive’ and ‘hard-working practitioner who is a joy to work with.’
[Carlyn is a] hard-working practitioner who is a joy to work with.
Elaine Harwood heads Cornerstone Research’s accounting practice. She consults to clients and works with experts on securities litigation, complex enforcement matters brought by the US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) and Public Company Accounting Oversight Board (PCAOB), and corporate investigations. She is an expert on financial accounting, financial reporting and auditing. Dr Harwood has served for more than twenty years as a consultant and expert on a wide range of liability and damages issues.
Carlyn Irwin, a senior advisor at Cornerstone Research, has more than twenty-five years of litigation consulting and expert witness experience. She analyses economic, financial, causation and accounting issues in the context of damages claims, business valuation and class certification. She also conducts financial forensic analysis in a variety of commercial disputes across a range of industries.