John Riley is a Managing Director in the Disputes and Investigations practice and has advised numerous public companies on complex accounting and SEC reporting issues.
In John's more than 30 years as a CPA, he has been an auditor, teacher, regulator, consultant and expert witness. John has assisted individuals, major corporations and accounting firms with complex accounting and auditing issues related to financial reporting, regulatory, and civil and criminal litigation matters.
John has conducted special investigations of suspected financial reporting failures and assisted companies with related SEC and DOJ investigations. He also has advised companies on restatements of previously issued financial statements. He has helped defend officers, directors and auditors in SEC, PCAOB and criminal cases and has testified as an expert witness in SEC, PCAOB and federal court proceedings.
John previously served as a national office technical partner and an audit practice director for an international accounting firm. He also served as the Acting Chief Accountant during his tenure of 11 years with the SEC staff.