Bernard Woolfley

Managing Director

Disputes and Economics

Washington, DC +1.202.973.4543

Areas of Expertise

Bernard (Bernie) Woolfley is an experienced forensic accountant and financial investigator providing consulting services to law firms and their clients (both public and private companies), regulated financial services entities, and various state and governmental organizations. His areas of expertise include both domestic and international investigations relating to financial and accounting issues that arise from diverse and complex matters. He also provides expert witness services on a variety of different types of accounting- and fraud-related issues and has provided both summary and expert testimony in federal and state courts.

Bernie's work across a number of different industries focuses on analyzing complicated business transactions to identify instances of fraud, abuse, mismanagement, or inappropriate accounting. In such matters, his work typically involves the forensic analysis of historical transactions, review and analysis of financial data, tracing of transactions through company and bank records, analysis of efforts to conceal or launder the proceeds of inappropriate activities, and review of work performed in conjunction with financial statement audits. He also helps clients remediate past inappropriate conduct through the implementation of new accounting controls, the establishment of new procedures, and the periodic testing of accounting transactions.

Additional Areas of Expertise:

  • Commercial litigation
  • Regulatory investigations
  • Fraud/money laundering charges
  • Anti-bribery and corruption statute violations (e.g., FCPA, U.K. Bribery Act, etc.)
  • Other types of white-collar criminal matters

Bernie is a CPA and a Certified Fraud Examiner. He is certified in Financial Forensics by the AICPA. He teaches about corporate fraud in the MBA program at Georgetown University.

*CPA, Virginia

*While many of Navigant’s professionals are Certified Public Accountants licensed in various states, Navigant is not a certified public accounting firm, and neither our professionals nor Navigant provide attest, or public accounting services.

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