Deborah Ford, CPA

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Deborah J. Ford specializes in forensic accounting and the analysis of economic damages. With nearly 20 years of experience, she provides expert forensic accounting services for insurers, adjusters, and attorneys in the U.S. and overseas. She specializes in the financial evaluation of damages for diversified matters dealing with quantifying business interruption, extra expense, inventory claims, subrogation, and insurance defense.

Deborah has been involved in over 750 cases, including claims of up to $500 million. Her industry experience includes, but is not limited to, aerospace, apartments, casinos, construction, gaming, government, health services, hospitality, hospitals, life sciences, manufacturing, professional services, restaurants, retail, and warehousing. She has testified as an expert witness in California, Delaware, and Federal courts.

Key Expertise

  • Business Interruption
  • Profit and Earnings Projections
  • Complex Property Losses
  • Stock Loss / Marine
  • Aerospace / Government Contractors

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