Mark Newton

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Mark Newton joined J.S. Held June 1, 2019 as part of J.S. Held’s acquisition of HSNO (Hagen, Streiff, Newton & Oshiro, Accountants, P.C.)

Prior to joining J.S. Held, Mark worked for HSNO as a shareholder and officer of the firm. Mark started working for HSNO in 1974 after graduating from UCLA. Mr. Newton established the HSNO's Northern California practice in 1977 in San Francisco and the Seattle office in 2005. Mr. Newton was COO of HSNO from 2009 to 2015.

Mr. Newton specializes in the measurement of Forensic Accounting, Economic Damages and Business Valuation. His experience has involved almost every industry and includes damage measurement resulting from business interruption, construction defect, business valuation cases, contract disputes, intellectual property infringement, class action, property loss, consequential losses, fraud, product liability, wage and hour cases, employee pay disputes and personal injury. Mr. Newton has significant experience in the measurement of construction claims and consequential damages for both owners and contractors. His many fraud assignments have involved embezzlement, construction claims, theft of cash, theft of inventory and other personal property, kickback schemes, and employee dishonesty. Additionally, Mr. Newton has investigated a variety of cases involving alter ego status.