Stuart K. Nakanishi

Stuart K. Nakanishi, CPA, CFF

Principal

Stuart is a Certified Public Accountant and is certified in Financial Forensics with more than 30 years of experience. He holds expertise in the following disciplines:

Family Law

  • Income available for support
  • Marital standard of living
  • Division of assets and asset tracings
  • Understanding of business formations, operations, and restructurings
  • Settlement negotiations
  • Expert witness testimony

Commercial Litigation

  • Economic damage and lost profit calculations
  • Financial analysis and record reconstruction
  • Fraud investigation
  • Expert reports under federal guidelines for expert witnesses
  • Assistance to legal counsel in depositions, interrogatories, and discovery requests
  • Evaluation and rebuttal of opposing expert’s damage calculations

Bankruptcy

  • Analysis of debtor projections
  • Negotiations with prospective buyers and assistance with logistical procedures upon sale of the business
  • Negotiations with creditors
  • Assistance to debtors related to accounting and operational issues during bankruptcy
  • Preferential transfer and fraudulent conveyance analysis
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Professional Memberships

  • American Institute of Certified Public Accountants
  • California Society of Certified Public Accountants
  • Bar Association of San Francisco

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Education / Certification

  • Bachelor's degree in Business Administration (Accounting), cum laude, San Francisco State University
  • Certified in Financial Forensics, American Institute of Certified Public Accountants
  • Certified Public Accountant, California

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Professional Experience

  • Senior Vice President, Perry-Smith LLP
  • Partner, Sugarman & Company LLP
  • Accounting Manager, Sega Enterprise, Inc. (U.S.A.)
  • Accounting Manager, Unicon International, Ltd.
  • Controller, Vertical Horizon Unlimited
  • Senior Accountant, Adams, Grant, White & Co.

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