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Daniel S. Hughes, CPA/CFF, CGMA, CVA

Director of Forensic and Advisory Services

Dan Hughes helps companies of all sizes from large publicly traded corporations to smaller privately held businesses assess economic damages, lost profits and the quantification of business interruption insurance claims. He works with court-appointed receivers in bankruptcy and special committees to the board of directors in forensic accounting investigations and has provided expert testimony in court matters.

His 25 years of experience in forensic accounting and litigation makes him a valuable resource to corporate boards as well as to in-house and outside counsel. He is an in-demand resource for multi-national companies with complicated damage and lost-profit situations due to commercial disputes, fraud, natural disasters, or merger and acquisition disputes.

Areas of Focus

  • Bankruptcy and reorganizations
  • Breach of contract
  • Business valuation
  • Economic damage assessment in complex commercial disputes
  • Expert witness testimony (federal and state courts)
  • Financial statement fraud and restatements
  • Fraud, embezzlement, misappropriation of assets, and self-dealing
  • Intellectual property
  • Mergers and acquisition due diligence
  • Post mergers and acquisition disputes
  • Quantification of complex business interruption insurance claims
  • Securities litigation


  • University of Illinois – Bachelor of Science

Community Involvement

  • Greater Miami Chamber of Commerce Leadership Miami 2010 Class
  • South Florida Chapter of the Association for Corporate Growth – Past Board of Directors
  • Take Stock in Children – Former Student Mentor