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Richard S. Fechter, JD, CAMS, CFE

Associate Director of Forensic and Advisory Services

For more than 25 years Richard Fechter has focused his practice on financial fraud investigations and providing expert testimony in commercial litigation matters.  Most recently, he has expanded the focus of his practice to include forensic accounting services for attorneys litigating matrimonial and family law disputes. He assists counsel with a wide-range of forensic accounting services.

Fechter has lead many financial fraud investigations, including investigations of a 1.3 billion Ponzi scheme and a $500 million Foreign Corrupt Practices Act violation.

He frequently testifies as an expert witness in forensic accounting matters, including economic damages, tracing of funds, fraudulent transfers, banking and other financial issues relating to white-collar criminal cases.

Fechter has been recognized as one of the Top Forensic Accountants in Litigation Support by the South Florida Legal Guide every year since 2009

Areas of Focus

  • Anti-money laundering investigations and compliance
  • Bankruptcy and insolvency
  • Compliance with corporate ethics policies
  • Embezzlement investigations
  • Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA) violations
  • Forensic accounting investigations
  • Fraudulent conveyances
  • Government misappropriations
  • Improper financial reporting
  • Lost-profit analysis and quantification
  • Payments to fictitious vendors
  • Ponzi schemes


  • University of Miami School of Law – Juris Doctorate
  • University of Maryland – Bachelor of Business Administration