Mr. Gannaway is a member of Bederson’s Litigation Services team. His practice includes forensic accounting, litigation support & tax controversy.
He is a former IRS Criminal Investigation Special Agent with 20 years of experience analyzing complex accounting, financial, income tax, asset forfeiture, money laundering transactions across multiple business sectors including construction, healthcare, entertainment, and professional services.
Since 2007, as a Forensic/Kovel Accountant in private practice, Mr. Gannaway has assisted attorneys defend clients under investigation/indictment for alleged white- collar financial crimes. He also works with counsel in conducting internal corporate investigations by documenting/quantifying financial losses from employee embezzlements, vendor fraud schemes, and misappropriation of company assets.
In civil litigation involving shareholder disputes and business divorces, Mr. Gannaway provides technical expertise to attorneys and their clients by determining economic damages, preparing business valuations, expert witness reports and refuting opposing expert’s computations.
Mr. Gannaway has earned certifications including CVA (Certified Valuation Analyst), CFE (Certified Fraud Examiner), CAMS (Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialist, EA (Enrolled Agent to Practice Before the IRS) and had Top Secret Clearance from 2002-2012.
Mr. Gannaway earned a Masters of Business Administration from Fordham University and a Bachelor of Science Degree in Accounting from Bristol College.