Amy Coomes is a Senior Manager in the Disputes, Compliance, & Investigations group. She provides litigation support and forensic accounting services, including matters involving post-acquisition disputes, commercial disputes, regulatory inquiries, compliance, and financial crime investigations. Amy has more than 19 years of experience providing a broad range of audit, compliance, litigation, and investigation assistance in both the public and private sectors to trial lawyers, in-house counsel, federal investigators, and U.S. attorneys.
Regarding post-acquisition disputes, Amy focuses on litigation, financial reporting/investigation and GAAP compliance within the context of working capital disputes, earnout disputes, and breaches of representations and warranties and related insurance products. Additionally, Amy provides forensic accounting assistance in litigation matters involving breach of contract, intellectual property disputes, and accounting malpractice, among others.
Amy's financial crime investigation experience includes supporting clients in examining asset misappropriation, procurement fraud, kickback schemes, corruption, and securities fraud, as well as executing covert financial crime investigations. In addition to forensic accounting, Amy has extensive experience assisting clients in assessing fraud and corruption risk, designing internal control systems, and testing internal control effectiveness.
Prior to joining Stout, Amy practiced economic and foreign intelligence analysis, forensic accounting, and compliance consulting for the U.S. federal government, PwC, and Acuitas, Inc. Amy graduated with academic honors from the Department of Homeland Security, Federal Law Enforcement Training Center’s (FLETC) Criminal Investigator Training Program (CITP).