Joseph Pope is a Managing Director in the Dispute Consulting group. Joe has more than 25 years of forensic accounting, independent investigation and consulting experience.

Joe has extensive experience in analyzing economic damages, lost profits, financial reporting issues, contract disputes, post-acquisition disputes, enterprise valuations and commercial fraud. He has consulted clients in a wide range of industries including financial services, insurance, higher education, healthcare, telecommunications and public utilities.

Prior to joining Stout, Joe was a managing director at Natoma Partners where he consulted lawyers and their clients involved in complex business disputes and forensic investigations. Prior to Natoma Partners, he was a founder and managing director at Huron Consulting Group.

Joe is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, the Illinois CPA Society, and is a Treasurer and Finance Chair on the Board of Wellness House, a Board Member of Wellness House Foundation, and a member of the Finance Committee of the Chicago Bar Foundation.