Forensic Services

Resolving financial-related issues requires wide-range perspective and a meticulous eye to identify even the smallest details that may otherwise go unnoticed.

Forensics are critical to investigations and legal proceedings involving complicated financial issues. It requires expert knowledge and meticulous testing to uncover the truth. Sansiveri uses established forensic tools, technology, and techniques. We work closely with attorneys and business owners to provide litigation and dispute support in complex business cases, including but not limited to forensic accounting, buy-sell issues, lost profits, merger/acquisition disputes, and insurance claims.

What we do

Fraud and Investigation Services
  • Forensic accounting
  • Accounting irregularities and restatements, risk management solutions and fraud risk assessments
  • Investigations involving accounting and financial statement fraud, embezzlement, employee theft, vendor fraud, and whistleblower claims
  • Monitoring and independent examinations
  • Claims for insurance recoveries
Litigation and Dispute Services
  • Breach of contract or breach of fiduciary duty
  • Complex accounting matters
  • Expert testimony
  • Business litigation
  • Shareholder disputes
  • Forensic accounting
  • Damages analysis
  • Mediation and arbitration
  • Tax controversies
  • Valuation of business interests
  • Trust and estate litigation
  • Matrimonial litigation

Catherine M. Parente


Catherine has over 35 years of public accounting experience that qualifies her as an expert in financial, accounting, and tax matters. Catherine has been called on by attorneys and the courts in numerous jurisdictions in connection with a variety of litigation matters. Her work has helped parties involved in disputes and in litigation understand underlying financial issues — leading to dispute resolution or litigation settlement. She has provided expert testimony over 50 times in various courts throughout the country.

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Years in Business

Locally owned, controlled, and managed. Since day one.


Audit & Accounting

Results-driven ideas focusing on strategic and operational issues, in addition to strengthening internal controls to protect assets

Business Strategy

In-depth expertise aligning vision and resources to help you compete, tap into opportunities, and maximize profit — now and into the future

Business Valuation

A holistic, integrated, and calculated approach to handle stockholder disputes, estate planning, marital dissolutions, in addition to mergers and acquisitions

Employee Benefit Plan Audits

Rigorous analysis ensuring that employers meet reporting requirements, have viable internal controls in place, and are informed of any new financial reporting changes

High Net-Worth Individuals & Family Groups

An integrated and calculated approach to help high net-worth individuals and their families optimize and secure their personal wealth

Tax Consulting & Compliance

Thorough understanding of tax law changes, regulations, pronouncements, and court decisions put into practice to ensure good standing and minimized liability

No matter your area of work, chances are good that we'll be ready for the challenge

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Rooted in tradition & locally owned, controlled, and managed — since 1975

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