Louie Wu is a "collaborative individual" who sources praise for being "thorough, hard-working and clear" on matters such as damages assessment and contract disputes.
Louie Wu is a senior managing director in FTI Consulting’s forensic and litigation consulting segment and is also a member of FTI Consulting’s construction, environmental and government contracts practice. Louie has more than 25 years of forensic accounting experience preparing independent accounting, financial, and damages analyses for clients. He has conducted fraud investigations and has extensive experience in the construction industry assisting clients with project monitoring, project control reviews, policy and procedure reviews, contract audits, cost analysis, and change order and claim analyses.
Louie’s litigation consulting experience includes conducting forensic accounting investigations to analyse, quantify and document fraudulent transactions; preparing numerous financial and accounting analyses for use in arbitration, mediation and formal court settings; preparing expert reports to explain damages methodologies and calculations in multiple state and federal civil actions; presenting independent findings during mediation proceedings; assisting counsel during depositions, hearings, arbitrations, mediations and trial; and providing expert witness testimony. His commercial litigation experience includes assisting counsel during construction disputes, environmental cleanup cost disputes, insurance coverage issues, fraud investigations, wireless carrier litigation, government contract disputes, labour and employment litigation, and other contract disputes.
Louie has prepared, audited, and analysed numerous construction claims; conducted numerous contract audits to determine if contracted duties and responsibilities were fulfilled and if billings were in accordance with contract terms; performed contract cost analyses and evaluated the financial performance of construction contractors; and conducted multiple forensic accounting investigations to determine if any fraudulent transactions occurred during the construction project. Louie has also assisted many clients, including facilities development and internal audit departments, in evaluating the efficiency and effectiveness of the client’s capital programme organisation, processes, policies and procedures.