The "extremely talented" Rob Hutchins is singled out for his extensive expertise in forensic accounting matters and regularly testifies in fraud investigations.
Mr Hutchins has been consulting with private and government clients and counsel on financial, accounting and economic issues for over 25 years. During this time he has served as an expert witness, consulting expert and forensic accountant on a variety of bankruptcy, commercial litigation, financial services and intellectual property engagements. Generally, the types of projects he has worked on during his career have included both accounting investigations and disputes involving claims of breach of contract, breach of fiduciary duty, director and officer misconduct, fraud, fraudulent conveyances, insolvency, patent infringement, trade secret misappropriation and trademark infringement.
Select engagement experience includes serving as the expert and consulting expert in multiple patent infringement disputes in the pharmaceutical industry, serving as the expert and consulting expert in multiple trade secret misappropriation and trademark infringement matters in the oil and gas, healthcare, telecommunications and water infrastructure industries, serving as the consulting expert in a US$40 billion securities class action matter that alleged a Fifth Amendment taking of shareholders' equity, assisting on a Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation engagement involving the failure of a multibillion US dollar bank and the resulting bankruptcy of its former holding company, serving as the lead forensic accountant in an investigation into a US multibillion dollar fraud surrounding the failure of one of the largest independent mortgage companies in the country, and serving as the lead forensic accountant in multiple investigations in the financial services industry involving the accounting for loan and investment losses and possible earnings management.