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Caitlin Owen
Director

EXPERTISE

  • Financial Analysis

  • Forensic investigations

  • Business Valuation

  • Economic Damages

  • Post-acquisition Disputes

Caitlin Owen | Forensic Accounting Expert | SEDA Experts

Caitlin Owen has over 10 years of experience specializing in litigation support and forensic accounting services. Her professional experience includes financial analysis, forensic investigations, business valuations, economic damages, and post-acquisition disputes. Ms. Owen has her Masters in Professional Accountancy from the University of Texas at Austin, is a Certified Public Accountant licensed in Texas, a Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE), and Accredited in Business Valuation (ABV) by the American Institute of CPAs.

Caitlin's expertise encompasses a wide range of challenging cases and projects. She has conducted forensic analyses, uncovering hidden assets and fraudulent transfers in complex estate matters. In addition, she has investigated accounting records in merger-related cases to determine any wrongdoing by parent companies. Moreover, Caitlin has played a pivotal role in assessing damages and losses for 85 investors affected by multi-million-dollar Ponzi schemes.

In matters of economic damages, Caitlin has been entrusted with determining financial impacts resulting from breaches of trigger event clauses and claims of unjust enrichment. Her expertise has also been sought to value deferred compensation for employees in wrongful termination claims.

Caitlin's proficiency in business valuation has been sought in high-stakes disputes, including a case involving a fast-casual restaurant's fair market value and a post-acquisition claim centered around fraudulent contracts. She has further provided essential insights in post-acquisition disputes, where she performed discounted cash flow analyses to evaluate the reasonableness of claimed damages.

Ms. Owen's educational journey began at the prestigious Red McCombs School of Business at The University of Texas at Austin, where she earned her Master's in Professional Accounting and Bachelor's of Business Administration in Accounting. Caitlin holds multiple certifications, including being a Certified Public Accountant (licensed in Texas), a Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE), and Accredited in Business Valuation (ABV) by the American Institute of CPAs.
 

EDUCATION

Red McCombs School of Business, 
The University of Texas at Austin

Master i
n Professional Accounting
Bachelors of Business Administration, Accounting

EMPLOYMENT HISTORY

 

SEDA Experts
Director
2023-Current

Caitlin Owen Consulting, LLC
Consultant
2022-Current

Kroll (f/k/a Duff & Phelps)
Contractor
2022-Current

Senior Director
2021-2022

Vice President 
2017-2021

Houlihan Lokey
Associate
2015-2017

Deloitte, LLP
Associate
2013-2015

Intern
2012

 

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