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SEDA Experts Expands its Forensic Accounting and Economic Damages Expert Witness Practice

New York, NY, August 8, 2023 - SEDA Experts LLC, a leading expert witness firm providing world-class financial expert witness services, announced today that Caitlin Owen joined the firm as Director.

“We are delighted to add Caitlin to our expanding forensic accounting practice,” said Peter Selman, Managing Partner of 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 Master’s 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.

About SEDA Experts LLC

SEDA is a leading expert witness firm specializing in financial services. We support international law firms by offering the highest level of expertise across the financial industry and providing access to the most influential financial services industry leaders. We provide superior independent advice, data analytics, valuation, and elite expert reports and testimony services to law firms, regulators, and leading financial institutions.


Contact Information:

Damiano Colnago,

Managing Partner


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