SOURCE: LECG Corporation

LECG Corporation

February 15, 2011 07:00 ET

Jack Parsons Joins LECG Forensic Accounting Practice in San Francisco

Former SEC Accounting Fellow, International Accounting Firm Partner and Industry CFO

DEVON, PA--(Marketwire - February 15, 2011) - Jack Parsons has joined the San Francisco office of LECG as a managing director in the forensic accounting practice. Parsons brings more than 30 years experience as a regulator, auditor, public company CFO and entrepreneur to the firm's growing West Coast forensics operations.

Parsons will specialize in accounting fraud litigation and advisory services related to accounting and audit issues and best practices. 

"Jack brings regulatory, audit, and industry insights developed over his impressive career," said Ed Westerman, head of LECG's US Litigation practice. "With the current trend towards litigation related to complex accounting and auditing issues and best practices, we believe that Jack will provide an excellent resource to these types of matters for clients across the country," he added.

Parsons has significant experience in the high-tech industry, in which he served as CFO for several public companies. His entrepreneurial roles include leadership positions at two Austin-based startups and he's provided M&A advisory services to private equity firms and corporations while with a global consulting firm. Earlier in his career, Mr. Parsons was a Professional Accounting Fellow at the Securities & Exchange Commission and a partner at an international accounting firm in Silicon Valley, where he focused on public and venture-backed technology clients. He also served as the Firm's west coast leader of its International SEC Practice, advising foreign clients of the Firm through the SEC registration process. 

"I'm excited to join the LECG team and to bring my accounting, auditing and business experience to bear on a variety of complex client matters," said Parsons. "My practice will be focused on GAAP/GAAS issues, accountants' malpractice claims, SEC investigations, and various business litigation matters," said Parsons.

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LECG is a global litigation; economics; consulting and business advisory; and governance, assurance, and tax expert services firm with approximately 1100 employees in offices around the world. We provide independent expert testimony, original authoritative studies, strategic financial advisory services, and innovative business consulting solutions to Fortune Global 500 corporations, middle market firms, AmLaw 100 law firms, and government agencies worldwide. LECG's highly credentialed experts and professional staff conduct economic and financial analyses and perform independent verification to provide objective opinions and advice that inform legislative, judicial, regulatory, and business decision makers. LECG experts are renowned academics, former senior government officials, experienced industry leaders, and seasoned consultants. Attest services are provided through LECG Partners, LLP, pursuant to an alternative practice structure. LECG is not a licensed CPA firm.

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