Katharyn E. ThompsonCPA, CFF
In 30 years as a forensic accountant, Katharyn Thompson has dedicated herself to becoming an expert in a variety of businesses and products, helping her understand the context, economics and industries in which her clients work.
Focusing on the quantification of economic damages for insurance companies and law firms, Katharyn has analyzed innumerable complex and multi-million dollar cases and claims.
Katharyn focuses on claims and cases involving:
- Business interruption and loss of profits
- Stock losses
- Product liability and recall
- Fraud and fidelity claims
- Personal injury and wrongful death
She has worked throughout the US and abroad with claims professionals and attorneys to quantify losses across industries as diverse as hospitality, forestry, energy (including renewable, hydro and solar), shipping and distribution, multi-family residential, retail and manufacturing.
Born with an investigator’s keen sense of fairness and truth, Katharyn is a graduate of the FBI Citizen’s Academy and member of the FBI Citizens Academy Alumni Association (FBICAAA). She has been on the educational committee for the Property & Liability Resource Bureau (PLRB) and has served as president of WISE (Women in Sound Equities), a local investment and education organization for women.
Bachelor of Science – Business Administration, Humboldt State University, Arcata, California, 1985
Certified Public Accountant, Colorado & Oregon
Certified in Financial Forensics
Member, American Institute of Certified Public Accountants
Member, Oregon Society of Certified Public Accountants
Associate Member, Association of Certified Fraud Examiners
2018 – Present Baker Tilly Virchow Krause, Portland, Oregon
1997 – 2018 RGL Forensics, Portland, Oregon
1995 – 1996 Campos & Stratis, Portland, Oregon
1987 – 1995 Campos & Stratis, Denver, Colorado
1985 – 1986 Campos & Stratis, San Francisco, California
1985 Fleming, Reiss & Little, San Bernadino, California
Katharyn has appeared as an expert witness providing testimony related to the quantification of economic damages in depositions, mediation, arbitrations, and at trial in Federal, State and District Courts, in many states on behalf of both defendants and plaintiffs.