Rachel Weinthal is a Director in BDO’s Forensic Accounting & Investigations practice based in Atlanta. She was previously based in the New York office. Rachel has over 18 years of experience providing assurance, litigation and forensic accounting services with a focus on accounting-related and fraud investigations.
Rachel has extensive experience in drafting expert reports and assisting in the preparation of expert witnesses for trial. Rachel is currently providing consulting and expert witness services to a defendant with respect to potential damages owed from alleged breaches of mortgage representations and warranties pursuant to mortgage loan purchase agreements related to the securitization of residential mortgage-backed securities. Rachel also supported the Monitor of the historic National Mortgage Settlement in its oversight of multiple mortgage servicers. More specifically, she managed a team of professionals to oversee a servicer’s compliance with the servicing standards metrics set forth by the consent judgment. Rachel has also worked on various matters including insurance insolvency analyses, shadow investigations, SEC and revenue recognition investigations, embezzlement scheme investigations and bankruptcy valuation engagements. She has managed numerous engagements involving complex damages calculations in support of expert reports, including the preparation of related analyses and exhibits.
Prior to joining BDO, Rachel was a Director at FTI Consulting in the Forensic & Litigation Practice and a member of the assurance practice at PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP.
American Institute of Certified Public Accountants
Association of Certified Fraud Examiners
The Georgia Society of CPAs
New York State Society of Certified Public Accountants
National Institute for Trial Advocacy, Trainer
B.S.M., Accounting & Finance, Tulane University