Shari Schindler

Forensic Accounting Partner,
StoneTurn Group LLP

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StoneTurn Group LLP
Chicago, IL

Member Type

Consultant Member

Chapter Location


WWCDA Leadership & Committee Roles

Diversity Committee Member


Shari Schindler, a Partner with StoneTurn, is passionate about financial crime and brings over 35 years of experience in serving as a financial expert in corruption and white-collar criminal cases, as well as multi-jurisdictional business disputes. Shari also provides clients with strategic forensic accounting expertise and pragmatic insights into launching and maintaining effective anti-corruption and anti-money laundering programs worldwide.

Prior to joining StoneTurn, Shari served as a Supervisory Internal Revenue Agent at the U.S. Internal Revenue Service (IRS). During her decades-long career, Shari partnered with various federal and local law enforcement agencies to conduct grand jury investigations and complex fraud investigations. Shari has been designated as an expert in Federal court and has extensive experience in uncovering bank, mail and tax fraud; money laundering; whistleblower claims; and RICO conspiracy matters.

In addition, Shari is recognized as an international authority on forensic accounting and money laundering and delivered anti-corruption training for governmental organizations in Bosnia, Indonesia, Latvia, Bulgaria and Romania.

Shari has overseen and personally performed hundreds of detailed financial examinations of individuals, corporations and partnerships including sophisticated flow of funds analyses. Shari developed and regularly instructed a comprehensive expert witness training course for financial witnesses. She is a Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE) and a Certified Public Accountant (CPA), registered in the state of Illinois.

Practice Areas

  • Anti-Corruption
  • Asset Forfeiture/Restitution
  • Corporate Crime
  • Foreign Corrupt Practices Act
  • Forensic Accounting
  • Government Investigations
  • Insider Trading
  • Internal Investigations
  • SEC Enforcement
  • Tax Controversy
  • Trials
  • White Collar Crime