INDIANAPOLIS – Jay Cunningham has joined FORVIS as a managing director with the firm’s forensics and valuation practice.
Cunningham has 20 years of experience advising attorneys and clients involved in disputes or litigation. His experience encompasses the entire litigation process including discovery, damage analysis, preparation of expert reports, and preparation for deposition and trial testimony. He has provided financial expert testimony in arbitration, state, and federal court settings.
Cunningham joins a growing regional and national forensics practice for FORVIS, which is one of the nation’s top 10 largest public accounting firms by annual revenue. The move to FORVIS pairs him with Bryan Callahan, another one of the region’s most experienced forensic accounting professionals.
“Jay is one of the most sought-after financial expert witnesses in the region, and we’re thrilled to have him join our team and serve clients in the Indianapolis region and across the country,” said Bryan Callahan, a partner with FORVIS with two decades of experience in accounting, forensics, and valuation services. “He knowledge and experience will bring tremendous value to our clients.”
“I am excited to join FORVIS and work with the sizable team they’ve built,” Cunningham said. “The firm’s momentum, resources, and expanded national footprint provide an excellent opportunity to serve a wide range of clients.”
Cunningham has advised clients in numerous types of disputes, including accounting malpractice, anti-trust, breach of contract, breach of fiduciary duty, breach of non-compete agreements, breach of warranty, class action, insurance claims, intellectual property, product liability, shareholder disputes, and more.
Prior to joining FORVIS, he spent 10 years in a leadership role at Katz Sapper & Miller, a top 50 accounting firm based in Indianapolis.
He is a CPA and additional certifications include Certified in Financial Forensics (CFF), Certified Valuation Analyst (CVA) and Master Analyst in Financial Forensics (MAFF). Cunningham earned a bachelor’s and master’s degree in accounting from Murray State University, Murray, Kentucky.