Matt Lombardi is a partner at Hemming Morse with more than 25 years of accounting-related forensic and auditing services. He is a Certified Public Accountant and has been designated by the AICPA as a CFF (“Certified in Financial Forensics”).
Matt has worked on complex matters involving securities claims, economic damages, business valuation, stakeholder disputes, professional liability claims, and regulatory claims. Matt has served as both a testifying expert and a consulting expert. His forensic accounting experience includes extensive analysis of financial reporting under generally accepted accounting standards (“GAAP”) and ranges across a diverse range of industries, including banking and other financial services, high technology, software, biotechnology, pharmaceuticals, manufacturing, retail, oil and gas, and telecommunications. He has performed forensic accounting and auditing analyses for companies in both the public and private sector and for various federal agencies (e.g., SEC, FDIC, and PCAOB).
Prior to joining Hemming Morse, Matt worked with a “Big Four” accounting firm as a Senior Manager. With a focus on thought leadership in the accounting industry, Matt has provided instruction as an Adjunct Professor at Golden Gate University on forensic accounting, published several articles, and currently serves as a member, and past Chair, of the Accounting Principles and Auditing Standards State Committee for the California Society of Certified Public Accountants (CalCPA).
Santa Clara University, B.S., Accounting, 1997
Minor in English
American Institute of Certified Public Accountants
California Society of Certified Public Accountants
Member and Past Chair, Accounting Principles and Auditing Standards State Committee
Golden Gate University
Member, Advisory Board of Forensic Accounting Program
Financial Accounting Standards Board, Emerging Issues Task Force
Working Group Member of Issue 09-3, Applicability of SOP 97-2 to Certain Arrangements That Include Software Elements
“Follow The Code.” originally published in California CPA, October 2014
How the New Financial Instrument Impairment Standard Affects Non-Financial Services Companies, CalCPA Audit and Accounting Conference, November 6, 2017
Financial Instruments – Recognition & Measurement and CECL, CalCPA Audit and Accounting Conference, October 25, 2018
“Complexities and Challenges of Business Valuation in Litigation”, VPS Straight Talk Series Webcast, October 2023