We are forward thinking professionals. We take an innovative approach to solving a wide range of tax, auditing, accounting and financial analysis issues. As a Certified Public Accountant (CPA) Michael S. Thompson strives to provide to each of his clients integrity, competence and objectivity.
Our full-service accounting and financial consulting firm serves clients in Silicon Valley and the Bay Area. We offer a spectrum of services tailored to the needs of individuals and companies ranging in size from start-ups to major corporations.
Our accounting, litigation consulting and business valuation staff members work closely with you to satisfy your accounting needs.
We provide professional forensic financial consulting services. Awarded by the National Association of Certified Valuators and Analysts (NACVA), the Master Analyst in Financial Forensics (MAFF) credential is designed to provide assurance to you in the legal community that we possess the level of experience and knowledge needed to provide competent and professional forensic financial consulting services. By earning this credential, it shows our commitment to you as to our qualifications, education and experience. This certification includes our prior education and experience of over 30 years, prerequisite and required training and post-requisite requirements for recertification.
Through our reports, investigations, studies, analyses, and expert testimony, we assist attorneys, insurance companies, financial institutions, and other clients in obtaining the most favorable outcomes. We have the skills, experience, specialized training, and in-depth knowledge of both academic theories and market realities to effectively provide a full range of litigation consulting services.
We meet the highest professional valuation standards. The credential of Certified Valuation Analyst (CVA) is awarded by the National Association of Certified Valuators and Analysts. To earn the CVA, our professionals had to complete rigorous training and testing and comply with the educational requirements and standards of both the NACVA and the CPA societies to which he belongs. The CVA designation indicates our professionals have developed exemplary knowledge in business valuations. CVA accreditation, together with experience in tax, auditing, accounting and financial analysis, places our professionals among a select group of consultants most qualified to provide independent business valuation services.
The credential, Certified in Financial Forensics (CFF), combines specialized forensic accounting expertise with the core knowledge and skills that make CPAs among the most trusted business advisers. The CFF encompasses fundamental and specialized forensic accounting skills that CPA practitioners apply in a variety of service areas, including: bankruptcy and insolvency; computer forensics; economic damages; family law; fraud prevention, detection and deterrence; financial statement misrepresentation; and valuations. To qualify, a CPA must be an AICPA member in good standing, have at least five years of experience in practicing accounting, and meet minimum requirements in relevant business experience and continuing professional education.