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Meet the Thompson Accounting team, your partners in forensic accounting and expert witness testimony.

A leader in family-law related forensic accounting

Thompson Accounting is your partner in achieving financial clarity. As a leader in family-law related forensic accounting and expert witness testimony, we have created a one-stop-shop in which you can choose from a wide-ranging suite of reports, each backed by thoughtful understanding of your unique needs and circumstances, and supplemented with reliable and effective expert witness testimony when needed.

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Our story

After years of successful CPA & tax practice work, our Founding Partner, Michael Thompson, saw a growing need for independent forensic analysis and expert witnesses in the area of Family Law. Understanding this progressively growing area of needs early in her career, Michael’s daughter, Megan Thompson jumped headfirst into becoming one of the youngest and most well-respected Forensic Accountants and Expert Witnesses in the Bay Area. Now the Managing Partner of Thompson Accounting, Megan leads and mentors a growing staff of accountants and has earned a rapidly growing client base.

Our core values

Thompson Accounting helps people achieve financial clarity during one of the most chaotic times in their life by providing objective & accurate reports. Our work is guided by the following core values, which help us maintain our standard of excellence.

  • We are professional & pleasant expert witnesses
  • We support each other to be our best
  • Accuracy is a point of pride for us
  • We strive to continuously enhance our processes and products
  • Reliable expertise is the foundation of our organization
  • Mutual respect for our clients and our team members is a key asset
  • Detailed analysis of facts and abstract thinking are the pillars of our problem-solving skills

Megan Thompson, Managing Partner

Megan Thompson is a Certified Public Accountant (CPA), Certified Valuation Analyst (CVA) and is Certified in Financial Forensics by the AICPA (CFF). She is a trusted and experienced expert witness with a proven track record in litigation support including:

  • Marital standard of living
  • Business valuations
  • Analysis of income available for support
  • Stock option and retirement plan allocations
  • Separate property tracing
  • Moore/Marsden calculations
  • Pereira/Van Camp determinations.

As an active member of the CalCPA organization, Megan is a regular speaker at conferences, a former President of the local chapter and currently serves as a trustee on the Education Foundation board. When not working, Megan enjoys spending time with her family, hosting dinners with friends, traveling, local wineries and live music.

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Awards & Accolades

Michael S. Thompson, Founding Partner

Michael S. Thompson CPA is a recognized authority on the subject of accounting, valuation and forensic analysis. Mr. Thompson has over 40 years experience as a CPA and 30 years in consulting and acting in the role of expert witness.

Mr. Thompson currently manages a smaller case load and is qualified as an expert witness in twelve counties throughout the state of California. He has been a frequent speaker on tax and financial subjects as well as having designed and taught accounting, taxation and industry analysis classes for the banking industry.

Mr. Thompson’s areas of expertise in forensic accounting & expert witness support include:

  • Property division
  • Business valuations
  • Lost profits and wages
  • Analysis of income available for support
  • Stock option, RSU and retirement plan allocations
  • Tracing
  • Moore/Marsden calculations and Pereira / Van Camp determinations.
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He is the former president of the San Jose Chapter of the National Association of Certified Valuation Analysts and is also a member of the Institute of Business Appraisers. Mr. Thompson also served as a commissioner on the Santa Clara County Assessment Appeals Board and as a member of the San Martin Planning Advisory Committee.

Meet Our Team

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Elizabeth Espinoza

Administrative Operations Staff
Ellen Gohmann

Ellen Gohmann

Director of Operations & Office Manager
Tatyana Judalevitch

Tatyana Judalevitch

Accountant
Gurpreet Kaur

Gurpreet Kaur

Administrative Operations Staff
May Lee

May Lee

Accountant
Ashley Nguyen

Ashley Nguyen

Accountant
Nathan Russell

Nathan Russell

Vice President, Operations
Jane Sanchez

Jane Sanchez

Accountant
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Tyler Staton

Accountant
Kina Turner

Kina Turner

Accountant
Lindsy Wilson

Lindsy Wilson

Project Manager

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