Instructor Biography

Melissa Davis, CPA, CFE,CIRA

KapilaMukamal, LLP
Instructor's Course List

About The Instructor

Melissa Davis is a Partner at KapilaMukamal and joined the firm in 1998. Ms. Davis concentrates on providing bankruptcy, litigation and forensic investigation services to debtors, creditors, receivers, assignees, bankruptcy trustees, examiners and liquidating trusts. Her practice also includes forensic accounting, fraud investigations, litigation support and family law matters.
Ms. Davis has served as a financial advisor to fiduciaries operating distressed companies in a variety of industries including mobile fueling, health insurance, real estate, hospitality, assisted living facilities/nursing homes, metal extrusion, stevedoring and waste management.  Her experience includes distressed business operations, management, preservation of  collateral and asset divestiture services.
Ms. Davis has investigated fraudulent and preferential transfers, prepared defense, solvency and liquidation analyses.  She has worked on asset tracing, tracing of commingled funds, provided litigation support and damage calculations services, including forensic and securities fraud investigations and corporate business conduct analysis.  Ms. Davis has extensive experience in Ponzi-scheme investigations and commingled funds tracing analysis.  Her forensic and fraud investigations have involved working in conjunction with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), the Federal Trade Commission (FTC), the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) and various United States Attorneys’ offices.
Ms. Davis has testified in court and depositions and served as a Liquidating Trustee and court appointed Assignee for the Benefit of Creditors.