Eric Poer

Managing Director

Mr. Poer has more than 20 years of experience leading complex investigations and providing attorneys and clients with dispute consulting and forensic accounting services.

Mr. Poer helps organizations and individuals mitigate risk, enhance corporate governance, and improve performance, as well as address critical issues in litigation. This involves directing large-scale financial investigative assignments including forensic accounting, financial fraud, and white collar crime investigations.

Mr. Poer’s litigation and dispute advisory experience includes assisting domestic and international clients in high-stakes commercial and securities litigation disputes. He assists in-house and external counsel in matters involving accounting analysis and the economics and financial analyses of complex transactions and damages resulting from a variety of civil claims. Additionally, Mr. Poer has extensive experience as an expert witness, having provided testimony in more than 40 securities and commercial litigation matters.

Mr. Poer’s background as an accountant includes performing financial statement audits of publicly and privately held companies and providing merger, acquisition, and divestiture services. He also has considerable experience in labor and employment disputes and investigations.

Prior to joining Secretariat in 2024, Mr. Poer led complex litigation and investigative matters at FTI Consulting, Inc. and LECG. Earlier in his career he was a financial statement auditor at Big Four accounting firm KPMG. Before joining KPMG, he worked at Arthur Andersen and UBS Financial Services.

Mr. Poer has served as an adjunct professor at Golden Gate University where he instructed a post-graduate forensic accounting course on conducting independent corporate financial investigations.

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