Grant Thornton Continues Expansion of Forensic and Valuation Services Practice

Ron Durkin

Ron Durkin

Chicago-based Grant Thornton LLP (FY13 net revenue of $1.3 billion) is continuing the expansion of its forensic and valuation services practice, which offers valuation, forensic technology, investigations, disputes and litigation services. Ron Durkin will serve as managing director based in Los Angeles.

“Ron’s vast experience and knowledge, particularly involving fraud prevention, detection and internal investigations, will be tremendous resources for our clients,” says Kullen Birkeland, OMP of Grant Thornton’s Southern California practice.

Prior to joining Grant Thornton, Durkin was a principal at CliftonLarsonAllen LLP. He founded Durkin Forensic Inc. in 2008 after retiring from KPMG LLP, where he was the antional PIC of fraud and misconduct investigations and served as Western region forensic practice leader. He has more than 30 years of combined experience in public accounting and as a special agent with the FBI.