Haley Eckhart is a Certified Public Accountant and Certified Fraud examiner and has provided litigation support services for over fifteen years, working with counsel in civil litigation, arbitration and mediation. Ms. Eckhart’s practice has included significant experience with matters in the following areas: damages associated with breach of contract, business interruption or breach of fiduciary duty claims; damages related to misappropriation of trade secrets and trademark infringement; fraud investigations; securities litigation; white collar criminal matters; bankruptcy valuation; lost earnings; and, accountants’ professional responsibilities.
Ms. Eckhart has testified at trial and in deposition. Prior to joining Freeman & Mills, Ms. Eckhart was a director in the Litigation Support Group of American Express Tax and Business Services (TBS) and a member of the National American Express TBS Litigation Steering Committee.
Prior to American Express TBS, she worked as an independent litigation consultant, as an associate with PHB Hagler Bailly, Inc. (formerly Putnam, Hayes & Bartlett, Inc.) and as a senior consultant in the Dispute Resolution and Litigation Services Department of Ernst & Young, LLP. As a member of the professional staff of Ernst & Young, LLP, Ms. Eckhart performed audits, generally for publicly and privately held clients in manufacturing industries.
Ms. Eckhart earned a B.A. in business economics from the University of California at Santa Barbara.