Emily Kent is a Partner in PwC’s Advisory practice, located in the Arlington, Virginia office. Emily leads PwC’s Forensic Intelligence team in the US and focuses on anti-corruption, strategic threats and governance, and global intelligence investigative services. Emily has led investigations, forensic accounting, litigation consulting, and claims management efforts to corporate, governmental and law-firm clients for over 13 years and is a Certified Public Accountant. Emily’s experience and versatility has enabled her to take on a wide range of projects across a breadth of industries.
Emily was a lead partner involved in the quantification of economic damages resulting from the 2010 Deepwater Horizon oil spill. This included responsibility for a team of 250 accountants performing claims analysis under the terms of negotiated settlement agreement administered by the District Court of Louisiana. Services provided include developing loss calculations and claims processing templates/tools, claimant communication, reporting and contributing to program strategy and direction.
Emily also has several years of experience in providing litigation support services to the U.S. Department of Justice related to calculating economic damages from alleged breach of contracts between multiple utilities and the U.S. Department of Energy. Services included site visits, documentation audits, deposition assistance, expert report drafting, expert testimony preparation and trial assistance.
Emily has calculated damages resulting from reinsurance disputes involving the assessment of insurance policy risk transfer and claim payments made by the reinsurer.
Emily has provided accounting services to law firms representing clients involved in auditor malpractice disputes. Services include analyzing financial statement audits to determine whether they were prepared in accordance with Generally Accepted Auditing Standards (GAAS).
Education, Certifications and Professional Affiliations
Emily is a graduate of James Madison University in Harrisonburg, Virginia, with a Bachelor of Business Administration degree in finance.
Emily is a Certified Public Accountant (VA #33491 and NY #105779) and a Member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants
Emily is a Certified Fraud Examiner and a Member of the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners