Larry Kanter

Kanter Financial Forensics, LLC
Managing Director, 2011 – Present

Southern Methodist University
Cox School of Business
Adjunct Instructor, 2009 - Present

Recruited to grow the Texas based Forensic Accounting practice of this Mid-Atlantic Regional Accounting Firm
Partner, 2009 – 2011

Southern Methodist University
Executive Director of Finance – Division of Student Affairs, 2007 – 2009

Alvarez & Marsal
One of the original Founding Shareholders of Alvarez & Marsal Dispute Analysis and Forensics, LLC
Managing Director, 2003 – 2007

Ernst & Young, LLP
Recruited to lead E&Y’s Forensic Technology Practice
Partner, 2001 – 2003

PricewaterhouseCoopers, LLP
Legacy Coopers & Lybrand
Partner, 1996 – 2001
Manager to Director, 1990-1996

Certified Public Accountant

Certified Fraud Examiner

AICPA Certificate in Financial Forensics

American Institute of Certified Public Accountants

Member, AICPA Forensics and Valuation Section

Texas Society of Certified Public Accountants

Dallas Chapter, Texas Society of Public Accountants

Association of Certified Fraud Examiners

Former Member, The Sedona Conference

Adjunct Instructor, Southern Methodist University, Cox School of Business 2009 – Present

Panelist, Dallas Bar Association Business Litigation Section 2016 Reasonable Certainty in Damages Calculations and the New AICPA Practice Aid

Speaker, Association of Certified Fraud Examiners - Dallas Chapter – 2013, Institutional Fraud

Dallas Women’s Lawyers Association 2013– Accounting 101

Speaker, TSCPA – 2010 CPE Expo, Developing a Niche Forensics Practice, Arlington, Tx

Speaker, AICPA 2005 National Conference on Fraud and Litigation – Dallas

Speaker, The Institute for Energy Law, 2005 4th Annual Energy Litigation Conference

Panelist, 7th Annual (2003) Electronic Discovery and Records Retention Conference

Speaker, 2003 Corporate Legal Times SuperConference – Chicago

Speaker, 2002 Legal Tech Conferences throughout the United States

Panelist, 2002 Corporate Legal Times SuperConference – Chicago

Speaker, the University of Texas School of Law Corporate Counsel Institute

Panelist, 2001 Intellectual Property Leadership Forum

Speaker, 2000 Legal Tech Conferences throughout the United States

Panelist, The Critical Infrastructure Assurance Conference Series – The Institute of Internal Auditors

Speaker, 2nd Circuit Federal Bar Counsel 1999 Annual Meeting

Panelist, 1998 Construction Super Conference – San Francisco, California

Speaker, Practicing Law Institute Computer Law Seminar – Austin, Texas

Speaker, Practicing Law Institute Computer Law Seminar – San Francisco, California

Speaker, Practicing Law Institute Computer Law Seminar – New York, New York

Speaker, American Law Firm Association 1998 Annual Meeting

Guest Lecturer, the University of Texas at Austin, Professional Program in Accounting, Lyceum Series

Instructor, various continuing education seminars

Guest, webcast

Bachelor of Business Administration – The University of Texas at Austin, 1980



Larry Kanter brings 30 years of litigation consulting and forensic accounting expertise to the clients he serves, including having served as a Partner with two “Big Four” firms.

He has served in numerous high profile forensic accounting engagements including one of the largest and most complicated forensic investigations ever undertaken, the investigation of 26 Swiss banks on behalf of an international commission appointed to identify and locate the bank deposits belonging to the victims of Nazi persecution. Larry has provided expert testimony in Federal and State Courts as well as to Arbitration Panels.

He has assisted in the successful resolution of disputes in several out of court negotiations. He has served a wide variety of clients including those in the banking, pharmaceutical, wholesale, retail, manufacturing, utility, technology, telecommunications and insurance sectors. In addition to his client responsibilities, he is an Adjunct Faculty member at Southern Methodist University’s Cox School of Business, where he teaches a Masters level course in Forensic Accounting and Financial Fraud.

He has also been asked to share his experiences at more than two dozen legal and accounting continuing education seminars including presentation to the prestigious 2nd Circuit Federal Bar Council’s Annual Meeting. Larry also currently serves on the Business Valuation, Forensics & Litigation Services Committee of the Texas Society of CPAs.