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4100 Newport Place Drive,
Newport Beach, CA 92660
Area of Focus
Katherine Gough is a Partner in Squar Milner’s Forensic/Bankruptcy/Litigation Support Practice. She has 28 years of experience in all aspects of accounting. Katherine specializes in forensic accounting, bankruptcies, receivership management and as a consultant on litigation matters. During her 15 years at Squar, Milner, Peterson, Miranda & Williamson, LLP, Katherine’s investigative expertise has assisted in the recovery of assets in complex matters, including various Ponzi scheme and fraud investigations. Her analytical and investigative experience has also afforded her the ability to provide assistance to governmental agencies and corporations seeking support in bankruptcy situations and/or fraud investigations.
Katherine has been responsible for many of the Firm’s cases involving fraud detection and analysis, including all of the Firm’s engagements regarding Ponzi schemes. She frequently works with investigators from the Federal Bureau of Investigation, Internal Revenue Services, U.S. Attorneys’ Office, and U.S. Postal Inspector’s Office, providing them with findings and supporting evidence for their respective investigations and prosecutions.
Prior to joining Squar, Milner, Peterson, Miranda & Williamson, LLP, Katherine was a financial analyst at Olen Properties, one the largest property management companies in Orange County.
From 1981-1991, Katherine was a financial analyst at Odetics Inc., a publicly held manufacturing company.
• Member, Association of Certified Fraud Examiners
• Member, Association of Insolvency and Restructuring Advisors
• Member, Orange County Bankruptcy Forum
• Member, Inland Empire Bankruptcy Forum
• Member, San Diego Bankruptcy Forum
• Member, California Bankruptcy Forum
• Board Member, International Women’s Insolvency
and Restructuring Confederation