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Noah H. BairdCPA, CFF, CFE

Manager, Forensics

Noah H. Baird, CPA, CFF, CFE specializes in calculating damages in forensic accounting, fraud investigations, and breach of contract analyses, including lost profits, valuation, and construction matters. He has been retained as an expert and has assisted in the preparation of expert reports and development of testimony, including presentations for mediation, arbitration, and trial.

Noah is Certified Public Accountant (CPA), Certified in Financial Forensics (CFF), and a Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE). He is a member of the Young Leaders Advisory Council of the Illinois CPA Society. He has been a guest lecturer on accounting and fraud topics and has been published discussing the topics of white-collar crime and fraud.

Education & Certification

B.S., Bachelor of Science in Accountancy, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
B.S., Bachelor of Science in Finance, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Certified Public Accountant (CPA), State of IL
Certified In Financial Forensics (CFF)
Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE)


American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA)
Illinois CPA Society (ICPAS), Young Leaders Advisory Counsel Member
Association of Certified Fraud Examiners (ACFE)

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Commercial Damages

Forensics Technical, Accounting