Dayna Anderson - Vice PresidentChicago
Dayna is a Certified Management Accountant and Certified Fraud Examiner. She is a testifying expert with extensive experience assisting corporate clients and counsel with complex economic and financial analyses including forensic accounting. Dayna specializes in calculating damages related to fraud investigations, construction matters, insurance disputes, breach of contract matters including lost profits and business interruption, environmental disputes, and other commercial disputes.
Dayna’s experience within the construction industry includes claims pricing, cost accounting, change order management and pricing, Critical Path Method (CPM) schedule analysis, and project management. Dayna has analyzed claims involving the construction of oil refineries and pipelines, power plants including wind farms, rail transportation, manufacturing facilities, and residential housing developments, among others.
Additionally, Dayna has consulted for numerous financial institutions related to damages resulting from alleged fraud including embezzlement, mortgage defaults, and the Service members Civil Relief Act. She has also assisted with the preparation of environmental cost allocations for Superfund and other contaminated sites.
Client and Industry Experience
Dayna has consulted on behalf of Fortune 500 companies and others in various industries, including renewable energy, oil and gas, manufacturing, senior care, among others. She has also consulted for numerous financial institutions related to damages resulting from alleged fraud including embezzlement, mortgage defaults, and the Servicemembers Civil Relief Act. She has also assisted with the preparation of environmental cost allocations for Superfund and other contaminated sites.
Guest Lecturer at University of Illinois, Purdue, and Northwestern related to accounting and construction management.
Coalition of Women’s Initiatives In Law – “The Business Minded Lawyer: Financial Literacy For Attorneys,” October 2015.
AACE International’s 2015 Annual Meeting – “Minimizing Financial Losses Using Builder’s Risk Insurance,” June 2015.
AACE International’s 55th Annual Meeting – “Practices in Construction Change Order Management,” June 2011.
Co-author of “Unraveling the Complexities of Construction Fraud.” AACE International 2018 Transactions, June 2018.
Co-author of “Minimizing Financial Losses Using Builder’s Risk Insurance.” AACE International 2015 Transactions, June 2015.
Co-author of “Superfund Cost Allocation – An Economic Perspective.” American Bar Association Superfund and Natural Resource Damages Litigation Committee Newsletter, June 2013.
Co-author of “Practices in Construction Change Order Management.” AACE International 2011 Transactions, June 2011.