Ken Metcalfe - Co-CEO

Washington D.C.

Kenneth P. Metcalfe is Co-Chief Executive Officer and co-founder of The Kenrich Group LLC. Prior to the creation of Kenrich, Ken was one of the founding Vice Presidents of Tucker Alan Inc. at its formation in 1994 and he was the Managing Vice President of Tucker Alan’s 35 member Washington, DC office. Prior to establishing Tucker Alan, Ken was a Vice President in the Washington, DC office of Peterson Consulting.

Ken is a Certified Public Accountant and a Certified Valuation Analyst. He graduated Cum Laude in 1982 from Georgetown University’s School of Business with a major in Accounting and additional studies in finance, economics and statistics.

In over 25 years of experience, Ken has provided expert consulting services on financial, accounting, economic and damages matters in numerous areas, including biotechnology, fraud and money laundering investigations, nuclear fuel, fossil fuel, and other electric power generation, aerospace, financial institutions, construction, and government contracts. He has testified on damages issues in federal and state courts and in arbitrations. Ken has also assisted counsel and clients in numerous extensive settlement negotiations, as well as in mediation.

Ken has analyzed accounting and economic issues in various types of disputes, including alleged breach of contract, terminations, fraud investigations, patent infringement and trade secret misappropriations. His economic damages work has addressed increased costs, lost profits, price erosion, cost of capital, and lost value, including the valuation of lost royalties. Ken has also performed detailed forensic analyses and historical cost and financial statement reconstructions, and has advised clients on evaluating the economics related to significant alternative investments.

Representative Example Matters

  • Spent Nuclear Fuel – Ken has represented approximately 20 nuclear utilities related to the alleged breach of contract by the Department of Energy and its obligation to accept spent nuclear fuel from U.S. commercial nuclear reactors. Ken has testified in several of those matters to date in the Court of Federal Claims, with cumulative damages initially awarded of over a quarter billion dollars in those matters.
  • Business Consulting – Ken led a team retained by Paul Volcker and the Independent Committee of Eminent Persons to assist in the oversight of the extensive, multi-year effort investigating and analyzing dormant accounts in numerous Swiss banks of victims of Nazi persecution.
  • Accounting Firm Independence and Accounting Malpractice – Ken was one of the consulting team leaders assisting former U.S. Comptroller General, Charles Bowsher, in the detailed review of several large accounting firms’ systems, practices, procedures and controls relating to independence. In addition, Ken has provided forensic and other consulting services in numerous matters related to allegations of accounting malpractice.
  • Fraud Investigations – Ken has headed consulting teams in numerous matters in which he and his teams have performed detailed forensic analyses to investigate alleged fraudulent activities. Clients in this area have included major U.S. and international financial institutions, as well as U.S. and international government agencies.

 

Lectures and Seminars
  • Ken has lectured on various economic damages-related issues. His audiences have included graduate students, as well as numerous attorneys, project owners, contractors, and others in multiple forums, including the American Bar Association and the Forbes Conference. He has also been a guest lecturer on damage claim issues at Stanford University’s School of Engineering.

 

Publications

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