Patricia Domzalski is a director in the Disputes and Investigations practice. Based in Philadelphia, Pat has more than 25 years of experience in dispute and financial advisory services including forensic accounting, financial analysis, fraud investigations, regulatory compliance investigations, commercial damage calculations and expert testimony. She has experience across an array of industries with particular specialization in healthcare, pharmaceutical, manufacturing, insurance, construction and real estate.
Pat has served as both a consultant and expert witness. Her testimony experience includes affirmative damage calculations and rebuttals of opposing experts’ methodology and conclusions. Cases of note include assisting counsel for a global pharmaceutical firm in its response to the first Medicare fraud investigation alleging “unbundling” and “upcoding” of CPT codes to maximize reimbursement for various laboratory test profiles; the quantification of damages on behalf of a global manufacturer in the theft of trade secrets following an acquisition; the preparation of a multi-million dollar damage claim on behalf of a Brownfield remediation firm which was stipulated to by opposing counsel at trial; and an appearance before the International Chamber of Commerce in Dublin, Ireland on behalf of an American biotechnology manufacturer in a dispute over a distribution agreement with the Italian sales subsidiary of a major Tokyo-based parent.
Prior to joining Duff & Phelps, Pat led the Forensic, Investigative and Litigation Services practice of Fesnak, LLP (recently acquired by McGladrey), was a Managing Director in Aon Consulting’s Financial Advisory and Litigation Consulting practice and was the service-line leader for the litigation support consulting practices at two local accounting firms, Smart & Associates (acquired by LECG) and Kreischer Miller. Earlier in her career, Pat spent a combined thirteen years as part of the management group of PricewaterhouseCoopers, LLP and KPMG, LLP.
Pat received both a B.A. and a M.B.A. with a concentration in Finance from Temple University. She is a Certified Fraud Examiner and a member of both the national and Philadelphia chapters of the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners.