Faculty: Michael C. Garibaldi

Michael C. Garibaldi

Adjunct Professor
San Francisco

Michael Garibaldi is a senior director in the FTI Consulting Forensic and Litigation Consulting  practice and is based in San Francisco. Prior to joining FTI Consulting, Mr. Garibaldi was a senior consultant in  the Financial Advisory Services practice at LECG.

Mr. Garibaldi uses his experience in accounting and finance to manage dispute consulting and  forensic investigatory engagements related to complex financial and accounting litigation matters.  Mr. Garibaldi has provided consulting services to a variety of clients including multinational  corporations, start-up ventures, and private companies. He assists in-house and external counsel in  matters involving accounting analysis and the economics and financial analyses of complex  transactions and damages resulting from a variety of civil claims.

Prior to entering the forensic accounting and litigation consulting industry, Mr. Garibaldi was an  auditor at PricewaterhouseCoopers, where he managed audit engagements for clients concentrated in  the investment management industry. Specifically, Mr. Garibaldi focused on financial statement and  internal controls/Sarbanes-Oxley audits of public and private asset managers, mutual funds, and hedge funds.

Mr. Garibaldi graduated with honors from California Polytechnic State University – San Luis Obispo,  where he earned a B.S. in business administration, with concentrations in public accounting and financial  management. Mr. Garibaldi is a Certified Public  Accountant.


Financial Statement Investigations


  • B.S. in business, with concentrations in public accounting and financial  management administration from California Polytechnic State University – San Luis Obispo