John E. Rollins is a Director in the Dispute Consulting group and leads the firm’s Forensic Services practice in New York. He has over 17 years of experience serving as either an expert witness or consultant in an array of matters, including complex commercial litigation, fraud and financial investigations, bankruptcy matters, shareholder litigation, business and partnership disputes, post-acquisition disputes, and responses to regulatory enforcement actions or inquiries. He has testified in federal court and consulted at alternative dispute resolution (ADR) proceedings.
John's practice focuses on helping clients work through highly complex and unstructured business challenges. He advises clients on a wide range of forensic accounting matters with a focus on global disputes and investigations involving real estate assets/developments, financial instruments, private equity funds, broker/dealers, and fintech. John has led numerous high-stakes international investigations into allegations of financial crimes and has presented findings before company boards of directors, special committees, and representatives from U.S. government enforcement agencies.
Prior to joining Stout, John served as the Northeast region leader of the Litigation Consulting & Dispute Advisory practice at RSM US LLP. Prior to that, he was a Managing Consultant with LECG LLC, a global expert services and consulting firm, and previously worked in private industry as a financial analyst.
John currently serves as an officer on the board of directors of the New York Chapter of the American Society of Appraisers.