John Barrett

, Director


John Barrett


  • Commercial Litigation
  • Professional Standards for Accountants
  • Special Accountings
  • Forensic Accounting Investigations
  • Fraud Investigations
  • Economic Damages


  • Certified Public Accountant (CPA)
  • Certified in Financial Forensics (CFF)
  • Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE)
  • California State University, Sacramento: BS


  • American Institute of Certified Public Accountants
  • California Society of Certified Public Accountants
  • Association of Certified Fraud Examiners
  • Sacramento Valley Bankruptcy Forum
  • California Receivers Forum

John Barrett is a Director in the Forensic, Litigation and Valuation Services Group, with 20 years of experience. He provides consulting and forensic accounting services and specializes in professional standards applicable to CPAs and commercial litigation matters. He has testified as an expert witness in court as well as at arbitration hearings. John’s forensic accounting and consulting experience spans a wide variety of areas, including accounting malpractice, fraud investigations, partnership disputes, special accountings, internal control evaluations and damage analyses.

Prior to joining EisnerAmper, John was a Principal in a Northern California-based CPA firm, specializing in forensic accounting and forensic technology services. His background includes serving as a Senior Vice President at a large regional public accounting firm, where he provided attestation and consulting services for public and private companies in a variety of service-related industries. John specialized in finance companies (community banks, mortgage banks, investment companies and other lenders), and served clients in the health care, food services, retail sales, and transportation sectors.

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