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SHAWNA B. AMARNANI

Shawna B. Amarnani, CPA, CIRA, CFE is a Director at Yip Associates and has more than ten (10) years of experience specializing in bankruptcy consulting, receiverships, forensic investigations and litigation support. Ms. Amarnani is a Florida certified public accountant (CPA), certified insolvency and restructuring advisor (CIRA) and certified fraud examiner (CFE). She has provided services to the Federal Bureau of Investigation, Federal Trade Commission, United States Attorneys’ Offices, Securities and Exchange Commission, bankruptcy trustees and other fiduciaries.

Prior to joining Yip Associates, Ms. Amarnani was as a Principal at KapilaMukamal LLP, a boutique forensic accounting firm where she specialized in bankruptcy matters, fraud investigations including receiverships and litigation support services. Prior to working at KapilaMukamal, Ms. Amarnani worked as an auditor at KPMG.

Ms. Amarnani was recognized as an American Bankruptcy Institute “40 Under 40” honoree in 2018 which identifies the top national insolvency industry professionals. She was also previously awarded an Excellence Award by the International Women’s Insolvency and Restructuring Confederation (IWIRC) Florida chapter.

Practice Areas:
Bankruptcy, Chapter 7 & Chapter 11
Receiverships
Assignment for the Benefit of the Creditors
Ponzi Scheme Investigations
Financial Fraud Investigations
Tracing of Funds
Asset Recovery
Fraudulent Transfers
Economic Damages
Shareholder & Partnership Disputes

Professional Affiliations:
Association of Certified Fraud Examiners
Association of Insolvency and Restructuring Advisors
International Women’s Insolvency & Restructuring Confederation
American Bankruptcy Institute
American Institute of Certified Public Accountants
Florida Institute of Certified Public Accountants

Certifications:
Certified Public Accountant – State of Florida
Certified Insolvency and Restructuring Advisor
Certified Fraud Examiner

Education:
Florida State University
     Bachelor of Science, Major in Accounting
     Bachelor of Science, Major in Finance

Contact Information:
Direct:  561-325-6953
Fax:  1-888-632-2672
E-mail:  samarnani@yipcpa.com