Senior Managing Director

Michael P. Emmert is a Senior Managing Director at Ankura, based in Chicago. He has over 42 years of experience assisting clients and counsel with the accounting, damages, financial, and business aspects of complex litigation. He has been qualified as an expert and provided many expert witness testimonies in federal and state courts, arbitrations (international and domestic), and regulatory hearings. His experience includes many disputes litigating billions of dollars of financial claims. Mike has deep experience in the public utility, construction, extractive, transportation, food and beverage (class action defense), and insurance industries.

Michael’s previous roles include Managing Director-Navigant Consulting, Inc., Senior Managing Director and Executive Vice President-Mesirow Financial Consulting, Director- LECG LLC, Partner and Global Managing Partner, Disputes & Investigative Services-Ernst & Young, LLP, Partner- Peterson Consulting Limited Partnership, and Senior Auditor- Arthur Andersen & Co..

Michael received his BS from Illinois State University and is affiliated with the following:

American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, Member

Illinois CPA Society, Member

Vanderbilt University Master’s in Accountancy Advisory Board, Member

Illinois State University College of Business Advisory Committee, Member

Economic Club of Chicago, Member

American Bar Association, Assoc. Member