John Drum

Vice President
John Drum



M. Accounting, The Ohio State University Fisher College of Business; B.S.B.A., finance and accounting, The Ohio State University

Summary of Experience

Mr. Drum specializes in complex financial accounting and the application of finance and accounting theory to questions arising in commercial disputes, securities, and finance litigation. His litigation work has included complicated areas of generally accepted accounting principles (GAAP), financial statement analysis, valuation, and disclosures. Mr. Drum has also provided analyses and led case teams in matters involving damages estimations, intellectual property disputes, executive stock options, proxy fights, M&A, contract disputes, and bankruptcies. He has worked with numerous clients facing US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) investigations, advising clients in support of pre-litigation negotiations and supporting expert testimony in litigation.

Mr. Drum’s expert work includes testifying at deposition, and in federal court on behalf of the US Department of Justice (DOJ) in the criminal trial of Michael Avenatti, who faced charges of stealing money intended for his clients. His work has covered a number of industries, including automotive, entertainment, software, real estate, steel, tobacco, food, energy, pharmaceuticals, retail, and financial services. Prior to joining Analysis Group, Mr. Drum was part of the accounting advisory and valuation services practices at KPMG, and he was a postgraduate technical assistant for the Financial Accounting Standards Board (FASB). He is a certified public accountant and a CFA charterholder.