David Cappellina, CPA
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Primary Practice Areas, Services & Industries
  • Investigations
  • Forensic Accounting; Internal Controls; Fraud Risk Management; Anti-bribery and Corruption
  • Financial Services; Retail; Manufacturing; Health and Life Sciences
  • BA, Government, Wesleyan University
  • MS, Public Accounting, University of Hartford

David Cappellina


Managing Director

Professional Experience

Mr. Cappellina has over 30 years of experience as a forensic accountant providing investigative, compliance and dispute advisory services to corporate clients, government agencies and individuals. He utilizes forensic accounting and interviewing techniques, data analytics, corporate intelligence, and eDiscovery tools to assist clients in mitigating legal and regulatory risks. During his career, Mr. Cappellina has also provided dispute advisory services and has performed financial statement and internal audits. In addition to his client work, Mr. Cappellina has prepared and delivered presentations on investigations, and forensic accounting to the U.S. Federal Bureau of Investigation (“FBI”), Institute of Internal Auditors, Government Agencies and Fortune 100 companies.

Prior to joining the LitCon Group, Mr. Cappellina spent most of his career working for Big Four Forensic Advisory practices. He led U.S. and cross-border investigations and compliance projects and was responsible for the development and implementation of investigative and anti-bribery and corruption-related methodologies. Mr. Cappellina also supported a U.S. government appointed independent compliance monitor and auditor for a global automotive manufacturer.

Areas of Expertise

Mr. Cappellina has experience leading high-profile global fraud and anti-bribery and corruption-related investigations and proactive compliance projects, including matters involving the U.S. Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (“FCPA”), for counsel to multinational corporations. He has presented analyses and findings on behalf of his clients to the U.S. Department of Justice (“DOJ”) and the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (“SEC”).

Mr. Cappellina has also led U.S. and international investigations involving mortgage and procurement fraud, embezzlement, misrepresentations of financial information, political corruption, and other financial improprieties. His work has assisted clients in the successful resolution of criminal and civil matters and in the enhancement of their compliance programs.

Additionally, Mr. Cappellina has supported law enforcement and regulatory agencies on matters related to alleged fraud, waste, and misconduct, including the misappropriation of public funds. Many of these engagements resulted in the criminal prosecution of both public and private citizens.

Additional Services

Anti-bribery and Corruption, Compliance, Forensic Accounting, Fraud Investigation, Internal Controls

Additional Industries

Commercial Products, Energy, Financial Services, Health and Life Sciences, Manufacturing, Retail