David Connelly



David Connelly


626 Wilshire Boulevard, Suite 900 Los Angeles, CA 90017

Member Details


Financial Litigation

Law Firm

Freeman & Mills

Area of Practice

Accountings Pursuant to Contract, Fraud



Professional Affiliations

American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, the California Society of Certified Public Accountants, the American Bar Association, and the Los Angeles County Bar Association.


J.D. - Willamette University College of Law, Salem OR; B.A. - University of Oregon, Eugene OR


Downtown Los Angeles


David Connelly is an attorney and Certified Public Accountant with more than 30 years of collective financial investigation, audit and legal experience. For the past 20 years, he has specialized in complex forensic financial investigations and damages analysis, and his combined accounting and legal expertise provides him with a cohesive perspective of financial litigation issues, and a particular insight into effective forensic investigation methodologies and contract accounting issues.

David has substantial experience in all phases of litigation, serving as a testifying expert in federal and state court, an internal consultant for international, regional and local law firms on various financial litigation issues involving discovery, data analysis, substantiation and/or critique of financial opinions, and damages analysis, and as a court appointed accounting referee/neutral.

David’s litigation engagements have ranged in size from global investigations and substantial federal litigation matters to local individual disputes, and covered a wide range of financial disputes, including matters involving fraud, misappropriation, breach of contract and fiduciary duty, corporate and partnership disputes, intellectual property, accountings pursuant to contract, earn-out and other post-acquisition provisions, antitrust, bankruptcy, international trade, contingent participation interests in film and television, royalties, and other business matters.