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Partner | CPA, CFF, CFE | Phoenix, AZ


Michael Haugen is a Partner in our Phoenix office. Applied in the context of litigation support and commercial insurance claims, Mr. Haugen is a forensic accounting expert focused on delivering clear, concise and credible opinions. He has assisted legal counsel, insurance carriers and business owners in resolving hundreds of financial damages claims involving hundreds of millions of dollars.

Mr. Haugen specializes in measuring lost profits, fraud and embezzlement investigations, lost earnings and earnings capacity analysis and wrongful death calculations. He is practiced in commercial litigation matters including contract disputes, merger and acquisition disputes and shareholder disputes. He has assisted counsel in securities fraud and criminal law matters. Mr. Haugen has measured hundreds of business interruption, extra expense, property loss and fiduciary claims for commercial property and casualty insurance carriers across the entire country.

Mr. Haugen has had the privilege of being selected as a speaker to present continuing professional education and continuing legal education classes to variety of audiences. He presents custom in-house training for insurance carriers and has taught for the Property & Liability Resource Bureau on a number of occasions. Mr. Haugen has taught for the Defense Research Institute and a number of law firm associations.

In his free time Mr. Haugen enjoys endurance sports, hiking and spending time with his family.

Sector Experience

  • Agriculture
  • Automotive Industry
  • Banking
  • Construction
  • Energy
  • Entertainment
  • Financial Institutions
  • Gaming
  • Health Care
  • Hospitality
  • Landscape
  • Manufacturing
  • Professional Services
  • Real Estate
  • Restaurants
  • Retail
  • Transportation
  • Waste Management
  • Wholesalers


  • Master of Accountancy and Information Systems – 2008
    W.P. Carey School of Business, Arizona State University
  • Bachelor of Science in Accountancy – 2007
    W.P. Carey School of Business, Arizona State University
  • Certified Public Accountant
  • Certified in Financial Forensics
  • Certified Fraud Examiner