Clay M. Kniepmann's Professional Profile

As a manager in the Forensic and Litigation Services Group at Anders, Clay brings extensive experience in forensic accounting, fraud investigation, and litigation services. Because fraud, disputes, and litigation can occur in any organization, Clay has had the opportunity to work with clients across a wide range of industries, both domestically and internationally.  He enjoys “putting the puzzle together”, understanding the backstory, and helping his clients solve unique challenges. He strives to explain complex financial issues in an easy-to-understand manner. Clay’s passion for his work translates into his teaching style as an adjunct professor at Lindenwood University, teaching an MBA level course on fraud examination and forensic accounting.

Firm Info

  • Joined in 2019


Education & Certification

  • B.S., Accounting, Northern Illinois University, DeKalb, Illinois
  • J.D., Northern Illinois University School of Law, DeKalb, Illinois
  • Certified Public Accountant, State of Illinois
  • Licensed Attorney in Illinois (Voluntary Inactive Status)
  • CFE (Certified Fraud Examiner), awarded by ACFE

Professional Organizations

  • American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA)
  • Missouri Society of Certified Public Accountants (MOCPA)
  • Association of Certified Fraud Examiners (ACFE)


  • Hot Topics in Forensic Accounting
    • MOCPA Fraud & Forensic Accounting Conference, November 2019