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Clay Kniepmann | Anders CPA

Clay M. Kniepmann, JD, CPA/CFF/ABV, CFE

Forensic, Valuation and Litigation Principal
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  • Forensic Accounting/Fraud/White Collar Crime Investigations
  • Litigation/Arbitration Services
  • Expert Witness Reports
  • Economic Damage Measurement
  • Anti-Corruption and Fraud Risk Management
  • Merger and Acquisition Disputes
  • Data Analytics
  • Business Valuation

Professional Profile

As a forensic, valuation and litigation principal 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.

Joined the firm in 2019

Education & Certifications

  • Licensed Attorney in Illinois (Voluntary Inactive Status)
  • CFE (Certified Fraud Examiner), awarded by ACFE
  • CFF (Certified in Financial Forensics), awarded by AICPA
  • J.D., Northern Illinois University School of Law, DeKalb, IL
  • Certified Public Accountant (CPA), State of Illinois
  • Certified Public Accountant (CPA), State of Missouri
  • B.S., Accounting, Northern Illinois University, DeKalb, IL
  • ABV (Accredited in Business Valuation), awarded by AICPA

Professional Organizations

  • American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA)
  • AICPA Forensic and Litigation Services Fraud Task Force Member
  • CFF Champion (State of Missouri)
  • Missouri Society of Certified Public Accountants (MOCPA)
  • Association of Certified Fraud Examiners (ACFE)
  • Board of Directors: ACFE Greater St. Louis Area Chapter


Outdoors | Coaching | Chess

Favorite Movie:

Catch Me If You Can

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