Chris Rainey, CPA, CFE, CVA, ABV, CFF

Employment

 

Current:         Chris Rainey & Associates, APC

Public Accounting and Litigation Consulting

November 1981 - Present

 

Prior    :          U.S. Department of the Treasury/Internal Revenue Service

Internal Revenue Agent

March 1974 - November 1981

 

Certifications

 

Certified Public Accountant, 1979

Certified Fraud Examiner, 1995

Certified Valuation Analyst, 1997

Accredited in Business Valuation, 2007

Certified in Financial Forensics, 2008

Education

 

College:         University of New Orleans

Bachelor of Arts, 1972

 

 

 

Experience

 

Expert Witness:

  • Estate & Gift Taxation/ Successions - La. Dist. Ct.

  • Income Taxation/ Divorce - La. Dist. Ct.

  • Income for Child/Spousal Support - La. Dist. Ct.

  • Business Valuation - La. Dist Ct.

  • Pension Plan Valuation - La. Dist. Ct.

 

Teaching:

  • University of Southwestern Louisiana :

          Special Lecturer - Accounting Principles, 1981

  • U.S. Department of the Treasury/Internal Revenue Service

          Classroom Instructor - Federal Tax Law, 1979 - 1981

 

Speaker:

  • "Selecting and Using Business Valuation Experts"

Lafayette Parish Bar Association CLE, December 8, 2000

 

  • "Business Valuation Experts"

4th Annual Diocese of Lafayette Estate Planning Seminar, November 29, 2001

 

  • "Partition of Retirement Accounts"

Lafayette Parish Bar Association CLE, December 16, 2003

 

  • "How to Safeguard your Practice"

           Lafayette Parish Bar Association CLE, December 28, 2010

 

  • "Valuation Issues in Partitioning Former Community Enterprises"

            Lafayette Parish Bar Association CLE, December 22, 2011

 

 

 

Professional Organizations

 

  • American Institute of Certified Public Accountants

 

  • Society of Louisiana Certified Public Accountants

 Past Chairman, Louisiana Taxation Committee

 

  • Association of Certified Fraud Examiners

Past President, Acadiana Chapter

 

  • National Association of Certified Valuation Analysts