Paul F. Charnetzki

Principal, Virginia

(312) 479-8473


Financial Services; Securities, Valuation and General Damages


M.S., Industrial Administration, Accounting Fellow, from Carnegie Mellon University; AB, Medieval History, Magna Cum Laude, from Harvard College

Paul Charnetzki is a CPA with an MBA from Carnegie Mellon University, and an AB magna cum laude from Harvard. In 1977, he joined Arthur Andersen Chicago, becoming a partner in 1989. In 2002, he was a founding member of Huron Consulting Group. He has been a partner at Grant Thornton and a managing director at Natoma Consulting. Charnetzki’s litigation and consulting experience focuses on telecommunications, public utilities, financial instruments, white-collar crime, forensic accounting, valuation issues, and commercial damages. He has worked internationally, including engagements in Kuwait, Poland, Australia, and Bolivia. He has testified in U.S. Federal Court, Bankruptcy Court, Illinois state court, and before arbitration panels. Charnetzki’s clients include the Plurinational State of Bolivia, AT&T, Goldman Sachs, the United States Attorney, Telstra, CIBC, major oil firms, and major accounting firms.



  • Certified Public Accountant
  • American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, Member

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