Sareena Sawhney is based out of New York City and is a Principal in Withum's Forensic and Valuation Services group. She specializes in complex fraud investigations, forensic accounting, and white-collar defense matters as well as services related to commercial litigation and professional liability matters. Her experience includes conducting fraud and white-collar investigations, calculating commercial damages, shareholder disputes and bankruptcy fraud analyses for mid-size to Fortune 500 companies. She has also assisted counsel and insurance companies in refuting claims related to E&O and D&O liability matters. Sareena has served as testifying expert witness and worked with counsel to develop case studies, depositions and reports and exhibits for trial. Throughout her career, she has lectured and published articles on various forensic, white-collar and litigation support topics.
Sareena was awarded as one of the most Notable Women in Accounting & Consulting by Crains Magazine in 2020 and 2019. Sareena is a Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialist (CAMS), Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE) and Master Analyst in Financial Forensics (MAFF). She is also a member of the National Association of Certified Valuation Analysts (NACVA), Association of Anti-Money Laundering Specialists (ACAMS), Association of Certified Fraud Examiners (ACFE) and Financial Women's Association.
Sareena earned her BA in Economics at Stony Brook University and her Masters in Business Administration in Finance at Loyola University New Orleans.
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