Areas of Expertise

  • Construction Litigation
  • Damages & Lost Profit Analysis
  • Data Breach
  • Forensic Accounting
  • Fraud Investigation
  • Intellectual Property
  • Internal Investigations
  • Litigation Support
  • PII Damages Analysis 
  • Ponzi Schemes
  • Valuation
  • White Collar Crime

Industries

  • Construction
  • Government
  • Logistics / Wholesale
  • Manufacturing
  • Retail

Education

  • BA University of California

Experience

  • 5 Years with Firm
  • 20 Years of Relevant Experience

Kelley Gastineau joined GlassRatner (now doing business as B. Riley Advisory Services) in 2016. Her professional background and experience includes consulting with both public and private companies, government agencies and individuals on a variety of litigation and financial matters. Ms. Gastineau has 20+ years of experience performing this work for both plaintiffs and defendants over a variety of industries including:

  • Finance/banking
  • Hi-tech / Telecom
  • Biotechnology
  • Construction
  • Real estate
  • Apparel
  • Entertainment

Ms. Gastineau's business and commercial litigation and consulting experience includes:

  • Lost profits and commercial damages analysis
  • Fraud investigations
  • Ponzi scheme analysis
  • Asset tracing
  • Shareholder and partnership disputes
  • Assessment of accounting and contract compliance
  • Conducting late fee studies
  • Quantifying business interruption losses
  • Conducting royalty audits
  • Performing business valuations
  • Intellectual property damages analysis

In addition, Ms. Gastineau has experience quantifying labor and employment damages, specifically, economic damages in wrongful termination cases. Her experience includes the analysis of alleged wage and hour claims, calculations of alleged lost employee stock options and company benefits, conducting research on labor and employment statistics, constructing analytical databases from human resource and payroll data and modeling a company's promotional process.

Prior to joining the firm, Ms. Gastineau held a senior management position at Nathan Associates Inc., an economic consulting firm, was a forensic advisory services manager at Deloitte and a dispute analysis and investigations consultant at PricewaterhouseCoopers.

Ms. Gastineau attended University of California, Irvine, earning a degree in Criminology, Law and Society. In 2019 and 2020, Ms. Gastineau was selected as one of the Most Influential Women in Accounting by the Los Angeles Business Journal. In her free time, she enjoys hiking, reading and yoga. She is an elected member of the Newport Mesa Unified School District School Site Council and she volunteers her time as a Family Faith Coordinator at Our Lady Queen of Angels Catholic church.

B. Riley Advisory Services works with lenders, law firms, private equity sponsors and companies of all types. Our Advisory Services are a unique mix of Valuation and Appraisal Services including asset-based lending (ABL) Valuations; Restructuring and Turnaround Management; Forensic Accounting and Litigation Support; Operations Management; Compliance, Risk & Resilience Services; and Transaction Support Services including Due Diligence and Quality of Earnings Reviews. B. Riley Advisory Services is the trade name for GlassRatner Advisory & Capital Group, LLC, Great American Group Advisory & Valuation Services, LLC, Great American Group Machinery & Equipment, LLC, and Great American Group Intellectual Property, LLC.