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Grassi & Co. Welcomes Sareena Malik Sawhney as Principal of Fraud, Forensic and Litigation Support team

New York, NY, June 12, 2018 – Grassi & Co. is proud to welcome Sareena Malik Sawhney as a Principal in Grassi & Co.'s Fraud, Forensic and Litigation Support Group based in their Manhattan offices on Madison Avenue. Ms. Sawhney will focus on providing services in the areas of complex fraud investigations, forensic accounting examinations, and services related to commercial litigation and damage analyses.  
 
Prior to joining Grassi & Co., Ms. Sawhney worked at Marks Paneth LLP and a Big Four consulting firm with a focus on fraud and forensic investigations, breach of contract damage issues, and various bankruptcy fraud matters.  Examples of cases she has worked on include assisting attorneys representing a Fortune 500 company in a case involving allegations of fraud, misrepresentation of financial statements and criminal activity of certain individual employees.  She has also assisted attorneys in reviewing certain alleged fraudulent transactions in which she had to report her findings to the Audit Committee.  Ms. Sawhney has also been involved in a number of arbitration proceedings involving shareholder disputes and breach of contract matters. 
 
“Sareena's areas of expertise make her a true asset to Grassi & Co.,” said Managing Partner and CEO Louis C. Grassi, CPA, CFE. “We have an extremely strong New York City presence and I am more confident than ever that by expanding our talent pool with great additions like Sareena, we will be better able to serve our clients and be more impactful in this space.”  
 
Ms. Sawhney has earned the designation of Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE) where she is a member of the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners (ACFE).  Ms. Sawhney has also earned the designations of Master Analyst in Financial Forensics (MAFF) and was recently certified as an Anti-Money Laundering Specialist (CAMS).  She is a member of the National Association of Certified Valuation Analysts (NACVA), the Association of Anti-Money Laundering Specialists (ACAMS), and the Financial Women's Association. 
 
Ms. Sawhney holds a Masters in Business Administration in Finance from Loyola University in New Orleans.

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About Grassi & Co.: Grassi & Co., the 70th largest accounting firm in the U.S., is a premier professional service organization specializing in auditing, tax, technology, and business consulting services. Grassi & Co. has offices in New York City, Long Island, White Plains, NY, and Park Ridge, NJ as well as internationally through its association with Moore Stephens International. Grassi & Co. specializes in professional services for the Not-for-Profit, Construction, Architecture & Engineering, Financial Services, Private Equity, Life Sciences, Manufacturing & Distribution, Retail, Technology, Media & Telecommunication, Transportation, Energy & Natural Resources, and Healthcare industries, among others.