Jeff Johnston

BDO Consulting Managing Director


BDO Minneapolis Office



Executive Summary

Jeffrey Johnston is a Managing Director of Litigation Consulting, and Forensic and Valuation Services at BDO Consulting.  He has over 25 years of experience providing litigation consulting, forensic accounting, valuation, insurance claim consulting, and bankruptcy and restructuring services.  Jeffrey is a Certified Public Accountant and is Certified in Financial Forensics and Accredited in Business Valuation by the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants.

Jeffrey has testified as an expert witness in court, arbitration and depositions.  He has advised companies and counsel with respect to business, accounting, financial and economic issues related to business disputes.  He also has extensive experience conducting complex damage studies involving lost profits, business valuations and cost claims in numerous industries.  Prior to joining BDO, Jeffrey was a Director in a litigation consulting firm, a Manager in the finance and economic consulting practice of an international accounting firm and a Chief Financial Officer of a private investment firm where he had experience with acquisition analysis, financing, workouts, bankruptcy, and commercial litigation.

Professional Affiliations

Minnesota Society of Certified Public Accountants
American Institute of Certified Public Accountants
Minnesota State Bar Association


J.D., LLM, William Mitchell College of Law
B.S., Accounting, University of Minnesota – Carlson School of Management