As a forensic accountant, Jim McCurley relishes the variety of his work.

Every engagement is interesting, with different types of data and unique personalities to navigate. Clients value Jim’s ability to explain complex financial analysis in a way that makes sense to each client, insured, judge or jury.

Jim has worked extensively with insurance companies and attorneys providing quantification of economic damages and litigation support services. Working on behalf of insurers, Jim’s independent analysis measures damages in direct first party losses, including business interruption, property loss and other associated losses. He is often engaged by attorneys to evaluate damages in personal injury and other commercial disputes.

Jim has also worked on behalf of the California Attorney General’s Office to quantify damages in claims filed against the State.

James W. McCurley


Bachelor of Science – Accounting, Rutgers University, New Brunswick, New Jersey, 1985

Professional Credentials

Certified Public Accountant, California
Member, American Association of Certified Public Accountants
Member, California Society of Certified Public Accountants

Professional History

2018 – Present Baker Tilly Virchow Krause, Sacramento, California

1997 – 2018 RGL Forensics, Sacramento, California

1993 – 1996 Campos & Stratis, Sacramento, California

1987 – 1992 Campos & Stratis, San Francisco, California

1986 – 1987 Johnson, Young & O'Fria, CPAs

Court Experience

Mr. McCurley has been designated as an expert witness in California Superior and Federal Court.  He has provided expert testimony at depositions, trials and arbitration hearings throughout Northern California.