Umair Nadeem is a Partner based in FRA’s Dallas office and has over 15 years of forensic accounting experience. He specializes in providing consulting and investigative services to private equity firms, external and in-house counsel, audit committees, company management and government entities regarding issues of compliance and regulation, fraud and misconduct, regulatory enforcement actions, and the assessment of financial and legal risks relative to fraud and poor internal controls.

Umair has extensive experience in assisting global organizations to develop and enhance corporate compliance programs, conducting small and large scale investigations, as well as leading corporate monitorships, involving allegations of bribery and corruption, potential violations of the US Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA), financial statement fraud, embezzlement, asset misappropriation and waste/abuse. Umair also has an established track record of managing large scale teams, including across borders, to assist clients in effectively resolving their investigative and compliance matters. 

Umair recently led teams providing forensic accounting support on criminal defence matters involving allegations of sanctions violations perpetrated by an executive of a global company based in the Middle East, as well as a US-based Real Estate Investment Trust alleged to be operating as a Ponzi scheme. Currently, Umair is providing forensic accounting support on a DOJ/SEC compliance monitorship of a global financial institution.

Prior to joining FRA, Umair was a Director in KPMG’s Forensic practice where he led the firms Forensic in the Audit service line for the southwest region. While at KPMG, Umair worked on some of the firms highest profile matters including leading a nationwide team of forensic professionals to provide investigative support to BP in relation to the Deepwater Horizon oil spill.  

Umair holds a Bachelor of Business Administration in Finance from the University of Texas – McCombs School of Business. He is a Certified Fraud Examiner, a member of the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners and the Society of Corporate Compliance and Ethics.

Authority experience

Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC)
Public Company Accounting Oversight Board (PCAOB)
US Department of Justice (DOJ)
US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC)
Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI)
New York State Department of Financial Services (NYDFS)

Awards & Recognition

2024, Band 2, Forensic Accountants USA - Nationwide, Chambers and Partners Litigation Support


Certified Fraud Examiner



News and insights


FRA Achieves Top Rank in Chambers Litigation Support 2024


Umair Nadeem Promoted to Firm Partner


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