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Christopher R. Donoghue

Christopher R. Donoghue – Resident Partner 2018-06-07T08:52:25+00:00

Christopher R. Donoghue

Resident Partner

  • 150 East Colorado Boulevard, Suite 220

  • Pasadena, CA 91105

  • +1 (626) 796-2200

  • +1 (626) 796-2274



For nearly the past thirty years, Mr. Donoghue has participated in thousands of insurance claim damage evaluations, business interruption claims and litigation support engagements. Mr. Donoghue has testified in both State and Federal courts regarding cases involving economic damages. Mr. Donoghue’s expertise in the fields of forensic accounting and analysis, damage assessment, and technical insurance issues is recognized by legal and technical insurance experts alike.

Mr. Donoghue is a founding partner of QLDG and a leading advisor in the valuation of property damages and business interruption for the manufacturing, energy, telecommunication, retail/wholesale and entertainment industries.

Mr. Donoghue became involved in the industry guided by his Father, a leading expert in the field of electrical and mechanical engineering, who after leaving a private-sector career, advised insurance companies on large, complex commercial insurance losses. After initially learning some technical aspects of analyzing large complex industrial losses, Mr. Donoghue entered Public Accounting with the West Coast-based Firm of Kinsel Accountancy.

After seven years, Mr. Donoghue opened the West Coast offices of Quintana & Lewis in January 1997, then going on to be a founding partner of QLDG in 2003.

Experience in the following industries:

  • Power Generation & Distribution

  • Telecommunications

  • Retail / Wholesale

  • Data Breech / Data Recovery

  • Manufacturing

  • Employee Embezzlement & Fidelity

  • Construction

  • Hospitality & Tourism

  • Professional Services

  • Product Recall / Liability

  • Film / Television / Concert

  • Prize Indemnity


  • Central Connecticut State University

  • BS in Accounting / Minor in Finance – 1989

Lines of Service

  • Business Interruption

  • Litigation Support

  • Construction & Fidelity

  • Bonds Financial

  • Condition Analysis

  • Investigative Accounting

  • Expert Witness

  • Testimony Inventory/Stock

  • Losses Environmental

  • Cleanup Property Damag


  • Certified Public Accountant (CPA)

  • American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA) – Member

  • California State Board of Accountancy – Member

  • Association of Certified Fraud Examiners (ACFE) – Member