John Shurley has practiced in Warren Averett’s Audit Division for over 30 years and previously held the role of Atlanta’s Office Managing Member. He brings to clients extensive experience in the review and preparation of audited financial statements and the development of accounting systems for various business concerns. John provides fraud and forensic investigations and litigation support services including court testimony, arbitration and mediation. Since joining the Firm in 1982, he has concentrated his efforts in audits and reviews of financial statements, as well as consulting with clients in the areas of accounting systems, cost accounting, job cost systems, inventory management, budgets, projections, financing, employee benefit plans, ESOP transactions and business financial planning. John has also represented clients in numerous mergers and acquisition transactions including the performance of due diligence procedures. John is an active University of Georgia alumnus, and he partners with the University of Georgia’s Bulldog 100 program.