Peter Davis

Senior Managing Director,
J.S. Held LLC

Contact Details

Senior Managing Director,
J.S. Held LLC
2700 N Central Avenue
Phoenix, AZ 85004
United States

Years of Experience

21 - 30

Professional Bio

Managing Director Peter S. Davis has nearly 20 years of experience in complex receiverships, forensic accounting, fraud detection, bankruptcy matters, valuations and damages. Mr. Davis has served as Receiver in regulatory matters brought by the SEC, FTC, Arizona Corporation Commission, the Arizona State Board of Education, as well as lenders and shareholders. His areas of expertise include understanding and interpreting complex financial data, fraud detection and deterrence, and determina¬tion of damages. Mr. Davis is conversant in German and has consulted for companies in the U.S., Germany and Japan.

Company Description

J.S. Held is a global consulting firm providing technical, scientific, and financial expertise across all assets and value at risk. Our professionals serve as trusted advisors to organizations facing high-stakes events demanding urgent attention, staunch integrity, clear-cut analysis, and an understanding of both tangible and intangible assets.

Number of Times Appointed a Receiver


Lead Roles in Federal Receiverships

  • Receiver

Other Roles in Federal Receiverships

  • Accountant on Principal Accountant's Team

Receivership Experience in these USDC Courts

  • Arizona
  • New York Eastern
  • New York Southern

Receivership Experience with these Agencies

  • Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation
  • Federal Trade Commision
  • Securities and Exchange Commission

Sizes of Federal Equity Receiverships

  • $ 1 - $10 Million
  • $10 - $25 Million
  • $25 Million +

Federal Equity Receivership Cases on which I have Worked

  • 1. Federal Trade Commission v Money Now Funding LLC, et al.; CV-13-01583-PHX-ROS; United States District Court, District of Arizona 2. Federal Trade Commission v National Card Monitor LLC, et al.; CV-12-2521-PHX-JAT United States District Court, District of Arizona 3. Federal Trade Commission v ELH Consulting, LLC; CV 12-02246-PHX-FJM; United States District Court, District of Arizona 4. Securities and Exchange Commission v Berger, et al.; 12-CV-4728 (LDW-ARL); United States District Court, Eastern District of New York 5. Securities and Exchange Commission v McMillan; CV 06-0951-PCG-SMM; United States District Court, District of Arizona 6. Securities and Exchange Commission v Poirier, et al.; 96-02243-PHX-EHC; United States District Court, District of Arizona

Roles in Other (Non-Federal) Equity Receiverships

  • Accountant to State Court Appointed Receiver
  • Consultant
  • Creditor Appointed Receiver
  • State Court Appointed Receiver

Industry Specialties

  • Capital Management
  • Fiduciary Management
  • Finance
  • Real Estate

Types of Services or Products Your Company Provides

  • Consultant: Financial
  • Forensic Accounting
  • Insolvency Restructure

Professional Certifications

  • Mr. Davis is a Certified Public Accountant, Accredited in Business Valuation, Certified in Financial Forensics, a Certified Insolvency and Restructuring Advisor, a Certified Turnaround Professional, and a Certified Fraud Examiner.


Mr. Davis received his Bachelor of Science in Accounting from Loyola Marymount University and his Master of Business Administration from Arizona State University.

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