A recognized expert on insurance and insurance claims stemming from catastrophic events, employee dishonesty, business disputes, and third party defalcation. Through a combination of experience Mr. Steffens has served for litigation support for Hanover, A-I Marine, Fireman’s Fund, the Hartford, St. Paul Travelers and Allstate Insurance Companies. Additionally, based on his work has assisted the U.S. District Attorney, as well as local and state prosecution efforts.
Starting in 1997 his work began as bookkeeper for a DWS –a mid sized accounting firm. Upon completion of his accountancy education Mr. Steffens was offered a full time staff accountants position in the corporate auditing and internal controls division. Within this position, he was responsible for the implementation of new software and conversion of accounting systems. Additionally, his work was key in detailed certification audits for non-profit entities, private interest groups and corporations in the NYC and surrounding areas.
Recruited by T.D. Davidson CPA, P.C., Mr. Steffens duties immediately began by being assigned insurance claim audits that occurred in the wake of the 9-11 attacks. Being supervised directly from the senior partner, Adam utilized this excellent education and quickly grew proficient in the area of forensic analysis and was given the opportunity to plan, conduct and conclude audit assignments within a short period of employ.
Utilizing the experience gained by T.D. Davidson CPA, P.C. A. Steffens & Associates was founded, a firm specialized in providing loss prevention and compliance audits to international and national corporations. Over the past five years, ASA (today as NYIAA) has developed its clientele by using modern techniques and methodologies to shorten reporting time and increase overall accuracy.
Furthermore, Mr. Steffens has utilized his career as a tool for educating both colleagues and students. Inasmuch, his knowledge is part of educational seminars for Independent Adjusters and is used in professional papers. Authoring works include "The Handbook Addendum", "The Financial Reconstruction" and "Safeguard - Corporate Countermeasures to Employee Dishonesty"