Jeff Litvak is a senior managing director in the FTI Consulting forensic and litigation segment and is based in Chicago. Mr Litvak is a certified public accountant (CPA), accredited in business valuation (ABV), an accredited senior appraiser (ASA) in business valuation, and certified in financial forensics (CFF). Mr Litvak specialises in forensic accounting investigations and valuation matters, assessment of economic damages, analysis of lost profits and unity of interest/separateness matters. Mr Litvak is one of FTI Consulting’s national product leaders in merger and acquisition disputes, and was previously designated as co-chair of the AICPA task force on merger and acquisition disputes, where he received the 2009 AICPA Award for Volunteer of the Year for his achievements. In 2010, Mr Litvak was appointed to the AICPA’s executive committee for the forensic and valuation section, and he was a member of the bankruptcy and insolvency task force. This task force has focused on restructuring challenges and bankruptcy and solvency disputes. The taskforce has issued two practice aids in 2016.
Mr Litvak has experience in a cross-section of industries such as insurance, real estate, manufacturing, wholesaling, construction, high-tech, automotive, financial services, healthcare and pharmaceutical. His extensive experience in accounting and auditing, market penetration analysis, and corporate finance provide a strong background for analysing damages in many types of business litigation. He has worked on significant matters for the United States Department of Justice and Internal Revenue Service on valuation and other corporate finance matters.
Mr Litvak has provided expert opinions in federal, state, and municipal courts throughout the United States on matters involving post-acquisition disputes, breach of contract damages, employee termination, lender liability, healthcare fraud and abuse, antitrust, lost profits, and destruction of business within the financial services, internet and healthcare industries.
WWL says: Jeff Litvak is "quite superb", praised for the quality of his expertise in relation to M&A disputes and bankruptcies.
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