Partners & Principals

Mark S. Warshavsky

Mark S. Warshavsky is the Partner-in-Charge of the firm’s Business Valuation and Litigation Services Group, one of the largest in the New York metropolitan area, with certified business valuation professionals and a team of forensic accountants. He has multiple credentials in the fields of business valuations and forensic accounting, and is a licensed New York State private investigator. Mr. Warshavsky is also a member of the firm’s three-person Executive Committee.

Mr. Warshavsky has been retained by businesses, law firms, financial institutions, insurance companies and individuals to provide services in diverse areas of business valuations and forensic accounting, including complex litigation assignments.  He has served as an expert witness and consultant in both state and federal courts, as well as in arbitration cases.  He has been selected as a court appointed neutral expert and arbitrator, and is approved to accept appointments as an accountant and business appraiser in several counties of New York State pursuant to NYS Part 36 of the Rules of the Chief Judge.

His engagements have included cases involving lost profits and commercial damage modeling, shareholder and partnership disputes, contract litigation, marital dissolutions, fraud investigations, business bankruptcy, estate litigation, and gift and estate tax filings. Mr. Warshavsky was a featured guest on WNYW-TV Fox 5’s Good Day New York discussing “Tips on Uncovering Hidden Assets During a Divorce.”

Mr. Warshavsky is an active member of several professional organizations within his discipline, including serving as a past Chairman of the Business Valuation Committee for the New York State Society of CPAs.  He also serves on the editorial advisory board of several national journals, for which he peer reviews articles submitted for publication in the areas of business valuation, forensic accounting, litigation support and expert witness services.   He is a contributing author of the book Financial Forensics Body of Knowledge, published by Wiley in 2012.  Mr. Warshavsky was a finalist for the Thomas R. Porter Lifetime Achievement Award, sponsored by the National Association of Certified Valuators and Analysts (NACVA).  This award is presented to an individual who demonstrates exemplary character and leadership in their profession and community.  Mr. Warshavsky was awarded The CPA Journal’s 2013 Max Block Award for outstanding article, in the category of Informed Comment, for his article “The Role of the Forensic Accountant in Litigation Cases,” published in the journal’s June 2013 issue.

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Practice Areas

  • Bankruptcy/Insolvency
  • Business Valuations
  • Expert Witness Testimony
  • Forensic Accounting
  • Litigation Support
  • Matrimonial Matters

Published Articles

Why Attorneys Use Forensic Accountants in Litigation Cases
The Forensic Accountant’s Role in Litigation
Analyzing Earnings Quality as a Financial Forensics Tool
Applying Benfords Law in Financial Forensic Investigations