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August 19, 2018

Litigation Support Accounting Firms

Litigation Support Accounting Firms

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Compiled by Gilberto Medina, Research Director

South Florida Business & Wealth surveyed accounting firms to seek those that had the largest litigation support accounting practice groups.

SFBW presents the findings of the research in the list that follows, ranked by number of South Florida litigation support CPAs, then number of litigation support partners.

For the purposes of this list and survey, South Florida is Palm Beach, Broward and Miami-Dade counties.

1

MBAF

1450 Brickell Ave., 18th floor, Miami, FL 33131

Website: mbafcpa.com

Number of S. Fla. litigation support CPAs: 38

Number of S. Fla. litigation support partners: 16

Number of S. Fla. litigation support staff: 8

Lead litigation support partner: Antonio L. Argiz

2

Kaufman Rossin

2699 S. Bayshore Drive, Suite 300, Miami, FL 33133

Website: kaufmanrossin.com

Number of S. Fla. litigation support CPAs: 28

Number of S. Fla. litigation support partners: 15

Number of S. Fla. litigation support staff: 37

Lead litigation support partner: Michael P. Elkin

3

Berkowitz Pollack Brant Advisors and Accountants

200 S. Biscayne Blvd., Miami, FL 33131

Website: bpbcpa.com

Number of S. Fla. litigation support CPAs: 25

Number of S. Fla. litigation support partners: 5

Number of S. Fla. litigation support staff: 25

Lead litigation support partner: Richard A. Pollack

4

Cherry Bekaert LLP

2525 Ponce de Leon Blvd., Suite 1040, Coral Gables, FL 33134

Website: cbh.com

Number of S. Fla. litigation support CPAs: 15

Number of S. Fla. litigation support partners: 13

Number of S. Fla. litigation support staff: 31

Lead litigation support partner: Philip Shechter

A keen understanding of financial and business valuation issues strengthen the merits of any disputed matter, as well as the possibility of a successful resolution. From preliminary fact-finding to expert testimony, Cherry Bekaert provides assistance through all phases of litigation and settlement.
As a trusted partner to attorneys, the team of Forensic & Litigation Advisory professionals at Cherry Bekaert provides assistance to both plaintiff and defense parties and serve as court-appointed neutral experts.
Established in 1947, Cherry Bekaert has provided accounting and advisory services for more than 70 years.

5

PAAST PL

2121 Ponce de Leon Blvd., Suite 650, Coral Gables, FL 33134

Website: paast.com

Number of S. Fla. litigation support CPAs: 13

Number of S. Fla. litigation support partners: 6

Number of S. Fla. litigation support staff: 45

Lead litigation support partner: Juan Aguerrebere Jr.

6

KapilaMukamal LLP

1000 S. Federal Highway, Suite 200, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33316

Website: kapilamukamal.com

Number of S. Fla. litigation support CPAs: 13

Number of S. Fla. litigation support partners: 5

Number of S. Fla. litigation support staff: 8

Lead litigation support partners: Soneet Kapila and Barry Mukamal

7

Pinchasik Yelen Muskat Stein LLC

3225 Aviation Ave., Suite 500, Miami, FL 33133

Website: psms-cpa.com

Number of S. Fla. litigation support CPAs: 11

Number of S. Fla. litigation support partners: 8

Number of S. Fla. litigation support staff: 2

Lead litigation support partner: Robert A. Stein

8

Marcum LLP

450 E. Las Olas Blvd., 9th floor, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33301

Website: marcumllp.com

Number of S. Fla. litigation support CPAs: 11

Number of S. Fla. litigation support partners: 2

Number of S. Fla. litigation support staff: 4

Lead litigation support partners: Cecelia Garber and Marc Breslow

9

Appelrouth, Farah & Co. PA

999 Ponce de Leon Blvd., Suite 625, Coral Gables, FL 33134

Website: appelrouth.com

Number of S. Fla. litigation support CPAs: 10

Number of S. Fla. litigation support partners: 5

Number of S. Fla. litigation support staff: 20

Lead litigation support partner: Stewart Appelrouth

10 

EY

201 S. Biscayne Blvd., Miami, FL 33131

Website: ey.com

Number of S. Fla. litigation support CPAs: 9

Number of S. Fla. litigation support partners: 3

Number of S. Fla. litigation support staff: 23

Lead litigation support partner: Sergio Negreira

11

Ellrich, Neal, Smith & Stohlman PA

11025 RCA Center Drive, Suite 401, Palm Beach Gardens, FL 33410

Website: ensscpa.com

Number of S. Fla. litigation support CPAs: 8

Number of S. Fla. litigation support partners: 4

Number of S. Fla. litigation support staff: 15

Lead litigation support partner: W. David Ellrich Jr.

Ellrich, Neal, Smith and Stohlman was established in 1988.  We are a full-service CPA firm headquartered in Palm Beach Gardens with offices in downtown Miami. We offer tax planning and compliance services as well as forensic accounting and litigation support. Our litigation support practice is among the largest in South Florida. We have extensive experience in State and Federal courts both in and outside of South Florida. Our Business Valuation Group is nationally recognized as among the thought leaders in the profession.

12 

Yip Associates

2 S. Biscayne Blvd., Suite 2690, Miami, FL 33131

Website: yipcpa.com

Number of S. Fla. litigation support CPAs: 7

Number of S. Fla. litigation support partners: 4

Number of S. Fla. litigation support staff: 6

Lead litigation support partner: Maria M. Yip

13 

Fiske & Company

1000 S. Pine Island Road, Suite 440, Plantation, FL 33324

Website: fiskeco.com

Number of S. Fla. litigation support CPAs: 6

Number of S. Fla. litigation support partners: 2

Number of S. Fla. litigation support staff: 5

Lead litigation support partner: Sheri Fiske Schultz

14

CBIZ MHM LLC

1675 N. Military Trail, 5th floor, Boca Raton, FL 33486

Website: cbiz.com

Number of S. Fla. litigation support CPAs: 5

Number of S. Fla. litigation support partners: 3

Number of S. Fla. litigation support staff: 10

Lead litigation support partner: Brad McIver

15 

GlassRatner

1400 Centrepark Blvd., Suite 860, West Palm Beach, FL 33401

Website: glassratner.com

Number of S. Fla. litigation support CPAs: 5

Number of S. Fla. litigation support partners: 3

Number of S. Fla. litigation support staff: 5

Lead litigation support partner: Alan Barbee

16

Verdeja, De Armas & Trujillo LLP

225 Alhambra Circle, Suite 560, Coral Gables, FL 33134

Website: vdtcpa.com

Number of S. Fla. litigation support CPAs: 4

Number of S. Fla. litigation support partners: 4

Number of S. Fla. litigation support staff: 5

Lead litigation support partner: Eric Santa Maria

17

Kabat, Schertzer, De La Torre, Taraboulos & Co.

9300 S. Dadeland Blvd., Suite 600, Miami, FL 33156

Website: ksdt-cpa.com

Number of S. Fla. litigation support CPAs: 3

Number of S. Fla. litigation support partners: 3

Number of S. Fla. litigation support staff: 3

Lead litigation support partner: Elgin F. Polo

18 

Keefe McCollough

6550 N. Federal Highway, 4th floor, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33308

Website: kmccpa.com

Number of S. Fla. litigation support CPAs: 3

Number of S. Fla. litigation support partners: 2

Number of S. Fla. litigation support staff: 2

Lead litigation support partner: William Benson

19 

EisnerAmper LLP

1001 Brickell Bay Drive, Suite 1400, Miami, FL 33131

Website: eisneramper.com

Number of S. Fla. litigation support CPAs: 3

Number of S. Fla. litigation support partners: 1

Number of S. Fla. litigation support staff: 2

Lead litigation support partner: Andrew C. Bernstein

20 

Gerson Preston Klein Lips Eisenberg & Gelber PA

4770 Biscayne Blvd., Suite 400, Miami, FL 33137

Website: gprcpas.com

Number of S. Fla. litigation support CPAs: 2

Number of S. Fla. litigation support partners: 3

Number of S. Fla. litigation support staff: 2

Lead litigation support partner: Gary R. Gerson

21

Daszkal Bolton LLP

2401 N.W. Boca Raton Blvd., Boca Raton, FL 33431

Website: dbllp.com

Number of S. Fla. litigation support CPAs: 2

Number of S. Fla. litigation support partners: 1

Number of S. Fla. litigation support staff: 1

Lead litigation support partner: Brett Burgan

22

VMBG Accounting

9100 S. Dadeland Blvd., Suite 1500, Miami, FL 33156

Website: vmbgaccounting.com

Number of S. Fla. litigation support CPAs: 1

Number of S. Fla. litigation support partners: 1

Number of S. Fla. litigation support staff: 3

Lead litigation support partner: Caridad Vasallo

 

Sources: Firm representatives

To be considered for any SFBW list, contact Gilberto Medina at gmedina@sfbwmag.com or 954-666-0531.

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