Jeff Litvak is a Senior Managing Director in the FTI Consulting Forensic and Litigation Consulting 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 is Certified in Financial Forensics (CFF). Mr. Litvak specializes in forensic accounting investigations and valuation matters, assessment of economic damages, analysis of lost profits and unity of interest/separateness matters. Mr. Litvak is FTI Consulting’s National Product Leader in merger and acquisition disputes, and was recently designated as co-chair of the AICPA Task Force on merger & 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 will co-chair the Bankruptcy and Insolvency Task Force. This task force will focus on restructuring challenges and bankruptcy and solvency disputes.
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 analyzing 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. Lastly, Mr. Litvak and others from FTI Consulting were asked to teach valuation and damages applications of mergers and acquisitions to members of the Chinese Appraisal Society, who made a special trip to the United States to gain perspective on performing valuation work in the United States.
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.