Michael Kupka Director, Crisis & Disputes Practice Leader

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Michael possesses over 20 years of forensic and public accounting experience with a specialty in complex business, commercial, criminal and multi-party matters, including contractual disputes, insurance claims, internal investigations and risk assessments, bankruptcies, ownership disputes, fraud examinations, internal controls, white-collar criminal defense, business valuations, matrimonial matters, post-acquisition disputes, and reconstruction of records.

He has been involved in engagements for clients ranging from Fortune 500 companies to small, entrepreneurial businesses in a variety of industries.

Michael assists business owners and the legal community by performing investigations and forensic accounting analyses, submitting affidavits, preparing and rebutting expert reports, and offering expert testimony.

Michael received his Bachelor of Business Administration in Accounting from the Schulich School of Business, York University.

Industry Expertise

Advertising
Automotive/Aviation
Construction
Consumer Products
Education
Energy and Utilities
Entertainment
Financial Services

Healthcare
Manufacturing and Distribution
Not-for-Profit Organizations
Professional Services (Legal & Accounting)
Real Estate and Mortgage Lending
Restaurants and Hospitality Staffing and Human Resources
Technology

Service Specialties

Investigations – Crisis Disputes
Economic Damages
Valuations
Matrimonial Disputes
Post-Acquisition Disputes
Insurance Claims

Internal Controls – Fraud Risk Assessments
Due Diligence
Criminal Action
Fraud Investigations

License & Certifications

Certified Public Accountant – New York (CPA)
Accredited in Business Valuation and Financial Forensics (ABV/CFF)

Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE)
Certified Valuation Analyst (CVA)

Memberships

American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA)
Association of Certified Fraud Examiners (ACFE)

National Association of Certified Valuators and Analysts (NACVA)
Association of Insolvency and Restructuring Advisory (AIRA)