Michael Pakter

Michael Pakter - Gould & Pakter Associates, LLC

Michael Pakter
Gould & Pakter Associates, LLC
400 West Erie Street Suite 180
Chicago, IL 60654

(312) 229-1720


Michael Pakter
Gould & Pakter Associates, LLC

Expert Profile

(312) 229-1720

Mr. Pakter focuses on financial analysis, forensic accounting, economic damages, valuation issues and investigations.  He has experience in financial forensics, lost profits, business interruption, earn-outs, analyzing financial transactions and balances, Court-ordered accounting, bankruptcy core proceedings and reconstructing incomplete, misstated and/or falsified financial information.

Mr. Pakter provides consulting and litigation support services to trial lawyers, trustees, examiners, receivers, business owners and managers and units of federal, state and local government.  Many of his engagements combine financial analysis, damages determination, valuation methods, tracing procedures and/or other applications of financial forensics to assist in resolving complex commercial litigation and business disputes.

Mr. Pakter has more than forty years’ experience in accounting, financial analysis, financial forensics, business economics, fraud examinations and investigations in diverse engagements and numerous industries, including more than fifteen years’ experience in economic damages and business valuations.  He has participated in public hearings and alternative dispute resolutions, submitted expert reports in several jurisdictions and testified in arbitrations, regulatory proceedings and State, Federal and Bankruptcy Courts.

Mr. Pakter is a Managing Member of Gould & Pakter Associates, LLC.  Gould & Pakter Associates, LLC:

·         Provides financial forensics, commercial litigation services, internal investigations and financial analysis of disputes.
·         Calculates lost profits, economic damages, business interruption claims and earn-outs.
·         Values closely held businesses for shareholder litigation, family law services, estate and gift tax compliance and bankruptcy and business litigation.
·         Traces undisclosed assets, analyzes financial transactions/balances, determines sources of funds used to acquire assets and reconstructs falsified/incomplete financial information.
·         Maintains membership in the Forensic and Valuation Services Section of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants.
·         Affiliated with Friedman & Huey Associates LLP, a full service CPA Firm providing tax, accounting and business consulting, compliance, planning and advice

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This CLE package will satisfy all of your New York CLE requirements! The MCLEZ New York Bundle A provides 24 hours of CLE credit, including 4 hrs of Ethics, Professionalism and Diversity.