Michael J. Garibaldi is a shareholder of Israeloff, Trattner & Co., CPAs, PC, one of the region's leading certified public accounting, financial, and management consulting firms, with offices in New York City and Garden City, New York.
Michael Garibaldi is the shareholder-in-charge of the firm's Law Firm Services, Forensic Accounting, Litigation and Valuation Consulting Group. One of the industry's leading law firm services experts, Mr. Garibaldi has a strong background providing efficient and affordable solutions to the many complex issues facing the legal profession today. A Valuation and Litigation Support expert, Mr. Garibaldi specializes in assisting attorneys and their clients with the financial aspects of a case throughout the litigation process, from contemplation of action through expert witness testimony. He brings an in-depth understanding of the business and technical aspects of valuation, finance and accounting that is required in complex litigation and arbitration cases. His areas of expertise include the valuation of closely held businesses, professional practices, and professional licenses in the context of marital dissolution, shareholder or partner dissolution/oppression actions, estate tax and estate planning, bankruptcy, equitable distribution, structuring buy/sell agreements, personal injury, wrongful death or termination, business loss, breach of contract, mergers and acquisition, sale, embezzlement and fraud. In addition, he has also performed damage due diligence reviews for potential real estate acquisitions, as well as computations of enhanced earnings capacity. Mr. Garibaldi works closely with law firms, retail chains, and large multi-million dollar real estate groups where he is responsible for providing accounting, tax planning management consulting services, and financial reporting.
Michael J. Garibaldi qualifies as an expert in valuation matters in New York Supreme, Nassau Supreme, Suffolk Supreme, Kings Supreme and Westchester Supreme Courts, and has been called upon by the courts to serve as a nutral Expert. As an instructor of the AICPA Certificate of Educational Achievement Program in Business Valuation, Mr. Garibaldi teaches his specialty to other professionals.
A Certified Public Accountant licensed by the State of New York, Mr. Garibaldi is Accredited in Business Valuation (ABV) and Certified in Financial Forensics (CFF) by the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA). He is recognized as a Chartered Global Management Accountant by the Association of International Certified Professional Accountants.
Michael Garibaldi is a Candidate Member of the American Society of Appraisers (ASA), Member of the Institute of Business Appraisers (IBA), the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners, the American Society of Appraisers (ASA), the AICPA and the NYSSCPA. he is a past President and former member of the Board of Directors of the NYSSCPA Nassau Chapter, and has held a variety of positions on the Litigation Support Committee of the Nassau County and State Chapters of the NYSSCPA. Mr. Garibaldi has also held a number of positions on other committees and sub-committees within these organizations.