Michael G. Kaplan
Kaplan Forensics

Mr. Kaplan has more than 33 years of experience in the areas of forensic accounting, business valuation and litigation consulting. He is a cofounder of Voir Dire Partners, LLC, an association of independent forensic valuation consultants, and Kaplan Abraham Burkert Associates, Forensic Valuation Consultants. He has rendered services in numerous litigation matters, including business litigation, professional malpractice matters, fraud and embezzlement, intellectual property, marital dissolution, loss of earnings, employment matters, and partner and shareholder disputes. He is qualified to testify in court as an expert witness in approximately 250 matters.

Mr. Kaplan has also served as a court appointed expert and accounting referee.
Mr. Kaplan is actively involved in the educational field. He has served on the faculty of the Marshall School of Business and Leventhal School of Accounting at the University of Southern California. He has lectured to various Bar Association groups, CPA groups, appraiser groups, and other professional organizations. Mr. Kaplan has also lectured at regional and worldwide conferences of international associations of accounting firms. He has developed and presented continuing education programs in financial and management accounting, economic damages, forensic accounting, business valuation, and the CPA's role in litigation. He has authored publications in the areas of Business Valuation, Litigation Practice Marketing, Valuation Practice Management, the Accounting Expert, and Marital Dissolution.

Mr. Kaplan is a principal member of the training development team of the National Association of Certified Valuation Analysts (NACVA) and director of NACVA's Forensic Institute. Mr. Kaplan is the recipient of NACVA's 1997 Circle of Light Award (the highest distinction awarded to NACVA instructors), 1996 Instructor of the Year Award, and numerous Instructor of Exceptional Distinction Awards. Mr. Kaplan is also the recipient of NACVA's 1998 Outstanding Member Award.

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