Jeffrey L. Baliban, MA Econ, CPA/ABV/CFF, CDBV

Jeffrey L. Baliban, MA Econ, CPA/ABV/CFF, CDBV

Jeffrey Baliban is a Bates Testifying Expert whose professional practice has, for more than 4 decades, focused on resolving complex commercial disputes by providing independent evaluation studies of economic impact on the various parties involved. With a background in accounting, economics, and business valuation, he is often asked to render independent opinions on business damages, loss of profits, and business valuation.  He has, on numerous occasions, provided testimony as an expert witness in various federal and state jurisdictions as well as in arbitration. 

Mr. Baliban has devoted considerable study to how changes in internal operations, external market factors, and other anomalous events affect business profits and business value. Over the years, he has directed many national and international projects in matters including (but not limited to) breach of contract and tort claims, intellectual property disputes, shareholder disputes, fair value measures in accordance with various jurisdictional and state statutory requirements, post-acquisition disputes, post-employment restriction claims, adversarial proceedings in bankruptcy, and solvency/fraudulent transfer analyses. In addition, Mr. Baliban has considerable experience as a damages expert in property and casualty insurance matters, including business interruption, contingent business interruption, loss of inventory measurement, and third-party liability matters. He has served on various arbitration panels as both a party representative and a third-party neutral.

Mr. Baliban has been a CPA since 1981 and has written and spoken widely on various accounting, economics, valuation, and damages issues.  He is currently an adjunct professor of statistics in the New York University School for Professional Studies’ MS in Integrated Marketing program. 


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Jeffrey L. Baliban, MA Econ, CPA/ABV/CFF, CDBV

A Consultant and subject matter expert in these services:

Credentials

EXPERIENCE

Capital Forensics, Inc., Senior Advisor, New York, NY, 2017 – 2022

Citrin Cooperman, Partner, Valuation & Forensic Services, New York, NY, 2015 – 2017

Alvarez & Marsal, Managing Director, Economic Litigation, New York, NY, 2012 – 2014

Navigant Consulting, Managing Director, Disputes, New York, NY, 2010 – 2012

NERA Economic Consulting, Senior Vice President, Securities and Finance Practice, New York, NY, 2003 – 2010

KPMG LLP, Senior Partner, Dispute Advisory Services, Dallas, TX, Los Angeles, CA, New York, NY,

1996 – 2003

Campos & Stratis LLP, Partner, Vice Chairman, Philadelphia, PA, London, UK, Dallas, TX, 1979 – 1996

Ernst & Ernst (nka Ernst & Young), Audit Staff, New York, NY,1977 - 1979

EDUCATION

Bachelor of Science (BS), Accounting, Fairleigh Dickinson University, Rutherford, NJ

Master of Arts (MA), Economics, University of Texas at Arlington

PROFESSIONAL QUALIFICATIONS/LICENSING

American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA)

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

Association of Restructuring and Insolvency Advisors (AIRA)

  • CDBV (Certified in Distressed Business Valuation)

Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) Examinations

  • Series 63 – Uniform Securities Agent State Law
  • Series 79 – Investment Banking
AFFILIATIONS

New York University School for Professional Studies, Division of Programs in Business, MS – Integrated Marketing: Adjunct Instructor, Statistics

OASIS Institute: A national organization that serves a diverse audience through educational centers and community partners in 27 U.S. cities, Board and Finance Committee

Baruch College, CUNY: Executives on Campus Student Partnership Mentoring Program

PRESENTATIONS

The Long Arm of the Bankruptcy Court: Valuation in Fraudulent Transfer Matters.  BVResources Webinar, March 2022

Uses and Abuses of Market Evidence: A Practical Guide to Using Market Evidence to Value Businesses. NYLJ Webinar May 2015

Working Effectively with Experts

Accounting and Finance Based Measures of Risk

Business Interruption – Unique Loss Measurement Issues in Catastrophic Events. Webinar September 2011

Top 10 Things Corporate Counsel Must Know About Bankruptcy

Advanced Concepts in Complex Business Dispute

Complex Commercial Disputes

Insolvency Analysis

Calculating Damages in Complex Fidelity Claims

Fraudulent Conveyance in Bankruptcy

Exploration of ‘Round-trip Transactions’ at Fiscal Year-end

What Litigators Need to Know About Business Valuation

Valuing Financially Distressed Businesses

Measuring Business Damages in Complex Commercial Disputes

Basic Econometrics in Commercial Damages Matters

Post-Acquisition Disputes

Complex Business Damages: The Economist’s Role

Economic Analysis in Business Interruption Matters

Accounting for Lawyers

RECENT ARTICLES

Chapter 42: An Overview of Accounting and Financial Analysis in Fraudulent Transfer Matters, The Comprehensive Guide to Economic Damages, Sixth Edition, Volume 1, (2020) 859 – 879

Credit Default Swaps and Solvency Analysis, Law360, (February 2016)

Valuing the Illiquidity of Controlling Interests in Privately Held Companies, New York Law Journal, (August 2015)

Distinguishing Between Enterprise Value and Equity Value, ABA Bankruptcy & Insolvency Litigation, Vol. 19 No. 3 (Spring 2014)

Predicting Financial Failure Using Key Financial Ratios, ABA Bankruptcy & Insolvency Litigation, Vol. 19 No. 2, (Winter 2013)

Financial Statement Analysis in Determining Solvency, ABA Bankruptcy & Insolvency Litigation, Vol. 18 No. 4 (Summer 2013)

How Cap Rates Can Be Calculated – And Challenged, ABA Bankruptcy & Insolvency Litigation, Vol. 18 No. 3, (Spring 2013)

Cramdown Interest Rates: What Till Tells Us, ABA Bankruptcy & Insolvency Litigation, Vol. 18 No. 1, (Fall 2012)

A Primer on Discount Rates (Part 1), ABA Bankruptcy & Insolvency Litigation, (May 2012)

A Primer on Discount Rates (Part 2), ABA Bankruptcy & Insolvency Litigation, (August 2012)

Measuring Reasonably Equivalent Value, ABA Bankruptcy & Insolvency Litigation, (February 2012)