Focus on what counts

Joseph W. Lesovitz, CPA/ABV/CFF, CFA, CFE

Partner

jlesovitz@citrincooperman.com
Education

Bachelor of Science in Accounting, Villanova University

Master of Business Administration in Accounting, Saint Joseph’s University

Licenses

Certified Public Accountant in the State of Pennsylvania

Chartered Financial Analyst

Certified Fraud Examiner

Certified in Financial Forensics

Accredited in Business Valuation

Joseph Lesovitz is a partner in the Valuation and Forensic Services Practice. With over 15 years of experience, he specializes in calculating damages in complex commercial litigation and in providing financial consulting and forensic accounting services to attorneys, public and private corporations, insurance companies, and governmental agencies. Joe has been qualified as an expert and presented testimony in depositions and trials in federal court, state court, and arbitration.

Experience

Prior to joining Citrin Cooperman, Joe held senior positions at leading global accounting and professional services firms, and at a global investment management firm.

Joe has provided consulting and litigation services for cases involving complex commercial damages, lost profits analysis, intellectual property infringements, business valuations, economic damage calculations, and fraud investigations. His consulting and litigation services extend to clients in many industries, including pharmaceutical, healthcare, financial services, technology, manufacturing, real estate, retail, telecommunications, and insurance.

Education & Licenses
Education

Bachelor of Science in Accounting, Villanova University

Master of Business Administration in Accounting, Saint Joseph’s University

Licenses

Certified Public Accountant in the State of Pennsylvania

Chartered Financial Analyst

Certified Fraud Examiner

Certified in Financial Forensics

Accredited in Business Valuation

Honors & Awards

Joe is the recipient of an American Institute of Certified Public Accounts 2016 Standing Ovation Award for contributions to the areas of forensic accounting and business valuation.

Presentations & Publications

Joe is a frequent speaker for law firms and other professional organizations. He has presented seminars on topics including lost profits damages, the effective use of financial experts, and intellectual property damages.

Affiliations

Member, American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA)

Member, Pennsylvania Institute of Certified Public Accountants (PICPA)

Member, CFA Society of Philadelphia (CFAP)

Member, Association of Certified Fraud Examiners (ACFE).

Community Involvement

Joe is an adjunct professor at the Villanova University School of Law, where he teaches courses on economic damages and litigation strategy, and introduction to accounting and business valuation. He is also a finance committee member of the Waldron Mercy Academy, as well as Philadelphia VIP.