People

Alan Schachter CPA, ABV, CFF, CVA, CFE

Alan Schachter CPA, ABV, CFF, CVA, CFE

Senior Managing Director, Economic Damages and Business Valuation

Alan A. Schachter leads the Valuation and Economic Damages practice for Guidepost Solutions. His areas of expertise include valuation services, personal and business economic damage analyses, forensic accounting services, intellectual property valuations and related infringement analyses, white collar criminal defense, and expert witness testimony. The results of Mr. Schachter’s financial investigations have directly affected the outcome of settlements in favor of his clients, especially in instances where the opposing party had taken great pains to minimize or hide assets, or understate or overstate financial statements, tax returns, and other filings.

Mr. Schachter has provided expert testimony during disputes ranging from bankruptcies to intellectual property infringement as well as white-collar criminal defense, contractual disputes, and matrimonial disputes.

He has also served as a receiver for two healthcare facilities, a high-yield debt fund, and a well-known New York City night club and restaurant. He has also been appointed as a special consultant to the New York State Department of Taxation and Finance for enforcement matters. Mr. Schachter has also written and lectured extensively on issues relating to economic damages as well as valuation theory and practice. His experience covers a multitude of industries.

Formerly a partner at Citrin Cooperman LLP and a managing director at Willamette Management Associates, Alan brings over 40 years of experience to his engagements.

CREDENTIALS

EDUCATION

  • Advanced Certificate of Taxation, Pace University
  • Master of Business Administration, Pace University
  • Bachelor of Science, Economics, Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania

CERTIFICATIONS

  • Accredited in Business Valuation, AICPA
  • Certified in Financial Forensics, AICPA
  • Certified Public Accountant
  • Certified Fraud Examiner
  • Certified Valuation Analyst
  • New York State Department of Health Approved Receiver

AFFILIATIONS

  • American College of Forensic Examiners
  • American Institute of Certified Public Accountants
  • New York State Society of Certified Public Accountants
  • Connecticut Society of Certified Public Accountants
  • National Association of Certified Valuation Analysts
  • Fairfield County Estate Planning Council

Alan A. Schachter leads the Valuation and Economic Damages practice for Guidepost Solutions. His areas of expertise include valuation services, personal and business economic damage analyses, forensic accounting services, intellectual property valuations and related infringement analyses, white collar criminal defense, and expert witness testimony. The results of Mr. Schachter’s financial investigations have directly affected the outcome of settlements in favor of his clients, especially in instances where the opposing party had taken great pains to minimize or hide assets, or understate or overstate financial statements, tax returns, and other filings.

Mr. Schachter has provided expert testimony during disputes ranging from bankruptcies to intellectual property infringement as well as white-collar criminal defense, contractual disputes, and matrimonial disputes.

He has also served as a receiver for two healthcare facilities, a high-yield debt fund, and a well-known New York City night club and restaurant. He has also been appointed as a special consultant to the New York State Department of Taxation and Finance for enforcement matters. Mr. Schachter has also written and lectured extensively on issues relating to economic damages as well as valuation theory and practice. His experience covers a multitude of industries.

Formerly a partner at Citrin Cooperman LLP and a managing director at Willamette Management Associates, Alan brings over 40 years of experience to his engagements.

EDUCATION

  • Advanced Certificate of Taxation, Pace University
  • Master of Business Administration, Pace University
  • Bachelor of Science, Economics, Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania

CERTIFICATIONS

  • Accredited in Business Valuation, AICPA
  • Certified in Financial Forensics, AICPA
  • Certified Public Accountant
  • Certified Fraud Examiner
  • Certified Valuation Analyst
  • New York State Department of Health Approved Receiver

AFFILIATIONS

  • American College of Forensic Examiners
  • American Institute of Certified Public Accountants
  • New York State Society of Certified Public Accountants
  • Connecticut Society of Certified Public Accountants
  • National Association of Certified Valuation Analysts
  • Fairfield County Estate Planning Council