Cendrowski Corporate Advisors is a Certified Public Accounting firm founded in 1983 in Bloomfield Hills, Michigan specializing in business valuation, litigation support, forensic accounting, crisis management, tax planning and compliance, and transaction services. The firm has grown tremendously over the last 35 years and has offices in Chicago, Illinois as well as our Metro Detroit office in Bloomfield Hills, Michigan.
For more than 35 years, Cendrowski Corporate Advisors (CCA) has provided litigation support for high-profile accounting malpractice and accountants’ liability cases, including those pertaining to…
Our professionals, who have been admitted as experts in state and federal courts, clearly convey their findings in writing and on the stand. CCA’s team has assisted attorneys in all phases of litigation, from pre-case assessments to post-judgment related analyses. We pride ourselves on the diversity of our services as well as on the body of experience our team possesses.
A Financial institution discovered that an individual debtor, who seemed to have lost the ability to meet their obligations as a result of the 2008 economic crisis, retained control of real estate assets that had significant value after the crisis subsided.
Our litigation support services are led by John Alfonsi, CPA, ABV, CFF, CFE, CVA.
Cendrowski Corporate Advisors’ financial expert witnesses artfully and simply communicate complex case facts through written reports and oral testimonies in various legal forums. Juries, judges, arbitrators, mediators and other members of the court are typically not accountants. The ability to clearly communicate accounting concepts and the economics of a transaction is essential to the success of the case.
Our expert witnesses are backed by years of experience in their respective fields of expertise. Prior to joining the firm, many worked in industry or have an academic background in their field of expertise.
To help identify case issues and needed documents early in the litigation process, our expert witnesses are involved through all phases of litigation including pre-case assessments, discovery assistance, case analysis, and testimony at trial. We have a defined client and document intake process based on our years of experience in expert testimony, which includes electronic and paper-based evidence capture, document indexing, and appropriate chain of custody controls.
Our expert witness testimony services are led by John Alfonsi, CPA, ABV, CFF, CFE, CVA.
Forensic accounting services represent a core competency for the firm, with a focus on our team’s professional, litigation, and expert witness experience. Members of our senior team are former Federal Law Enforcement officials with forensic accounting experience involving the FBI and FDIC to help solidify the firm’s expertise. From our office in the Metro Detroit area in Bloomfield Hills and our downtown Chicago office, our forensic accounting services cover a national client base.
Our economic damages consultants and expert witnesses play a critical role in the outcome of commercial and business disputes.
Through their expertise and communication skills, they bring all components of a dispute together in a manner in which attorneys, judges, and juries can understand. Both plaintiff and defendant experts apply critical analyses to all aspects of a case, from pre-litigation assessment, through discovery, to post-judgment analysis.
Our multidisciplinary team consists of leading professionals who are nationally recognized experts in economic damages, valuation, IFRS and US GAAP, enterprise risk management, tax matters, due diligence, ethics, forensic accounting, asset forfeiture and fraud. This diverse expertise allows us to offer a unique risk-based approach to the litigation process, all areas of which are addressed by our team.
Our damages opinions and critique of damage calculations include consideration of internal and external factors affecting the dispute, application of professional standards, tax issues and accounting standards.
Our economic damages services are led by John Alfonsi, CPA, ABV, CFF, CFE, CVA.
Our risk-based economic damages services include the following matters:
Our approach is utilized in all damages theories including actual and consequential damages, compensatory damages (expectation damages and reliance damages), and restitution or disgorgement damages.
As economic damages experts, we can assist the parties and their attorneys with:
Cendrowski Corporate Advisors has an intimate knowledge of the challenges presented by defaulting business and real estate loans, foreclosure, and bankruptcy proceedings requiring court-appointed Receivership.
Our receivership services are led by James Martin, CMA, CIA, CFE.