Harry C. Steinmetz

Harry C. Steinmetz

CPA, CIRA, CFE, Partner

1700 Broadway
New York, NY 10019
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Harry C. Steinmetz, CPA, CIRA, CFE, is the Partner-In-Charge of New York Forensic, Litigation & Valuation Services (“FLVS”) at Friedman LLP. He has over 30 years of experience providing litigation support and forensic accounting services in criminal and civil litigation cases. 



Expertise

He has represented individual entities, financial institutions, insurance companies and law firms, and has advised on fidelity claims resolution, bankruptcy, and merger and acquisition matters. Harry’s experience in providing large scale litigation support for high profile cases includes but is not limited to representing the defendants in the Dewey and LeBoeuf criminal fraud matter, representing a defendant in the Bernie Madoff matter, and representing the District Attorney of New York as a monitor in a sales tax fraud plea bargain agreement.

He has worked across industries including manufacturing, real estate, construction, service entities, energy, financial services and more. In addition, Harry has acted as an expert witness in litigation and arbitration.

His expertise includes:

  • Leading large teams of professionals in sifting through large quantities of evidence utilizing sophisticated software and hardware
  • Writing expert reports and testifying in court
  • Understanding the rules of evidence
  • Evaluation and response to complex accounting rules
  • Securitization and asset based lending issues
  • Monitoring entities financial and operational performance
  • Monitoring entities compliance with their covenants, contracts and policies

Harry published a paper on the “Utilization of Technology in Big Data Fraud,” and delivered a speech titled, “Financial Due Diligence in Mergers and Acquisitions,” to the 2008 MBA Graduates of Johnson School at Cornell University.

Affiliations
  • New York State Society of CPAs
  • New Jersey Society of CPAs (NJCPA)
  • American Institute of Certified Public Accountants
  • American Association of Certified Fraud Examiners
  • National Association for Corporate Growth
  • Commercial Finance Association
  • American Bankruptcy Institute
  • Association of Insolvency & Restructuring Advisors
  • Turnaround Management Association