- Aug. 28, 2014
-- Barry E. Mukamal, CPA, Co-Managing Partner of KapilaMukamal, LLP, resident in the firm’s Miami office, a boutique firm providing fiduciary and insolvency services including restructuring, forensic & investigative consulting, has been designated a Certified Insolvency and Restructuring Advisor (CIRA) by the Association of Insolvency & Restructuring Advisors (www.aira.org)
Established in 1992, the CIRA Program recognizes by public awareness and certification those individuals who possess a high degree of knowledge and proficiency across a spectrum of functions related to serving clients in situations involving distressed and/or insolvent entities. Such expertise includes accounting, operations, strategic, taxation and finance issues related to business bankruptcy and insolvency.
With more than 35 years of experience, Mukamal has a national bankruptcy, insolvency and advisory practice of highly trained professionals specializing in forensic and investigative accounting of sophisticated white-collar crime, occupational fraud and abuse. He also provides expert witness reporting and testimony involving complex business litigation and the quantification of economic damages; and matrimonial services to high net worth individuals with significant domestic and international assets and business interests.
Mukamal’s fiduciary assignments include those as a Chapter 7 Panel Trustee, Chapter 11 Trustee, State Court Receiver, Court Examiner, and Financial Advisor to various creditor committees. While performing duties in each of these capacities, Mukamal has been successful in marshaling distressed assets, securing both operating and non-operating businesses, preserving their value and realizing recoveries consistently exceeding expectations. While advising the Court as an Examiner or as Financial Advisor, he has been instrumental in providing even-handed, clear and concise consultation resulting in the ability of the Court and creditor committees to exercise business judgment and decisions affecting the significant interests of many involving billions of dollars in assets and hundreds of millions of dollars of monetary recoveries and preservation.
Mukamal’s other prestigious designations include Certified Public Accountant (CPA), Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE), Accredited in Business Valuation (ABV), Personal Financial Specialist (PFS) and Certified in Financial Forensics (CFF). The South Florida Legal Guide named Mukamal as a Top CPA in Litigation Support from 2012 - 2009. He is a member of the Florida Institute of Certified Public Accountants, the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners. Mukamal holds a Master of Accounting and a Bachelor of Business Administration from the University of Buffalo.
KapilaMukamal, LLP provides fiduciary and insolvency services including restructuring, forensic & investigative consulting, litigation support services, expert witness testimony, business valuations and matrimonial forensics. The firm has two locations in South Florida in the SunTrust International Center, One SE 3rd Avenue, Suite 2150 in Miami and 1000 South Federal Highway, Suite 200 in Fort Lauderdale. For more information, visit http://kapilaco.com