Gary S. Barach, CPA, CFE, CFF, CVA Expert Witness

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Specialties & Experience of this Expert Witness

General Specialties:

Business Damages and Economics

Keywords/Search Terms:

fraud, business valuation, business interruption, lost profits, product recall, personal injury, employment cases, discrimination, contract disputes, dispute resolution, economic damages, construction defects, insurance claims, class action, shareholder disputes, bankruptcy, commercial litigation.


BS, Pennsylvania State University

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Gary S. Barach, CPA, CFE, CFF, CVA, is the founder of Barach Consulting Group, LLC (f/k/a Barach & Company). The firm was established in 1976. He has been retained as a financial forensic and economic expert in over 3,800 cases. His experience in litigation includes business valuation; fraud investigation; bankruptcy; and determining economic damages arising from contract and shareholder disputes, recalled product, and construction defects. Mr. Barach is also a well established expert in economic damages arising from personal injury and discrimination litigation. Mr. Barach’s professional credentials include Certified Public Accountant (CPA), Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE), Certified Valuation Analyst (CVA), and Certified in Financial Forensics (CFF). He has been qualified as an expert in federal, state, and local courts throughout the United States and has never been precluded from offering testimony as the result of a Daubert motion. Mr. Barach’s 40 years of experience includes diverse industries such as telecommunication; hospitality; health care; sport franchises; construction; retail; pharmaceutical manufacturing and distribution; and oil, gas and mining. Examples of cases are as follows: Intellectual Property and Valuation: Determination of Fair Market Value of the Brand “Platinum”, arising from a dispute between two national software developers. Product Liability: Economic damages to an international manufacturer of diesel locomotives due to defects in supplied engine components. Economic damages arising from the recall of pet food due to contaminated wheat gluten imported from China. Construction: Economic damages to a resort from defects in structural material resulting in additional costs to construct and lost profits due to delay in opening. Fraud and Arson: Amounts embezzled by a bank manager and methods used. Discrimination and Personal Injury: Class Action damages from wrongful discharge due to discrimination.