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Mark DiMichael

Mark DiMichael

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Mark DiMichael is a Partner in the Forensic, Litigation, and Valuation Services Department at Citrin Cooperman, one of the largest, full-service assurance, tax, and business advisory firms in the United States. He is also the Founder and Leader of the firm's Digital Asset Practice, focusing on addressing the unique needs of Citrin Cooperman clients in the digital asset space. Mark’s deep understanding of the digital asset industry allows him to assist clients such as mining companies, investors, investment funds, ICO/IEO token issuers, NFT marketplaces/ promoters/ artists, and financial services companies with a wide range of accounting, tax, and advisory issues. His areas of expertise include divorce litigation, economic damages analysis, fraud investigation, cryptocurrency/digital assets, white collar criminal defense, and business appraisals. In addition, Mark has prepared and rebutted expert reports, and has provided deposition and expert testimony numerous times in federal court, state court, and arbitrations.

Professional Experience

  • Partner in the Forensic, Litigation, and Valuation Services Department, Founder & Leader of the Digital Asset Practice

Academic History

EXPERTISE & EARLY CAREER

  • Prior to joining Citrin Cooperman, Mark performed investigative accounting and business valuations related to matrimonial disputes. Additionally, he has several years of experience in performing financial statement audits for middle market companies.

  • He has taught various CPE/CLE classes on economic damages, divorce, and other litigation-related topics, as well as cryptocurrency and blockchain.

  • He regularly teaches CPE/CLE classes on digital assets and cryptocurrency, covering topics such as fraud, tax, accounting, investigation, and industry developments.


LICENSES

  • Certified Public Accountant in the State of New York

  • Certified Cryptocurrency Forensic Investigator 

  • Certified in Financial Forensics

  • Accredited in Business Valuation

  • Certified Fraud Examiner


AFFILIATIONS

  • Member, New York State Society of CPAs (NYSSCPA)

  • Member, American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA)

  • Member, Association of Certified Fraud Examiners (ACFE)


HONORS & RECOGNITIONS

  • American Institute of CPAs' Standing Ovation Recognition Program, 2020

  • NYSSCPA Forty Under Forty Award, 2020


MEDIA & APPEARANCES

  • Mark has been featured in or quoted in media including Financial Advisor Magazine, www.bankrate.com, Hidden Forces Podcast, and the AICPA blog.

  • He has also appeared in the Fairfield Business Journal, NextGen Magazine, the Trusted Professional, the Rhode Island Society of CPAs Newsletter, and www.modernconsensus.com.