Mark Reichel is a forensic accountant based in the New York City office.
He is responsible for providing clients with forensic accounting, dispute advisory, financial reporting and forecasting, and other litigation support services. Mr. Reichel’s experience includes working on matters involving the investigation of financial misconduct; reconstruction of financial transactions; verification of compliance with contractual requirements and related calculations; quantification and related categorizations of damage amounts; and various other litigation support services. Among his current assignments, Mr. Reichel has been retained on a recurring basis by a major professional sports league players’ association to assess compliance by various parties with the terms of its Collective Bargaining Agreement. He also serves as a consultant to the U.S. Department of Justice Criminal Division’s Fraud Section on various forensic accounting matters; and as part of this work, he has received necessary U.S. Government security clearance.
The engagements that Mr. Reichel works on typically require the organization, review, and distillation of large amounts of financial and related information; data analysis; reconstruction of financial transactions and movement of cash into and out of entities; detailed general ledger reviews; and investigative research using information derived from financial and other records.
Mr. Reichel’s prior multidisciplinary professional and academic background includes complimentary experiences performing valuation, transactional, and credit analyses of companies in a variety of industries; evaluating historical and forecasted compliance with loan covenants; auditing private equity and hedge fund complexes with diverse assets under management; and studying accounting and law at the graduate-school levels.
Mr. Reichel began his career with two internships with Goldman Sachs’ Private Client Services group, gaining exposure to financial markets, while assisting wealth management teams with the asset allocation of investment portfolios of high net-worth clients. He then served for three years as a Financial Analyst in the investment banking industry, working for JPMorgan Chase and Houlihan Lokey, performing a variety of valuation, transactional, and credit analyses, including extensive financial modelling. Before focusing his efforts in the area of forensic accounting and litigation support, while at the national accounting firm, Rothstein Kass, Mr. Reichel served clients for approximately three years, auditing private equity and hedge fund complexes with diverse assets under management.
Mr. Reichel’s forensic accounting and dispute advisory experience has enabled him to work on a variety of matters utilizing his multidisciplinary skillset in finance, accounting, audit, fraud detection, and law to service clients across industries.
Mr. Reichel’s educational experience includes obtaining a Bachelor of Arts in Economics from Northwestern University; a MBA with a concentration in Accountancy from Baruch College’s Zicklin School of Business; and a J.D. from Brooklyn Law School.
Mr. Reichel is a Certified Public Accountant in the State of New York, as well as a Certified Fraud Examiner.