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Joe Cecere

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Joe Cecere, CPA/ABV, CVA

Joe specializes in financial, accounting and valuation aspects of litigation, arbitration and investigations, applying over 14 years of experience.

He serves commercial litigants in numerous business disputes for economic damages, lost profits, loss of business value, contract disputes, shareholder buyouts and accounting issues.

He has testified as an expert before the Superior Court of New Jersey, Law Division in Essex County, New Jersey and served as expert in mediation.   

His focus is providing clients detailed, credible reports to quantify, support, and summarize key findings.

Business Valuation


Joe is also a leader in the firm’s business valuation group.  He lends his litigation experience to preparing tenable strategies and reports used for tax planning and financial reporting purposes. Projects include:

  • Gift and estate business valuations
  • Strategy and transactions consulting (M&A, carve outs, early stage)
  • Transfer pricing studies
  • Valuation discount studies
  • Portfolio company investments of private equity funds
  • Securities issued as compensation
  • Business combinations

Joe specializes in gift and estate tax planning strategies for venture capital and private equity fund managers. 

Credentials


Certified Public Accountant (C.P.A.)

Accredited in Business Valuation (A.B.V.)

Certified Valuation Analyst (C.V.A.)

Accomplishments


Joe participates in the firm’s pro-bono projects providing litigation support for special needs, low-income and other noble causes. 

He is also an expert speaker for business valuation topics and has spoken at state and local bar chapter events.

Beyond Wiss


Joe lives in Kinnelon, New Jersey with his wife Melissa and two sons.  Joe enjoys spending free time with his family and close friends.  During the summer, his family is at the Jersey shore fishing and swimming. 


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