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Mike McGovern

Managing Director

Areas of Expertise

  • Accounting
  • Business Interruption Claims
  • Construction Litigation
  • Damages & Lost Profit Analysis
  • Expert Witness
  • Forensic Accounting
  • Fraud Investigation
  • Litigation Support
  • Valuation

Industries

  • Manufacturing
  • Hotel & Resorts
  • Retail
  • Construction
  • Restaurant

Prominent Matters

  • Expert Witness, BF Carvin v. Valley Forge Insurance

Experience

  • 3 Years with GlassRatner
  • 17 Years of Relevant Experience

Education

  • University of Central Florida - Bachelor of Science in Accounting
  • University of Central Florida - Master of Business Administration (MBA)

Professional Designations

  • CPA
  • CFF
  • MAFF
  • CVA

Mike McGovern joins Glass Ratner in 2017 with over 14 years of relevant experience in Forensic Accounting and Litigation Support. Prior to opening GlassRatner's Orlando office, Mike was a senior manager with an international forensic accounting firm. He has worked on forensic accounting engagements ranging from hundreds of thousands of dollarsin dispute to in excess of $400 million USD, throughout North America, South America, Europe, Asia and the Caribbean. His experience spans a wide range of industries including but not limited to construction, government & non-profit, hospitals, hotels, manufacturing, professional services, restaurants, and other retail establishments.

His practice focuses on measuring economic damages and valuation issues in litigation related to shareholder disputes, breach of contract, & commercial insurance. He has been retained on behalf of plaintiffs, defendants, and third-party neutrals as an expert in both State and U.S. Federal court. In addition, Mike has assisted in arbitration, mediation and insurance appraisals.

Representative assignments on which Mr. McGovern has worked include:

  • Lost Profits/Economic Damage Assessments on behalf of Plaintiffs and Defendants
  • Business Interruption & Extra Expense Claims
  • Partnership & Valuation Disputes
  • Intellectual Property Disputes
  • Construction Defect Claims
  • Fraud Investigations
  • Class Action Matters

Specific Business Interruption Claims assignments include:

  • National Union Fire Insurance Company of Pittsburgh, P.A. and Florida Rock & Tank Lines, Inc. versus Coomes Oil & Supply, Inc., Case CA12-0780 AND Those Certain Underwriters Subscribing to Policy Number 420228 a/s/o Coomes Oil & Supply versus Florida Rock & Tank Lines, Inc.
  • Zurich American Insurance Company a/s/o Coomes Oil & Supply, Inc. versus David Hunt Cowles and Florida Rock & Tank Lines, Inc.

A CPA in Florida since 2005, Mike is a graduate of the University of Central Florida with both a Bachelor of Science in Accounting and Master of Business Administration (MBA). He is Certified in Financial Forensics (granted by the AICPA), a Master Analyst in Financial Forensics, and a Certified Valuation Analyst (both granted by NACVA).

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