Company Profile

Since 1985, we have practiced together as Partners, Principals or Senior Managers at National and Local Certified Public Accounting and Consulting Services Firms.  In 2004, we formed Gould & Pakter Associates, LLC to continue to provide trial lawyers, trustees, receivers, their clients, business owners and managers and others with professional services related to commercial litigation, bankruptcy proceedings, family law proceedings and business disputes.

Our professional credentials include that of Certified Public Accountant, Certified Fraud Examiner, Certified in Financial Forensics, Master Analyst in Financial Forensics, Chartered Global Management Accountant, Accredited in Business Valuation, Certified Valuation Analyst, Certified in Distressed Business Valuation and Certified Insolvency and Restructuring Advisor.

At a professional level, we are members of the Forensic and Valuation Services Section of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, the Illinois CPA Society, the National Association of Certified Valuators and Analysts, the Association of Insolvency & Restructuring Advisors, Association of Certified Fraud Examiners, Chicago Bar Association and other fine professional organizations.  We, our associates and our independent contractors provide professional consulting services and, where appropriate and necessary, testify as expert witnesses.

On a community level, we are involved with and work to support several philanthropic, pro bono, medical research, and community not-for-profit social welfare and service foundations and institutions.

Please contact us when you require assistance with financial analysis, financial forensics, commercial litigation services, investigations, economic damages, business valuation, tracing analyses, investigations and reconstructing accounting books and records.  Business references and billing rate information are available upon request.

We look forward to working with you.



Lee A. Gould    Michael D. Pakter