Noel Capuano

John 'Jack' O'Donnell

In this episode, Noel Capuano, CPA and Principal in the accounting firm of Friedman LLP, and John O’Donnell, Partner in Forensic Litigation Valuation Services at Friedman LLP speak with Karen about forensic accounting as it pertains to divorce. The purpose of this conversation is to be constructive and educational; to help listeners going through a divorce or headed in that direction understand the role that forensic accountants could play in the process.

Noel Capuano, Principal, Friedman LLP

Noel has more than 20 years’ experience in business valuation of closely held companies for purposes of marital dissolution, buy/sell agreements, business disputes, and estate/gift tax planning, as well as due diligence and forensic investigations.  She has been qualified as an expert in various courts throughout New Jersey and Pennsylvania and is a frequent lecturer on topics related to business valuation, critique of opposing expert reports, and tax issues specific to divorce.

John O’Donnell, Partner, Forensic Litigation Valuation Services, Friedman LLP  

For over 30 years, Jack has provided forensic accounting services and conducted fraud investigations on behalf of business attorneys and litigators, corporations, insurance companies as well as agencies of the U.S. government, state law enforcement and county prosecutors. These engagements have included investigations involving business and contract litigation, lost profits and damage calculations, due diligence services, professional malpractice actions, bankruptcy related services and business valuations. Jack also has extensive experience conducting forensic investigations to uncover white collar crime, fraud and embezzlement schemes, quantify economic damages as the result of theft and assess internal control weaknesses