Based in the Princeton office, Tom is a partner and Practice Leader of Withum's Forensic and Valuation Services Group. He is a certified public accountant in the state of New Jersey accredited in business valuations and certified in financial forensics.
Tom has provided forensic accounting and business valuation services to federal and New Jersey courts, attorneys, corporations and individuals. These engagements have included investigations pertaining to business and contract litigation, analysis of claimed economic losses, due diligence services for mergers and acquisitions and divorce litigation. Tom also has extensive experience conducting financial investigations to uncover fraud and embezzlement schemes, quantify damages and assess internal control weaknesses.
Tom was the plaintiff’s expert in the New Jersey oppressed shareholder case Balsamides et al v Protameen Chemicals, et al, wherein the Supreme Court upheld his discount for lack of marketability. The Balsamides decision, along with the Larson Wheaton decision, served as the framework for the Appellate Court’s 2002 decision in the matrimonial matter Brown v Brown.
Tom is a graduate of the University of Maryland where he earned his bachelor’s degree in accounting. He is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA), the New Jersey Society of Certified Public Accountants (NJSCPA), the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners, the Institute of Business Appraisers and the National Association of Certified Valuation Analysts. Tom resides in Somerset County, NJ.
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