Hal Levenberg

Yip Associates

Contact Details

Yip Associates
2 S. Biscayne Blvd
Suite 2690
Miami, FL 33131
United States

Years of Experience

11 - 20

Professional Bio

Hal A. Levenberg, CIRA, CFE is a director at Yip Associates and has over thirteen (13) years of experience in forensic accounting within the context of bankruptcy, fraud investigations, and litigation support. Mr. Levenberg has provided forensic investigation services to debtors, creditors, receivers, assignees, bankruptcy trustees, examiners and liquidating trusts. He has extensive experience in the financial investigation of Ponzi schemes, tracing of funds, embezzlement, securities and mortgage fraud. Mr. Levenberg also has experience calculating economic damages in breach of contract cases and other disputes. Mr. Levenberg has provided services to and worked in conjunction with the United States Securities and Exchange Commission, United States Department of Justice, Internal Revenue Service, and the Federal Public Defender. In addition, Mr. Levenberg regularly guest lectures at the University of Miami and Florida International University on forensic accounting, ponzi schemes and bankruptcy fraud. Prior to joining Yip Associates, Mr. Levenberg worked at FTI Consulting in New York, New York for their forensic and litigation consulting group where he worked on numerous forensic investigations in connection with cases involving diversion of funds and fraudulent accounting activity. During his tenure at FTI Consulting, Mr. Levenberg also worked on a team of professionals in connection with the court-appointed Trustee under SIPA in the liquidation of Bernard L. Madoff Investment Securities. Practice Areas: Ponzi Schemes/Tracing of Funds Foreign Corrupt Practices Act Investigations Financial Frauds Alter Ego Analyses Economic Damages Bankruptcy Professional Affiliations: Association of Certified Fraud Examiners Association of Insolvency and Restructuring Advisors Bankruptcy Bar Association, Southern District of Florida Central Florida Bankruptcy Law Association American Bankruptcy Institute South Florida Chapter of the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners – Board Member Certifications: Certified Insolvency and Restructuring Advisor Certified Fraud Examiner Education: University of Florida Bachelor of Arts in Criminal Justice Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey Master of Business Administration, Major in Professional Accounting

Company Description

Forensic Accounting and Litigation Consulting Support Firm

Number of Times Appointed a Receiver


Lead Roles in Federal Receiverships

  • Principal (Lead) Forensic Accountant

Other Roles in Federal Receiverships

  • Accountant on Principal Accountant's Team
  • Financial Advisor

Receivership Experience in these USDC Courts

  • Florida Middle
  • Florida Southern
  • New York Southern

Receivership Experience with these Agencies

  • Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation
  • Federal Trade Commision
  • Securities and Exchange Commission

Sizes of Federal Equity Receiverships

  • $10 - $25 Million
  • $25 Million +

Federal Equity Receivership Cases on which I have Worked

  • Securities Investor Protection Corporation, v. Bernard L. Madoff Investment Securities, LLC (08-1789); Securities and Exchange Commission v. Francisco Illarramendi and Michael Kenwood Capital Management, LLC. (11-cv-00078-JBA); Securities and Exchange Commission v. Arthur Nadel et al. (09-cv-87-T-26TBM); Securities and Exchange Commission v. Kinetic Investment Group, LLC and Michael Scott Williams (20-cv-00394); Securities and Exchange Commission v. Equialt et al (20-cv-00325)

Roles in Other (Non-Federal) Equity Receiverships

  • Accountant to State Court Appointed Receiver
  • Consultant

Industry Specialties

  • Other

Types of Services or Products Your Company Provides

  • Accounting/Tax Services
  • Forensic Accounting
  • Fraud Examiner

Professional Certifications

  • Certified Fraud Examiner Certified Insolvency and Restructuring Advisor


University of Florida Rutgers University - MBA in Professional Accounting