About Cecelia

Cecelia Garber is a partner in the Advisory Services Division. Over the past 25 years, she has concentrated her forensic accounting services in the areas of matrimonial litigation support, bankruptcy, fraud investigation, personal injury damage calculation, commercial business damage calculation and business valuation. In addition, Ms. Garber represents individuals and businesses in connection with income tax matters, income tax planning and compliance, personal financial statements, business consulting services and IRS representation in both criminal and civil matters. She has developed a specialization in the aviation industry, representing one of the largest aircraft dealers worldwide, charter companies and corporate flight departments.

Ms. Garber has been engaged by attorneys to represent high net worth clients in divorce matters and to assist in valuing business enterprises such as architectural firms, software developers, pharmaceutical companies, medical practices, law practices, real estate developers and restaurants. She has been consulted in matters of tax law, equitable distribution between spouses, pre- and postnuptial agreements, income analysis, diversion of assets and income and child support calculations.

Ms. Garber has testified as an expert witness in Miami-Dade, Broward and Palm Beach County Courts and in U.S. Bankruptcy Court — Southern District of Florida. She also has performed forensic analysis in criminal investigation tax proceedings and has had extensive involvement in mediations.

Professional & Civic Affiliations

  • AICPA Litigation Committee, Past Member
  • American Bar Association Family Law Section, Associate Member
  • American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA)
  • American Woman’s Society of Certified Public Accountants (AWSCPA)
  • FICPA Relations with the Florida Bar Committee (Past Member)
  • Florida Bar Family Law Section Association, Associate Member
  • Florida Institute of Certified Public Accountants (FICPA)

Accreditations & Designations

  • Certified Public Accountant (CPA)
  • Business Valuation (AICPA)
Expertise

Business Valuation
Matrimonial Dissolution
Forensic Analysis Law
Commercial Litigation
Income Tax Planning
IRS Representation
Bankruptcy

Industry Focus

Aviation Clients
Law Firms
Individuals
Businesses
Bankruptcy Trustees
Automotive Dealerships
Litigation Support

Education

Bachelor of Science in Accounting
University of Florida

Awards

2006-2018 Top CPA in Litigation Support, South Florida Legal Guide
Top 100 Power Leader, 2013 and 2014, South Florida Business Journal
2013 Book of Leaders, Miami Today
2013 Top Influential Business Woman, FICPA
2012 Litigation Key Partner Award, South Florida Business Journal
2012 Key Partner Award, South Florida Business Journal