Joan A. Lipton

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New York City Office
The Empire State Building
350 5th Ave., 68th Floor
New York, NY 10118-0110
P: 212.736.1900
F: 212.629.3219

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Joan is a partner in the New York office and has expertise in the most complex types of valuation engagements. She has performed valuations of business interests and assets, provided valuation consulting services, forensic accounting and litigation support in connection with matrimonial matters, arbitration and mediation, shareholder and partnership disputes and other commercial litigation, estate and gift tax planning and other matters.

Joan is frequently appointed as a neutral expert by the courts in New York, Kings, Queens and Richmond Counties, as well as The Bronx, Westchester, Nassau and Suffolk Counties. Joan has also supervised complex valuation engagements in Connecticut, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, and other states. She is also voluntarily retained as a neutral expert by parties to litigation, mediation and the collaborative law process.

A frequent expert lecturer and presenter, Joan has lectured to judges, lawyers and accountants on valuation, forensic accounting and related topics. She has been a member of the Adjunct Faculty at New York University and a guest lecturer at Fordham University, Cardozo School of Law, and New York Law School.


  • Certified Public Accountant in New York
  • Accredited in Business Valuation
  • Certified in Financial Forensics
  • Diplomat of the American Board of Forensic Accounting
  • MBA New York University Graduate Business School
  • BA Brown University
  • Ph.D University of Texas

Professional Affiliations

  • American Institute of Certified Public Accountants
  • New York State Society of Certified Public Accountants
  • Estate Planning Council