Louis J. Cercone, Jr., CPA, CFE, CFF, ABV, ASA, CVA




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Lou is the Managing Director of Brisbane Consulting Group, LLC, specializing in business valuations, forensic accounting, and litigation support services. He has extensive valuation experience and has served as a financial consultant and expert to attorneys in the economic aspects of matrimonial dissolution and other cases involving personal injury and commercial damages. He has been court-appointed throughout New York State and has testified as an expert witness on numerous occasions in State Supreme Court and Federal Court.

Lou has extensive experience in the quantification of lost income in determining Business Interruption Claims for insurance adjusters. He has been directly involved in numerous consulting engagements for estate and gift tax valuations, the determination of monetary damages in contract disputes, dissenting shareholder actions, and consulting engagements related to buy-sell agreements. He is a frequent lecturer for the New York State Bar Association and the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers. He has also served as a faculty member for the Office of Court Administration and is a frequent lecturer for the Nassau and Suffolk County Bar Associations, the Western New York Trial Lawyers Association, and the Erie County Bar Association.

Lou was appointed by the Fourth Judicial Department and sits on the Attorney Grievance Committee for the Eighth Judicial District. He also is a member of the Non-Lawyer Professional Sub-Committee of the New York State Bar Association’s Family Law Section Executive Committee.


Daemen College, Bachelor of Science in Accounting


New York State Society of Certified Public Accountants
Association of Certified Fraud Examiners, Certified Member
American Institute of Certified Public Accountants
National Association of Certified Valuators and Analysts
American Society of Appraisers, Accredited Senior Member


Cardinal O’Hara High School, Board Member
Catholic Charities of Buffalo
St. Amelia’s Church

Brisbane Consulting Group, LLC is a wholly owned subsidiary of Lumsden & McCormick, LLC, Certified Public Accountants.

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