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Richard P. Finkel, CPA, CFF, CFE, CIRA





Direct Dial: (860) 561-6891
Fax: (860) 726-7791

Areas of Expertise

Law Firms, Forensic Accounting, Litigation Services, Embezzlements, Bankruptcy Services, Marital and Business Dissolutions


General Experience Highlights

Richard P. Finkel is a partner in the Litigation Services and Business Valuation Group of Blum Shapiro & Company, P.C. Blum Shapiro is the largest regional accounting, tax and business consulting firm based in New England, with offices in West Hartford and Shelton, Connecticut, Quincy, Massachusetts and Providence, Rhode Island.

Mr. Finkel has extensive training and experience in Forensic Accounting, Bankruptcy and Litigation Support Services. He has been engaged as a consultant and/or testifying expert in complex financial litigation matters and fraud investigations. He has assisted counsel in identifying fraudulent transactions and locating misappropriated assets. Mr. Finkel is a frequent speaker on forensic accounting and bankruptcy issues and has authored several articles on fraud, bankruptcy and other litigation support subjects. He also teaches forensic accounting as a member of the adjunct faculty at Central Connecticut State University.

Professional Education and Firm History

Mr. Finkel received his Bachelor of Science in 1973 and a Master of Business Administration in 1976 from the University of Connecticut. He was licensed as a Certified Public Accountant in 1979 and joined BlumShapiro in 1993. Mr. Finkel was designated a Certified Fraud Examiner in 1994, a Certified Insolvency & Restructuring Advisor in 1995 and was Certified in Financial Forensics by the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants in 2008.

Professional Organizations and Activities



Advisors | Auditors | Consultants | CPAs - Blum Shapiro is one of the premier public accounting firms in the northeast and a Top 100 CPA Firm in the U.S. Our professionals serve businesses, individuals and organizations in Boston (MA), Hartford (CT), Cranston (RI), Shelton (CT) ,Quincy (MA) and Newton (MA) with audit, tax and business consulting services. Our firm has developed practice areas in automotive, construction, education, government, healthcare, hospitality, manufacturing, nonprofit organizations and professional service firms. New Haven CT, Fairfield CT, Norwalk CT, Waterbury CT.