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GARDEN CITY, NY, September 10, 2009 -- Michael J. Garibaldi, CPA/ABV/CFF has been named to Long Island Business News list of 50 Around 50. The award celebrates the 50 or so prominent Long Island companies and business leaders who are over 40 and proud of it.

Michael Garibaldi is President and chief executive officer of Israeloff, Trattner & Co., CPAs, PC, and the officer in charge of the firm's Law Firm Services, Forensic Accounting, Litigation and Valuation Consulting Groups. As a member of the Firm's Executive Committee, he is directly responsible for the strategic planning for the firm and for overall firm policy decisions. He is also responsible for client contact, development and satisfaction in providing the Firm's range of services in accounting, auditing, tax, computer and management consulting areas, in accordance with client needs.

A Valuation and Litigation Support expert, Mr. Garibaldi specializes in assisting attorneys and their clients with the financial aspects of a case throughout the litigation process, from contemplation of action through expert witness testimony. He brings an in-depth understanding of the business and technical aspects of valuation, finance and accounting that is required in complex litigation and arbitration cases. His areas of expertise include the valuation of closely held businesses in the context of a marital dissolution, shareholder or partner dissolution/oppression actions, bankruptcy, personal injury, wrongful death or termination, business loss, embezzlement and fraud. Accredited in Business Valuation and Certified in Financial Forensics, Michael Garibaldi qualifies as an expert witness on valuation matters in New York Supreme, Nassau Supreme, Suffolk Supreme, Kings Supreme and Westchester Supreme Courts, and has been called upon by the courts to serve as a neutral Expert. A noted speaker and author, Mr. Garibaldi has lectured extensively on law firm and litigation services. As an instructor of the AICPA Certificate In Business Valuation, Mr. Garibaldi teaches his specialty to other professionals.

Michael Garibaldi is a candidate member of the American Society of Appraisers; member of the Institute of Business Appraisers; and former president of the Nassau Chapter of the NYS Society of Certified Public Accountants. He is also a member of the Long Island Chapter of The American Society of Appraisers and the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, NYSSCPA and the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners. Michael Garibaldi is Co-Chair of Gotham City Networking's LI, LI Legal and Israeloff Legal Networking Groups, and is a mentoring partner in Gotham's Mentoring Partnership. Israeloff, Trattner & Co., CPAs, PC is one of the regions leading certified public accounting, financial and management consulting firms with offices located in Garden City and Manhattan. The Firm provides a wide range of services for individuals and businesses in a number of industries. Their many services include accounting and auditing, forensic accounting, fraud engagements, business, professional practice and license valuations, domestic and international tax planning and compliance, merger and acquisition consulting, management consultation, technology, human resources and marketing consulting, financial and estate planning. Affiliated offices are located around the world.

For more information, call or write Israeloff, Trattner & Co., P.C., 1225 Franklin Avenue, Garden City, NY 11530, 516-240-3300, or visit the web site at



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