CohnReznick hires Aronoff and Campbell
New York, NY – July 7, 2021 – CohnReznick LLP, one of the leading advisory, assurance, and tax firms in the United States, today announced that James H. Aronoff and Charles Campbell have joined the firm as Managing Director and Director in its Restructuring and Dispute Resolution (RDR) practice. The new team significantly strengthens CohnReznick’s structured finance consulting expertise while bringing additional capabilities to clients involved in capital markets transactions.
Aronoff has more than 35 years of experience in the financial services and capital markets arena providing advisory, litigation support, and expert witness services to law firms and financial institutions. His experience includes helping clients maximize value from structured finance arrangements secured by distressed, sub-performing, and nonperforming assets and securities. He has performed valuations, investigations, and forensic reviews for capital markets transactions, public and private securities, and portfolios of secured and unsecured commercial, residential, and consumer assets.
Campbell has extensive consulting expertise in the areas of forensic investigations, litigation support, and loss mitigation experience. He is a credit and structured finance professional with significant experience in transaction management and credit underwriting. This experience includes loan file due diligence, cash flow modeling, legal structures, and corporate financial analysis within the structured finance and the lending industries.
“Jim and Charlie are truly a dynamic team. Their individual skills and their collective success broaden our value proposition by enhancing the knowledge and solutions we can bring to clients involved in structured finance and other sophisticated financial instruments,” notes Cynthia Romano, Global Director of CohnReznick’s Restructuring and Dispute Resolution Practice. “Jim’s expertise in helping attorneys and others effectively navigate complex litigation matters, along with Charlie’s extensive credit underwriting and corporate finance experience, add significant strength to our already deep bench.”
“With the COVID overhang and its longer-term impacts on real estate, Jim and Charlie’s expertise in managing distressed commercial real estate situations will be extremely valuable to our clients,” adds Kevin Clancy, Global Director of CohnReznick’s Restructuring and Dispute Resolution Practice. “Additionally, their experience and industry acumen will elevate the already sophisticated capabilities of our well-established dispute resolution practice.”
Aronoff earned a BA in Economics and Political Science from Yale and a Juris Doctor from Cornell Law School.
Campbell earned a BA in Finance and an MBA in Accounting from St. John's University, College of Business Administration.