Spinelli joins CohnReznick as Managing Director, Restructuring & Dispute Resolution

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    New York, NY – October 31, 2023 – CohnReznick LLP, one of the leading advisory, assurance, and tax firms in the United States, today announced that Joseph Spinelli has joined the firm as a Managing Director in its Restructuring & Dispute Resolution practice. Spinelli is a globally recognized thought leader and practitioner in the areas of white-collar investigations; the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA); anti-bribery and corruption; integrity monitorships; and risk management.

    A former FBI Special Agent, Spinelli served as New York State’s first ever Inspector General and has been called as an expert witness in a variety of civil and criminal cases. His extensive consulting and advisory project experience spans the U.S., Latin America, Asia-Pacific, and Europe. It includes leading integrity monitoring for all construction companies involved in the clean up at Ground Zero following the 9/11 terrorist attacks; designing and implementing anti-bribery and corruption compliance programs for Fortune 500 companies; and conducting FCPA Investigations in South America, China, Korea, The Philippines, and Vietnam.

    “The economic uncertainty, high interest rates, and inflation concerns that companies are currently grappling with have laid the groundwork for the rising demand for investigative and forensic-related services,” said Claudine Cohen, Managing Principal, Value360. “We are excited to welcome Joe to the team as he brings decades of key experience across the spectrum of Restructuring & Dispute Resolution. In addition to advising clients, he will work closely with practice leadership to identify major growth areas, expand our practice’s capabilities, and grow our team.” “Joe is a sought-after author and speaker, as well as a pre-eminent industry leader,” adds Kevin Clancy, Global Director, Restructuring & Dispute Resolution Services. “We look forward to the many ways that Joe will bolster CohnReznick’s Restructuring & Dispute Resolution solutions as he collaborates with colleagues across practices and industries to develop strategies and services to better serve our clients.”

    Before joining CohnReznick, Spinelli was Senior Managing Director, Global Investigations, for a major global consulting firm. He earned a BA from Ricker College, Houlton, ME, and a JD from John Marshall Law School, Atlanta, GA. Spinelli is Certified Fraud Examiner, Regent, 2004-2006 and a member of the Independent Association of Inspectors General.


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