Steve Lovoy is a Director in the Disputes, Compliance, & Investigations group. He has over 14 years of experience providing audit, forensic accounting, litigation, restructuring, and financial due diligence services to clients in a variety of matters and industries.
Steve works closely with litigators, in-house counsel, court-appointed trustees and examiners, corporate boards, management teams, not-for-profit directors, and high net worth individuals in the context of complex commercial litigation and arbitration, fraud and financial investigations, bankruptcy matters, and business and partnership disputes. His experience spans the banking, insurance, construction, real estate, healthcare, manufacturing, retail, telecommunications, and public sector industries.
Steve has testified in matters in both federal and state courts. He is experienced in the evaluation of corporate governance, risk management, complex transactions, contracts, ownership interests, and intellectual property damages as well as tracing the flow of cash and determining the sources and uses of funds. He has also counseled clients in matters involving distressed, insolvent, and financially troubled businesses. Steve has investigated potentially fraudulent transfers made by debtors, analyzed the course of dealings between debtor/creditor, and valued the consideration received when debtors transferred assets. He regularly assesses claims related to accountant liability, insurance coverage, and contracting disputes.
Before joining Stout, Steve managed the Atlanta office of a boutique forensic accounting firm. Prior to that, he worked for KPMG's audit and transaction services practices where he served clients in the financial services, manufacturing, software, healthcare, and retail industries. As a member of the transaction services practice, he assisted financial and strategic clients in acquisitions, carve-outs, and restructurings, with a primary focus on financial due diligence. During such engagements, Steve served as an engagement leader and team member conducting detailed financial analysis, management interviews, analysis of purchase agreements, and industry research in order to identify key value drivers, earnings adjustments, and potential issues. As a member of the audit practice, Steve audited numerous financial institutions, along with manufacturers, retailers, and real estate entities.