Jessica Giresi

Partner | WithumSmith+Brown, PC

Jessica Hollobaugh Giresi has over 15 years of diversified public accounting experience. The traditional accounting background attained earlier in her career is leveraged in providing a wide range of consulting services in connection with civil and criminal litigation. She performs complex forensic investigations to uncover fraud and embezzlement schemes and specializes in providing forensic accounting, economic damage calculations, professional liability defense, business valuations, shareholder dispute and matrimonial litigation support to attorneys, corporations, and individuals. Jessica has been recognized as a leader in the field of forensic accounting, having been awarded the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants’ (AICPA) Forensic and Valuation Services Standing Ovation Award in 2016, and the National Association of Certified Valuators and Analysts (NACVA) 40 under 40 Award in 2018. Because of her strong commitment to client service, Jessica was also recognized by Withum as a 2017 nominee and 2018 winner of the firm’s prestigious Strength in Client Service Award. Jessica is a licensed certified public accountant (CPA) in the state of New Jersey, a Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE), and holds the Accredited in Business Valuation (ABV) credential. She is a member of the New Jersey Society of Certified Public Accountants (NJSCPA) and the AICPA. Jessica is a member of the AICPA’s Forensic and Valuation Services Group and has served on the AICPA’s Certified Financial Forensics (CFF) examination task force. Jessica is also a member of the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners (ACFE), the American Bar Association (ABA) Criminal Justice and Litigation sections, and is an active supporter of the Essex County Bar Association


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