Joel Cohen is a director within Duff & Phelps’ Dispute Consulting practice. Joel has extensive experience within dispute advisory, forensic, insolvency and litigation. He manages a team of CPAs, economists, attorneys and finance professionals in executing a diverse array of complex engagements related to the various hedge fund/private equity fraud, insolvencies and litigations that have characterized the last ten years of the asset management industry. These engagements include aspects of asset tracing, internal investigations and damage calculations.
Joel joined Duff & Phelps with the acquisition of Kinetic Partners where he was the co-chair of the Dispute Advisory and Forensic Services Group.
Joel has expertise in managing the expectations of various stakeholders involved in insolvency proceedings, liquidations, litigation settlements and receiverships, namely in his capacity of assisting a board, a Trustee, Receiver or Official Liquidator with their duties including U.S. and cross border considerations. Joel has extensive experience within the offshore world, regularly handling cases out of the Duff & Phelps Grand Cayman Office. He has an extremely strong network of professionals and contacts throughout the Caribbean.
Joel is currently overseeing a more than $1 billion litigation, while also administering several onshore and offshore hedge fund liquidations, bankruptcies, receiverships and actions in the U.S. and offshore jurisdictions. Joel manages small-scale and large-scale investigations involving asset tracing, fraud and litigation.
Prior to joining Kinetic Partners, Joel was as a dispute-resolution manager with a Big 4 accounting firm and senior vice president at a prominent investment bank. Joel has worked with premier law firms on accounting malpractice, business insurance disputes, fraud detection and economic investigations.