48 Wall Street, Floor 17
New York, NY 10043
Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE)
Summary of Experience:
Nicholas Vasquez is a Certified Fraud Examiner with more than 18 years of forensic accounting, litigation consulting, and auditing experience. Nick specializes in the quantification of economic damages for insurers, law firms, and companies across industries as diverse as energy, residential, hospitality, food, sports and entertainment, retail, and manufacturing. His insurance related engagements focus on claim assessment, presentation, negotiation, and dispute resolution. Nick has significant experience in large, complex loss matters, including the preparation or evaluation of hundreds of first-party property damage and business interruption claims totaling several billion dollars. He has also quantified damages involving fraud and fidelity issues, product liability and recall, and personal injury. In addition to work throughout the United States, he has managed engagements in Canada, Mexico, the Caribbean, and Europe.
Prior to joining J.S. Held, Nick was a Senior Manager at Magnan Graizzaro and Associates CPAs, LLC, which was acquired by J.S. Held in early 2019. He has also held positions in the international forensic accounting and consulting practices at Aon plc and BDO USA LLP. Nick has experience in many substantive practice areas and has analyzed and prepared complex financial models, conducted investigations involving allegations of fraud and abuse, evaluated transactions involving accounting and auditing issues, remediated anti-money laundering enforcement actions, and conducted financial audits in accordance with Generally Accepted Auditing Standards.
Nick holds a bachelor’s degree in public accounting from Fordham University. He is involved in several professional organizations, including the American Bar Association (ABA), the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners (ACFE), the Association of Latino Professionals For America (ALPFA), the Claims and Litigation Management Alliance (CLM), and the Marine and Insurance Claims Association (MICA).