Edward T. Schroeder, CPA/CFF, CVA, MAFF

Principal
Edward Schroeder
  • Certified Public Accountant
    American Institute of Certified Public Accountants
  • Certified Valuation Analyst
    National Association of Certified Valuators and Analysts
  • Certified in Financial Forensics
    American Institute of Certified Public Accountants
  • Master Analyst in Financial Forensics
    National Association of Certified Valuators and Analysts
  • Trained in Mediation and Qualified Practitioner of Collaborative Divorce

Edward T. Schroeder is a Principal at The Griffing Group and serves as the leader of the firm’s Family Law Valuation and Consulting Practice. Mr. Schroeder has provided valuation, litigation advisory, and forensic accounting services to clients for purposes of marital dissolution, estate and gift taxation, intellectual property valuation, employee stock ownership plan compliance, purchase price allocation and impairment testing, and commercial litigation. Mr. Schroeder has provided expert witness testimony in marital dissolution and commercial litigation matters and he has served as a financial neutral in collaborative matters and other matters with mutually agreed-upon experts.

Mr. Schroeder has consulting experience in many industries, including healthcare, architecture, food processing, retail, medical and dental practices, property management, real estate agencies, private equity funds, hedge funds, funds-of-funds, executive recruiting, advertising, drug distribution, and automotive collision repair.

Mr. Schroeder has presented continuing education seminars on Allocation of Goodwill and Optimizing and Building Value in Your Company for a Planned Exit.

EXPERT WITNESS TRIAL TESTIMONY

CIRCUIT COURT OF COOK COUNTY, ILLINOIS

Spagnoli v. Spagnoli.

November 2013. Income Analysis; Temporary Support Hearing.

Batenic v. Batenic

March 2007. Compensation Analysis; Motion to Modify Maintenance.

CIRCUIT COURT OF DUPAGE COUNTY, ILLINOIS

Roudebush v. Roudebush.

November 2010. Income Analysis; Motion to Modify Maintenance.

EXPERT WITNESS DEPOSITION TESTIMONY

UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT

Stafford Trading, Inc. and John S. Stafford, Jr. v. Frederick J. Lovely and Charles Pokoski.

May 2007. Income Tax; Financial Accounting.

CIRCUIT COURT OF COOK COUNTY, ILLINOIS

In Re: the Marriage of Zisook.

March 2015. Lifestyle Analysis.

In Re: the Marriage of Grusecki.

June 2010. Compensation Analysis.

In Re: the Marriage of Skalla.

August 2008. Business Valuation; Fair Market Value.

CIRCUIT COURT OF COOK COUNTY, ILLINOIS, CHANCERY DIVISION

Anja Muench, personally and as a representative for the derivative claim of Monkey Island, LLC v. MB Financial Bank, N.A.

November 2012. Economic Damages.

OTHER SIGNIFICANT LITIGATION SUPPORT MATTERS

UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT

United States of America v. A-1 Home Health Care Inc. and Seutter Tyrone Swan and Sheila Swan.

September 2006. Forensic Examination.

Shanklin Corporation v. American Packaging Machinery, Inc. and Rally Packaging Corporation.

April 2006. Patent Infringement; Economic Damages.

CIRCUIT COURT OF COOK COUNTY, ILLINOIS

In Re: Marriage of Pothast.

January/February 2011. Compensation Analysis; Business Valuation – FMV.

Michael Benson, et al v. John S. Stafford, Jr.

February 2009. Economic Damages.