Andrew H. Short, CPA, ABV, CFF, CFE, CGMA

Andrew H. Short is a Managing Director at J.S. Held LLC with over 25 years of experience providing financial consulting, forensic accounting, and expert witness services to companies involved in distressed financial situations, investigations, and complex commercial disputes. He provides financial advisory services to debtors, secured creditors, and unsecured creditors in and out of bankruptcy, including turnaround, restructuring services, and bankruptcy proceedings. Experience includes cash flow and liquidity analysis, plan feasibility analysis, solvency analysis, adversary proceedings including avoidance and preference actions, claims reconciliations, liquidating plans, Section 363 sales, and pursuit of claims to maximize recoveries on behalf of creditors.

Andrew also has significant forensic accounting experience conducting investigations and assessing economic damages across a variety of types of disputes including litigation and alternative dispute resolution proceedings. His experience includes internal investigations and quantification of damages related to claims of fraud, breach of contract, breach of fiduciary duty, insurance claims, business valuation disputes, partnership disputes, wrongful terminations, construction claims, personal injury, wrongful death, and post-acquisition disputes, among others. He has testified as an expert witness on behalf of plaintiffs and defendants in state court, federal court, arbitration, and mediation. He has also served as a jointly retained neutral forensic accountant.

Andrew’s experience includes clients in a wide range of industries including construction, financial services, professional services, startup companies and startup company incubation, real estate, food processing, manufacturing, aviation, pharmaceuticals and healthcare, consumer products, and multi-level marketing, among others.

Key Expertise

  • Forensic Accounting
  • Economic Damages
  • Financial Services
  • Commercial Disputes
  • Bankruptcy & Restructuring Services
  • Intellectual Property
  • Business Valuation
  • Contract Breach
  • Insurance Claims
  • Post-acquisition Disputes