Morris Gocial, CPA/CFF, CVA, CrFA

Senior Consultant

Morris Gocial
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2005 Market Street, Suite 1105
Philadelphia, PA 19103
Phone: 267.768.3810


Morris Gocial, CPA, is a Senior Consultant at Marks Paneth LLP. He advises his clients in areas such as maximizing profits, setting long-term goals, creating internal control systems, choosing financing alternatives, and more. He also provides forensic and litigation support services and business valuations.

As a Certified Forensic Accountant and Certified Valuation Analyst, Mr. Gocial is an expert in computing damages, business valuations, investigative accounting, auditing and other types of engagements. He has prepared reports and/or testified in US District Court for the District of Columbia, US District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania, US Bankruptcy Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania, US Bankruptcy Court for District of Delaware, Superior Court of New Jersey Chancery Division and Family Division, West Virginia Circuit Court, Pennsylvania Court of Common Pleas for Philadelphia, Montgomery, Bucks, Chester, Lackawanna counties and arbitration hearings. 

In addition to preparing business valuations for litigation-related matters, Mr. Gocial uses his expertise in business valuations in non-litigation matters such as gifting, succession planning, estate matters, buy-sell agreements, selling businesses, mergers & acquisitions, etc.

Mr. Gocial utilizes his knowledge, skill and experience as a member of several Advisory Boards for privately held for-profit enterprises.

Prior to joining Marks Paneth, Mr. Gocial was the founding member of MDG, LLC. 


Temple University, Philadelphia, PA

Professional Memberships

American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA)

Pennsylvania Institute of Certified Public Accountants (PICPA)

Member, Business Valuation Committee

Member, Forensic & Litigation Committee 

New Jersey Society of Certified Public Accountants (NJSCPA)

National Association of Certified Valuation Analysts (NACVA)

American College of Forensic Examiners International (ACFEI)

Certified Public Accountant (CPA)
Certified Valuation Analyst (CVA)
Certified Forensic Accountant (CrFA)
Certified in Financial Forensics (CFF)
Diplomate of the American Board of Forensic Accounting (DABFA)

Practice Areas

Tax Services Litigation and Forensic Accounting Business Valuations Accounting and Auditing Consulting

Licensed In

Pennsylvania, New Jersey