Michael Diliberto III

Michael Diliberto III


Managing Director

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Michael Diliberto is a managing director with Baker Tilly’s forensic, litigation and valuation services practice. He has been involved in the field of forensic accounting for more than 35 years. He has worked extensively throughout the United States, Canada and Europe with insurance companies and attorneys focusing the scope of his practice on forensic accounting, the measurement of damages and litigation support.

Michael has provided expert insurance services involving business interruption, property, manufacturing, inventory, power generation, product liability and recall claims. His expert litigation support services include lost profits, personal injury, defense costs, infringement, accounting malpractice, breach of contract and many more.

Michael is also a qualified expert in evaluating economic losses arising from environmental damages through OPA-90 oil spills and EPA chemical spills and contamination.

  • Quantifying business interruption losses for mining, energy, foods, wafer/FAB/assembly, metal fabrication, ship building, furniture, defense and other production facilities
  • Reviewing production losses of a nuclear power plant
  • Reviewing oil spill claims from the North Cape oil spill in Rhode Island and the BP oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico. His team’s work was engaged by the National Pollution Funds Agency in both assignments
  • Evaluating product liability damages for computer software locks, high-end apparel, computers, food, catalogs, internet service providers and server farms
  • Reviewing claims resulting from the largest peanut product recall in America
  • Reviewing damages from professional error to cause a loss of data for medical groups, sales and distribution facilities, and hospitality and resort reward programs
  • Reviewing Ponzi scheme and money laundering of a 1031 exchange company
  • Analyzing family trust accounting for misappropriation of assets
  • American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, member
  • California Society of Certified Public Accountants, member
  • Michael has testified as an expert witness in both State and Federal Courts on behalf of Defendants and Plaintiffs and in alternative resolution disputes. He has provided testimony for jury and bench trials, ADR proceedings, and preparing qualified Federal Rule 26 expert reports on subrogation, general economic damages, business valuation, lost net profits, lost earnings and wages
  • Michael has participated in seminars and presentations and has served as a guest speaker regarding investigative accounting, fraud and measurement of damages to members of the insurance industry and legal profession


San Francisco, CA


Bachelor of Science

Long Island University