About Luis Rivera
Luis has over 40 years of forensic investigative experience working, supervising and approving cases in the areas of forensic accounting, litigation support, financial fraud investigations, tax fraud, tax controversy, money laundering and as an expert witness. Luis’ career includes Twenty (24) years of investigative experience with IRS Criminal Investigations. Retired as The Assistant Special Agent in Charge- Miami Field Office. Luis served in positions of ascending responsibility retiring as the Assistant Special Agent in Charge, of the Miami Field Office. Luis was also the IRS Attaché in Colombia for 3 years.
In 2009, Luis was a founding Partner of MRW Consulting Group, LLP a forensic advisory and consulting firm located in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, where he is currently a Partner. At MRW, Luis specializes in complex forensic accounting, litigation, and fraud investigations and prevention, as well as business consulting, tax fraud and controversy, matrimonial and anti- money laundering compliance. In 2020, Luis was appointed by the U.S. Department of Justice to monitor a tax return preparer pursuant to an agreement reached with the preparer to avoid a permanent injunction to prepare returns.
Luis has testified as an expert witness in commercial litigation, forensic accounting, tax and other financial related matters. Representative engagements are available upon request.
Lus is also a Certified Finacial Forensic (AICPA)
Awards & Recognitions:
South Florida Legal Guide - Top CPAs (2013, 2014, 2016 and 2019)
Accounting Professionals in Litigation Support (2011)
Using Forensic Tools in Equitable Relief Claims - FVS Consulting Digest, November 2011 (Co-authors: Marta Alfonso, Jorge Gutierrez)
A graduate of Rutgers University with a B.A. in accounting.