Mr. Plastino is an expert in financial economics, with over 20 years of finance and consulting experience.
He assists corporations, investment funds, law firms, and government entities with economic and financial analyses, specializing in corporate valuation, securities analysis, and complex financial modeling.
Mr. Plastino leads bankruptcy, tax controversy, complex litigation, and corporate merger and acquisition engagements. He has extensive experience analyzing, valuing, and assessing the credit quality of companies, including firms charged with financial fraud and those that are undergoing (or have undergone) leveraged buyouts and recapitalizations. He has managed and performed financial analyses in various Enron-related litigation proceedings, advised a major unsecured creditor of the Tribune Company in that company’s bankruptcy negotiations, and regularly advises on the economics of related-party transactions.
In addition, Mr. Plastino is a Lecturer at the Boston University Questrom School of Business, where he teaches an advanced corporate financial management course. His research focuses on the modeling and valuation of privately held companies and illiquid securities, with a recent emphasis being the impact of US tax law changes on corporate value and valuation methods. He has published numerous articles and regularly presents to attorneys, corporate managers, law students, and academics.
Prior to joining Brattle, Mr. Plastino spent several years in the National Tax Department of a Big Four accounting firm and over 13 years at a boutique corporate finance and litigation consulting firm. He is a certified public accountant (CPA) and is Accredited in Business Valuation by the AICPA.