Mr. Sumpter is a Managing Director in the Valuation, Litigation and Forensic Services Practice of CBIZ Valuation Group, LLC. He has been a licensed attorney for over 25 years and a certified public accountant for over 30 years. He specializes in forensic accounting, litigation support and consultation, bankruptcy administration, business restructuring, real estate sales, Chapter 11 plan feasibility and liquidation analysis, solvency analysis, claim resolutions, business valuations, taxation, fraud investigations, avoidable transfer recoveries and asset tracing. He has experience working in the spheres of real estate development, manufacturing, retail, transportation, telecommunications, construction, banking, government, trusts, restaurants, medical providers, hotels, gaming, insurance, entertainment and environmental.
Mr. Sumpter graduated magna cum laude from Western Michigan University with a Bachelor of Arts degree in business administration with a major in accounting. He received his Juris Doctor degree from University of the Pacific, McGeorge School of Law, where he earned the honor of becoming a member of the Order of the Coif and received the Prentice Hall Outstanding Tax Student award. In addition, Mr. Sumpter is a member of the American Bankruptcy Institute, Association of Insolvency and Restructuring Advisors, American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, and the California Society of Certified Public Accountants. Mr. Sumpter serves as a certified Insolvency and Restructuring Advisor and is certified in Financial Forensics. He was admitted to the California Bar in 1985. He has been a certified public accountant licensed in Nevada since 1980 and in Arizona since 2007, and is authorized to practice accounting in the state of California. Mr. Sumpter has earned his certification as a bankruptcy law specialist by the State Bar of California and certification as a distressed business valuation specialist by the Association of Insolvency and Restructuring Advisors.