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Larry Horwich Chicago

1 N. Wacker Drive
Chicago, IL 60606



Email: lhorwich@wipfli.com

Lawrence A. Horwich, CPA, CVA, ABV


Larry Horwich is a partner in the firm’s business valuation and corporate finance practices. He leverages more than 30 years of experience to provide valuations of private, closely held businesses and emerging companies for sale, merger and acquisition, financing (debt and/or equity), estate and gift tax purposes, shareholder disputes, buy-sell agreements, insurance claims, marital situations, and other business matters. Larry is a highly skilled tax and business advisor with diverse knowledge in estate planning, audit and accounting, and financial investment services. Clients appreciate his depth of knowledge and ability to advise in all aspects of their business.  In addition, Larry has authored articles and presented seminars for numerous industry associations.


  • Certified Public Accountant
  • Certified Valuation Analyst
  • Accredited in Business Valuation

Professional Memberships and Activities

  • American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA) - Member
  • Illinois CPA Society (ICPAS) - Member
  • ICPAS Ethics Committee - Chairman
  • ICPAS Accounting and Assurance Services Network - Member
  • ICPAS Management of an Accounting Practice (MAP) Committee - Former chairman
  • Business Valuation Association (BVA) - Member
  • National Association of Certified Valuators and Analysts (NACVA) - Member
  • NACVA Ambassador’s Editorial Board - Member
  • NACVA Valuation Certification Board - Former member
  • Chicago Estate Planning Council (CEPC) - Member

Areas of Focus

  • Business valuation 
  • Business consulting
  • Audit
  • Taxation
  • Estate planning
  • Merger and acquisition services
  • Financing
  • High-net-worth individuals
  • Private and closely held companies


University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
  • Bachelor of science degree in accounting
Chicago-Kent College of Law
  • Master of laws program - Nonmatriculated status