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Soneet R. Kapila, CPA*, CIRA, CFE, CFF

Soneet R. Kapila is the founding partner of Kapila & Company. For over twenty years, Kapila & Company has concentrated its efforts in the areas of consulting in litigation support, insolvency, fiduciary and creditors’ rights matters.

Professional Experience

Mr. Kapila’s practice is concentrated in the area of creditors’ rights, bankruptcy, and financial transactions litigation. He represents both creditors and debtors in and out of bankruptcy court, and has considerable expertise representing secured creditors. He also regularly advises clients about the insolvency implications involved in business transactions and operation of distressed businesses.

As a fiduciary, he has served as Bankruptcy Trustee, Examiner, Chief Restructuring Officer, S.E.C. Corporate Monitor and Receiver and State Court Receiver in numerous matters in the Southern and Middle Districts of Florida. Mr. Kapila has advised and represented debtors and creditors' committees in formulating, analyzing and negotiating plans of reorganization. He is a recognized expert in fraudulent conveyance and insolvency issues and has provided expert testimony and extensive litigation support services to law firms involving complex insolvency issues. He is a sitting trustee on the panel of U.S. Bankruptcy Trustees in the Southern District of Florida.

Mr. Kapila has conducted numerous forensic and fraud investigations, and has worked in conjunction with the S.E.C., the Federal Bureau of Investigation and the United States Attorney’s Office.

Mr. Kapila has also provided a wide variety of tax services to clients throughout his career. Consulting with and offering tax planning strategies and ideas to bankruptcy trustees is also a significant part of his responsibilities.

Mr. Kapila has spoken to various groups including the New York Law School, St. Thomas University Law School, National Conference of Bankruptcy Judges, Receiver’s Forum, Association of Insolvency and Restructuring Advisors, Florida Institute of Certified Public Accountants, National Business Institute, and the American Bankruptcy Institute on topics related to insolvency, under-performing businesses and insolvency taxation.

   Fellow, American College of Bankruptcy (2013)

 Best Trustee, Daily Business Review's Best of 2012

Key Partners Award Honoree/South Florida Business Journal (2010)

 Bronze Award/Medal - 3rd highest score, (1966) examination of the Association
    of Insolvency & Restructuring Advisors

 Published article - Hidden Resources in a Small Business

   MBA, Cranfield School of Management Studies, England

 Certified Public Accountant - Florida

 Certified Insolvency & Restructuring Advisor

 Certified Fraud Examiner

 Certified in Financial Forensics

 Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales

Professional Affiliations
   Florida Institute of Certified Public Accountants

 American Institute of Certified Public Accountants

 Association of Insolvency & Restructuring Advisors

 Association of Certified Fraud Examiners

 American Bankruptcy Institute

 National Association of Bankruptcy Trustees

Volunteer Activities (Past & Present)
   Advisory Board – American Bankruptcy Institute Southeast Regional
   Conference (2012)

 Advisory Board – American Bankruptcy Institute Caribbean Insolvency
   Symposium (2010 – 2012)

 Association of Insolvency & Restructuring Advisors - past-Chairman and

 Association of Insolvency & Restructuring Advisors – Board of Directors

 Lecturer to various groups on insolvency and litigation related topics,
    including insolvency taxation

 Member of the Grievances Committee of The Florida Bar

 Member of the American Arbitration Association's Panel of Arbitrators

 Member of the Board of Directors, Hialeah-Miami Springs-Northwest Dade     Chamber of Commerce

 Chairman - Litigation Support Services Committee of the National Training
    and Experience Sharing Program of The American Group of CPA Firms

 Practice Review Committee - FICPA

 Bankers Cooperation Committee - Connecticut Society of CPA's

* Regulated by the State of Florida.
London Affiliated Office
Career Opportunities
American Institute of CPAs
Association of Insolvency & Restructuring Advisors
Internal Revenue Service
Securities & Exchange Commission

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