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Lawrence A. Horwich

Mr. Horwich is the Managing Partner of Horwich Coleman Levin, LLC. He has over 30 years of experience in public accounting. He also has extensive experience in business consulting, auditing, taxation, and estate planning. He performs valuations of private, closely held businesses and emerging companies for sale, merger and acquisition, financing, (debt and/or equity) for estate and gift tax purposes, shareholder disputes, buy-sell agreements, insurance claims, marital situations, and other business matters.


Mr. Horwich practiced public accounting for several years prior to founding his own public accounting firm, Lawrence A. Horwich & Associates, P.C. in October, 1985. In 2005, Mr. Horwich combined his firm with other local firms to create Horwich Coleman Levin, LLC.


  • Audit and Assurance
  • Bankruptcy / Workouts
  • Business Interruption
  • Business Valuation
  • Estate Planning
  • Family Office
  • Forensic Accounting
  • Litigation Support
  • Tax Services


  • Bachelor of Science – Accounting / Political Science, University of Illinois at Urbana/Champaign
  • Over 500 hours of continuing professional education and advanced study


  • Certified Public Accountant (CPA)
  • Accredited in Business Valuation (ABV)
  • Certified Valuation Analyst (CVA)


  • American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA)
  • Illinois Society of Certified Public Accountants (ICPAS)
  • Member, ICPAS Broker-Dealer Committee
  • Business Valuation Association (BVA)
  • Chicago Estate Planning Council (CEPC)
  • National Association of Certified Valuation Analysts (NACVA)
  • Chairman, Management of an Accounting Practice (MAP) Committee (ICPAS)
  • Member, ICPAS Illinois Accounting and Assurance Services Network
  • Member, NACVA Ambassadors Editorial Board
  • Former Member, NACVA Valuation Certification Board


  • Standard Club of Chicago, Finance Committee
  • Condominium Association, Board of Directors