Joe Leiwant
Founder and Managing Director of Dean Consulting, LLC

Joe Leiwant is the founder and Managing Director of Dean Consulting, LLC, a multi-line consulting firm based in Chester, NJ. He has a broad base of experience that includes valuation, management and securities analysis. Mr. Leiwant’s primary focus at Dean Consulting is advising attorneys and/or expert witnesses in areas such as corporate and securities valuation, forensics and the development of other analyses for expert reports.

Prior to founding Dean Consulting, Mr. Leiwant was a Director in the Morristown, NJ office of Duff & Phelps, LLC and part of the Dispute Consulting practice. He was a member of the firm’s Complex Valuation and Bankruptcy Litigation sub-practice where his work focused primarily on issues related to valuation and solvency.

Before joining Duff & Phelps, Mr. Leiwant was a securities analyst at Schottenfeld Associates, a New York based hedge fund with a focus on technology. His primary coverage areas at Schottenfeld Associates were Homeland Security and Defense, Telecom and Alternative Energy.

Mr. Leiwant received his M.B.A. with a concentration in finance and strategy from the Yale University School of Management.  He received his B.S. with a concentration in finance and marketing from The Marshall School of Business at the University of Southern California.