Chris Grippa Joins Aprio as the Partner-in-Charge of Litigation Support and Forensic Accounting Services

August 12, 2020

Aprio, LLP, a nationally recognized top 50 CPA-led business advisory firm, announced today that Chris Grippa has joined the firm as the Partner-in-Charge of Aprio’s Litigation Support and Forensic Accounting practice. Chris will serve domestic and international clients; providing a range of services, including regulatory investigations, compliance, dispute resolution and advising on high-stakes financial matters.

“I’ve been continuously impressed by Aprio’s meaningful relationships with its clients,” said Chris Grippa. “Aprio’s entrepreneurial spirit, adoption of state-of-the-art technology, and agile approach leads to rapid delivery of meaningful solutions that build trust and confidence with clients. These attributes are vital when working through clients’ most complex and sensitive financial matters.”

Chris joins Aprio from EY, with over 20 years of experience advising clients across a variety of industries. Prior to EY, Chris built and led Alvarez & Marsal’s forensic practice in Atlanta.

“Adding Chris to lead our Litigation Support and Forensic Accounting Service team diversifies our skillset and creates an opportunity to grow our Litigation Support and Forensic Accounting Services to be nimbler and faster, ensuring our clients can face business threats head-on and build organizational resilience,” said Richard Kopelman, CEO and Managing Partner of Aprio. “As businesses continue on the path to recovery, we’re looking forward and preparing for the post-COVID-19 world, where Chris’s leadership experience and vision will be vital in solving sensitive client matters and growing our firm.”

For more information on Aprio’s Litigation Support and Forensic Accounting Services group, visit

About Aprio
Aprio is a premier full-service, CPA-led business advisory firm based in Atlanta, Georgia, that advises clients and associates on how to achieve what’s next. Aprio’s associates work as integrated teams across advisory, assurance, tax, outsourced accounting solutions and private client services, bringing the best thinking and personal commitment to each client. Across practices, Aprio brings together proven expertise, deep understanding and strategic foresight for industries including Manufacturing and Distribution; Nonprofit and Education; Professional Services; Real Estate and Construction; Retail, Franchise and Hospitality; and Technology and Biosciences. In 65 years, Aprio has grown to over 550 team members. To serve clients wherever life or business may take them, Aprio’s teams speak more than 30 languages and work with clients in over 40 countries. In addition to its Atlanta headquarters, Aprio also operates in Birmingham, Ala. and Charlotte, Greensboro, Mt. Airy and Asheboro N.C. For more, visit

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