Providing well-supported, evidence-based information is critical for building a credible lawsuit case. Our Valuation and Litigation Support Group combines highly specialized accounting, valuation and forensic expertise to look beyond the numbers and financial information in all facets of litigation and non-litigation matters. With a variety of resources and credentialed professionals all under one roof, Doeren Mayhew is a one-stop source for clients and the legal community.

Credentialed Professionals in the Field

  • Certified Public Accountant (CPA)
  • Accredited in Business Valuations (ABV)
  • Certified in Financial Forensics (CFF)
  • Certified Valuation Analyst (CVA)
  • Accredited Senior Appraiser (ASA)
  • Accredited Valuation Analyst (AVA)
  • Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE)

Valuation and Litigation Support Services

Business Valuations

Valuations can be a critical component of litigation support and non-litigation engagements alike. Understanding the value of your business allows professionals to make decisions that are more informed, logical and strategic.

Our valuation professionals use modern valuation practices and collaborate with forensic accounting, litigation support and tax professionals to ensure appropriate analysis of data during:

  • Buy/sell agreements
  • Shareholder disputes and minority oppression claims
  • Marital dissolution
  • Mergers and acquisitions
  • Estate and gift planning
  • FLPs or LLC discounts
  • S corporation elections
  • Insurance claims and coverage
  • Bank loans and other financing
  • Lost profits or economic damage
  • ESOPs, ISOs and ESOs

Economic Loss Analysis and Forensic Accounting

Whether the lawsuit case requires the gathering and calculating of existing data, or probing to uncover hidden financial evidence, our professionals leave no stone unturned. Once organized, information is effectively communicated to counsel, clients, courts, law enforcement and other relevant parties through reports, exhibits, and other visual and audio aids. Doeren Mayhew uses this thorough approach to support formal and informal investigations in commercial litigation, economic loss, fraud and forensic
accounting matters, including:

  • Economic loss calculations
  • Breach of contract claims
  • Employee embezzlement
  • Identification of fictitious vendors
  • Financial record reconstruction
  • Analysis and evaluation of other expert reports
  • Expert testimony provided at deposition, trial and arbitration
  • Deposition and cross-examination of opposing forensic expert
  • Assistance with settlement planning and negotiations
  • Bankruptcy and pre-bankruptcy analysis
  • Fraud policy development and implementation

Expert Witness Testimony

Our professionals not only have the evidence-based information to support your goals, but understand how to best present the findings. As a result, we are trusted by the legal community as reliable expert witnesses who are prepared and organized.

Most importantly, we bring credibility to your case. That’s because our work starts long before trial even begins. Analyzing and evaluating not only the evidence we have, but opposing expert reports and testimony, Doeren Mayhew is well prepared for direct and cross examination.

The credibility, experience and preparedness that our expert witness professionals display provides the confidence you need in your case, whether:

  • Expert testimony at deposition, trial and arbitration
  • Preparation for federal, circuit and district courts
  • Cross examination for opposing experts
  • Technical litigation support

Case Studies

We invite you to see how our Michigan litigation support advisors and Houston litigation support advisors credibility, experience and knowledge has assisted in others during their lawsuits. Read our litigation case studies, from breach of contracts to forensic investigation.

 

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Doeren Mayhew CPAs and advisors is a certified public accounting firm serving businesses nationwide from offices in Florida, Michigan, North Carolina and Texas. Our award-winning CPAs and investment bankers provide comprehensive accounting and consulting services, specializing in domestic and international tax planning, construction accounting, manufacturing accounting, mergers and acquisitions, lawsuits and litigation support, business valuations and more. Combining a deeply rooted history with a progressive mindset, the firm offers insight into the business, oversight to ensure best practices and foresight for what's ahead. Visit www.doeren.com for more information.