Business Valuation Expert Witnesses

Business valuation expert witnesses and consultants listed here may be able to form expert opinions, draft expert witness reports, provide expert witness testimony at deposition and/or trial as or serve as consulting (non-testifying) experts on business valuation. The business valuation expert witness listings on this page are typically from fields/areas of expertise such as: Accounting, Appraisal & Valuation, Business Damages, Business Valuation, Economics, Financial, Fraud, Securities & Investments, and Technology.

Nora C Ostrofe, MBA, CEA, AVA Hagen, Streiff, Newton & Oshiro Accountants PC

Alaska
Economics, Financial - Economic Loss, Valuation Of Economic Loss, Valuation Of Wrongful Death, Business Interruption, Marital Dissolution, Pension Valuation, Business Valuation, Employment Laws
Professional, detailed valuation of economic loss in the following practice areas: personal injury / wrongful death (including maritime and medical malpractice); employment law; business interruption; and marital dissolution (including business and pension valuation). Reasonable rates.

Janet Chase, ASA, ABV, CEIV, CPA South Park Advisors

Phoenix, Arizona
Appraisal & Valuation, Accounting - technical accounting, fair value accounting, economic damages, financial reporting, lost profits, family law, business valuation, corporate litigation, forensic accounting
Janet has more than 30 years of experience in accounting, audit, tax, and finance, including 20 years of experience providing valuation, forensic accounting and litigation services to both private and public companies ranging in size from start-ups to over $1 billion in sales. Her experience includes leadership roles at a Big Four Accounting Firm, as well as global executive involvement for brands such as Bausch & Lomb, Ray Ban, and Birds-Eye Foods. Janet’s accounting and tax experience includes three years as Corporate Audit Manager for a technology-based healthcare company with sales of over $2 billion and 100 locations worldwide, two years as a Finance Director for the Southeast Asia Region based in Singapore for the same company, and two years as Tax Manager for a producer and marketer of processed food products with sales of $800 million and tax filings in 36 states. Her valuation, forensic accounting and litigation experience includes ten years at a national boutique valuatio...

Advisors / Experts @MCS Associates National Expert Witness/Consulting Group

Tustin, California
Economics, Accounting - Damages calculations, lost profits, economic/statistical analysis, business valuations, forensic accounting, accountant practice/standards
Banking, finance, real estate & insurance consulting group (est. 1973). Experts include senior bankers, consultants, economists, accountants, actuaries, statisticians, appraisers. Damages analysis re: lending / finance, business interruption, lost profits; Business valuations; Securities & investments, suitability / trading; Accounting expertise in standards / practices, GAAP / RAP principles, Fraud investigation, Forensic accounting.

Kaycea T Campbell, PhD

San Pedro, California
Economics, Business Damages - Personal Injury, Wrongful Death, Employment, discrimination, Wages, Hours, Loss of Business Profits, Healthcare Loss Analysis, civil litigation, finance, business valuation, economics, statistics, valuation, accounting, and trademark/patent infringement damages.
As an experienced career Economist specializing in economic theory, analysis and policy, Long Beach, California-based Kaycea is an educator with extensive training in economics. With a Ph.D. degree in Economics and Management, Campbell is also an experienced researcher whose analyses have been published in authoritative journals. Kaycea has been teaching for over ten years and has taught undergraduate and graduate level courses in economics. Kaycea is a tenured Associate Professor at Pierce College, teaching Microeconomics, Macroeconomics, and related Economic Theory courses as required. She is also the Department Chair for a division housing the disciplines of Political Science, Economics, Administration of Justice, and Chicano Studies. She also teaches economic courses at other colleges within the Los Angeles Community College District (Mission College and West Los Angeles College). She also serves as an Adjunct Assistant Professor of Economics at the University of La Verne...

Mark O. Falkenhagen JS Held, LLC

Los Angeles, California
Economics, Financial - Economic Damages, Economic Loss, Business Interruption, Employment Laws, Class Action Damage Models, Business Valuation, Wrongful Death, Wage and Hour Analysis, Construction Defect, Marital Dissolution, Pension Valuation, Net Worth Calculations
Professional valuation of economic loss in the following practice areas: wrongful termination, class action, wage and hour, wrongful death, business interruption, construction defect, marital dissolution, stock options. Experienced testimony in state and federal courts. Mediation preparation. Clear and concise work product for deposition and trial presentation. Case intake across the country.

Steven C. Gabrielson, CPA, CVA Haynie & Company, CPAs

Newport Beach, California
Accounting, Fraud - Alter Ego, Business Valuation, Commercial Damage Assessment, Economic Analysis, Forensic Accounting, Fraud Investigations, Liability Analysis, Lost Profits, Ownership Disputes, Professional Liability, Taxation, Wrongful Termination/Death,

Alan G Goedde, PhD Freeman & Mills, Inc

Los Angeles, California
Business Damages, Economics - intellectual property(patent, trademark, copyright, trade secret, licensing, royalties), entertainment, music, business valuations, lost profits, statistics, lost earnings, product marketing,
A considerable part of Dr. Goedde’s practice involves intellectual property issues including patent, trademark, copyright, trade secret and unfair competition matters as well as business valuations. His background in engineering and economics combined with his work experience in profit planning, budgeting, product marketing and acquisitions analysis has enabled him to assist clients in a wide range of intellectual property litigation. Dr. Goedde can also draw upon his experience as a patent examiner at the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office. His testimony experience in patent infringement matters includes economic analysis of the Panduit factors, applying Georgia Pacific factors to evaluate reasonable royalty; and, developing RAND royalty rates considering such issues as scope of the royalty base, lump sum and running royalties, royalty stacking, license comparability, university licensing agreements, exclusive licensing, and apportionment of profits to non-infringing components. Dr. ...

David K Golbahar, CPA, CFF, CGMA J.S. Held

Los Angeles, California
Accounting, Business Damages - Partnership dispute, Economic Damages, Business interruption claim, employment, wrongful termination, business litigation, lost profits, business valuation, unjust enrichment, fraud, white collar criminal defense, intellectual property, toxic tort, forensic accounting, breach of contract
DISPUTE AND FRAUD INVESTIGATIONS | FORENSIC ACCOUNTING David is a skilled forensic accountant, expert witness, and turnaround consultant. Shareholders, creditors, and attorneys rely on David’s focused approach to investigating fraud, determining damages for complex financial disputes, and assisting in bankruptcy matters. Business owners and management teams trust his deep operational experience to guide them through turnarounds and business expansion. David fulfills multiple needs in commercial litigation matters. Mr. Golbahar has been named expert on over 25 cases. The California Superior court appointed him as a monitor in a well-know restaurant group dispute. Testimony Experience - Economic Damages - Lost Profits / Business Interruption - Wrongful Termination (Employment Law) - Business valuation In 2018, Mr. Golbahar received AICPA’s FVS Standing Ovation award for significant contributions in forensic accounting and in the community.

Kevin F Henry Freeman & Mills, Inc.

Los Angeles, California
Business Damages, Securities & Investments - Mergers, acquisitions, corporate finance, business interruption, stocks, bonds, capital, lost profits, business valuation, transactions, alter ego, corporate veil.

Fulcrum Inquiry David Nolte, Renee, Howdeshell, Nicole Liska

Los Angeles, California
Accounting, Business Valuation - Forensic Accounting, Fraud Investigation, Business Valuations/Appraisal, Damages Analysis, Lost Profit Studies, Statistics, Forensic Economic Analysis, Royalty Audits, Strategic & Market Assess., Injury and Employment Damages.
Mr. Nolte, Ms. Howdeshell and Ms. Liska, have worked with a broad range of firms/industries in both litigation and non-litigation settings. Their ability to analyze and explain complex financial matters has proved useful in numerous commercial disputes. They focus primarily on valuation of businesses and intangible business assets, economic studies, royalty and fraud auditing, and litigation-related financial analysis.

George C. McLaughlin, MBA JS Held

Oakland, California
Economics, Business Damages - Lost income, lost wages, employment discharge, personal injury, wrongful death, medical malpractice, business valuation, life care plan valuation, pension valuation, Subchapter S valuation, asbestos, self employed income
I have testified over 100 times for both plaintiffs and defendants regarding lost income in personal injury, and wrongful death cases from both wage earners and self employed persons. I have also testified in business interruption, partnership disputes, marital dissolutions, and other matters regarding business income. I hold the following credentials: Certified Earning Analyst from the American Rehabilitation Economics Association, and Certified Valuation Analyst from the National Association of Certified Valuation Analysts. Please see my LinkedIn profile at http://www.linkedin.com/in/georgemclaughlinmba for referrals from clients. Ray Coates of Low Ball and Lynch stated: "George is an excellent expert witness. He is well prepared, makes a nice impression in front of the jury, and presents technical information in an understandable manner."

Thomas M. Neches, CPA, ABV, CVA, CFE, CFF Thomas Neches & Co., LLP

Los Angeles, California
Business Damages, Accounting - CPA expert witness, forensic accounting, damages, business valuation, lost profits, reasonable royalty, alter ego, intellectual property, wrongful termination, wrongful death, breach of contract, lender liability,banking, entertainment, insurance, manufacturing, retail, securities, wholesale.
Thomas Neches, managing partner of Thomas Neches & Company LLP, provides accounting, financial, business valuation and statistical analyses to assist attorneys involved in litigation. Mr. Neches has testified as an expert in state and federal courts in Arizona, California, Florida, Kentucky, Missouri, Nevada, New York and Oregon. He is a Certified Public Accountant, Accredited in Business Valuation, a Certified Valuation Analyst, a Certified Fraud Examiner and is Certified in Financial Forensics. He received his BA in Mathematics and Literature from UC San Diego and his MS in Operations Research from UCLA. Mr. Neches has testified to juries on behalf of both plaintiffs and defendants in antitrust, breach of contract, fraud, intellectual property, lender liability, personal injury and wrongful termination cases. Examples of the litigation issues he has addressed include lost profits, lost business value, determining a reasonable royalty and piercing the corporate veil. Representativ...

Nora C Ostrofe, MBA, CEA, AVA Hagen, Streiff, Newton & Oshiro Accountants PC

Emeryville , California
Economics, Financial - Economic Loss, Valuation Of Economic Loss, Valuation Of Wrongful Death, Business Interruption, Marital Dissolution, Pension Valuation, Business Valuation, Employment Laws
Professional, detailed valuation of economic loss in the following practice areas: personal injury / wrongful death (including maritime and medical malpractice); employment law; business interruption; and marital dissolution (including business and pension valuation). Reasonable rates.

Jack W. Harris, CPA, MBA, CVA, CFE, MAFF, CFF, CGMA, CIA Jack W. Harris, Inc.

Denver, Colorado
Business Damages, Business Valuation - Commercial Litigation Damages, Construction Contract Damages, Construction Cost Audits, Lost Profits, Business Valuation, Construction Defect Damages, Forensic Accounting, Business Damages, Lost Profits, Business Interruption, Insurance Claims Analysis, Surety Claims Analysis, Internal Audits, Fraud
Jack W. Harris is a forensic accounting expert with 42 years professional experience in the areas of commercial litigation damages, construction claims, construction damages quantification, construction cost audits, lost profits analyses, business valuation, business interruption, financial management, accounting, internal auditing, and fraud investigations. Mr. Harris has worked on numerous domestic and international projects. Mr. Harris serves as an independent expert and consultant, and has held various management auditing and controller positions with major accounting, construction, financial services, and diversified firms. Mr. Harris is admitted as a Neutral with the American Arbitration Association for construction matters. Mr. Harris’ industry focus includes but is not limited to construction, mining, energy, real estate and land development, insurance, surety, and related industries. Other industry expertise includes but not limited to high technology, medical, retail, manu...

Kelly T Hickel Expert Witness Consulting Services

New York, New York
Technology, Economics - Financial, advertising, business damages, business operations, business valuation, computers, dispute resolution, information technology, internet, management, marketing, accounting
Expert Witness Consulting Services, LLC (“EWCS”) has recently been established to provide a range of services to independent professionals and professional service firms engaged in expert witness and related activities. EWCS has incremental, litigation-experienced human resources and national recognition within the legal community to significantly enhance the positioning and “throw weight” of affiliated expert witness firms.

Don May, PhD DMA Economics

Cortlandt Manor, New York
Economics, Accounting - Economic damages, lost profits, securities fraud, lost business value, theft of trade secrets, breach of contract, damages, product mislabeling damages, business valuation
Don May is Managing Partner at DMA Economics LLC and possesses over 35 years’ experience in consulting, valuation and litigation support as well as researching, publishing and teaching at the university level. His experience includes implementing a broad range of damage analyses and valuations for businesses of various sizes and in numerous industries. Prior to founding DMA Economics, Dr. May was Managing Director at Berkley Research Group and the Principal in charge of valuation and litigation support services for a regional accounting firm, a Managing Director for PricewaterhouseCoopers and a professor at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology - Sloan School of Management. Dr. May has prepared expert reports and testified in federal and state courts as well as AAA, JAMS, and FINRA arbitration hearings and has effectively communicated as an expert witness testifier and consultant in several multi-million dollar cases. Some examples of recent matters Dr. May has been asked to ...

Gary R. Albrecht, Ph.D. Albrecht Economics, Inc.

Winston Salem, North Carolina
Economics, Business Valuation - Business Valuation, Lost Profits, Patent Infringement Damages, Economic Damages, Personal Injury, Wrongful Death, Employment Discrimination
Dr. Albrecht, the President of Albrecht Economics, is widely published in peer-reviewed journals on topics relevant to loss calculations in tort cases. The firm has expertise in business valuation and lost profit calculations as well as personal tort claims.

Gary S. Barach, CPA, CFE, CFF, CVA Barach Consulting Group, LLC

West Chestser, Pennsylvania
Business Damages, Economics - fraud, business valuation, business interruption, lost profits, product recall, personal injury, employment cases, discrimination, contract disputes, dispute resolution, economic damages, construction defects, insurance claims, class action, shareholder disputes, bankruptcy, commercial litigation.
Gary S. Barach, CPA, CFE, CFF, CVA, is the founder of Barach Consulting Group, LLC (f/k/a Barach & Company). The firm was established in 1976. He has been retained as a financial forensic and economic expert in over 3,800 cases. His experience in litigation includes business valuation; fraud investigation; bankruptcy; and determining economic damages arising from contract and shareholder disputes, recalled product, and construction defects. Mr. Barach is also a well established expert in economic damages arising from personal injury and discrimination litigation. Mr. Barach’s professional credentials include Certified Public Accountant (CPA), Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE), Certified Valuation Analyst (CVA), and Certified in Financial Forensics (CFF). He has been qualified as an expert in federal, state, and local courts throughout the United States and has never been precluded from offering testimony as the result of a Daubert motion. Mr. Barach’s 40 years of experience include...

Steve G Roberts, CPA/CFF, CFE, CCI, CGMA, Principal Veritas Forensic Accounting & Economics

Sammamish, Washington
Business Damages, Economics - Forensic accounting, economic damages, expert testimony, litigation support, business interruption, economic loss, business valuation, fraud examination, insurance loss accounting, catastrophic loss analysis, commercial disputes, economic research, federal court special master
Veritas Forensic Accounting and Economics specializes in expert witness testimony in litigation, arbitration, appraisal and mediation, and as a Court Appointed Special Masters, involving a wide variety of economic loss, forensic accounting, fraud examination and valuation scenarios. Veritas engagements are managed by professionals with federal and state court testifying experience and more than 25 years' tenure in their respective disciplines. Assignments have arisen out of such events as the Exxon Valdez and BP Oil Spills, the 9/11 attack, the Bellingham Pipeline Explosion, the 2008 banking crisis, and a wide variety of matters involving breach of contract, breach of fiduciary duty, business interruption, business dissolution, economic viability, class actions, bellwether plaintiffs, construction defect, construction delay and cost overrun, builder's risk policies, employee dishonesty, receivership, bankruptcy, fraud, insurance loss, inventory loss, property damage, intellectual ...