Financial Analysis Expert Witnesses

Financial analysis 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 financial analysis. The financial analysis expert witness listings on this page are typically from fields/areas of expertise such as: Accounting, Agriculture, Business Damages, Business Valuation, Economics, Fraud, and Securities & Investments.

Gordon Yale, CPA, CFF, CFE

Yale Forensics

Denver, Colorado
Securities & Investments, Accounting - Adequacy of disclosure in securities offerings , adequacy of due diligence by brokers and investment advisers, accounting and audit negligence, private placement of securities, real estate investments, fixed income securities, Ponzi schemes, financial analysis, life settlements, securities fraud.
I have testified in state and federal courts, SEC administrative hearings, FINRA and private arbitrations. Cases have included multi-billion Ponzi schemes including Medical Capital Secured Notes, Provident Royalties Preferred Stock, DBSI Housing TICs, Notes, and various land funds, IMH Secured Loan Funds, Discovery Oil, InterBank Funding Income Fixed Rate Participating Notes, Dallas Proton Treatment Center, LLC Convertible Notes and other investments including partnerships, privately offered REITs. I have conducted three investigations of Big 4 accounting firms in connection with their audits of thrift institutions, including Silverado Saving and Loan, for the Colorado Board of Accountancy, done municipal bond valuations for the state of Hawaii and served as an expert for the state of Florida in its action against Angelo Mozilo, the co-founder and former CEO of Countrywide Financial Corporation. I have owned a securities broker-dealer, worked as an investment banker and fixed ...


More than 40 years experience in business analysis

Michael Goldman & Associates, LLC

Business Damages, Fraud - Forensic Accounting, Economic Damages, Bankruptcy, Insolvency, Fraud, Fraudulent Conveyance, Litigation Support, Business Valuation, Lost Profits, Business Plans, Start-ups, Financial Analysis, Business Interruption, Distressed Business, Divorce, Shareholder Oppression, Reasonable Compensation
Michael Goldman has been qualified as an expert numerous times in both state and federal courts in matters requiring opinions on forensic accounting, solvency, business valuation, fraudulent conveyance, fraud, economic damages, contract disputes, marital dissolution, and shareholder oppression. He has been deposed more than 25 times and has testified more than 25 times. Michael is a Certified Public Accountant, a Certified Fraud Examiner, a Certified Valuation Analyst and is Certified in Financial Forensics by the AICPA. Mr. Goldman has worked for bankruptcy courts and trustees, secured lenders, unsecured creditors, and debtors in numerous insolvency and restructuring engagements. He has provided opinions for both plaintiffs and defendants in economic damages cases, divorce, and partnership dissolutions. Michael also maintains a tax preparation practice. Mr. Goldman was a professor teaching Entrepreneurship at the Lake Forest Graduate School of Management for fifteen years a...

Stan V Smith, PhD

Smith Economics Group

Chicago, Illinois
Economics, Business Damages - Economic Damages, Hedonic Damages, Credit Damages, Lost Wages, Lost Household Services, Commercial Litigation, Financial Analysis, Personal Injury, Employment Discrimination, Intellectual Property, Patent Damages,
Dr. Stan V. Smith is a University of Chicago educated economist. As president of Smith Economics Group, economic legal consultants for plaintiff and defense attorneys nationwide, he provides testimony and litigation support services in evaluating damages. He and his staff of economists have developed state-of-the-art econometric analysis.

John D Agogliati III, CFA, ASA

Marshall & Stevens, Incorporated

New York, New York
Business Valuation, Business Damages - business interruption, lost profits, lost value shareholder oppression, shareholder dissention, appraisal rights, product liability, legal malpractice, accountant malpractice, financial analysis
Mr. Agogliati began his valuation career in 1998 as a consultant in the valuation group of a ‘Big-4’ accounting firm. Prior to joining Marshall & Stevens, Mr. Agogliati was a member of the business valuation and litigation group of a New York based regional accounting firm for over 13 years; he co-led the group for the last six years of his tenure. Mr. Agogliati is a senior managing director and currently the National Practice leader for the Dispute Resolution & Litigation Support Practice and National Lead for the Transaction Advisory Practice at Marshall & Stevens.

Terry R. Smith, PhD

Dairy Strategies, LLC

Bruce, Wisconsin
Agriculture, Economics - Dairy, Farming, Business Analysis, Financial Analysis, Economic Damages Analysis, Bankruptcy, Chapter 11 Reorganization, International Agriculture, Debt and Equity Financing, Agricultural Economics, Statistical Analysis
Dairy Strategies, LLC has provided economic and damage analyses to a broad range of plaintiffs and defendants across agricultural enterprises, with a focus on the dairy sector. We have non-litigation and litigation-related clients in more than 20 states in the US and also in a number of foreign countries.