Bob Bates, JD, CPA, CFO, CVA, CFE Expert Witness
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Specialties & Experience of this Expert Witness

General Specialties:

Accounting and Financial

Keywords/Search Terms:

Business Litigation, Due diligence, Forensic accounting, Fraud investigations, Litigation support, Lost earnings, Valuation, CFO, CPA, Bankruptcy, Acquisitions


BS, Bucknell

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Bob Bates is a JD, CPA, CFE, CVA and CFO and has worked with dozens of lawyers on over 50 cases in various states. Sometimes he provides financial support for a client in litigation, or pre-litigation, and other times he provides a report, such as a damages calculation, which can be used in litigation. He also has experience providing testimony in depositions and trials. Unbiased Case Analysis Discovery Review & Recommendations High-Impact Demonstrative Exhibits Strategy and Tactics Conferences Damage Calculations Cash Flow Analysis Reports Profit and Loss Analysis Commercial damages, business interruption and lost profits He has been involved in depositions/interrogatories and testifying with multiple court cases including: Embezzlement-Discovered $300k fraud/consultant for counsel Massachusetts Creditor-NY. $1.6m debentures, usury/breach Creditor-NY. $1.7m debentures, usury/breach Creditor-LA, CA $1.7m debentures Creditor-Orange County, CA. $400k debentures Creditor-Orange County, CA. $1.3m debentures Alter ego-California $1m Alter ego- Nevada $1m Alter ego-Ongoing California (interrogatories). $1m Adversarial bankruptcy- Massachusetts/consulted. $300k Employment-Related to Massachusetts $300k embezzlement Employment-Washington, DC case Personal injury-testified in Massachusetts Superior Court. $100k Breach/Misrepresentation/Fraud/Negligence California $200k Collections: Nevada Rackateering/Fraud/False personation/unfair competition/breach/negligence California $1m Usury NY Over 100 cases including tort/contract/CPA&CFO malpractice