William R Legier, CPA, CFE, CFF Expert Witness

Contact this Expert Witness

  • Company: Legier and Company, apac
  • Phone: (504) 599-8300
  • Website: www.legier.com

Specialties & Experience of this Expert Witness

General Specialties:

Accounting and Bankruptcy

Keywords/Search Terms:

Fraud, Lost Profits, Forensic Accounting, Business Valuation, Business Damages, Damages, Shareholder Disputes, Corporate Veil Piercing, Business Interruptions, Breach of Fiduciary Duty, White Collar Crimes, Fiduciary Duty

Additional Information

Certified Public Accountant; Certified in Financial Forensics; Certified Fraud Examiner; Extensive forensic accounting and complex commercial litigation experience with testimony in Federal and State Courts throughout the US for leading national law firms and Fortune 100/500 companies in areas including, calculating lost profits, fraud detection and recovery, mismanagement, bankruptcies, appointment of receiver, business valuations, shareholder disputes, evidence of ownership, identification of hidden assets, corporate veil piercing, business interruptions, single business enterprises, analysis and explanation of complex financial transactions, forensic accounting, accounting malpractice, marital dissolutions, including separate and community property, spousal support and tracing, lost earnings, personal injury, intellectual property and reasonable royalties, including patent, trademark and copyright infringement and trade secrets, investigative accounting, breach of contract, breach of fiduciary duty, white collar crime, real estate, securities, product liability, business dissolution, construction defects, delays and cost overruns, wrongful termination, data analytics, advanced automated graphic design and display techniques. Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting, Louisiana State University Beta Alpha Psi, Honorary Accounting Fraternity Former senior accountant, Arthur Andersen & Company, international CPA firm Former chief financial and operating officer, $100 million diversified corporation Lecturer on accounting, finance, tax, business and business information technology, management control systems, business valuation, fraud and forensic accounting to groups sponsored by RCA, IBM, Louisiana State University, Tulane University, A. B. Freeman School of Business, University of New Orleans and other leading companies and institutions Active in community service on numerous boards and committees Recognized with numerous awards including: Role Model, Young Leadership Council of New Orleans, 1996 1994 Small Business Champion, The New Orleans Regional Chamber of Commerce Accountant Advocate, U.S. Small Business Administration 1995 for the state of Louisiana Entrepreneur in Residence, College of Business Administration, University of New Orleans “Who’s Who,” National Directory, 1994-1995 Actively involved in providing business consulting and planning services to the Firm’s clients to maximize their profits, shareholder value and individual wealth Qualified as an expert witness on numerous occasions before various United States Federal District and State Courts and the American Arbitration Association in various areas of Certified Public Accountancy, Business and Management Member, American Institute of Certified Public Accountants Member, Society of Louisiana Certified Public Accountants Member, National Forensic Center Certified Fraud Examiner with Advanced Standing Member, The American College of Forensic Examiners Certified in Financial Forensics