Litigation Support and Forensic Accounting

Litigation Support and Forensic Accounting

Aprio provides Litigation Support and Forensic Accounting Services for clients faced with complex legal and insurance issues that can have a financial impact on their business and its owners. We have decades of experience providing depositions; support at mediations; and testimony in federal and state courts, arbitration forums and other regulatory proceedings, and we have acted as an appraiser and/or umpire within insurance appraisals.

Our forensic accounting expertise and expert witness experience enable us to clearly present complex data and scenarios that can be used to build a credible case for either side of a matter.  At Aprio, we minimize the impact of a dispute on your business operations by bringing a mutual respect for your needs, budget and the requirements of the courts. Our expertise in utilizing data analytics greatly assists us in achieving those goals efficiently and effectively.

Aprio’s Litigation Support and Forensic Accounting Services team consists of professionals that are certified public accountants, certified in financial forensics, certified fraud examiners, master analysts in financial forensics, certified valuation analysts and accredited senior appraisers.

Contact Howard Zandman to learn more about our Litigation Support & Forensic Accounting Services.


Complex Damages

We partner with counsel to develop or defend complex damage scenarios in areas of commercial litigation involving lost profits, shareholder disputes, destroyed businesses, alter-ego and/or continuation of business claims, intellectual property, construction, broker dealer, securities and wage and hour collective/class actions.

Contract Disputes

We work with counsel to gain a better understanding of contract terms and conditions to enable us to assist in the calculation or rebuttal of alleged economic damages. Specific areas of expertise include disputes arising from breach of contract, employment agreements, post-M&A transactions and dissident shareholders.


Our advisors utilize proven interviewing and investigate techniques to assist in determining the extent of an alleged wrongful act for either an internal or external matter. Specific experience includes Ponzi schemes, medical billing, money laundering (OFAC and FCPA), asset conversion, employee defalcations, vendor procurement and billing schemes, failed transactions, transaction tracing through multi-tiered entities and due diligence.

Insurance Loss Accounting

We work with either insurance companies, adjusters or insureds to develop or quantify the economic damages sustained within the terms of a given insurance contract. Our areas of expertise include  business interruption and lost profits, construction delays, personal injury income loss quantification and employee defalcations and misappropriations.

Business Valuation

Our team develops and defends business valuations related to wrongful acts. Our expertise includes diminution of value, shareholder disputes and buy-outs, and intellectual property valuations.

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GAAP/GAAS Services

Aprio advisors are available to assist counsel in reviewing the standard of care of the accounting professional in a malpractice suit or claim. Specific areas of service include GAAP/GAAS investigations, accounting malpractice, financial statement misstatement and post-transaction disputes.

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