Litigation Support and Forensic Accounting Services

Our forensic accounting and expert witness experience enable us to clearly present complex data and scenarios that can be used to build a credible case in litigation and dispute resolution.  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.

When it comes to litigation support and forensic accounting matters, unresolved disputes can turn into lawsuits won or lost by the financial experts you choose to engage. As a trusted advisor, Aprio’s litigation support services and forensic accounting experts bring you the specialized skills, knowledge, experience and resources to resolve your dispute.

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. Our forensic CPA professionals have decades of experience providing depositions; support at mediations; and testimony in federal and state courts, arbitration forums and other regulatory proceedings. We have also acted as third-party arbiters in litigation and dispute resolution forums.

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Leverage Aprio’s bench strength and deep industry experience

Aprio’s team of forensic accounting specialists include Certified Public Accountants (CPA), Certified Fraud Examiners (CFE), Master Analysts In Financial Forensics (MAFF), Valuation Analysts, Accredited Senior Appraisers (ASA), certified in Financial Forensics (CFF) and Certified Valuation Analyst (CVA). The expertise of our certified forensic accountants is complemented by significant real-world experience as chief executive officers, chief operating officers and chief financial officers.

Our litigation consultants provide thorough research and establish sound foundations for opinions that enable you to successfully communicate your case. We staff each engagement with a team of dedicated professionals with relevant experience and technical skills, as well as, when necessary, pulling from our team of over 400 accounting professionals with deep expertise across the following industries and sectors:

  • Banking & Financial Services
  • Food Services
  • Insurance
  • Manufacturing & Distribution
  • Municipal and Government Entities
  • Non-Profit Organizations
  • Professional Services
  • Private Equity & Venture Capital
  • Public Companies
  • Real Estate & Construction
  • Retail, Franchise & Hospitality
  • Technology & Biosciences
  • Transportation (FLSA and State Law)

Forensic accounting and litigation support areas of expertise

Aprio has assisted national and international clients on matters ranging from internal investigations, complex accounting and auditing issues to bankruptcy and commercial litigation, complex damages, business valuations, tax litigation services and mergers and acquisitions (M&A). Aprio has deep expertise across the following areas:

Damages

  • Complex Commercial Litigation
  • Lost Profits
  • Business Interruption
  • Intellectual Property
  • Shareholder Disputes
  • Construction Disputes
  • Broker/Dealer Securities Disputes
  • Class Action Wage & Hour Disputes

Investigative Services

  •  Troubled Asset Investigations
  •  Failed Transaction Investigations
  •  M&A Due Diligence
  •  Employee Defalcations & Misappropriations
  •  Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA)
  •  Alter Ego Claims/Ponzi Schemes
  •  Criminal Investigations

Contract Disputes

  •  Breach of Contract
  •  Employment Disputes
  •  Dissident Shareholders
  •  Post-M&A Disputes
  •  Working Capital Adjustment Disputes

Disputed Business Valuations

  • Diminution of Value
  • Intangible Asset Valuations under GAAP
  • IP Valuations
  • Tax Valuations

GAAP/GAAS

  •  GAAP/GAAS Investigations
  •  Accounting Malpractice
  •  Financial Statement Misstatement
  •  Post-M&A Disputes

Access to E-Discovery Resources

  •  Managing E-Discovery Projects
  •  E-Discovery Planning and Protocol
  •  Design
  •  Data Preservation or Harvesting
  •  Deduplication, Hash Exclusion,
  •  Computerized Culling/Searching
  •  Techniques
  •  Metadata Production in Native or
  •  Image-Based Formats

Data Analysis

  •  Billing & Collection Disputes
  •  SQL Database Relationships

Put Aprio’s forensic accounting experts on the case

Aprio’s litigation support and certified forensic accountants have the specialized forensic accounting expertise, industry knowledge and expert witness experience to resolve your dispute. Work with a leader in the industry. Aprio is the 53rd largest CPA firm in the nation and has been recognized as a “Best of the Best” accounting and forensic accounting firm by INSIDE Public Accounting and the Daily Report.

Contact Howard Zandman or Theodore Brown to learn more about our Forensic Accounting and Litigation Support Services.

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