Forensic, Litigation & Valuation Services

Clarifying complex financial issues through consulting or expert witness testimony

The ParenteBeard FLVS team assists attorneys and clients in quantifying and communicating the financial impact of complex commercial disputes, forensic and fraud investigations, insurance claims, matrimonial disputes and valuation matters.

Our FLVS team includes more than 50 professionals with backgrounds in accounting, finance, construction, economics, law and applied mathematics. Our designations include Certified Public Accountant, Certified Fraud Examiner, Juris Doctor, Master of Business Administration, Certified Valuation Analyst, Certified Financial Analyst and Ph.D. in Economics.

Team members have provided expert witness testimony and have been qualified as accounting, financial, valuation and economic damages experts at the federal and state courts throughout the U.S.

Commercial Disputes

ParenteBeard has extensive experience in providing expert consulting and expert witness testimony in mediations, arbitrations and bench and jury trials.

Notable Expertise

  • Breach of contract
  • Bankruptcy matters
  • Construction disputes
  • Employment disputes
  • Insurance claim disputes
  • Intellectual property disputes
  • Post-acquisition disputes
  • Professional liability claims
  • Tort Disputes
  • Unfair competition
  • Shareholder disputes

Forensic Investigations

ParenteBeard has extensive experience reconstructing financial records and unraveling the complex financial and accounting transactions and then effectively communicating findings to audit committees, boards of directors and third party investigators.

Notable Expertise

  • Bank fraud
  • Breach of fiduciary duty
  • Embezzlement
  • FCPA
  • Financial reporting irregularities
  • Healthcare fraud
  • Insurance disputes
  • Ponzi schemes and asset tracing
  • Procurement issues
  • RICO
  • Whistleblower claims

Marital Disputes

ParenteBeard has extensive experience in providing expert consulting and testimony services to assist counsel and their clients in marital disputes.

Notable Expertise

  • Pre- or post-nuptial agreement valuation
  • Value business interests
  • Lifestyle analysis
  • Trace assets
  • Prepare net worth statements and financial affidavits in accordance with
  • Jurisdictional requirements
  • Evaluate the tax consequences of equitable distribution and support
  • Identify and quantify the income and cash flow available to pay child and spousal support
  • Assist in deposition of opposing experts and fact witnesses

Intellectual Property Disputes

Economic damages methodologies and opinions in intellectual property disputes include lost profits, reasonable royalty, convoyed sales, price erosion, and disgorgement of defendant profits.

Notable Expertise

  • Patent Infringement
  • Copyright Infringement
  • Trademark Infringement
  • Trade Dress Infringement
  • Theft of Trade Secrets
  • Breaches of Covenants not to compete

Valuation Consulting

We provide highly specialized support to attorneys, businesses and individuals in equity, enterprise and asset valuations. Whether these services involve shareholder or partnership disputes, business transactions, estate and gift matters or financial reporting issues, we offer the highest level of valuation services.

Notable Expertise

  • Acquisitions and divestitures
  • Arbitration and mediation
  • Bankruptcy and insolvency matters
  • Business succession planning

 

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