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The below expert witness bios represent a small fraction of those Business Transactions experts known by Cahn Litigation Services. These bios are provided to give attorneys a sense of the Business Transactions landscape.
This expert is the founder and team leader of a highly successful consultancy. This expert is a licensed Certified Public Accountant and has multiple accreditations in business valuation and forensic accounting, including Accredited in Business Valuation, Certified Financial Forensics, Certified Valuation Analyst and Certified Business Appraiser. This expert also has a Master's degree in Taxation. In addition to being a prolific writer in multiple areas involving litigation support, this expert frequently lectures before the legal community on varied financial topics. This expert also has extensive experience as an expert witness.
As an expert in business valuation, forensic accounting, and financial investigations, this expert assists attorneys step by step through the various intricacies of each case and is recognized for an unparalleled ability to present and address financial issues in a clear, organized and strategic manner.
As a valuation and forensic accounting expert, this expert deciphers and uncovers transactions that may have intentionally or unintentionally adversely affected an individual, business or organization. This expert's efforts provide clients with the evidence needed to support their case. This expert investigates business transactions, economic crimes, civil litigation matters and perform specialized audits including:
- Missing assets
- Fund transfers
- Underreporting of income
- Overstating of expenses, and
- Dissipation of assets
This expert at the various methods of Business Valuation, including the asset-based, market approach and income approach methodologies.
This expert is Managing Director of a nationally recognized business valuation/investigative services and tax consulting and compliance firm. This expert has provided business valuation, dispute advisory, forensic accounting, and tax consulting services to clients for many years. This expert has also implemented and administered back and middle office operations for private equity and venture capital funds.
With respect to litigation support activities, this expert is a recognized business valuation and economic damages expert, and has presented expert witness testimony in these areas on numerous occasions. Among other engagements, this expert has provided business valuation services for M&A transactions, corporate divestitures, marital dissolutions, shareholder/partner disputes, joint ventures, estate and gift tax matters, and has analyzed economic damages for both plaintiffs and defendants. On each engagement, this expert uses training as a forensic accountant to formulate comprehensive and understandable analyses.
With respect to forensic accounting expertise, this expert has assisted attorneys throughout all phases of investigations from pre-case assessment through expert witness testimony. Among other engagements, this expert has provided forensic accounting services related to procurement reviews, tenant/landlord lease verifications, and income/cash flow assessments.
This expert holds the following certifications and qualifications:
This expert has authored articles, and has presented at numerous business conferences.
This expert is a rare combination of an expert who has substantial experience as a top executive on both sides of the commercial lending transaction. This expert has been a commercial banking consultant concentrating on issues involving lending, mergers & acquisitions and other complex transactions for banks and private equity companies. This expert's commercial realty experience provided the lending/financing experience in large multi-family development projects in 15 states. This expert's expertise in the lending field gave the express knowledge of when to renegotiate loans, and when to forgo the process. This expert's business acumen has opened the door to a number of business opportunities in the commercial sector, but banking, lending and loan syndication experience comprise the bulk of this expert's professional experience. This expert presents well, is well written, and speaks eloquently.
This expert holds an LL.M. in Taxation. This expert focuses on tax issues related to individuals and business transactions and has litigated matters in federal and state trial courts, tax court, and state appeals court. This expert has significant experience in the preparation of federal and state tax returns.
This expert is a Managing Director in an international accounting company's Business Restructuring and Turnaround Services practice. This expert has many years of experience in financial advisory services, including corporate restructuring, capital raising and merger and acquisitions (M&A) transactions. This expert provides financial, strategic and operational guidance to companies in the energy, chemical and renewables sectors.
This expert has significant transaction experience, having worked with clients on buy-side and sell-side transactions, as well as on auctions out of bankruptcy, privatizations, joint ventures, joint development agreements, and private equity and venture capital investments. This expert has also served as interim CEO of a leading solar panel producer, as well as interim CFO of a biodiesel company, where the company was successfully taken through Chapter 11. In addition, this expert has acted as a senior advisor to two exploration and production (E&P) companies.
This expert was President at a biotechnology company, where this expert successfully executed the company's first external capital raising and grew its staff. This expert also served as operating partner to a hedge fund for portfolio companies in the energy sector, leading several successful turnarounds, including an emergence from Chapter 11 and subsequent asset sale.