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Litigation Support Services

PRIMARY CONTACTS: Thomas Pratt CPA, ABV, CFF, CVA

If you are an attorney representing claims for lost profits, intellectual property disputes, breach of contract, insurance claims, construction claims, and valuations of closely held businesses, Schneider Downs litigation support specialists have the professional credentials and experience you need to assist you with your caseload. Our team has earned a reputation for rapid response, thorough preparation for court, and poise, presence and credibility as expert witnesses.

Schneider Downs litigation support specialists maintain a variety of advanced professional and analytical skills, and professional certifications including Certified in Financial Forensics (CFFs) and accredited Certified Fraud Examiners (CFEs). Our team members have diversified financial and business experience, as well as familiarity with the legal process, which enables them to effectively identify key issues on each case. Added to this is the solid reputation and expertise of one of the nations largest independent accounting firms, assured by the highest ethical standards and credentials held by its shareholders and professionals.

Areas of Expertise:

  • Assistance with discovery, including the review and preparation of document requests, attendance at depositions and preparation of interrogatories
  • Expert testimony
  • Development of claim theory and related damage issues
  • Analysis of damage claims, including those for lost profits, business interruption and acceleration and delay claims
  • Preparation of financial models and assistance with settlement negotiations
  • Presentation of financial data and related information to triers of fact
  • Business valuation and forensic accounting as related to shareholder disputes

Our professionals are experienced in analyzing and presenting complex financial issues in a clear and usable format in a variety of forums. These forums have included courts, arbitration, mediation and regulatory bodies.

About Schneider Downs Business Advisory

The Schneider Downs Business Advisory group is experienced in handling business interruption matters with forensic accounting professionals and litigation support specialists. Additionally, our Business Advisory group managed our research and consulting work on the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP), so the team is uniquely qualified to prepare potential claims related to losses from COVID-19.

Learn more about our Business Advisory Services or contact us for more information.

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