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Litigation Support

Making the Case

In litigation matters involving complex financial issues, your expert must be more than a technician. You need a professional with excellent communication skills who can help the judge or jury understand the underlying financial issues. Our financial experts communicate complex financial evidence to judges and juries. Attorneys, corporations, closely-held businesses, partnerships and individuals have relied on our litigation support team to analyze and present financial issues for 40 years. While we perform detailed calculations and complex financial analyses, it is our ability to present financial evidence and expert testimony in an understandable way that makes our team so highly regarded in legal circles. 

Decosimo provides litigation support services in cases involving:

  • Business Combinations 
  • Business Interruptions
  • Buy-Sell Agreements
  • Compliance with Audit & Tax Standards
  • Contract Disputes 
  • Divorce
  • Estate & Gift Tax
  • Fair Value
  • Financial Reporting
  • Income Tax
  • Intangible Assets
  • Joint Ventures
  • Malpractice
  • Personal Injury
  • Shareholder Disputes
  • Torts 
  • Wrongful Death
  • Wrongful Termination

Our litigation services include preparation of business valuationseconomic damage analyses, fraud and forensic accounting reporting and more, including specialized healthcare litigation support.

We provide: 

  • Consulting Financial Expert Services
  • Economic Damages Analysis 
  • Electronic Evidence Consulting
  • Expert Witness Services & Testimony
  • Forensic Accounting 
  • Fraud Investigations
  • Infringement Damages
  • Lost Profits Damages Analysis 
  • Pecuniary Damages Analysis

When You Need a Heavyweight in Your Corner

Depend on Decosimo's litigation support group to provide you with the technical expertise and communication skills you need to succeed.  With 40 years experience clarifying complex financial issues, attorneys consistently rely on us to present evidence and testimony before judges and juries in local, state, and federal courts, including the United States Tax Court. We have provided testimony in cases with damages ranging from thousands of dollars to tens of millions of dollars.  We offer a dedicated, full-time litigation support team, having the experience, credentials and proven record of success to communicate complex financial information to a judge or jury.

Members of our litigation team hold the following certifications and licenses: Certified Public Accountant (CPA); Accredited Senior Appraiser (ASA); Certified Business Appraiser (CBA); Business Valuator Accredited for Litigation (BVAL); Accredited in Business Valuation (ABV); Certified Internal Auditor (CIA); Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE); Certified in Financial Forensics (CFF); and Fellow of the Healthcare Financial Management Association.

To maintain our knowledge of the trends, challenges and legislation affecting attorneys, businesses and individuals, our litigation support team actively participates in and supports key legal organizations, including the Litigation Counsel of AmericaAmerican Health Lawyers Association (AHLA), and state and local bar associations such as the Chattanooga Bar Association, the Memphis Bar Association, the Tennessee Bar Association and the Alabama State Bar.  We frequently present on fraud and financial forensics and business valuation topics to state and local bar associations. In addition, we make similar presentations to national, state and local industry and professional groups.

We Can Help

When you need a heavyweight with the skills, experience and credentials to provide you with litigation support, contact Decosimo's litigation support professionals.  We can help.

Business Valuation – In cases involving business valuation, our litigation support team helps determine the appropriate value of the business based on our experience and the use of proven methodologies in the development of our opinions. Valuation disputes can be both technically demanding and emotionally charged. We provide independent, objective, and credible opinions of value, and we communicate our results in a clear and understandable expert report.  Learn more.

Deposition Assistance – Working with attorneys, we help develop the questions that uncover the most pertinent financial information during a deposition or cross-examination.

Data Analysis and Compilation – We help develop and present objective evidence that clearly shows the merits of a legal position. We also turn a seemingly overwhelming amount of data into evidence.

Economic Damage Analysis – Our litigation support team provides expert testimony in economic damage cases involving business losses, contractual disputes, wrongful termination, personal injury, wrongful death, gender discrimination, or any event which allegedly creates losses for a business or individual.  Learn more.

Expert Witness Testimony – Our testimony experience includes business valuation disputes, economic damages in commercial litigation, valuations of intellectual property, and other complex accounting and financial issues. Nearly four decades of courtroom experience as expert witnesses makes us a regional leader in litigation support.

Evidence Assistance – Sometimes the answers are discovered by asking the right questions. With the experience to formulate the appropriate queries, we are able to establish precise and credible evidence.  

Fraud and Forensic Accounting – Our professionals use the latest techniques to look beyond the numbers to resolve and investigate allegations of misconduct, fraud and white-collar crime.  Learn more.

Healthcare Litigation – When legal issues arise in the healthcare industry, financial experts are often needed.  Decosimo healthcare advisors have the depth of experience required to figure out the complexities of healthcare contracts and transactions, vital in forming expert opinions to assist with managing healthcare litigation.  Learn more.

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Decosimo is an independent member firm of Moore Stephens North America, which is itself a regional member of Moore Stephens International Limited (MSIL). All the firms in MSIL are independent entities, owned and managed in each location. Their membership in, or association with, Moore Stephens International Limited should not be construed as constituting or implying any partnership between them.