Litigation Consulting

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Litigation matters are a reality for most organizations and the uncertainty they create can impact leadership’s plans for growth and innovation. The legal analysis of complex commercial litigation is often compounded by significant economic and financial issues.  

 

Protiviti’s forensic accountants, valuation specialists and IT professionals have decades of experience in assisting counsel navigate these challenges in federal and state courts across the country. We have been engaged by counsel representing FORTUNE® 500 companies, trustees, private corporations, receivers, partnerships and individuals and have qualified as experts in many fields, including, but not limited to: economic damages, finance, accounting, valuation, taxation, forecasting, insolvency and fiduciary assignments. Our IT specialists also provide a comprehensive array of e-discovery, data mining and data extraction services. 

 

Our detailed investigation into the transactions that gave rise to litigation are, upon request, concisely summarized in a clear and compelling expert report in accordance with Rule 26(e) of the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure. We are also trained and adept at explaining and defending our analyses in deposition or in Court. We hold many widely recognized certifications and are frequent speakers on and authors of topics related to the role of an expert witness in litigation. 

Litigation Support Services:

Discovery

  • Contracting targeted data request and interrogatories designed to capture specific accounting and financial records
  • Assistance with producing or analyzing large volumes of electronic data (e-Discovery)
  • Assist in preparation for depositions of accounting or financial witnesses

Analysis & Findings

  • Analysis and data mining designed to surface and summarize relevant evidence in the case that will support the expert opinions developed
  • Work with corroborating witnesses to synchronize positions
  • Document analysis and findings in declaration or Rule 26(e) report depending on requirements of the court.

Testimony

  • Prepare for and provide competent concise deposition testimony
  • Work with counsel to prepare trial demonstratives and testimony
  • Confidently present evidence and opinion before the Court